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    Sportback for less than a Golf

    [ QUOTE ] Broadmarsh said: Have you experience of broken engine under warranty? [/ QUOTE ] I've had the car less than a month and I've had: Dead MAF - £270 Dead coolant sensor - £70 ..if I'd been paying. Coolant sensor they'd have a hard time saying the chip was to blame for but the MAF...
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    Sportback for less than a Golf

    [ QUOTE ] Broadmarsh said: Agreed. IF there is a warranty claim!, Then they have to prove beyond all reasonable doubt that the modification was the sole cause of the damage that made you claim! Very difficult for them prove! [/ QUOTE ] It's not mentioned in the warranty small print, not...
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    Sportback for less than a Golf

    [ QUOTE ] Broadmarsh said: monty77 said: Chances are low they would check this but they may get nosey when they think the car is quicker than it should be. Adam [/ QUOTE ] Why should they? It is none of their business. It is your private property not theirs to do what they wish with...
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    Sportback for less than a Golf

    [ QUOTE ] Cats said: Evan the dealers diagnostic equipment can not detect the changes. [/ QUOTE ] This is not 100% accurate. Apart from being ****** obvious when they drive it if they were to log requested/actual boost values (like you can using VAGCOM) then the readings would be far...
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    Autoglym Paint preperation?

    I wouldn't let a dealer do anything that requires patience i.e. valeting, waxing etc.. they just employ some kid to do it for you out the back. Get the car home and wash it with fairy liquid solution (gets all the nasty machine applied wax **** off) then apply a good quality wax to it...
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    Sportback for less than a Golf

    [ QUOTE ] Cats said: Hi guys, I’ve joined this forum having ordered a Sportback 2.0T FSI DSG S Line in Dolphin Grey with Open Sky roof, heated seats & arm rests. Yes your right I’m one of the more mature members with those options. I was going to order a Golf GTI 5dr with DSG + options...
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    98 RON Optimax v 97 Super UL v 95 UL

    [ QUOTE ] RS4 Barry said: My audi centre advised me not to use optimax in the RS4! [/ QUOTE ] Can't think for the life of me why they'd recommend that - makes no sense whatsoever. Did they give a reason? A
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    Phatnoise - Any good ?

    I'm looking into one of these, in my current car I'm running an Alpine HU with the ipod interface which I like a lot. How does the phatnoise compare? Does it show any track information on the HU screen or in the DIS display? When you say 'announcements' what do you mean? Anyone know of a...
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