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    1. I believe the quad exhaust is actually an option...

      I believe the quad exhaust is actually an option now - if you go to the Konfigurator on the Volkswagen.de site, one of the options is "Ausstattungs - und Designpakete" under which is "4 Abgasendrohre...
    2. $6500 (sucks, I know) I simply did not have...

      $6500 (sucks, I know)

      I simply did not have time to wait for potential buyers or time to remove parts and then post them for sale, deal with shipping, etc.

      The whole reason we are moving is to...
    3. Reluctant "Good Bye" and a hopeful wish (Save my Phaeton)

      Time has always been my enemy, but today it hit hardest when I had to CarMax my trusty Phaeton; I am loathing myself for not posting it for sale on the Vortex board, but due to an upcoming move which...
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      Another link to pics:...

      Another link to pics: http://www.netcarshow.com/bentley/2014-flying_spur/
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      Looking at the list of "approved lubricants" -...

      Looking at the list of "approved lubricants" - which varies from Chrysler to Jaguar - I started wondering what other cars shared the 6HP19A transmission; doing a search in ETKA by the 2004 'USA' part...
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      Hi Nick, Sorry about your battery troubles - I...

      Hi Nick,

      Sorry about your battery troubles - I am glad to hear your wife got out safely! :P

      I was wondering about the AGM battery, since you mentioned it was new: was it a VW battery from the...
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      I've noticed when I approach a set of gates (with...

      I've noticed when I approach a set of gates (with vertical metal bars about 6 inches apart), the front sensors get "confused" and turn red until the gates are fully open/out of the way...
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      The last sentence of the description had a link...

      The last sentence of the description had a link to additional pictures (maybe they just added):

      https://picasaweb.google.com/112935647158205706722/2004VolkswagenPhaetonW12#

      (I can't figure out...
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      When I punched in both numbers, it showed both...

      When I punched in both numbers, it showed both valid from 2002-2007; I believe the bright cherry red color changed to a darker red with the 2008. In the ETKA catalog, I found the following info:
      ...
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      If you can figure out which ECUs need upgrading...

      If you can figure out which ECUs need upgrading vs. which are compatible for the CAN 1.6 to 2.0/DDP to BAP/MFD to RNS810 upgrade, I think it would at least deserve the VWVortex Phaeton Board "Nobel...
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      I believe there are a couple of A/V kits on the...

      I believe there are a couple of A/V kits on the market that allow external video sources to be "spliced" into the existing screen - most include an automatic input (i.e., for diplaying a backup...
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      Thanks to Josh/PowerDubs, who was able to confirm...

      Thanks to Josh/PowerDubs, who was able to confirm (he has a 4-seater fridge he hasn't gotten around to installing yet) - there are only 3 pins used on the 5-pin connector.

      Below is a pic from the...
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      I found a reference to the refrigerator in a...

      I found a reference to the refrigerator in a wiring diagram in ElsaWin (search for the 2006 W12 with BRN motor) for "Fuse Assignment S, SB, SC, SD, SE (2 battery)" - it appears the left-side-battery...
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      Hi Stu, I have a NAR 2004 V8 which came with...

      Hi Stu,

      I have a NAR 2004 V8 which came with the OnStar Telematics (which I never used and eventually became useless due to the analog technology) - however, I was able to remove the J499...
    15. Thread: Power trunk?

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      Hi Phaetron, I'll second what Damon and...

      Hi Phaetron,



      I'll second what Damon and Chris suggested: (1) the Technology Package had both the Power Trunk and Park Assist, so if you have one you most likely have the other, and (2) if you...
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      I would love to try out a different Trunk ECU...

      I would love to try out a different Trunk ECU (J605) in my car since it cannot seem to remember to work all the time; if you could drop the electronics tray in your trunk, I believe it is one of the...
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      I actually have a spare pushbutton hareness from...

      I actually have a spare pushbutton hareness from Spockcat (the guy from the Touareg forum) that I can part with, in case you wanted to save a buck or two.... :)

      Or if you would like to visit his...
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      I believe there might be some info on the...

      I believe there might be some info on the "Retrofitting a push-button starter" where there is a warning about applying too much pressure to the shift assembly can damage it (but I'm not sure this is...
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      They do come in handy (plus you find you will...

      They do come in handy (plus you find you will have many new friends at VW/Audi gatherings if you show up with one!) I bought one from Ross-Tech (highly recommend), you do not need to buy the...
    20. Hi Hugh, I'm not sure how much help I can be...

      Hi Hugh,

      I'm not sure how much help I can be from across the pond (where our "passenger" side is where you sit! :) ) - I'm looking in the ETKA catalog at a 2007 Phaeton diagram for Main Group 4...
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