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      Welcome to the TDI Group. For the timing belt,...

      Welcome to the TDI Group.

      For the timing belt, would recommend that it gets changed ASAP as a broken TB can cause major engine damage and $$$. You did not indicate if it was a 6 Sp or DSG. Fluids...
    2. Might also do a search on TDIClub.com and...

      Might also do a search on TDIClub.com and myturbodiesel.com under the MKIV section for lift-pump issues. Common with the PDs and an easy replacement of the pump.
    3. Did the dealership install the latest SW update?...

      Did the dealership install the latest SW update? Some have seen a difference in the way the car drives and MPG once that was done.
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      Having had both, I prefer the PD. Smoother,...

      Having had both, I prefer the PD. Smoother, quieter and when stock, it has a bit more grunt. Will loose about 3-5 MPG over the ALH. With the PD, the automatic is also an option.

      Ease of...
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      Take a look here for some good information. ...

      Take a look here for some good information.

      http://www.myturbodiesel.com/

      ANY of the models, years will have issues. Just take you pick of the "potential" risks of ownership or each. The...
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      The last year for the MkIV was 2005 with a body...

      The last year for the MkIV was 2005 with a body change for the 2005.5.

      As said timing belt and oil with a cam check and this automatic is good advice.

      Price is good depending on the mechanics...
    7. How many miles on the car? Well running...

      How many miles on the car?

      Well running 2001-2003s with 120-180k go for that price. With the unknowns, talk 'em down.

      Could see if a local guru could give it a look.
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      Forgot about this search site: ...

      Forgot about this search site:

      Foobert.com/carhunt.html

      For TDIs

      Chain switchover can run $2-$3k depending on where you get it done. BEW TDIs tend not to have the cam issues like the BRMs...
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      You can also take a llok here for some good...

      You can also take a llok here for some good information:

      http://www.myturbodiesel.com/

      For the '03 and older automatics, the replacement cost runs around $4,000. Some last over 200K. You take...
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      http://www.myturbodiesel.com/forums/audi-q7-vw-tou...

      http://www.myturbodiesel.com/forums/audi-q7-vw-touareg-tdi-porsche-cayenne-diesel.14/


      A little more information.
    11. Sent my Jetta lights to HIDillusionz a number of...

      Sent my Jetta lights to HIDillusionz a number of years ago. Great service, quality and price was OK. Great upgrade.

      Heres is how they turned out.
      ...
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      grcarlo Remove bulb and reinsert the opposite...

      grcarlo
      Remove bulb and reinsert the opposite way...problem solved

      ^^^^^

      LED are directional, not like standard bulbs.
    13. Go to a auto body shop and purchase the...

      Go to a auto body shop and purchase the double-sided tape that they use. I did and it cost me $10.00 and has lasted over 2 years with no issues. Can be removed if needed.
    14. Might do a search over on TDIClub. I remember a...

      Might do a search over on TDIClub. I remember a good write-up on replacing the pulley.
    15. Have you had the alternator pulley replaced?...

      Have you had the alternator pulley replaced? Common issue also. Battery light, and a bearing-out grinding noise. Can break the belt or cause it to be loose. Need special tool to get the pulley off....
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      ttt

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      FS MkIV Montreal II w /Dunlop 3D Snows

      Montreal II wheels w/Dunlop 3D SP Wintersports 205/55 16ís.
      16x7.5, 5x100 ET42
      Tires used for 2100 miles. Still lots of tread left.

      Wheels are 7-8/10 and no bends or cracks and are straight....
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      Accutint in Shoreline. :thumbup::thumbup:

      Accutint in Shoreline. :thumbup::thumbup:
    19. Do you carry any 17" in 5x112?

      Do you carry any 17" in 5x112?
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      Most likely it is the adjuster. Known issue. It...

      Most likely it is the adjuster. Known issue. It is a ball and socket type assembly and the ball comes out of the socket. It is an easy repair, but a pain. Do a search on headlight adjustment and...
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