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    1. After cutting off the torn webbing to prevent it...

      After cutting off the torn webbing to prevent it from jamming in the tube, three years ago, everything is still fine back there in the hold so far, but I can see some "daylight" between the tube and...
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      I have a spare, it's Luna blue but I'm in USA. I...

      I have a spare, it's Luna blue but I'm in USA. I assume my passenger side is your driver side. It's a 2004 and has a small scratch but if you're painting it anyway and if the shipping cost works for...
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      There are jacking procedures, however I'm...

      There are jacking procedures, however I'm forgetful at times. forgot to put her in Jack Mode last time I changed a wheel. The car was up on it's jack overnight while the (cracked) wheel was in the...
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      Caution, Ducks in mirror are closer than they...

      Caution, Ducks in mirror are closer than they appear!

      Glad you found it
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      Hmmm, does your Phaeton also walk like a duck?:)

      Hmmm, does your Phaeton also walk like a duck?:)
    6. That sound probably has nothing to do with your...

      That sound probably has nothing to do with your Boot / Trunk lid electrics! :)
      It's perfectly normal.
    7. Thread: "Check Gas Cap"?

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      Problem came up again last week. The check gas...

      Problem came up again last week. The check gas cap message came on and stayed on for about a day and the check engine icon came on and stayed on. I filled the tank and carefully retightened the cap....
    8. Thread: "Check Gas Cap"?

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      Is it October already?:) I got the "Check Gas...

      Is it October already?:)

      I got the "Check Gas Cap" message last night. Tightened cap. It was on this morning for the 3 mile Starbucks trip. Removed and reset the cap. Light still on. I decided to...
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      I used to sell custom suspension components...

      I used to sell custom suspension components (front springs) to lower the DeLorean. Lowering just the nose did wonders for high speed stability.
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      I believe that after the car lowers itself at...

      I believe that after the car lowers itself at around 80 MPH (88 for my DeLorean ;) You can then ease back on the speed and the suspension will stay low. At some point it will rise back up. Does any...
    11. I just sent a request to join too. I would...

      I just sent a request to join too.

      I would seriously love to buy the UK passenger side front door interior panel and wood trim including the arm rest. I need gray leather and chestnut wood trim.
      ...
    12. I have a noise somewhere between a squeak and a...

      I have a noise somewhere between a squeak and a rattle but thought for sure it is the glove box hinge. Perhaps it's what you guys are describing but, does anyone have a glove box area noise?
    13. Thread: My W12

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      :) If you can figure out how to take them apart,...

      :) If you can figure out how to take them apart, you may discover a way to keep them straight at 200. Maybe even to 210... :)
      Sorry, no 8 mile runways near me.
    14. Thread: My W12

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      :) So you're doing 200 mph on the airstrip and...

      :) So you're doing 200 mph on the airstrip and you can see/read the "B"?
    15. 7 or 8 years ago I bought a Bentley and a Phaeton...

      7 or 8 years ago I bought a Bentley and a Phaeton infotainment system off Ebay. They are sitting in a closet in the original shipping boxes. If I can be of any help (taking photos or getting part...
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      Rubber air scoop ripped off the front pan, rock...

      Rubber air scoop ripped off the front pan, rock flipped up and cracked the middle pan. Over $500.00 for the pair new.
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      Love that black interior! But, alas... all I...

      Love that black interior!
      But, alas... all I need are the belly pans. Second dibs?

      Group buy?
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      Coolent leak

      Mine turned out to be the water pump. It only lived about 30k miles after the timing belt/thermostat/water pump change at 80k. No need to drop the motor for that, but was surprised at the short pump...
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      If the car in that crash was a VW*, they should...

      If the car in that crash was a VW*, they should show the airbags going off.

      *not sure from the shot of the steering wheel if it's VW or something else...
    20. Thread: We are BACK!

      by Paldi
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      Well, true! We are a halogen unto the the VW...

      Well, true! We are a halogen unto the the VW Vortex world! (Or is that Xenon?) :)
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