What did you do to your Scirocco today?

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Re: What did you do to your Scirocco today?

Postby Dreamer » Sat Apr 04, 2020 2:23 pm

Looking very smart mate.

Planning on doing mine soon but going for anthracite grey with a gloss finish.


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Re: What did you do to your Scirocco today?

Postby ZebrasKneecaps » Sat Apr 04, 2020 5:26 pm

That'll look mint. Make sure you take some pics mate
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Re: What did you do to your Scirocco today?

Postby Dreamer » Mon Apr 06, 2020 4:26 pm

Took advantage of the lockdown and fantastic weather.

Overhauled the front brakes. Full strip down then painted with high temperature anthracite. Finished with acrylic high gloss lacquer.

The rears will be done to match

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Re: What did you do to your Scirocco today?

Postby Dreamer » Thu Apr 09, 2020 9:38 pm

Coded my dipped lights so they are not permanently on. Now only side lights as DRL and dipped come on at dusk automatically or manually when selected

I used VCDS

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Re: What did you do to your Scirocco today?

Postby Dreamer » Sun Apr 19, 2020 4:44 pm

Coded XDS
Fitted LED interior lights through out.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/VW-SCIROCCO-III-LED-SMD-Interior-Light-Kit-CAN-BUS-10-Piece-UK-Stock-Fast-Post/351900302158?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2057872.m2749.l2649.

No issues what so ever. Good lamps and all correct sizes. Great light out put.
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Re: What did you do to your Scirocco today?

Postby DubSteve68 » Sun May 17, 2020 3:16 pm

Fitted the last set of Osram Premium LEDs to my rear light clusters and coded up with VCP. NO errors, NO resistors, NO hyperflashing. Looks like a modern car again :D
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Re: What did you do to your Scirocco today?

Postby Dreamer » Sun May 17, 2020 3:30 pm

Do you have links to the LEDs and photos please?
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Re: What did you do to your Scirocco today?

Postby DubSteve68 » Fri May 22, 2020 12:59 pm

Dreamer wrote:Do you have links to the LEDs and photos please?


I'll post some action pics later but these are the ones. All bayonet bulbs are Osram LEDriving Premium SL series, stop/tail/fog are P21W and the indicator is PY21W. I'm not going to say these are CANBUS friendly because - as we all know here - bulb monitoring is a function of the BCM, not CANBUS itself. These bulbs WILL throw a dash error without resistors or BCM coding, but if that side of things is taken care of these bulbs are ideal for the job given how they're designed to use the reflector rather than directly projecting light forward. They've also got far heftier heatsinks than you'll find on most other P21W bulbs, should help with longevity.

P21W/BA15S - https://www.amazon.co.uk/OSRAM-7556CW-0 ... Q2QMF6HD4N

PY21W/BAU15S - https://www.amazon.co.uk/Osram-7557YE-0 ... ve&sr=1-18

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Re: What did you do to your Scirocco today?

Postby Dreamer » Tue May 26, 2020 9:45 pm

Replaced the front wishbones with all bushings and new ball joints.

Then replaced the rear trailing arms complete with bushes. Just the lower control arms and camber arms to do, then the whole suspension has been renewed.

Already done the drop links, anti roll bushes and dampers/springs with top mounts

Full four wheel alignment to follow. Feels 100% better already. It wasn't bad but I intend to keep the car for a while and wanted a like new experience.Its well worth doing especially with the 40% discount at ECP. I used lemforder parts, which I have used for years across Mercedes, Audi and BMW with no issues.
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Re: What did you do to your Scirocco today?

Postby MackemVR6 » Thu Jun 11, 2020 6:28 pm

Expensive day, 40k service, air con service, brake fluid change, new EBC discs and yellow stuff pads, VWR springs and Revo stage 1 fitted. Totally worth it :D
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Re: What did you do to your Scirocco today?

Postby Dreamer » Thu Jun 11, 2020 6:34 pm

MackemVR6 wrote:Expensive day, 40k service, air con service, brake fluid change, new EBC discs and yellow stuff pads, VWR springs and Revo stage 1 fitted. Totally worth it :D
Did you do a lot of that yourself bar the Air con and Revo stage 1? That’s a big bill if not but like you said. It’s worth it


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Re: What did you do to your Scirocco today?

Postby MackemVR6 » Thu Jun 11, 2020 6:37 pm

Dreamer wrote:
MackemVR6 wrote:Expensive day, 40k service, air con service, brake fluid change, new EBC discs and yellow stuff pads, VWR springs and Revo stage 1 fitted. Totally worth it :D
Did you do a lot of that yourself bar the Air con and Revo stage 1? That’s a big bill if not but like you said. It’s worth it


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Re: What did you do to your Scirocco today?

Postby Andy b » Sat Jun 13, 2020 9:59 pm

Got the da out and gave the car a good polish and sealant

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Re: What did you do to your Scirocco today?

Postby Andy b » Sat Jun 13, 2020 10:00 pm

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Re: What did you do to your Scirocco today?

Postby Andy b » Sat Jun 13, 2020 10:02 pm

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Re: What did you do to your Scirocco today?

Postby addy73 » Tue Apr 27, 2021 7:10 pm

Added leds to my cup holder and 3d printed a scirocco divider
added leds to my external door handles, i cant upload any pics tho.
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Re: What did you do to your Scirocco today?

Postby alexthegrumpyone » Tue Apr 27, 2021 10:05 pm

Done a video on front DRL unit upgrade to the one with dynamic indicator and I am well happy with it!
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Re: What did you do to your Scirocco today?

Postby 3Triple7 » Wed Apr 28, 2021 6:57 pm

alexthegrumpyone wrote:Done a video on front DRL unit upgrade to the one with dynamic indicator and I am well happy with it!


Ohh those look really smart pal!
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Re: What did you do to your Scirocco today?

Postby 3Triple7 » Wed Apr 28, 2021 7:02 pm

Today I changed batt in my remote fob and managed to 'un sync' it. I've tried every manual reprogram way poss but no joy :? :?
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Re: What did you do to your Scirocco today?

Postby MackemVR6 » Mon May 03, 2021 7:30 pm

I had cruise control retro-fitted, very happy with it.
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