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    TDI fans help doom diesel car in US

    Did no one else recognize Gopher's irony in bemoaning how VW damaged GM's passenger car diesel opportunity? It was GM and their diesel passenger car offerings that killed off the US diesel passenger car market 30 to 40 years ago. It took VW decades to get back any semblance of diesel car market...
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    2021 TDIFest Discusion Thread

    WOW! Things have changed since I last visited. New forum look and feel, and I see I need to re-size my avatar to fit the new space allocation. But some things haven't changed much. I still have only my diesel Bolens tractor, still using biodiesel that I bought three years ago. I am actually...
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    2017 annualized fuel economy

    There has been no monthly listing for some time, but those of us that do tabulate might want to brag or complain about our own result for the just completed year. 2017 annual mileage, one summary entry for the entire year. Driver: Lug_Nut Miles: 14,255 Gallons: 301.420 Model Year: 2005 Model...
  4. wiring now

    wiring now

  5. tie strap

    tie strap

  6. leading cross-member

    leading cross-member

  7. rear cross-member

    rear cross-member

  8. module relocated to stud

    module relocated to stud

  9. color confusion

    color confusion

  10. beaucoup de splices

    beaucoup de splices

  11. right turn wire

    right turn wire

  12. module to cover interference

    module to cover interference

  13. wiring as delivered

    wiring as delivered

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    First Friday (of fall season) / Farewell to "Snowy"

    "Snowy", the white 2000 Golf that Bonnie has been fostering, will be leaving our midsts and heading westward to a new home. The new owner (a long-time Fred's member) will be flying in on Friday to pick up the Golf, and will be heading back with the car on Saturday. What better way to celebrate...
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    Safe Travels / Bon Voyage

    In the words of Paul Simon: Well, I'm on my way, I don't know where I'm going. I'm on my way, Taking my time, but I don't know where.