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      Most common thing is blocked sunroof drains,...

      Most common thing is blocked sunroof drains, those can get clogged and allow water to soak the foot wells.
    2. Your car will have the stock 18" Samarkand...

      Your car will have the stock 18" Samarkand wheels, if you have the sport package.
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      I will get the best available at any given time....

      I will get the best available at any given time. Currently, I'm getting non-ethanol 91.
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      One of the side effects of having a direct...

      One of the side effects of having a direct injection engine, is that they heat up slower in cold temperatures. Less fuel is wasted and less heat is generated, as a result. Combine that with the fact...
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      Angel eyes are a specific BMW styling...

      Angel eyes are a specific BMW styling characteristic and don't belong on a Volkswagen. One of the most poseur things I've seen.
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      You probably have a leak somewhere in the system....

      You probably have a leak somewhere in the system. Running a smoke test is the best way to find out where it is.
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      Nothing I did to my car, an idiot at work decided...

      Nothing I did to my car, an idiot at work decided to drive into my car and then drive away. I will be talking to my insurance company in a few days.
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      I use the same stuff that I use for the bodywork,...

      I use the same stuff that I use for the bodywork, either Chemical Guys Snowfoam or Citrus Wash and Gloss. Both seem to do a clean well, combined with a good brush.
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      On the side of your remote/keyfob, you will see a...

      On the side of your remote/keyfob, you will see a small button. Press it and the metal blade pops out, for you to keep. You can lock out the boot and fuel cap, along with the glove box with the...
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      Could be a pulley somewhere. Those are known to...

      Could be a pulley somewhere. Those are known to make some terrible noises, when they wear out.
    11. Dealer is usually the best place to go for OEM....

      Dealer is usually the best place to go for OEM. As I recall, the dealer charged $180 for a new OEM battery and installation. Your price will vary, but I have found the prices to be generally...
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      Your fuel economy will always vary, based on...

      Your fuel economy will always vary, based on traffic, speed, acceleration and inclines. To get accurate results, you have to eliminate every variable.
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      I can't see how the 3.6L Passat is settling over...

      I can't see how the 3.6L Passat is settling over the R32, either. Both cars weigh about the same, but the Passat has more power and a better interior. Not to mention, the 3.6L has an even deeper...
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      Are there any other opinions on this?

      Are there any other opinions on this?
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      Best battery for VR6?

      With these hotter days, my car is having a harder time to start. No failed starts but, I want to replace the battery before it dies. My car has Dynaudio and nav.

      What brand battery do you...
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      Your external air temperature sensor is close to...

      Your external air temperature sensor is close to the road, it reads high because the road radiates on hot days. You could be getting a bit of heat off the other radiators as well, causing it to be...
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      I can't speak for everyone, but I've had great...

      I can't speak for everyone, but I've had great results with Meguiar's Ultimate Liquid Wax. Easy to apply and buff off, gives a great finish. For washes between waxing, I use Chemical Guys Citrus Wash...
    18. My view is that it's better to maintain what you...

      My view is that it's better to maintain what you have. You know the faults and how to deal with them. With a different engine, you get new problems to go with it.
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      Most common problem on these cars is the...

      Most common problem on these cars is the compressor. Cooling performance just gets worse over time. Eventually, the compressor just dies.
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      The smell wasn't that of a damp nature, it was...

      The smell wasn't that of a damp nature, it was just a stale sort of smell. Further inspection shows the filter dated back to 2009.
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