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      Question for Q5 owners in SW USA

      My wife and I are impressed with the fit and finish, design, and drivability of the Q5, however, I have a couple of negatives:<br>1. Summer heat from the panoramic sun roof. Dealer recommends...
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      Passat B6 Extended Warranty

      I am considering an extended warranty on my 2006 B6 Passat (3.6l). I am interested in anyone in the Dallas area that has experience with the extended warranty sold by Boardwalk VW. Are you happy? ...
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      Re: Jetta TDI

      Drove the Jetta TDI sedan over the weekend. Nice and peppy, however, the real interest is fuel cost per mile. Overall MPG is 34, this equates to $0.14/mile for diesel @ $5.00/gal. Beats the H***...
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      K & N Air Filter for 3.6L engine

      Anyone have real life experience with the K & N air filter on your 3.6L Passat? Any problems? Any improvement in MPG? Any HP increase?
    5. Re: Side impact Saturday night in Hollywood. (NCVOLKSWAGEN)

      Glad everyone is OK.<br>This is typical now days, "it's not my fault".<p> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vortexmediagroup.com/images/banghead.gif" BORDER="0">
    6. Re: Recommended Tint shops in Houston,TX?? (thenew3)

      I highly recommend the Huper Optic tint. We had it done(35%) last April and it had an amazing effect in the hot Texas sun. Hope you find a shop in Houston soon.<p> <IMG NAME="icon"...
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      Re: Passat Reliability (Polski-Rider)

      I'll add my 2 cents to this.<br>As a first time VW owner, I was a little concerned about the bad reports in Consumer Reports about German car reliability in general and I must admit we had an early...
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      Re: Interior detailing advice (SavoyPrime)

      Ditto on the Meguiars rich leather wipes and Meguiars interior detailing spray.<p> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/cool.gif" BORDER="0">
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      XM Radio Trouble

      Anybody experience this problem with the XM Radio in your Passat?<br>The other day we lost XM reception. I called XM to re-activate and the radio remained on "LOADING" for several minutes, still no...
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      Re: OMG! 650+ Miles per tank! (tonyb2580)

      Where can you safely do 130? I haven't found a public road in TX that I feel safe at that speed!<p>Love my Passat <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/cool.gif" BORDER="0">
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      Re: My 3.6 4Mo breaks 30MPG!!! (thenew3)

      In Texas the EPA non-attainment areas are DFW, Houston, San Antonio, and Beaumont(I think). The use of ethanol in the gas is noted on a sticker on the pump at your station.<br>I am concerned that the...
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      Re: My 3.6 4Mo breaks 30MPG!!! (bostonaudi1)

      Just returned from a trip to Arkansas (total trip milage 1054) and observed the following MPG. Using gas purchased in Dallas - 27 MPG (gas contains 10% ethanol). Using gas purchased in Arkansas (no...
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      Who's the chick?

      Who's the chick?
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      Re: The MPG Puzzle (JHAYPASSAT06)

      Just answered my own question, Austin is an "attainment" area DFW is not, soooo we get ethanol in our gas which costs us about 10% reduced MPG. Isn't our government wonderful?<p> <IMG NAME="icon"...
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      The MPG Puzzle

      Just returned from a trip to Austin Tx. I have always used Chevron 93 octane and got between 17 to 20 mpg in town and 27 to 29 on the road. On our return from Austin I filled up at Shell (93 octane)...
    16. Re: Good tinting place in Palm Beach...and what tint to use????? (southnuma)

      35% huper optic very good in the Dallas sun!
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      Re: Official Poll: B6 Passat Owners Age (VWFSIB6)

      65 and loving the my Passat! Keeps the blood flowing in this old fart!
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      Re: 3.6 Hesitation Update (MrZappo)

      Anyone in the Dallas area had this update performed? Which dealer has it now?
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      Re: Thinking about buying a Passat (tx chick)

      As a first time VW owner I can sympathize with some of your concerns, but, if you enjoy a car that make you feel good, buy the Passat. Last year when we were shopping for a car, VW was the last make...
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      Re: Rate your VW Dealer/Service Department (TranceClubMusic)

      Boardwalk VW in Richardson gave very good customer service on minor brake problem, 1st oil change(free), and repair of minor scuff on rim. Ask for Steve.<p> <IMG NAME="icon"...
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