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Ash Tray Assembly
Sep 18, 2005

Ash tray assembly was "sprung" and could not be adjusted to a neater fit in the console. Purchased used assembly from fellow TT'er and replaced. Now it looks nice!

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Blinkers
Nov 13, 2005

Check this album: http://public.fotki.com/mcphill/audi_stuff/interior_non-lighting/short_burst_blinkers/
for a complete how-to. QuickTime video of result here: http://www.martybird.com/vid/blinkers.mov (3.36 MB)

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Boost Gauge
Jun 21, 2003
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Boost Machine
Feb 4, 2005
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Brakes
Mar 29, 2003
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Caliper Painting
May 2, 2003
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Center Brake Light
Aug 21, 2005

http://www.martybird.com/vid/center.wmv

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Charge Pipe
Sep 21, 2008

On my list of to-do's. This is MCPaudiTT's.
http://forums.audiworld.com/tt/msgs/1730372.phtml and Bob's
http://public.fotki.com/blackfnTTruck/charge-pipe/

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Clear Corners
Mar 12, 2005
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Coil Paks-Spark Plugs
Mar 6, 2005
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Control Arm Bushing - DEFCON
Oct 27, 2006

See http://www.modshack.info/defcon.htm

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Control Arm Poly Bushing Install
Sep 16, 2006

A complete how to on this install is available here: http://forums.audiworld.com/tt/msgs/1551549.phtml
Soon after completing this install I switched out the poly bushings for the DEFCON bushings, see http://public.fotki.com/martt/audi_tt/mods/controlarm/

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Diverter Valve-Forge DV-R
Jul 18, 2005
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Diverter Valve-Greddy RS
Oct 8, 2005

The Greddy RS is sold through many dealers as a blow-off valve. To use it as a recirculation valve you need the adaptors shown on the side and bottom of the valve. See this link for information on the adaptors to 25mm for use in Audi TT and other vehicles.
http://public.fotki.com/mcphill/audi_stuff/engine_and_drivetrain/greddy_type_rs_dive/proto_adapter/

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Diverter Valve-Relocation
Oct 15, 2005
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Dogbone Install
Oct 17, 2004
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Downpipe - 42 Draft Designs
Sep 6, 2008
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Downpipe - Test Pipe Section
Apr 16, 2009

42 Draft Designs Downpipe with Test Pipe in place of catalytic converter section.

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Euro Dash
Aug 2, 2006

Euro Dash comes with the bracket, fuse cover and dash.

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EvoShield Intake Gasket
Jul 2, 2005
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Exhaust - Blueflame/Forge
Mar 20, 2006

Ordered from Nigel at Blueflame in March 06 to replace the Borla exhaust system. Installed on March 23, 2006. There are additional and helpful how-to's here:
http://public.fotki.com/ttschwing/exhaust_installs/
http://forums.audiworld.com/tt/msgs/1281985.phtml
This exhaust system is manufactured by Blueflame, and used to be sold as the Forge exahust system (now unavailable). Blueflame now sells these under their own name, mainly through their eBay store here:
http://stores.ebay.com/BLUE-FLAME-PERFORMANCE

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Exhaust - Borla
Apr 16, 2005
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FMIC - Dan's Forge Install
Jul 16, 2005
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FMIC - Marty's tCarbon Install
Apr 7, 2007
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GadgeTT
Apr 27, 2005

Installed the GadgeTT, a handy accessory from The Modshack (see http://public.fotki.com/ttschwing/gadgetts_and_stuff/the_gadgett/ for details.

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Gauge Pod Prototype
Aug 20, 2008
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Grounding
Jul 12, 2005

Chassis and electrical grounding. For more resources, go here:
http://public.fotki.com/mcphill/audi_stuff/interior_non-lighting/grounding_mod/
and here http://public.fotki.com/ttschwing/grounding/

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Intake Manifold Powder Coat
Jul 22, 2006
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liquidTT
Jul 15, 2008

This item is for sale via U.S. distributor MCPi. See http://public.fotki.com/mcphill/audi_stuff/interior_non-lighting/liquidtt/ for more information.

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M20
Mar 4, 2007
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MAF
Jun 17, 2004
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MOFO
Apr 20, 2005

MOFO (Mass Oxygen Flow Optimizer) from Steve Schwing.

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Oil Temp Sender/Gauge
Jul 24, 2006

This is a quick write-up on installing an oil temperature sender and gauge on a 2001 Audi TT with 1.8T engine. It is not meant to be exhaustive, there is a good, complete how-to here (thanks Warren!): http://forums.audiworld.com/tt/msgs/1363085.phtml

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Oxygen Sensor Spacer - MCPi
Apr 14, 2009

http://www.mcpii.com/engine.html

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Radio
Dec 3, 2005

How to install aftermarket radio in 2001 Audi TT Coupe:
The various parts include:
Alpine CDA-9820XM from www.hookedontronics.com ($228.00)
Metra 70-1787 wiring harness from www.lafayetteradio.com ($15.95)
Metra 99-9100 face plate from www.lafayetteradio.com ($10.95)
Metra 40-VW10 Antenna Adaptor (non-amplified) from www.lafayetteradio.com ($7.50)
Metra 40-VW53 amplified Antenna Adaptor (replaced 40-VW10) from Fry's Electronics - needed for AM reception ($14.99)
AI XM-2SAA XM Roof mount antenna from Fry's Electronics ($27.00) similar to Terk XMicro2
Alpine KCA-121B Male Right Angle Ai-Net to Female RCA Cable from Best Buy ($24.99)
Alpine KCA-420i iPod interface: http://www.crutchfield.com/S-4hsGQ0gVQV6/cgi-bin/ProdView.asp?g=227550&I=500KCA420I
Other sources of information:
KrusTTy how-to: http://forums.audiworld.com/tt/msgs/1346967.phtml
xlr8d how-to: http://forums.audiworld.com/tt/msgs/1203497.phtml

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Rear Valance 3.2
Oct 7, 2003

Audi part no. 8N0807421F3FZ available here http://bit.ly/caCZ2g

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Rotors
Jul 11, 2003

Slotted rotors installed.

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Samco Intake
Jan 24, 2005

Samco Intake hose

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Scangauge II
Apr 28, 2008

Available here http://public.fotki.com/ttschwing/gadgetts_and_stuff/scangauge-ii/

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SFS Upper Intercooler Hoses
Oct 12, 2005

Excellent write up here:
http://public.fotki.com/mcphill/audi_stuff/engine_and_drivetrain/sfs/

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Shift Knob - Raffi Speed-2
Mar 5, 2003

This is the Speed-2 shift knob from Auto Aesthetics.
http://www.autoaesthetics.com/AA_V1.0/pages/home.html

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Sound Deadener - Damplifier
Oct 10, 2008

Damplifier from Second Skin Audio www.secondskinaudio.com

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Spacers
Mar 18, 2005
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Spoiler Removed
Mar 2, 2008
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Suspension
Feb 10, 2004
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Suspension - Bushings & Bearings
Oct 27, 2005

Strut bearing and bushing replacement- parts needed:
1J0 412 331 C suspension strut mounting (2)
www.worldimpex.com SKU # 257962 or 5467
1J0 412 249 ball bearing (2)
www.worldimpex.com SKU # 257961 or 5247
N 903 536 03 hex nut (2)
www.worldimpex.com SKU # 4639
Other resources:
Thanks to Steve Schwing
http://public.fotki.com/ttschwing/1_hour_strut_bearin/stru_bearing_replacement/
http://forums.audiworld.com/tt/msgs/1319039.phtml
Also thanks to Mike (MCPaudiTT) for his help and for the loan of the Hazet tools (to remove the nuts at the top of the suspension). This can be done without the special tools, just use a 7 mm hex and either a spark plug socket or a oxygen sensor socket.

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Suspension - KW V1
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Telson
Aug 17, 2005

This is the Osir Design Telson fiberglass rear spoiler for the Audi TT. Available at http://www.osirdesign.com or http://www.ttstuff.com
I installed this on August 17, 2005, then removed it on January 22, 2006.

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Thermostat
Jul 2, 2005
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Timing Belt Kit
Jan 25, 2005

"Ultimate" timing belt kit from ECS Tuning includes OEM timing belt made by Continental 06B 109 119 A; OE tensioner Roller made by Ruville in Germany 06B 109 243; OEM tensioner assembly made by Ruville in Germany 06B 109 477; OEM Idler roller (comes on the tensioner assembly); Hepu water pump with metal impeller 06A 121 011 L; Accesory ribbed drive belt 06A 260 849 C; Thermostat (Wahler) 050 121 113 C; also engine mount bolts purchased separately.

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Tinted Taillights
Jul 25, 2006

Ordered from Jon's Tinted Tails http://www.jonstintedtails.com/ - this is the "light-medium" tint. Very pleased with his work - highly recommended. I ordered an extra set of taillights from eBay so I can swap back to the stock lights.

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TTDA
Jun 5, 2004
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Wheels & Tires - Summer
Feb 14, 2005
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Wheels & Tires - Winter
Sep 26, 2004
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Wipers - Bosch Aerotwin
Dec 11, 2005

These wipers came OEM starting in 2004. The offer a huge increase in forward visibility by eliminating the large wiper blade frame. See http://www.wak-tt.com/mods/aerotwin/aerotwin.htm for install instructions. I purchased mine at http://www.ecstuning.com/stage/edpd/pagebuild_v2.cgi?searchstring=ES%233012&searchqt=byvehicle&make=Audi&model=TT&submodel=Quattro&engine=225HP (if the link does not work, find item ES#3012 at http://www.ecstuning.com )

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