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    Hey mate I had a 2009 mark 6 tdi for 8 years...

    Hey mate

    I had a 2009 mark 6 tdi for 8 years and gave it to my daughter who has had it for 3 now

    It has 165k on the clock in that time the only thing to go wrong is the radio/infotainment unit...
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    Yep only mark 6 gtd imported in Aus I wanted...

    Yep only mark 6 gtd imported in Aus

    I wanted one but found out when i did the VW track day down at phillip island i was talking to Vw high ups and they did not bring the GTD mark 7 into Aus...
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    Yup sealed for life my arse I would get it...

    Yup sealed for life my arse

    I would get it changed it won't hurt

    My box is recommended to be serviced at 120k ! i would not ever leave it that long that service interval is for the 5 year...
  4. Fitted new rear sway bar to my alltrack wagon ...

    Fitted new rear sway bar to my alltrack wagon

    Made a huge difference so much so that i shelved any plans to do springs or dampers totally transformed the handling

    No more roll or sway from...
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    Car just done 60k service had ate ceramics from...

    Car just done 60k service had ate ceramics from almost new heaps of life left in pads and rotors don't even look worn

    Very happy with them
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    No i don't notice any white smoke on take off ...

    No i don't notice any white smoke on take off

    I use liquid moly diesel clean and boost for every tank of fuel seems to work well and i notice a little less diesel clatter and a bit more torque due...
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    I had ate ceramic brakes fitted from pretty much...

    I had ate ceramic brakes fitted from pretty much new on my Alltrack
    Just about to hit 60,000k service and they still have heaps of meat left on the pads and the rotors don't even look worn
    I will...
  8. With brakes go with ate ceramic pads and new...

    With brakes go with ate ceramic pads and new rotors you won't be disappointed
    I can't help you with a tune in Canberra but if your visiting Melbourne underground performance in moorabbin did my...
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    Yep a tune on the gtd motor is a worthwhile...

    Yep a tune on the gtd motor is a worthwhile investment indeed
    Mine went from 135kw to 165kw and torque to 480nm
    Makes a great driving car at 7.0 ltr/100km
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    The alltrack is a very good car Mine is diesel...

    The alltrack is a very good car
    Mine is diesel but the 132tsi is a good engine and the 6 speed dsg is wet clutch and bulletproof if the regular 60k oil service is done
  11. I was going to wait for the mark 8 to upgrade...

    I was going to wait for the mark 8 to upgrade very glad i did not bother and got a 7.5 instead
    Hopefully the mark 9 in 7 or 8 years will be better
  12. Go ate ceramic pads they feel like stock brake...

    Go ate ceramic pads they feel like stock brake good and have stuff all dust plus they last ages
  13. Thread: Car colours

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    Poll: Damn that sucks cause they look so good in red ...

    Damn that sucks cause they look so good in red

    4749547495
  14. Thread: 118 tsi golf

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    I can highly recommend the mark 6 diesel mine is...

    I can highly recommend the mark 6 diesel mine is still going strong after 10 years with not 1 issue apart from regular servicing just make sure you don't skimp on oil changes clean fuel and clean oil...
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    Go with ATE ceramic pads with new rotors i have...

    Go with ATE ceramic pads with new rotors i have 45k on mine so far (golf R brakes) and the pads have barely got any wear on them i might get 200k!
  16. Thread: Car colours

    by Kachingg
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    Poll: I like red cars My parents won't buy a car...

    I like red cars
    My parents won't buy a car unless its white they are in their 70's now and have 2 white merc's
    My wife likes any colour but hates white

    I don't know if thats any help :)
  17. Thread: DSG Question

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    Next question is did it have its 120,000k oil and...

    Next question is did it have its 120,000k oil and filter change? at 130,000 it,s 10k overdue maybe the cause of the issues
  18. Obviously i have better mechanics then

    Obviously i have better mechanics then
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    They are harder than than oem pads not more...

    They are harder than than oem pads not more aggressive but just nice and progressive


    They build up a layer of ceramic on the rotor itself and this is what it uses to brake so wear on your disc...
  20. Well if they drain 5 liters out of a 4 liter sump...

    Well if they drain 5 liters out of a 4 liter sump and the extra is not water i think it would be obvious
  21. If you want facts ok i will supply one for you...

    If you want facts ok i will supply one for you
    My wifes old polo tdi 1.6 was serviced at the standard 15k intervals usually by vw i persuaded her to take it to my mechanics for the 75k service
    I...
  22. +1 for the 7.5k oil and filter change i want mine...

    +1 for the 7.5k oil and filter change i want mine to last over 250k so its a no brainer
    Vw and others stretch the interval on everything so that 5 year cost of services looks good on paper
    Because...
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    I found a slightly quicker spool on the turbo and...

    I found a slightly quicker spool on the turbo and a little more torque but was used to it in 2 or 3 weeks and did not notice it anymore after that
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    To be honest thats probably the way to go My...

    To be honest thats probably the way to go
    My wife has a comfortline 2019 and its nice
    But not a patch on my alltrack or the gti and R i have driven you will get all the features you want with a...
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    I had a similar experience to you many swirls in...

    I had a similar experience to you many swirls in the paint from the dealer
    Fortunately I was getting paint protection and a paint correction from new so the detailing took care of it
    But that is...
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