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      One More Bites The Dust

      As Lyndon Johnson used to say: "it is with a heavy heart" that I inform you that I have traded my 2006 Phaeton for a 2014 Audi A8 TDI.

      I drove the A8 about 300 miles home from the dealer, but...
    2. Thread: What To Do Next

      by cai
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      Thank you all for your input. Jeff has put...

      Thank you all for your input.

      Jeff has put together a fairly comprehensive list from which I could work on a selection. Excepting the Japanese models, I am familiar with most of the others. As...
    3. Thread: What To Do Next

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      What To Do Next

      As my Phaeton (Das Boot) is getting older and the extended warranty ends next May, I am left contemplating with what car to replace it. I cannot think of a better place to ask then you folks at this...
    4. Thread: Saying goodbye

      by cai
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      You mentioned 911, are you going to be driving a...

      You mentioned 911, are you going to be driving a police cruiser or a vehicle in one of the other emergency services. :)

      cai
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      Jay: If the price of $4,435 is for five years, I...

      Jay:
      If the price of $4,435 is for five years, I think this is what you imply, it is a fantastic deal. You are in essence paying less than $1,000 per year. I had one of the door handles replaced...
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      Thank you Tim for the observation. I have also...

      Thank you Tim for the observation. I have also considered that location, but because of the wiring I have not followed through. I bought yesterday a long necked, bendable holder with a suction cup....
    7. Thread: HID Replacement

      by cai
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      I did mine sometime ago and I remember that the...

      I did mine sometime ago and I remember that the right hand side is more difficult than the left side. I took pictures with my telephone camera in order to find out how the clasps release. Since...
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      Failed Experiment

      Well, the TomTom seems to be too heavy for the circular glued platform that supports the GPS; it keeps falling off. I have now resorted to using the suction cup and installing it at the base of the...
    9. Thread: CV Joints?

      by cai
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      Thank you Damon for the information. I will...

      Thank you Damon for the information. I will inspect them soon. I do not hear knocking all the time and today, not at all. It kind of comes and goes. I will keep an ear out for the sound.

      cai
    10. Thread: CV Joints?

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      CV Joints?

      I have looked in the forum sticky for CV joints or constant velocity joints or anything that could give any information about these parts in the Phaeton.

      1- Can anyone tell me if these need to be...
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      Doug: I looked through my disks and I found that...

      Doug:
      I looked through my disks and I found that I have 2008 and 2010 BMW disks. However, I know that the 2010s are outdated because those are the ones that I have been using.

      I have opted for...
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      Number 2 for me, retired chemical engineer. So...

      Number 2 for me, retired chemical engineer. So far the "dean" of this group, including jablum. Extended warranty until next year. After that possible Audi A8. Also in the running the MB S550 AWD...
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      Doug: Let me look and see if I have that...

      Doug:

      Let me look and see if I have that state. Are your disks recent or are they the ones that came with the car? From what year?

      Thank you,

      cai
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      Thank you Jeff for your answer. I will go to the...

      Thank you Jeff for your answer. I will go to the BMW site you listed and see if anyone has the disk I want. I will also try the craiglist and e-bay routes.

      cai
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      Navigation Maps CDs

      I am looking for the navigation CD containing Virginia. If anyone has a recent set, let me know the price and the year of the CD.

      Thank you,

      cai
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      Chris Farnham used to be in Langhorne and...

      Chris Farnham used to be in Langhorne and steveskinr has posted two telephone numbers way back in 2010. Does anyone have the current e-mail address and telephone numbers for C.F.?

      Thank you,
      ...
    17. Thread: Interior Paint

      by cai
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      Thank you steveskinr. Darn it if I do not have...

      Thank you steveskinr. Darn it if I do not have the same problem you do with my wooden steering wheel. After my wife drives the car, there seem to be little bits of residue on it. Like you the lack...
    18. I also would like t read about real life...

      I also would like t read about real life experiences with electric cars.

      Thank you,

      cai
    19. Thread: Interior Paint

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      Interior Paint

      I searched the FAQs but could not find a thread on this. The Sonnenbeige interior paint on the knob that turns and opens the sun roof has peeled. It seems to have bubbled and now part of it is...
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      Could it be that you meant to write 4,500 euros...

      Could it be that you meant to write 4,500 euros to 6,500 euros? They used to cost as much as you quote when they were new.

      Thank you,

      cai
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