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Golf mk7 / Re: Preferred AID settings - show us yours!
« Last post by Sootchucker on Today at 15:55 »
TBH, I would just settle for red needles like the sporty Golf's have always had.
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Golf mk7 / Re: Preferred AID settings - show us yours!
« Last post by BobbyT on Today at 14:59 »
I wonder if anyone will ever come up with skin updates for these type of clocks. It would be good to get a more sporty look like Audi and Seat seem to use.

It can't be that hard, I wonder where the skins are stored in the car and if the memory can be flashed.
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Golf mk7 / Re: Preferred AID settings - show us yours!
« Last post by wantmygti on Today at 14:41 »
I display oil temp. The time it takes for engine to reach operating varies a fair bit, so I do find it useful.
And who knows how tolerant the engines are? Look after it and it’ll look after you !

Good man. Coolant takes minutes to warm up but from properly cold the oil can take a good 20 minutes to hit 100 degrees. Tuned or not tuned, the protection the oil provides against metal grinding in to metal isn’t fully achieved until it’s pretty warm.

But then I tend to keep my golf for a bit longer than many as it is a second car. I wouldn’t be so bothered if it were on a 3 year pcp deal and changed at the end.
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Golf mk6 / Re: How do I test if PCV is faulty?
« Last post by david25 on Today at 14:33 »
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Golf mk7 / Re: CS alcantara steering wheel.
« Last post by dubber36 on Today at 13:51 »
My dad has a Juke nismo rs

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Sorry
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Golf mk7 / Re: Europe question?
« Last post by dubber36 on Today at 13:50 »
If you change your units to show km, does this change your mileage display to km, and fuel consumption to litres/100km too?

Yes it does, well, if you leave the fuel units as gallons, you get km/g. It changes everything everything.... except the speedo.

Try it, it takes 2 seconds...

I can't. My 7 is long gone.
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Golf mk7 / Re: Europe question?
« Last post by mcmaddy on Today at 13:47 »
Use vcds to choose alternative display and then you can get km/h.
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Golf mk7 / Re: Preferred AID settings - show us yours!
« Last post by Yusee on Today at 12:40 »
I display oil temp. The time it takes for engine to reach operating varies a fair bit, so I do find it useful.
And who knows how tolerant the engines are? Look after it and it’ll look after you !
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Golf mk7 / Re: Preferred AID settings - show us yours!
« Last post by kmpowell on Today at 12:27 »
Why is no-one watching their oil temperature??
Because it’s not 1975?!?  :huh:

Splendid. Hasn’t realised the laws of physics had changed. So no one waits for the oil to warm up before pushing the engine?
I don't think there's many enthusiasts out there who will abuse their car from cold. With modern technology and engine tolerances, engine oil warms up so quickly these days, normally about 10mins or so on the Golf, and protective tolerances are built in to kick in at much lower operating temperatures.

The GTI isn't a highly tuned performance car either, it's a family hatchback with a moderate engine output from an engine block that's been developed and used for many years.

Whilst I totally get your sentiment, I personally think that in 2019 it's superfluous on a car like this and it doesn't even cross my mind.
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