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      I would use a Freight Forwarder (FF) that has...

      I would use a Freight Forwarder (FF) that has done cars before (does not have to specialize in cars...) but should know how to block and brace a car for transport. You can either ship in a container...
    2. This is an interesting topic and one I think of...

      This is an interesting topic and one I think of as I look at my 2001 GLS in the garage each spring to wonder if I should sell. I figure as the original owner I have gotten my $$ worth after 15 years...
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      2016 Passat commercial???

      What is with the new Passat commercial? The music, the actors.....depicting a guy that has to be reminded to pick up milk and man-pons on the way home. Compare that to the Toyota Prius commercial...
    4. NY TIMES 1/28 Maybe a pre-Urea TDI buy back getting closer?

      Slightly more than rumor, but an interesting read.


      http://www.nytimes.com/2016/01/29/business/international/volkswagen-says-a-diesel-fix-may-not-be-possible-for-some-cars.html


      “And for some...
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      "Mea Culpa rebate" of $1250

      If VW provides a new $1250 ($500 gift card and $750 dealer cash), it seems to be moving in the right direction . My concern is the trade-in or market value on a 2012 Sportwagen TDI. Prior to the...
    6. Thread: 2016 arrival

      by Omalley
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      I guess my wish for a 10 way power seat has been...

      I guess my wish for a 10 way power seat has been dashed....I stopped by the dealer on 9/8 for an oil change (and software update that they told me afterwards) and test drove a 2015 TDI SEL. Without...
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      Maybe crank position sensor? My son's Jetta VR6...

      Maybe crank position sensor? My son's Jetta VR6 did the same and it turned out to be the sensor.
    8. Thread: T5 Importing?

      by Omalley
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      As someone with a lot of Customs experience, I...

      As someone with a lot of Customs experience, I can tell you that the challenges of bringing in a vehicle for ownership in the USA by a certified importer. There have been guys (maybe gals too!) that...
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      I would buy a 2015 today (TDI SEL) or a 2016 in...

      I would buy a 2015 today (TDI SEL) or a 2016 in the Fall if I could only get a front seat that was 12 way power! It just feels too flat and I can't get the thigh support I want at 6' 5" ....like...
    10. I purchased my GLS new in 2001 and USAA had no...

      I purchased my GLS new in 2001 and USAA had no issue then and still insured by them.
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      Hi, I'm looking for the passenger side fog light...

      Hi, I'm looking for the passenger side fog light lens (presume whole unit though).

      Thanks!

      Mark
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      The biggest thing that stops me from upgrading to...

      The biggest thing that stops me from upgrading to a Passat TDI SEL is that the bottom seat does not tilt up. I'm 6'6" and really want the thigh support. It is odd though that the my 2012 Sportwagen...
    13. Indeed! He has been driving the Yukon for the 5...

      Indeed! He has been driving the Yukon for the 5 months to get a feel (15mpg) of the pain. I give him credit though....works 3 jobs and goes full time and has been saving $$$ for the vehicle that he...
    14. Time to thin the herd.....Eurovan in the mix

      Hi all,

      Just looking for opinions on which vehicle to keep. I just have too many collecting and running out of room.... My commuter college son just purchased a pickup (2005 F350 diesel)and now I...
    15. Price drop $4750

      Price now $4750. I am putting in a new post cat o2 sensor this week. Next week Craigslist for $4900 and go from there. For some reason I do not have permission to post pictures but can send to...
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      Update

      Well, the first nice day yesterday since Dec 28th here in NJ and I finished the job! I used the dremel to cut one clamp that would not unscrew. I soaked all the joints with WD40 the night before and...
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      I have had two in my past .....an 87 Syncro and a...

      I have had two in my past .....an 87 Syncro and a 90 GL....The Syncro had the head gasket issue and as long as the head was in good shape (no pitting) then the replaced gaskets should be good. I also...
    18. For Sale: 2000 VW Jetta GLX VR6 Auto 80k miles, Long Valley NJ 07853

      Hi All,

      I am selling my son's 2000 Jetta GLX VR6. I bought it for him in DEC 2010 as a high school/colllege/work commuter and now he is moving on to a truck. I am the second owner and purchased it...
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      Perhaps MBUSA is anticipating something to come...

      Perhaps MBUSA is anticipating something to come out of the EU/US bilateral trade talks that would reduce the "chicken tax" duty increase on the classification of trucks.

      In my mind, liking it,...
    20. The service was $580 with tax. The prices include...

      The service was $580 with tax. The prices include labor.....The dealer wanted almost $900.

      I could do a lot on my own but that Artic Vortex was enough to say have it done by somebody else!

      DSG:...
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