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Old November 14th, 2018, 17:31   #31
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I can only imagine how much better my TDI life wouldíve been if I had known about this forum when I bought my first TDI brand new in 2003..

Unfortunately I didnít even consider the idea that there might be a car community out there for me until 2008/2009 or whenever i ended up joining.

I am sincerely thankful to all those who helped build this community and to all those who keep it running and growing.

You guys have facilitated my love of the TDI and Iím happy to now own 2 and working my way to a 3rd, if I can just defeat the bridal forces of negativity. lol.


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Old November 22nd, 2018, 18:35   #32
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I’m still around. Joined a few months after purchasing my first in 2000. I check in periodically here but don’t post much anymore. Almost 200k on my 01 golf. Bought and sold 7 other tdi’s over the last 15 years, but still have my original. Just surpassed 18 years with this car, so I gave it a new headliner as a birthday present. It’ll get a timing belt at 200k and honestly I may think about selling. A two door car isn’t really meeting my family’s needs at this point.
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Old November 28th, 2018, 18:25   #33
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Iím still around. Joined a few months after purchasing my first in 2000. I check in periodically here but donít post much anymore. Almost 200k on my 01 golf. Bought and sold 7 other tdiís over the last 15 years, but still have my original. Just surpassed 18 years with this car, so I gave it a new headliner as a birthday present. Itíll get a timing belt at 200k and honestly I may think about selling. A two door car isnít really meeting my familyís needs at this point.
I always wanted a 2 door Let me know when you want me to pick it up

Iím still around from time to time but no TDIís in my stable. All BMW now. Still working on them as I have time between business trips.

My 02 I bought new melted down #2 cylinder from a streaming injector at 350k-ish miles and it has been back on the road with a new owner for about a year. I had a great time with my Jetta but still canít wipe the grin off my face every time I drive my hooligan 335d
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Old December 9th, 2018, 04:55   #34
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Old December 15th, 2018, 20:58   #35
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I always wanted a 2 door Let me know when you want me to pick it up
Iím still around from time to time but no TDIís in my stable. All BMW now. Still working on them as I have time between business trips.
My 02 I bought new melted down #2 cylinder from a streaming injector at 350k-ish miles and it has been back on the road with a new owner for about a year. I had a great time with my Jetta but still canít wipe the grin off my face every time I drive my hooligan 335d
Good to hear you still lurk around here like i do. Stop by if you are ever near indy!
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Old December 21st, 2018, 18:15   #36
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How is life in the fast lane. My 2002 threw a rod at 295,000 miles
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Old December 22nd, 2018, 17:17   #37
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How is life in the fast lane. My 2002 threw a rod at 295,000 miles
Life speeds by, Iím trying to slow down and enjoy it. Not much fast lane for me anymore!
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Old February 6th, 2019, 12:39   #38
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We bought our 1999 New Beetle TDI in June of 99. I didn't join here until September of 2001, that's probably about the time we got our first computer. I have been fortunate to be able to make a living largely from these great cars.
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Old April 11th, 2019, 20:36   #39
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It has been quite a while. 8 TDI cars later, I'm still here!
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Old April 12th, 2019, 06:15   #40
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VeeDubTDI and I are still around, though we only have one TDI between us at this point

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Old April 12th, 2019, 08:34   #41
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I had to check my own stats. I joined here in 03 but bought had already owned the beetle for three years. Still have the 10 JSW but got rid of the 11 Golf. Couldn't pass up the money! Last year, I upsized my diesels and picked up a 17 Ram 1500 Ecodiesel. I'll be here at least until the wife says she's tired of driving the JSW.
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Old April 12th, 2019, 09:01   #42
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Still here too since 01. Occasionally check in. Still with 01 Golf and 04.5 Passat.
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Old April 14th, 2019, 14:41   #43
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Joined Aug. 04. Still have my Jetta. Has been by far the best car I have owned. Brake booster only real failure. It has been parked in the garage for about a month now. Last road trip, oil light came on about 3 times. Oil pressure has been reading low lately. I was planning on changing the oil pump next timing belt but, with the light, haven't decided what to do yet.
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Old April 16th, 2019, 14:36   #44
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I actually joined before it was a forum! I left a message on the guestbook all those years ago. I've had 3 TDI's now (a mk4, a mk7, and a '14 beetle) plus my '81 Rabbit. All have been great!
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I actually joined before it was a forum! I left a message on the guestbook all those years ago. I've had 3 TDI's now (a mk4, a mk7, and a '14 beetle) plus my '81 Rabbit. All have been great!
Anyone who joined TDIClub before the first gen forums (1999), post the date you first posted in the old guestbook. I'll update your member profile to reflect that date.

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