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BRMTDI

Veteran Member - TDIClub Contributor
Joined
Oct 9, 2013
Location
Newark, New Jersey
TDI
2006 Jetta TDI BRM PD140 Turbo, PD150 Injectors RC2+
I'm all set to go I believe..I'm a TDIfest virgin should be fun I hope :)

just need to setup lodging
 

VeeDubTDI

Wanderluster, Traveler, TDIClub Enthusiast
Joined
Jul 2, 2000
Location
Springfield, VA
TDI
‘18 Tesla Model 3D+, ‘14 Cadillac ELR, ‘13 Fiat 500e
I'm all set to go I believe..I'm a TDIfest virgin should be fun I hope :)

just need to setup lodging
You're #100! I'll have an extra little bonus for your goodie bag. :cool:
 

MonsterTDI09

TDIClub Enthusiast, Veteran Member
Joined
Jul 3, 2009
Location
NoVa/NJ
TDI
2010 Jetta DSG/ up keep on 2009 Jetta DSG 2006 Jetta Pag 2 in North SEA Green
That's awesome we hit 100 people.:D
 

MonsterTDI09

TDIClub Enthusiast, Veteran Member
Joined
Jul 3, 2009
Location
NoVa/NJ
TDI
2010 Jetta DSG/ up keep on 2009 Jetta DSG 2006 Jetta Pag 2 in North SEA Green
I'm all set to go I believe..I'm a TDIfest virgin should be fun I hope :)

just need to setup lodging
Just to let you know, there is a hotel were the fest is being held
 

BRMTDI

Veteran Member - TDIClub Contributor
Joined
Oct 9, 2013
Location
Newark, New Jersey
TDI
2006 Jetta TDI BRM PD140 Turbo, PD150 Injectors RC2+
yeah I am still debating driving out Saturday morning or Friday night...after work.. coming from North Jersey looks like a 7 or 8 hour drive.
 

VeeDubTDI

Wanderluster, Traveler, TDIClub Enthusiast
Joined
Jul 2, 2000
Location
Springfield, VA
TDI
‘18 Tesla Model 3D+, ‘14 Cadillac ELR, ‘13 Fiat 500e
yeah I am still debating driving out Saturday morning or Friday night...after work.. coming from North Jersey looks like a 7 or 8 hour drive.
I'd do Friday night, but that's just me; I'm heading up on Tuesday morning. More time in Maine is a good thing!
 

cfc1016

Well-known member
Joined
Jul 15, 2015
Location
Arlington, VA
TDI
2003 ALH Wagon Auto; 2001 Beetle 5spd
You're #100! I'll have an extra little bonus for your goodie bag. :cool:
Didn't I hear rumblings about a special bonus pack for registrant #43??:p

I'm excited. Itinerary is set. Fuel stops tentatively scheduled. Extraneous adventures/journeys plotted. ~2,800 miles in 6 days. WOO! I'm used to 1,000 miles/week, but this is gonna be big.
 

vw_nut

Veteran Member
Joined
Jun 22, 2005
Location
Beechgrove, TN, 37018
TDI
, 1981 VW pickup TDI Conversion, , 2000 Golf TDI,1985 Cabriolet 16V,2006 jetta
Sorry I have to miss it work has had me slammed and my truck sits on my rack most all is there to finish just no time
 

VeeDubTDI

Wanderluster, Traveler, TDIClub Enthusiast
Joined
Jul 2, 2000
Location
Springfield, VA
TDI
‘18 Tesla Model 3D+, ‘14 Cadillac ELR, ‘13 Fiat 500e
Sorry I have to miss it work has had me slammed and my truck sits on my rack most all is there to finish just no time
That's a bummer! I hope you get to go do something fun with the weekend anyway.
 

BRMTDI

Veteran Member - TDIClub Contributor
Joined
Oct 9, 2013
Location
Newark, New Jersey
TDI
2006 Jetta TDI BRM PD140 Turbo, PD150 Injectors RC2+
No prizes for 101 lol.... sweet will be cool to meet you up there dieseleux
 

VeeDubTDI

Wanderluster, Traveler, TDIClub Enthusiast
Joined
Jul 2, 2000
Location
Springfield, VA
TDI
‘18 Tesla Model 3D+, ‘14 Cadillac ELR, ‘13 Fiat 500e
We're up to 113 people now. Let's keep this momentum going, folks! :cool:
 

BRMTDI

Veteran Member - TDIClub Contributor
Joined
Oct 9, 2013
Location
Newark, New Jersey
TDI
2006 Jetta TDI BRM PD140 Turbo, PD150 Injectors RC2+
Anyone have any tips for staying awake during these long drives, besides slapping yourself in the face?
 

Abacus

That helpful B4 guy
Joined
Nov 10, 2007
Location
Nobleboro, Maine
TDI
See signature for TDI's
Stop for a 20 minute nap somewhere or get a really nasty drink and nurse it along. I've spent a ton of time doing this while hiking the NH48 in winter as day trips. Many times I'd get up at 3 or 4 AM, drive 3 hours to the White Mountains, hike and climb all day with snowshoes or crampons and a pack, then come down and drive 3 hours home and arrive back between 11 and midnight.
 
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VeeDubTDI

Wanderluster, Traveler, TDIClub Enthusiast
Joined
Jul 2, 2000
Location
Springfield, VA
TDI
‘18 Tesla Model 3D+, ‘14 Cadillac ELR, ‘13 Fiat 500e
Anyone have any tips for staying awake during these long drives, besides slapping yourself in the face?

I was pretty tired this morning, after getting only 5 hours of sleep this morning. A Belgian waffle and some coffee got me up and running. :cool: 8 more hours to go!
 

bhtooefr

TDIClub Enthusiast, ToofTek Inventor
Joined
Oct 16, 2005
Location
Newark, OH
TDI
None
Stay hydrated.

I like to keep beef jerky with me on road trips, because eating it helps me stay awake.

Loud music can help.

Uncomfortably cold HVAC settings can help.

Podcasts that make you think can help.

A passenger that you can talk with can help, even if they can't take co-driving duties.
 

meerschm

Top Post Dawg
Joined
Apr 18, 2009
Location
Fairfax county VA
TDI
2009 Jetta wagon DSG 08/08 205k buyback 1/8/18; replaced with 2017 Golf Wagon 4mo 1.8l CXBB
Anyone have any tips for staying awake during these long drives, besides slapping yourself in the face?
two words

cof fee


(enough sleep and a nap are good too)
 

BRMTDI

Veteran Member - TDIClub Contributor
Joined
Oct 9, 2013
Location
Newark, New Jersey
TDI
2006 Jetta TDI BRM PD140 Turbo, PD150 Injectors RC2+
I noticed on one long drive talk radio kept me up, I'm debating playing some movies on my radio for the trip.
 

GeekDrew

Veteran Member
Joined
Jan 23, 2008
Location
Columbus, OH, USA
TDI
None
Ready to make last-minute plans? For those of you wondering, registration is still open, including admission to food events - the deadline has been extended until 09:00 AM (US/East) tomorrow. :)
 

Hamsterdiesel

TDIClub Enthusiast , Veteran Member & HO5G CoFound
Joined
Jul 30, 2002
Location
NH
TDI
1999 Golf IV, Black and now 2015 Reflex Silver Passat SE
Anyone have any tips for staying awake during these long drives, besides slapping yourself in the face?
3 words: Five Hour Energy. The stuff WORKS. Drink one of those little bottles when the sleepies just start sneaking up on you. In about 20 mins, you are awake. No jitters, no sugar crash later - just awake when you need to be.
 

tomo366

TDI Lifer, Member #131
Joined
Jun 30, 1997
Location
Kensington, Maryland USA
TDI
2015 Jetta SEL TDI
3 words: Five Hour Energy. The stuff WORKS. Drink one of those little bottles when the sleepies just start sneaking up on you. In about 20 mins, you are awake. No jitters, no sugar crash later - just awake when you need to be.
What the Hamster said.....I am leaving the DC Area around 4 am on Thursday and 5 hour energy will be the Breakfast of Champions....
 

VeeDubTDI

Wanderluster, Traveler, TDIClub Enthusiast
Joined
Jul 2, 2000
Location
Springfield, VA
TDI
‘18 Tesla Model 3D+, ‘14 Cadillac ELR, ‘13 Fiat 500e
3 words: Five Hour Energy. The stuff WORKS. Drink one of those little bottles when the sleepies just start sneaking up on you. In about 20 mins, you are awake. No jitters, no sugar crash later - just awake when you need to be.

Yes! This stuff does work, but it only works ONCE. Use it wisely, because after it wears off, you are done for. If you take a second one, effects are unpleasant and you'll feel pretty strung out.
 

russman

Well-known member
Joined
Aug 30, 2012
Location
Ontario
TDI
02 Jetta summer 00 Jetta winter wife's 04 Jetta
1000 kms on the money 9 1/2 hours including 40 mins at the border fuel light came on just as I arrived. Let's get this party started
 
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