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      Do you have a track at work? I'll bet those guys...

      Do you have a track at work? I'll bet those guys have more driving knowledge and experience in both breadth and depth than most of you. Consumer Reports is impartial (no ads) although the people...
    2. You are getting limp mode. There are many...

      You are getting limp mode. There are many causes and your description is too general to provide any diagnosis. Here is my checklist for fixing, 95% chance your solution is in there:...
    3. 1Z is similar to AHU. A 1995 definitely did not...

      1Z is similar to AHU. A 1995 definitely did not have 1Z or AHU. AAZ is totally different engines.
    4. When you press recirc it should change the sound...

      When you press recirc it should change the sound of the air rushing. The flap is behind the dashboard so you can't see or play with it.

      It was checked so you know it's working. Sometimes the...
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      They will fit fine although the TDI engine is...

      They will fit fine although the TDI engine is heavier.
    6. lol...get rid of those tires. Try Michelin mxv4....

      lol...get rid of those tires. Try Michelin mxv4.

      C&D did a test of tires with one Chinese brand which also manufactured concrete. The review said the tires probably also had some concrete mixed...
    7. There have been some reports of this on my TDI...

      There have been some reports of this on my TDI only forum http://www.myturbodiesel.com but I haven't heard of them in a while. It's always with DSG. From what I hear, it can be prevented by not...
    8. You called? :D I shot the review last year...

      You called? :D

      I shot the review last year when the mk7 just went on sale in Europe. The Sportwagen sold in the US/Canada right now is mk5 based with some mk6 electronics. The Golf variant...
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      I would buy a mk7. I've tested the mk6 and mk7,...

      I would buy a mk7. I've tested the mk6 and mk7, looks are subjective but the new engine is worth it alone....or maybe they introduced a whole new set of issues, lol... My current recommendation to...
    10. That is the HPFP. Here's some info on my TDI...

      That is the HPFP. Here's some info on my TDI site about it: http://www.myturbodiesel.com/wiki/vw-and-audi-tdi-fuel-injection-systems-1996-present/

      Do NOT remove that, it will not tune anything,...
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      http://www.myturbodiesel.com The owner's...

      http://www.myturbodiesel.com

      The owner's manual says check at 120k but from what I'm hearing, there's some random early failures and clogging, not hearing too many high mileage replacements needed...
    12. Here's my video and review. Response time is...

      Here's my video and review. Response time is pretty good vs. simulator. It's a Euro spec so some small differences like the radio frequency.


      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GyBUcCno_i8
    13. make any offer!

      make any offer!
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      bump
    15. and full color MFD. Just to be crystal...

      and full color MFD.

      Just to be crystal clear:screwy:, this is the Magotan, the Euro Passat. This is NOT the NMS Passat which we have here. They also have the NMS Passat which they call New...
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      Check out the sportwagen buying guide on my site,...

      Check out the sportwagen buying guide on my site, many more things to know.

      The HPFP hype is probably overinflated due to the forum effect but it does happen...still.

      DPF does clog and at...
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      Also, their fuel economy testing is different...

      Also, their fuel economy testing is different from the EPA tests. It results in about 25-30% higher mpg rating for them which is unrealistically high. I've driven TDI over there and they about the...
    18. Hi oldblue, have you seen my DIY and WIKI? I...

      Hi oldblue, have you seen my DIY and WIKI? I have already posted most of these in 1 place with pics, if you wish to update my articles any registered user on my site can do so.
      ...
    19. Without knowing what codes were thrown, this is...

      Without knowing what codes were thrown, this is usually bad HPFP. Flashing GP, CEL+now power, +metal in fuel filter = HPFP shredding metal which goes all the way through the fuel system and gets...
    20. There are tuners out there who do mostly TDI, I'd...

      There are tuners out there who do mostly TDI, I'd go with one of them.

      The Golf TDI does not have a "sport" suspension in the sense it's much different from the base Golf suspension. It's just...
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