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      Might I share an experience with my Mercedes...

      Might I share an experience with my Mercedes Warranty Service: It was my last "scheduled" maintenace on my Benz before my warranty expired in a month... This is what my service rep told me behind...
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      Re: Pioneer nav system (Baltimoreguy)

      I would venture to say that ANYTHING that disables/replaces the Phaeton's main "control"/display unit will disable a plethora of Phaeton specific functions. This type of aftermarket product is meant...
    3. Re: Retrofitting Dual Xenon Headlamps (PanEuropean)

      Good Lord man; and you have a day job too?...............AMAZING Write up.
      How about LEDs for the front signals?...........once again, just not sure what the engineers were thinking when they put...
    4. Calling all NAR Phaeton Owners with OEM Phone Installed

      If you are a NAR Phaeton owner with an OEM phone installed, please contact me, John. I am trying to get some information about your OEM Phone.
      There is a company out there that can build a...
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      Re: (GripperDon)

      Michael,
      Do you know if any registered member in the Phaeton forum are based in the Atlanta, GA area? If so, could you put me in touch with them (all). I'd like to see if any of them would be...
    6. Re: (GripperDon)

      I guess we've given up on an "Argos" module from http://www.eiskits.com........
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      Re: (GripperDon)

      What we should probably consider doing is polling how many Phaeton owners out there would seriously consider purchasing something like this (NA and ROW) given a general price range (for the product)....
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      Re: Bluetooth

      There is a company (http://www.eiskits.com) that makes ONLY (under that company's name) bluetooth retorfits for 3 specific cars (BMW, Mercedes, and Jaguar). What is different about these bluetooth...
    9. Ok, my 2 cents....... 8, if not 9, out of 10...

      Ok, my 2 cents.......
      8, if not 9, out of 10 times that I close my Phaeton doors (NA - MY2005), the weight of the door closes with almost no effort and the soft close mechanisms never engage. Even...
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      Re: (PanEuropean)

      Quote, originally posted by PanEuropean »


      The truly 'prestige' object is not the pen, it's the pen holder. VW was giving these little things (in the shape of all the different car models)...
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      Quote, originally posted by uberanalyst »


      I can confirm that there is no copy protection on the nav CDs. I just bought the latest 2006 Navteq CDs for my BMW, and used my Macintosh to burn...
    12. Don't they know anything about brand distinction?...

      Don't they know anything about brand distinction? Next thing they'll do is put that grill on a Bently........then we'll all be one big inbread family.
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      Re: Anyone here who has been problem free? (palladino)

      Quote, originally posted by palladino »


      If I am honest the A8 is a slightly quieter ride ( road noise ect) but I do like my Phaeton and would buy another one. Pehaps I would go the...
    14. Re: (PanEuropean)

      Quote, originally posted by PanEuropean »



      Anyway - gas prices have now dropped down to reasonable levels here in Canada (about ₤0.40 a liter for Super Plus), so now I can fill the thing...
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      AUX Input on a Phaeton

      Hello All,
      I just finished doing a mod (modification) on my 2002 Mercedes C320. The mod was hardwiring a 1/8" stereo phone jack to the OEM stereo head unit. Essentially, I spliced the tape output...
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      Re: Removal of Factory Resonators (Paldi)

      Michael,
      Is it possible to add that central muffler to the V8 Phaeton? If so, I shutter to ask (the usual questions) How much does something like this cost? Any disadvantages (other than possibly...
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      Re: Removal of Factory Resonaters (car_guy)

      Well, I don't know if it's a matter of taste or if it's a matter of comfort.
      When I got older, I found that comfort, a comfortable drive/ride is what it's all about. It's just not comfortable to...
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      Re: Removal of Factory Resonaters (The Phaeton Phantom)

      Hi Carey,
      .....kind of ironic b/c I'm inquiring whether there is something I could "add" to the exhaust to make my phaeton quieter. I'm all for distinct engine sounds/branding..... I love the...
    19. Re: Trunk fix (WISVW)

      OMG...........could it be true? that there is a "fix" to the manual trunk? I love my phaeton, but if there is one sore spot with me is that trunk. Or could it be that my trunk maynot be working to...
    20. Any ideas on feasibility and costs of...

      Any ideas on feasibility and costs of retrofitting the power open/close trunk lid on a manual one?
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