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      True, but at least the aircraft don't **** on my...

      True, but at least the aircraft don't **** on my car.

      Michael
    2. A mongoose in your engine? In that case, this...

      A mongoose in your engine? In that case, this thread may be of interest to you: There's an animal in my engine... :laugh:

      Michael
    3. Jason: I'm going to be out of the country for...

      Jason:

      I'm going to be out of the country for about 6 weeks between mid-May and July - if Ross-Tech needs a complete W12 Phaeton for their work during this time period, I can bring mine down to...
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      Hi Earl: Welcome to the forum community, and...

      Hi Earl:

      Welcome to the forum community, and congratulations on your purchase of the W12! I have a similar W12 that I purchased new back in 2004, it has been a delight to own, a never-ending...
    5. I would like to point out here that you are...

      I would like to point out here that you are getting advice in this discussion from several of the most knowledgeable and experienced owners in North America, those folks being Jason (jyoung), Josh...
    6. Here's a link to a discussion here in the forum...

      Here's a link to a discussion here in the forum that has some pictures showing where that rubber plug is. That same discussion will also give you a better idea of why you are looking for evidence of...
    7. Two very wise bits of advice from Jimay above -...

      Two very wise bits of advice from Jimay above - do not disregard these. In fact, burn them into your memory, most especially when facing problems such as you have described above.

      Michael
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      Yeah, it's about time for you guys to get some...

      Yeah, it's about time for you guys to get some snow, and for us folks in the northern latitudes to get some warm weather. Heck, it snowed two days ago here in Toronto, and it's already past the...
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      Hi Roger: I had the opportunity to observe the...

      Hi Roger:

      I had the opportunity to observe the technicians at my VW dealership replace the brake light switch on a early production (2004-2006) Phaeton late last year.

      It is not a difficult...
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      Hi Michael: Thanks a lot for posting that...

      Hi Michael:

      Thanks a lot for posting that follow-up report directly above.

      My car is scheduled to go into the dealer this week to have the droplinks and some other front end parts replaced. ...
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      ARCHIVAL NOTE Just for the record, the...

      ARCHIVAL NOTE

      Just for the record, the procedure for permanently disabling the tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) can be found here:

      ...How to Disable the Tire Pressure Monitoring System
      ...
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      I think that the exchange weight gain (weight of...

      I think that the exchange weight gain (weight of amphibious floats less weight of wheel gear that is removed) is about 1,500 pounds, more or less.

      The center of gravity shifts forward a little bit...
    13. Victor has nailed it in his post immediately...

      Victor has nailed it in his post immediately above.

      Michael
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      I sure wish VW would offer the Phaeton again in...

      I sure wish VW would offer the Phaeton again in North America. I bought one (new) in 2004 when it first came out, and I really like the car. The darn thing is now 10+ years old and I still have it....
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      Good one... :D

      Good one... :D
    16. I think most of the information you are seeking...

      I think most of the information you are seeking can be found at this discussion: Phaeton Wheel Photos

      Michael
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      Hi Chris: The car is rather 'careful' about...

      Hi Chris:

      The car is rather 'careful' about when it will move the steering wheel. My experience is that the steering wheel will move up and forward when the ignition is turned off, but this...
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      Hi Nicholas: As others have already said, it...

      Hi Nicholas:

      As others have already said, it is common to get a suspension fault message after using Jack Mode.

      What Jack Mode does, plain and simple, is that it turns the suspension controller...
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      My car...

      My car
      http://i979.photobucket.com/albums/ae275/Paneuropean/Phaetondebadged.jpg
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      Is the little button on the left side of the...

      Is the little button on the left side of the steering column (not the steering wheel, but the steering column itself) pushed in? The button I am referring to is in the lower middle portion of the...
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