TDIFest 2016 Summary Thread

VW Derf

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Jul 3, 1996
Richmond, BC, Canada
2010 Blue Graphite Pearl Golf Variant
Thanks everyone who was able to make it out our support TDIClub and TDIFest 2016 in some way. There are a number of different threads so this is a quick summary thread.

First lets thank those that were able to make TDIFest a reality with their contributions:

Please considering giving those who support TDIClub your business before looking outside as they support us keeping us add free.

2016 BUG*PWR Winner : BKmetz

Here is the final list of winner at the Show and Shine, which seems to have a lot of red cars:

Best in Show:
Here's where you choose your favorite car in the Show & Shine.

Winner: Tom Walker (tomo366)

Attention to Detail:
This award is given to the vehicle in the Show & Shine that you think is the most meticulously cleaned/maintained.

Winner: Robert Grajewski

Best Daily Driver:
Best daily driver. Any year or model, this car will get you from A to B TDI style.

Winner: Peter Storey (PeterV) * Special note that this car has made it to all 16 TDIFests.

Best Modified (No Engine Conversion):
The best example of a modified car. Not necessarily the most modified, but one where the modifications have been done with great care and planning too. Engine conversions not included.

Winner: Clint Shell (Nash_TDI)

Best (Engine) Conversion: A successful conversion (engine) that looks like it could have come from the factory.

Winner: John Weeda with a 2004 Ford Ranger TDI

Been Around The Block:
The most used vehicle / vehicle showing the most age, but still road*worthy enough to make it to the event

Winner: Andrew Richardson (ketchupshirt88)

Other award at this year's TDIFest include:

TDI vehicle with the highest mileage
Winner: Andew Richardson 400k+ miles

Farthest distance driven to TDIFest (Google Maps shortest route from your home - extended road trips do not count):
Winner: whitedog with 2,300 miles (3,700km)

Best fuel economy on the trip to TDIFest:
Winner: Lug_Nut and his 2005 Jetta Wagon with 62.984 mpg (US) or 3.734 l/100km

If you want to see pictures from the event, this is picture thread.

A big thanks goes out to this year’s organizing committee, the volunteers, sponsor and everyone who made it out to the even this year. For those that attended we sent out a survey today. Please fill this in by October 8th, 2016 so we can use the feedback for future events. If you attended and did not receive one, please let me know.

We can end this post with a picture of the sunset from the fireboat cruise:
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