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    1. Thread: Keeping Up

      by Steamboat
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      Keeping Up

      Hi,

      Two ways that are fun to keep abreast of changes in the auto industry, at least for me, are:

      1) Autoweek: either the hard copy or the daily email

      2)If you have a 'smart phone', get the...
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      What is with VOA? If their reason for not...

      What is with VOA?
      If their reason for not bringing this car to the US is that it will compete with the Golf, why sell it at all?
      VW would be bigger in the US if we had the selection that Europe...
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      Locked In!

      You guys are going to love this one.
      Twice now I have been temporarily locked IN my Beetle. :screwy:
      I turn off the engine, remove the key, go to open the door, and find it is still locked. The...
    4. Like Plex03, my Launch list the sport suspension...

      Like Plex03, my Launch list the sport suspension as a standard feature.
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      Dealer told me he can't get them yet: how would a...

      Dealer told me he can't get them yet: how would a repair be handled?:confused:
    6. Thread: Beetle TDI

      by Steamboat
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      Just asked my dealer today when I can trade my...

      Just asked my dealer today when I can trade my new Beetle Launch for a TDI. He says that as of today, it may be late this year or early next year. Some problem in production of engine heads for the...
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      My 2012 Beetle DSG shifts very quick in 'sport'....

      My 2012 Beetle DSG shifts very quick in 'sport'. Slapping the shifter is more fun, for me.

      Had an 08' R32 before this, and actually think this DSG is better.
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      :banghead::banghead::banghead::banghead::banghead:...

      :banghead::banghead::banghead::banghead::banghead::banghead::banghead:
      http://http://img41.imageshack.us/img41/4890/beetlerear.th.jpg
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      Arg,

      [QUOTE=Steamboat;75933768]Had the graphics put on the outside, aftermarket sunroof, and winter wheels.
      Inside just got some leather put in. I had a graphic designer do the logo, then a local shop...
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      Interior

      Had the graphics put on the outside, aftermarket sunroof, and winter wheels.
      Inside just got some leather put in. I had a graphic designer do the logo, then a local shop stitched it into the...
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      Nav for 2012

      Check out this site: http://stores.ebay.com/Concept-R-Electronics?_trksid=p4340.l2563
      Be careful, there are a lot of "VW Nav,new"... but not OEM. I found several between eBay and Amazon.com. The...
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      Under my name it says "semi". Is that a sexual...

      Under my name it says "semi". Is that a sexual reference, or do they know I have a CDL license?
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      Gas gauge

      Talked to dealer about gas gauge never being at full. He said it is an issue with all VWs. They fix it by filling tank and then recalibrating gauge. Having it done tomorrow. Will let you know if it...
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      Arg! I'll get the method of inserting pics down...

      Arg!
      I'll get the method of inserting pics down sooner or later!

      http://img585.imageshack.us/img585/6857/sun4.jpg
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      Sunroof on 2012 Beetle

      http://http://img585.imageshack.us/img585/6857/sun4.jpg
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      Double check... I wanted the same for my Turbo...

      Double check...
      I wanted the same for my Turbo Beetle when I ordered my snow wheel/tires. Tire Rack guys informed me that the Turbo has larger brake calipers than the 2.5, and the steel wheels won't...
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      More like this?...

      More like this?
      http://img861.imageshack.us/img861/7955/gerwb.jpg
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      I took pics of the 0.0 and 0.2 1/8 tank...

      I took pics of the 0.0 and 0.2 1/8 tank difference, on top of the mileage I had when filling up yesterday. I'll come back and edit this with pictures later. Anyone else having this issue?

      edit:...
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      No, it is more a matter of approach. Enter fast,...

      No, it is more a matter of approach. Enter fast, brake before apex, then accelerate. Cutting the corner right is also very important. If you feel your in trouble with a front wheel drive car, don't...
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      Did you order an OEM armrest? Want one for my...

      Did you order an OEM armrest? Want one for my 'Launch' Turbo Beetle, but dealer wants $486.36! Looking on eBay for aftermarket one for $59... rather have OEM, but that price is ridiculous.

      Other...
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