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    B4 fog light dummies on parts blowout

    Guess VW found a couple: COVER 3A0-941-777 $60 $14.99 75% 114
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    FS: Passat NMS Upgrades: LEDs, Xenons, Seats

    Our ‘12 Passat goes back to VW next week. I'd like $250 Chinese market LED tail lights. With trailer light controller so they work with the USA lighting code. Demo here: Come over and I’ll help install them! Will need your USA tails to go back on our car. $350...
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    FS: 1999.5 Jetta TDI GLS. Black on black, many upgrades! $3,750 in DC Metro

    The time has come... For sale is my 99.5 Jetta GLS TDI 5 speed. Odometer is just under 313,000 miles. Some highlights: -Power windows, locks (working!) -New timing belt, water pump, oil pump chain & tensioner, front main seal, cam seal, lifters and clutch at 280k. Clutch is a TDI friction w/...
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    FS: 2012 Passat TDI SE DSG $12,500*

    Sadly, the time has come for VeeDubTDI and I to part with our 2012 Passat TDI. As everyone is aware, VW is offering to buy this car back. So here's the deal... the buyback offer is $17,987. The modification offer is $5,487. If you pay us the buyback amount up front, we won't complete our claim...
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    Adaptation for preglow time on EDC16 PD motors?

    This post is mostly directed at our friends from Ross-Tech :) As many here know, the easy preglow time adaptation for the ALH doesn't work for the PD motors sold here. I was Googling around and found this posting:
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    Carpooling thread

    Hmm, perhaps a bit late to ask... Is anyone leaving Fest on Monday that would be heading past Milwaukee? I'm flying out at 6 pm and would love to catch a ride with someone :) -J
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    FS ScanGauge II w/ XGauge. $130 shipped.

    I have an extra ScanGauge II, the 2nd revision with XGauges. Used, but in good condition. No display issues. With the connection cable. $145 shipped in the USA. Thanks! -Jason
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    Recommended glass installers in the DC area?

    The cold / defrost cycles caused the chip on the Touareg's windshield to turn into a crack running almost the width of the glass... and of course the inspection is due this month :rolleyes: Anyone have a recommended glass shop? This will be an out of pocket repair. Thanks, -Jason
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    MK3 Fenders on Closeout

    The last thing that happens before they go NLA. $49 each. FENDER 1HM-821-022-B $96.93 $49 49% 85 1993-99 Golf/Jetta FENDER 1HM-821-021-D $100.27 $49 51% 42 1993-99 Golf/Jetta -J
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    Improving the rain sensing wipers on 2012 models

    As most of you know the 2012 NMS models all have a rain / light sensor. The rain sensor / auto wiper function was disabled from the factory. Many chose to use VCDS to enable the rain sensor. The problem I observed is that the sensitivity isn't very good... the wipers are either going too fast or...
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    Emissions update changes

    As the owner of a 2012 Passat I am very curious what the forthcoming changes to the engine management will be. I decided to capture a baseline. The following log is my drive home from work. The drive starts with the car having sat for 8 hours, being started, driven on city streets with...
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    VCDS @ TDIFest

    I'm going to be giving a basic and advanced VCDS tech demo at TDIFest this year. I have some ideas of what I want to cover, including Auto Scan, Fault codes, Long Coding, and interface types. Are there other topics people are interested in me speaking about? I'd love to share the bits I've...