I was lucky enough to get Contis on my delivered car, instead of Hankook's on the one that I test drove. Still hearing some unwanted road noise, I did some investigating and noticed a pretty wide gap between the back of the rear seats and the trunk crossmember.
Wow, I thought. That is where the...
From another site:
>Rear trunk hinge covers on all models
>Manual air conditioning on all models S and SE models. SEL keeps dual zone auto climate
>Redesigned center console with rear center air vents
>4 years pre-paid Traffic coverage for Sirus traffic, 3 month for all other services
Test drove a 2012 Passat TDI today and I noticed as someone else also pointed out, the centerline of the driver's seat and centerline of the steering wheel seem to be offset from each other a bit. In other words, you don't sit directly behind the steering wheel. The centerline of the steering...
Saw this on another site.
Dealer messed up the AdBlue refill and it caused an extensive corrosive mess.
Wonder if the 2013's will have a modified design now?
For Sale: Michelin Ice-X on 16" Audi Sport wheels, SE. Pa. Highly rated Michelin 205/55-R16 ICE-X snow tires with OEM Audi 16x7 sport alloys. Tires have probably three season left on them. Wheels are true, and a few have minor curbage. They are the winter setup after all. Just bolt on and...
Found this over at Vortex. Has the whole line up. 2.0L TDI
- 6-spd Manual - $22,995
- 6-spd DSG Auto - $24,095
OEM, Jetta MKV GLI suspension for sale. Picked it up from Vortex a while ago, but my project plans have changed. From a 2006 w/@ 25k miles on them.
Asking $150 plus $20 shipping.
Pics here: http://s49.photobucket.com/albums/f287/racecrmike/GLI%20Springs/
For sale A5 Jetta Baracuda roof bike rack
Selling my VW Drivegear Barracuda Bike rack. It is presently set up to carry three bikes. Can be configured to carry 1-3 bikes. Includes mounting key torque wrench, lock keys and Thule wind fairing (which I paid extra for, @ 100 bucks). Takes about 5...
Contact Bill Hanly, at Hanly Oil. They are the Philly area distributor for Worley and Obetz/Amerigreen/HC Renier.
Bill has been selling to me at $4/gal in todays high price climate. That is 40 cents cheaper than D2 around here for the good stuff!
He 'can' deliver a large quantity to your...
Something I put together for my newspaper regarding the 2008 Philadelphia Auto Show. One guy was pro diesel and mentioned most of the Diesel virtues vs Hybrids.
2005.5 A5 Jetta TDI
Saw this in the Orlando Sentinel today. "Is America ripe for next-gen diesel vehicles? Many carmakers guess no"
Mostly a story headed in t right direction.
A story that is mostly headed in the right...
Relative just bought a used '05 from one of our favourite dealers in the Phila area. He's a TDI newby. He was driving it home to Cincinnati, when the engine check light came on. Car continued to drive okay. :confused:
He got it home, started driving the next day, and started getting a clicking...