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    1. 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.
    2. Thread: "Check Gas Cap"?

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      Seems to have been a transient gremlin as the...

      Seems to have been a transient gremlin as the vehicle performed normally this evening on two 10 mile drives.
      The only other gremlin I experience is an occasional mysterious sunroof opening at start...
    3. Thread: "Check Gas Cap"?

      by Paldi
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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...
    6. 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.
      ...
    7. 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?
    8. 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.
    9. 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"?
    10. 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...
    15. 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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      Ouch!

      Ouch!
    17. Thread: Strong. Phaeton

      by Paldi
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      Unless he just happened to be carrying that W12...

      Unless he just happened to be carrying that W12 intake manifold in the trunk... which is open. :)
    18. Thread: Strong. Phaeton

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      Is that a W12?

      Is that a W12?
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      Why not throw in a twin turbocharged motor from...

      Why not throw in a twin turbocharged motor from an Audi S8?
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      A stock W12 is much quieter than a stock V8. The...

      A stock W12 is much quieter than a stock V8.
      The only visible difference between the two is the W12 has a center muffler and the V8 does not. So if you want more sound volume, I suggest removing the...
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