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    02-07-2022, 07:45 PM
    nermal started a thread QLD Oil pump 03G115105H in Parts For Sale
    Oil pump originally ordered for 2008 VW Passat 125TDI (BMR engine code). Includes carrier pins in both sizes and retainer clip. Should fit other 2.0L...
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    02-07-2022, 05:26 PM
    New with original packaging and papers. Includes exhaust manifold. Originally ordered for 2008 Passat 125TDI (BMR engine code), but was wrong part...
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    02-07-2022, 04:37 PM
    Sorry, my mistake - just re-read your post. Good to know they're the same files
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    02-07-2022, 02:53 PM
    Could probably download and compare md5 checksums. I've deleted the Skoda files, but can always download them again using the office Internet...
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    02-07-2022, 02:37 PM
    Brake Set from 2018 Arteon R-Line. Calipers, 340x30mm Rotors, Brake Lines, Guards and Pads. AFAIK - these are the same spec as Golf R brakes,...
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    02-07-2022, 02:21 PM
    nermal replied to a thread Arteon Brake upgrade in Arteon
    Thanks, appreciate it =) I split the difference and put them up for $550 (ono): MQB 340mm Front Brake Set I've recommended that the pads be...
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    02-07-2022, 08:38 AM
    nermal replied to a thread Arteon Brake upgrade in Arteon
    So, I'm about to list the old brakes (along with some other spare parts I have kicking around)... Would it be safe to advertise these as Arteon...
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    01-07-2022, 10:36 PM
    I've found Austral Volkswagen (Newstead) great for answering questions and talking about cars. They're really good at getting into the details with...
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    30-06-2022, 08:16 PM
    nermal replied to a thread Arteon Brake upgrade in Arteon
    Well... the only track I've ever been on is a go-kart track, so would need a lot of training/practice first. I'd also like to do some more to the...
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    30-06-2022, 05:24 PM
    nermal replied to a thread Arteon Brake upgrade in Arteon
    Yeah, I'm really surprised how much it changes the feel and handling of the car - wasn't expecting that. I took it for a drive just before and it...
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    30-06-2022, 03:58 PM
    nermal replied to a thread Arteon Brake upgrade in Arteon
    I'd rather not disclose as it was a one-off deal (ex-demo stock) - HP may be willing to tell you if you contact them directly. I was looking at...
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    30-06-2022, 01:52 PM
    nermal replied to a thread Arteon Brake upgrade in Arteon
    The 380mm stage 3 brakes fit like a glove! The 20" Rosario wheels provide plenty of clearance, though you'd probably want to measure/check...
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    29-06-2022, 08:28 AM
    That's nasty... out of curiosity, what was the 2022/2023 price you were quoted for the Allspace R-Line with sunroof? We've ordered a 147TDI with...
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    29-06-2022, 08:08 AM
    nermal replied to a thread Electrical issues in Passat (B6 & B7)
    I have two 2008 B6 Passats. Both have had intermittent issues with parking light warnings. I changed the bulbs anyway and the problem went away. ...
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    28-06-2022, 04:24 PM
    We have the Allspace R-Line on order and IIRC it was $2K or $3K more than the 5 seater. Hope that helps. I guess you may also be able to use the...
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    27-06-2022, 12:49 PM
    nermal replied to a thread Arteon Brake upgrade in Arteon
    That's really interesting. Does the water vapour come from the atmosphere after the container is opened and when filling etc? I wonder if the...
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    24-06-2022, 03:05 PM
    nermal replied to a thread Arteon Brake upgrade in Arteon
    Sorry for the confusion, I'm waiting on Stage 2 tuning parts from the UK (ceramic-coated downpipe, intercooler, hoses etc).
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    24-06-2022, 02:49 PM
    nermal replied to a thread Arteon Brake upgrade in Arteon
    Unfortunately, the VWR stage 2 calipers don't fit our 20" wheels (I was originally considering these). The spokes have a concave shape, but don't...
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    24-06-2022, 01:04 PM
    nermal replied to a thread Arteon Brake upgrade in Arteon
    Stage 2 kit is currently on order (arriving from UK in a few months) and plan to take it to stage 3 sometime after that. Good to know, thanks...
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    24-06-2022, 12:32 PM
    nermal replied to a thread Arteon Brake upgrade in Arteon
    I think the rotors are the same, but the Arteon calipers are single piston, where the (new) Golf ones are 2pot - tho I could be wrong
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    24-06-2022, 11:39 AM
    nermal replied to a thread Arteon Brake upgrade in Arteon
    Thanks, the DBA pads/rotors are an interesting option and may be a good temporary plan B if the stage 3 brakes don't fit, though fitment is looking...
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    24-06-2022, 10:43 AM
    nermal replied to a thread Arteon Brake upgrade in Arteon
    The rattling and squealing coming from my aftermarket pads (that I didn't fit) were driving me nuts, so I took my Arteon up the road into Harding...
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    23-06-2022, 04:42 PM
    $100K for a Tiguan? haha! tell him he's dreamin' =D
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    23-06-2022, 08:32 AM
    I've been told that my order is unaffected as the car has already been built.
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    20-06-2022, 01:39 PM
    Decided to quit being lazy and just google it - looks like the part# is: 3G8877059 - 2019 Volkswagen Arteon SEL R-Line Hatchback Front panel....
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    20-06-2022, 09:44 AM
    Y'know what the funny thing is... we just got our 2008 125TDI back from the workshop and I looked up to see the liner is sagging on that one now =D ...
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    19-06-2022, 11:51 AM
    Do you happen to know what the part number is? There are a few body highlights that may look good in real carbon fiber. Thinking things like...
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    18-06-2022, 07:40 PM
    Interesting... so you'd probably need to buy a new one to create a female mould from. Could get the contour while in place, but wouldn't get the...
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    18-06-2022, 03:46 PM
    Do you know if that's a complicated (or expensive) part? I'm kinda toying around with the idea of making one out of carbon fiber... wondering if...
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    17-06-2022, 01:00 PM
    Dealer called to let me know a shipment of Tiguans landed in Melbourne that were supposed to be for Qld and VW are organizing a ship to transport...
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2018 Arteon R-Line, Deep Black - Sunroof, Dynaudio, 20" Wheels - Stage 1 ECU+DSG, Stage 3 380mm VWR Brakes, R600 Intake Kit, Front+Rear Sway Bars
2008 .:R36 Passat, Biscay Blue - RNS 510 SatNav, Sunroof, Dynaudio (retrofitted) + Esotar 1200 subwoofer
(For Sale) 2008 Passat 125TDI, Deep Black - RNS 510 SatNav, Leather, Bluetooth

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