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      Obviously it is not the end of the model year for...

      Obviously it is not the end of the model year for the GTI but I have scored some great deals in the past by purchasing in late August when the next years cars are being introduced.

      Picked up a...
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      2015 Passat TDI-new version engine?

      Someone on the MKVII GTI forum posted a revised Order Guide and it appears that the 15 Passat is NOT getting the revised TDI engine. It only has 10 more hp but from what I read, is much more refined...
    3. Gone!!!! Sold!!!!!

      Gone!!!! Sold!!!!!
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      I drove a sedan version of the same era car with...

      I drove a sedan version of the same era car with a manual.......

      It has quite possibly the worst shift action I've even encountered! :eek:

      I think my friends old Omni was better that I...
    5. Another bump.....

      Another bump.....
    6. Bump!!! :wave: The tires and the trans are...

      Bump!!! :wave:

      The tires and the trans are worth this much!
    7. FS: SOLD! 03 Passat Wagon 1.8T Tip- Fix or sell car for parts-Chicago area

      SOLD!!!!!
      We are reluctantly putting our beloved Passat up for sale. Was involved in a front end accident with no collision insurance but can be made road worthy with a new radiator and drivers side...
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      Great food, blues on the weekends......Just make...

      Great food, blues on the weekends......Just make sure you have cash! They do not take debit or credit cards!
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      This is the only thing I could find.... ...

      This is the only thing I could find....

      http://www.panasonic.com/business/automotive/fender/about/system-configuration.aspx
    10. Saw a few commercials last winter but nothing...

      Saw a few commercials last winter but nothing since then. Would be an ideal vehicle to lease but yeah, the numbers aren't good. Although I have had great luck with my VW's, being the hybrid guinea...
    11. Good advise to check your ebay and Paypal...

      Good advise to check your ebay and Paypal accounts regularly for this type of stuff.

      Ebay may have better security now but about five years ago a friend bought a treadmill from a guy who had over...
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      My experience with VW "chrome" molding has not...

      My experience with VW "chrome" molding has not been good.

      Both our older Passats have had issues with the trim clouding up even though I kept it waxed. I've seen 2012 and 2013 Passats with the...
    13. That is it alright. We have one at work (Dept....

      That is it alright.
      We have one at work (Dept. Of Energy) that has the 1.4 TSI Bi-fuel CNG option that we are testing. We have a DOT/EPA exemption for two years but cannot drive it on public roads...
    14. I had the timing belt service (with water pump,...

      I had the timing belt service (with water pump, tensioners, etc) at a VW dealer at 100,150 miles for $1600.

      Fast forward 11 and a half months car is now at 120,xxx miles. I'm driving on I-294...
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      You may want to try the 3M vinyl wrap. I was...

      You may want to try the 3M vinyl wrap.

      I was trying to find another build thread with a lighter color but this one looks good.
      ...
    16. 2003 Passat Tip EZS used trans problem-slips into 5th with a squeal

      Happy Thursday

      I purchased a used tranny (with 81km) from a reputable parts recycler in the Chicago area. Had a smooth install by a local shop. They changed all seals, screen and filter before...
    17. 2003 Passat Tip EZS used trans problem-slips into 5th with a squeal

      Happy Thursday :mad:

      I purchased a used tranny (with 81km) from a reputable parts recycler in the Chicago area. Had a smooth install by a local shop. They changed all seals, screen and filter...
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      I'm with ya here! On topic, another thing...

      I'm with ya here!

      On topic, another thing that torqs me off is a certain Chicago VW dealership chain that posts at least 70 new VW's on ebay with VW press photos AND in the wrong color for the...
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      Our 2003 Passat Wagon 1.8T just went over...

      Our 2003 Passat Wagon 1.8T just went over 200K.....

      Good News-
      -no sludge issues
      -fuel pump, coil packs were replaced for free by VW
      -went through two radiators for some reason

      Bad News-...
    20. Yessir...we had the same exact mystery and...

      Yessir...we had the same exact mystery and solution!

      In our case the car has 200K on it though.
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