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    1. call borg warner. there is no such thing as a...

      call borg warner. there is no such thing as a K03s turbo, only a K03 with a different actuator. theyll set you strait on that one. matter of fact, ill do the work for you. i have the same aww engine....
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      then you sound alot like myself. i always drive...

      then you sound alot like myself. i always drive cars that most people see as stupid and nonsensical to own. but i drive them because i love them. like i said, im not saying the phaeton is a bad car,...
    3. and vwvortex is one of them..... probably how he...

      and vwvortex is one of them..... probably how he got here, huh? that would make it part of a vw forum then wouldnt it? :facepalm:
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      o, and not to poke the bear anymore, but talk to...

      o, and not to poke the bear anymore, but talk to owners of phaetons, PD. as amazing as they are, they're still vw's with all the vw gremlins. misbehaving trunks, lights that remain on or off when...
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      wholeheartedly agree with you there. but no one...

      wholeheartedly agree with you there. but no one cares. except, maybe that 0.01%. THAT is my point. im not arguing that its a crappy car, im arguing that its a piss poor investment
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      http://www.popularmechanics.com/cars/news/industry...

      http://www.popularmechanics.com/cars/news/industry/10-hot-cars-that-depreciate-like-a-stock-market-crash-wolkswagen-phaeton#slide-10

      a little tidbit from mere earthlings
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      enjoy life up there on your high horse. dont cry...

      enjoy life up there on your high horse. dont cry to me when you lose your ass on resale. if you want to wax ironic, make sure your feet are firmly planted on the ground first. all that engineering,...
    8. not a vw forum on vwvortex.com........ off to a...

      not a vw forum on vwvortex.com........ off to a good start. 01.5? now we're cruising. ... ah, that explains it.
      OP, this guy sounds like a reputable source of quality information. i'd listen to him.
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      imho, if i were going to spend $$ on a car of...

      imho, if i were going to spend $$ on a car of that stature, with that kind of maintenance bill, i'd want something worthwhile. something with the name and heritage behind it. if i bout a phaeton and...
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      its not about "its just a vw." its a A8 or any...

      its not about "its just a vw." its a A8 or any other crazy expensive luxobarge with a vw emblem. thats like buying a bentley class car with a suzuki badge. y would anyone want that. yes, the phaeton...
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      VW Phaeton thoughts

      The point is who wants to put that kind of money into a vw. Thats why the phaeton flopped. Why would anyone want a car just shy of 6 figures with a vw logo on it, much less to then have to put...
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      VW Phaeton thoughts

      Phaeton uses stupid rare parts at stupid high prices. For instance, the suspension components are nla so if you blow a shock, u hafta replace everything at a cost of around 6-10k. Buying a used car...
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      Eric, you're not thinking what I think you're...

      Eric, you're not thinking what I think you're thinking are you?
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      my brother in law owns a veloster. it has a few...

      my brother in law owns a veloster. it has a few nice features, but it drives absolutely terrible. suspension is too stiff when it needs to be soft and to soft when it needs to be firm. steering is...
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      not gonna lie, im proud of myself. 6/8 and the...

      not gonna lie, im proud of myself. 6/8 and the ones i got wrong were i transposed the v8 and v6 F1 cars. i watch 0 F1 so im scoring myself as perfect in my book. (years of Top Gear and i recognize...
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      not much different from the vw cr tdi. thats just...

      not much different from the vw cr tdi. thats just how a diesel sounds. you want tractor, look at the older vw diesels. hell, my 1.8t sounds like a tractor with the wrong exhaust lol.
    17. Thread: ihatemk4kids

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      meh. good luck with that :beer:

      meh. good luck with that :beer:
    18. Weak Dodge Dart sales spur temporary layoffs at Ill. plant

      As someone who lives near the plant building these who knows people that work there, i wouldnt buy anything that rolls out those doors. Btw the first thousand or so that rolled out had to be rolled...
    19. Thread: Movin' on up

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      nooooo. ill never pay sticker. thanks ...

      nooooo. ill never pay sticker.



      thanks



      ive perused those forums. thanks for the suggestion
    20. Thread: Movin' on up

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      Movin' on up

      Hello mkVI forums. I just became the proud owner of a "new to me" 2011 Jetta TDI. Im still in shock because this is my wife's car and she has hated vw since the first time my mkIV crapped the bed,...
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