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    1. Any update on this mate? Curious as to how its...

      Any update on this mate? Curious as to how its going for you.
    2. WTB: 19 Silver Pretorias (or trade for my black ones)

      My black pretorias, while most seem to love them, aren't really doing it for me and would love to switch to some silvers. If you have a set of OEMs that you feel like selling, or want to trade for my...
    3. What Thomas said. At BEST the dealer that sold...

      What Thomas said. At BEST the dealer that sold you the car did so negligently by not performing a thorough enough check as part of the CPO process. At worst, they saw it and covered it. I suspect the...
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      45, work-from-home creative director for a...

      45, work-from-home creative director for a non-profit in DC. Wife, one kid (4) and an elderly woofer entering his last few months, heartbreakingly. Three car garage with no cars in it. (But my...
    5. Bump up the jam, bump it up.

      Bump up the jam, bump it up.
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      Back in my Jetta days (we're going back 7-8...

      Back in my Jetta days (we're going back 7-8 years) I had nothing but nightmare experiences with Sonnen. I ended up taking my car to Swiss Garage in Larkspur where I met Matt Forsyth, and he took...
    7. WTB: 19x8 OEM Silver Pretorias (SF Bay Area)

      Looking for a set of excellent condition silver Prets to replace the black prets on my brand new R. Could either do a trade, or have cash in hand.
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      Service manager at the dealership mentioned as...

      Service manager at the dealership mentioned as much when we were doing the buyback - normally its somewhere between 60 and 90 days, and the fact this was done in 30 is the fastest he's seen. That...
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      Welp, dealer called Friday afternoon to say they...

      Welp, dealer called Friday afternoon to say they had the repurchase packet. Went down and did the deed. And an hour later...

      https://i.imgur.com/eK68JQi.jpg

      I'm back in action!!
    10. Anybody? Be interested in a purchase too, have a...

      Anybody? Be interested in a purchase too, have a potential buyer for the black prets lined up.
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      From going through your thread @ice4life, my...

      From going through your thread @ice4life, my money is 100% on the dealer in your case with that paint job. Initially thought port, but couldn't have happened that way with a likely wrapped car. More...
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      Jesus, not great. Thing is, the whole...

      Jesus, not great.

      Thing is, the whole situation between dealer and manufacturer just makes it far harder for the consumer in the long run, because it makes responsibility a grey area. There are...
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      Exactly. Not everything has a perfect record -...

      Exactly. Not everything has a perfect record - there's always going to be something you buy that's broken or has some sort of issue. But in every other industry the seller of the product will stand...
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      Threw in a cheeky request for one of those "Hey,...

      Threw in a cheeky request for one of those "Hey, if it has to be built from the factory, does that mean I'd get a 2020 Mk8?" at which point she paused, had a think, and said "4-6 month delivery is...
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      That sucks you've had that experience - two in...

      That sucks you've had that experience - two in two years? Jesus, I can see why you've lost faith. From our standpoint, I've owned nothing but VAG vehicles since I could drive (with the exception of a...
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      To be fair, a lot fewer than some people I've...

      To be fair, a lot fewer than some people I've seen. But called me yesterday afternoon - rep was nothing but polite and apologetic (can't repeat enough, been really impressed with everyone I've spoken...
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      Hooray! Just made my first payment today. Still...

      Hooray! Just made my first payment today. Still no word from VW, and still no ETA from my dealer. (I kinda get the impression from them that they're not overly bothered about getting it fixed at this...
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      White Mk 7.5 with Englishtowns making a left from...

      White Mk 7.5 with Englishtowns making a left from East Washington onto Sonoma Mountain Parkway this morning in Petaluma, CA. I was sitting there at the junction in my loaner Passat, sobbing away...
    19. FEELER FT: 19" Black Pretorias for 19" Silver Pretorias (SF Bay Area/Norcal)

      This is a little up in the air right now - my brand new R is currently in the shop with a fried ECU (and Christ knows what else) with about 600 miles on it. I'd purchased a set of 19" silver prets...
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      Yeah, Im currently puttering about in a loaner...

      Yeah, Im currently puttering about in a loaner Passat. Which gets me from A to B...

      ...just not as quickly as Id like. :laugh:
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