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Hello from Oxford!

Rich00p Aug 20, 2013

  1. Rich00p

    Rich00p Member

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    Hi everyone, I've been loitering on here for a while and have always found the forums very helpful, so I thought I'd better introduce myself!
    After searching long and hard last year for a TQS within my budget I finally gave up and settled on a 2002 passat tdi ( my 4th in fact.. uurgh) but later sold that earlier this year and again after what seemed like ages I stumbled across this 2000 TQS on a random village classifieds site (the joys of google advanced search)

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    As I say, it's a 2000 on a W plate, 101K with full Audi history, symphony double din, factory sun roof and rear spoiler, I think I lucked out paying less that 1900 as the chap I bought it from had kept it garaged and done less than 3.5k a year for the last five years and has amazingly never failed an MOT (reaching for some wood)

    generally its in pretty good nick, just wants a CV boot and a new flexi joint and perhaps a rear output seal from what I can see, the interior is almost untouched and YES it has a fully working DIS! woop woop! I'm a bit of a sticker for paint and an amateur detailing enthusiast so naturally I was pretty chuffed with the results of a recent wash and clay bar session, this is prior to any machine polishing whatsoever, I plan to spend a few days with my rotary and get it generally looking a bit smarter

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    Now been completely familiar with all things passat shaped I was well aware of the common plenum drain blockage issue but thought hey its dry, I'll leave it for now and check it in a few days time.. then mother nature decided to point her finger at me and say NOOOO YOU WILL DO IT NOW!

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    you can see where it was up to and where I managed to drain some of it with a cup but in the end bit the bullet and took the tray out and unblocked the drains.. resulting in a bit of a flood!

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    all nice and unblocked!

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    Anyway, I'll get a build thread started soon and post some updates - I have some AP coilovers arriving next week and hope to give it a mild drop if I can get my head around the rear suspension arrangement!
     
  2. Sandra

    Sandra MODERATOR Staff Member Administrator Moderator TeamMisano TFSI Owners Group Gold Supporter quattro Audi S3 s tronic

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    Hi, welcome to audi-sport.net. That is a great introduction thread, looking forward to your build thread. I hope you enjoy the forum, we are all friendly and helpful. :) x
     
  3. NHN

    NHN Retrofitter - Audi - VW - Skoda - Seat Site Sponsor VCDS Map User

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    Welcome to the site.
     

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