I'm on 5.5.1 and want Mario Kart 8 DLC

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    I'm on 5.5.1 and would like to buy the Mario Kart 8 DLC, but at this point that means I will also have to update to 5.5.2 which I would rather not do in order to keep future hacking options open (my Wii U is currently unhacked). What would be my best course of action in order to get to play the DLC? Thanks.
     
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    NNU Patcher to access the eShop without updating the system, but if you plan to hack your system, why not do it now? This way, you won't even have to "buy" the dlc. Unless, of course, you really insist on buying it, which I wouldn't blame you.
     
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    From what others have stated, NNU Patcher will work, but you may have to pull the power cord out of the Wii U without properly shutting down, then turn it back on after purchasing the DLC in order to actually get it to download.
     
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    Also, try to kill two birds with one stone while you use NNU Patcher! Buy also the DS title you'll use to install Haxchi.
     
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    Thanks all, much appreciated. Looks like best bet is to just hack it. I've hacked plenty of other consoles so that shouldn't be a problem, but is there a preferred guide to follow - I see both "The Definitive Guide To Wii U Hacking" and "Noob guide to Wii U hacking" on here.
     
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    Done and everything working fine. Bought the DLC, though :-) Thanks all.