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    1. If the connector is the same between the...

      If the connector is the same between the H11/H9/H8, then you would not need to modify the H9 bulb to fit a H11 connector. It's just one rib on the bulb that you need to trim. How I know this? I've...
    2. Read the 2 links in this link ...

      Read the 2 links in this link

      http://www.danielsternlighting.com/tech/bulbs/blue/blue.html

      I had blue bulbs (and purple tinted, aka PIAA Super white) back in my young and stupid days (college...
    3. No they are not. the blue tint on them filters...

      No they are not. the blue tint on them filters out most of the useable wavelengths out of the light, so output is actually less, even though they "appear" brighter due to color. Not to mention,...
    4. H9's do require slight modification to fit a H11...

      H9's do require slight modification to fit a H11 connector.
    5. Best for yet? Manufacturers produce different...

      Best for yet?

      Manufacturers produce different H11 bulbs for different reasons
    6. Petition does nothing. You have to vote the...

      Petition does nothing. You have to vote the people out that made those laws and vote people in that can change those laws.
    7. It depends if the wire harness for HVAC is...

      It depends if the wire harness for HVAC is separate from the nav, AND if the (separate) auto AC wiring harness is the same or not.

      Have you started to look on Crutchfield yet?
    8. the very short commute means more frequent oil...

      the very short commute means more frequent oil changes, in terms of change interval in miles.

      Yes, walk, bike etc when the weather is nice. Winter... different story, you can probably walk when...
    9. Most of the world-market cars did not get a...

      Most of the world-market cars did not get a simple reprograming fix, they got dedicated lights instead to take into account not only the rear turn signals, but rear side reflector and rear side...
    10. Toyota can seem to figure out how to have amber...

      Toyota can seem to figure out how to have amber turn signals in both US & European market. But Toyota does have US-specific tail lights to take into account the side reflector and marker light
      ...
    11. https://passat.svw-volkswagen.com/ ...

      https://passat.svw-volkswagen.com/

      https://passat.svw-volkswagen.com/images/design/3/3b.png?ver=635

      And, it's on the MQB chassis, not the carry over PQ46
    12. It did make people forget it used to be this: ...

      It did make people forget it used to be this:
      ...
    13. When Chrysler sold it in Europe, it was the...

      When Chrysler sold it in Europe, it was the Chrysler Voyager

      https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/1/19/Chrysler_Voyager_rear_20071011.jpg/501px-Chrysler_Voyager_rear_20071011.jpg
      ...
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      I just do it expensive, with a bottle of Hammer...

      I just do it expensive, with a bottle of Hammer Endurolytes in my jersey pocket. It works for me. And I lose a lot of electrolytes when I sweat, my helmet straps are caked in white deposits.

      Now...
    15. 2020 Passat on VWoA site....but what's with the tail lights?

      https://www.vw.com/models/new-passat/section/overview/

      https://www.vw.com/content/dam/vwcom/modelImages/passat/2020-reveal/exterior/NMS-20-0017-Dig_3x2-gall.jpg

      It's got a fake reverse light...
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      Technically the support is on the roof panel,...

      Technically the support is on the roof panel, when you attach your cross bar feet to the roof using a bolt. Most of the torsional load is going to be through the bolt transferred to the roof metal...
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      THe mounting feet for the cross bars do touch the...

      THe mounting feet for the cross bars do touch the roof panel. If it didn't, you would not need to drill into the roof panel to access the mounting locations.

      BMW would rather push people into...
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      iirc, BMW uses a threaded fitting on the roof,...

      iirc, BMW uses a threaded fitting on the roof, which the rack mount bolts to, so it's more than just drilling the roof. You'll have to install a rivnut also.

      Drilling in carbon fiber is fine in...
    19. Get a machine shop to custom make a hitch mount...

      Get a machine shop to custom make a hitch mount frame that uses a round Yakima or Thule square bar.
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      Replaced worn Continental GP 4-seasons with...

      Replaced worn Continental GP 4-seasons with Specialized Roubaix Pro 25/28

      https://www.specialized.com/us/en/roubaix-pro/p/156469?color=230998-156469
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