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      Doesn't it? It uses the steering wheel angle to...

      Doesn't it? It uses the steering wheel angle to change the lane filtering in bends, i.e. look more to the right or the left when the wheel is slightly off center. It would make sense if it needed a...
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      56, private helicopter pilot, works with...

      56, private helicopter pilot, works with technology used in ice management in the Arctic... First Phaeton 2010, had two up til last week when I sold the diesel.

      /p
    3. Re-programming

      If anyone wants the login code and procedure for making a parking heater out of an aux heater, drop me a PM...

      /per
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      I floored my W12 (2006) on steep up-hill road and...

      I floored my W12 (2006) on steep up-hill road and measured the torque reported by the gearbox via VCDS. It appears to be electronically limited to 500 Nm, because it sort of flatlined there...
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      I didn't do it myself, but manual says that the...

      I didn't do it myself, but manual says that the four bolts should be tightened to 80 Nm and then an additional 90.

      There is also instructions for actually pressing the hub out and the the bearing...
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      Generally speaking: 1) Over-engineered to the...

      Generally speaking:

      1) Over-engineered to the max
      2) Anonymous
      3) Excellent ride, extremely quiet (especially the W12)
      4) Beats most motorcycles at traffic lights (yes!)
      5) The W12 is so heavy...
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      I wouldn't know as I haven't managed to get it up...

      I wouldn't know as I haven't managed to get it up to real speed yet. Darn traffic stopped me at 285 km/h on the Autobahn (177 mph). I have to concur, though; that speed was a non-event.

      /per
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      The good stuff (individual)isn't even shown in...

      The good stuff (individual)isn't even shown in the list, like the refrigerator or the dual tone leather... :(

      Here's mine:


      LC5S = Apassionatablue Heliochrome
      X0A = National sales program...
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      MIchael, On the newer Phaetons, the heat on...

      MIchael,

      On the newer Phaetons, the heat on symbol for the steering wheel comes on at the top of the display. Everything that comes on up there is automatically centered and they move around...
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      I have changed two bearings on my 2008 V6TDI and...

      I have changed two bearings on my 2008 V6TDI and two on my 2006 W12. They come as a complete hub with four bolts that hold them in place. The only downside is that you need a four-wheel alignment...
    11. Doesn't that message show when you have to press...

      Doesn't that message show when you have to press the big button on first time use of nav?
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      Mine stopped moving down. Up was fine. It fixed...

      Mine stopped moving down. Up was fine. It fixed itself all of a sudden :)

      /per
    13. Just a quick note, folks! An AGM battery can...

      Just a quick note, folks!

      An AGM battery can utilize about 50% of the battery capacity as charge current. A standard lead-acid one 20-30%. This means that our dear left-side battery will eat no...
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      Different beast, I think... /per

      Different beast, I think...

      /per
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      Ah! Jan Eklind has one just like that and mine is...

      Ah! Jan Eklind has one just like that and mine is Apassionata Blue Heliochrome. Shifting... ;)

      /per
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      Looks like Papillion Silver Heliochrome... Nice...

      Looks like Papillion Silver Heliochrome... Nice color!

      /per
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      Interestingly enough, they come out as not...

      Interestingly enough, they come out as not compatible ???
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      Perhaps the door needs to be closed. Some of the...

      Perhaps the door needs to be closed. Some of the things are like that. I'll check on my two tomorrow...
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      It is, however, an AGM battery (or should be),...

      It is, however, an AGM battery (or should be), and as such it should be able to take the beating.

      Interesting note... Standard lead-acid battery: damaged if drawn below 10.5V. AGM (and this is a...
    20. I checked this when I wanted to have the same...

      I checked this when I wanted to have the same look and feel in my 2006 W12 as in my 2008 TDI. The knobs are totally unobtainable from VW. My tech guy tried to order a knob for another VW nav unit and...
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