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      Hello Jude. The following information may be...

      Hello Jude. The following information may be useful when you offer to purchase one of these Navigation units:

      DISP.UNIT
      ELECTRICAL »Navigation system components
      Volkswagen › Phaeton ›...
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      I'm pretty convinced now that the cause of my...

      I'm pretty convinced now that the cause of my gasket leak was failed paint. I noticed it a year or so ago when I unscrewed the oil fill plug. The silver paint around the filler neck came off and was...
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      John, if you decide you want to take that...

      John, if you decide you want to take that center-grill chrome bar off I have a home for it!

      http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v203/Paldi/My%20Phaeton/007.jpg
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      In the rough areas shown, now beginning to peel....

      In the rough areas shown, now beginning to peel.

      http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v203/Paldi/My%20Phaeton/2014-03-12164942_zpsd2eae4a6.jpg
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      Valve cover gasket replacement. V8

      My valve covers began leaking after oil changes and gradually became worse. I blamed it on over-filling, others thought cold winter weather froze a relief valve.

      At my recent State Safety...
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      Sounds exactly like my fuel pump problem. It...

      Sounds exactly like my fuel pump problem. It finally died.
    7. I believe the Touareg wheel in those years was...

      I believe the Touareg wheel in those years was identical. So search ebay for that too.
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      Your fuel pump is going bad. I recon it will...

      Your fuel pump is going bad. I recon it will continue acting strangely for 2 weeks and then die, if you are lucky that is. Don't travel too far from home!
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      Ws that me - Phaeton spotted thead

      Yes, this was me. (This is a Phaeton spotted selfie.) :)

      http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v203/Paldi/003_zpsbgqpfyk1.jpg
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      The US spec Phaetons have a lot of features the...

      The US spec Phaetons have a lot of features the Canadian cars don't have like the Flux Capacitor. The other hidden features shall remain secret! :)
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      A cautionary tale...

      Two years ago I picked up a set of 4 Bilzzak snow tires. They are 255 49 19. load rating of 100V with a max load of 1,764 pounds. According to the Bridgestone website they are recommended for the V8...
    12. I always wanted to install my Bentley shifter...

      I always wanted to install my Bentley shifter (photo-shopped here) but stopped short due to the difficulties highlighted in this thread. Does anyone want to give it a try?
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    13. I'd like to see someone put on a Bentley gear...

      I'd like to see someone put on a Bentley gear shift knob.

      http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v203/Paldi/item_2556_22f.jpg
    14. About a year ago, just before this thread began,...

      About a year ago, just before this thread began, I had just had an oil change. They over filled the crankcase by a quart or so. We all thought it was the cold weather even though my car is warm...
    15. You take a 2005 grill and cut the center out,...

      You take a 2005 grill and cut the center out, then fabricate using chromed mesh (or black if you like.) The choice of logo is up to you or leave it off.
      ...
    16. Mine was acting a little funny like this when my...

      Mine was acting a little funny like this when my N-80 valve was failing. Are you having trouble starting it when you put gas in the tank?
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      Mine was pretty happy from 80,000 -120,000 miles...

      Mine was pretty happy from 80,000 -120,000 miles but hitting 140,000 has been expensive.
      Fuel Pump (left side)
      N-80 Canister purge valve
      Low beam headlamp (left side)
      Front suspension drop links...
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      Sounds like you need a left fuel pump. The...

      Sounds like you need a left fuel pump. The behavior you describe is classic.
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      Starter battery replacement. US 2004 4.2 V8

      After 10 years and 140,000 miles of service (and two weeks sitting in a cold garage), my starter (right side) battery started acting funky and died after two weeks of battle. Symptoms were initially...
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      I've been running 255 x 40 x 19s as snow tires....

      I've been running 255 x 40 x 19s as snow tires. I've cracked three Bentley wheels with them! The sidewalls are too darned short! If I were you, consider going to 275 x 45 x 19 Pirellis next time. ...
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