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    Hi folks, what sort of mileage do people expect...

    Hi folks, what sort of mileage do people expect to get out of their original tyres.

    I have just clocked up 48,000kms and checked the ware and was quite surprised at how much tread remained.

    I’m...
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    Totally agree. By slope shaping the rear,...

    Totally agree.

    By slope shaping the rear, which results in reducing the interior space, they are defeating the very reason most people would buy a Tiguan.

    Land Rover did this with their whole...
  3. Hi logger and you are spot on the money, the...

    Hi logger and you are spot on the money, the socket in the tub is pretty well flat out supplying a continuous current draw much over 5 amps.


    There are for two reasons for this. The wiring is...
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    A good result, and sounds like an improvement in...

    A good result, and sounds like an improvement in battery.

    Normal lifespan of a modern cranking battery is 4+ years, so it will be interesting to see how your new one lasts.
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    Just out of curiosity, what brand of batteries do...

    Just out of curiosity, what brand of batteries do people have in their 2nd gen Tiguans.


    I bought mine just after the new model was released here in late 2016, and it’s a 132TSI Comfortline with...
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    Hi and if the dealership is trying to “SELL” you...

    Hi and if the dealership is trying to “SELL” you a new cranking battery, I would get in touch with your state’s consumer protection authority or drop a line to the ACCC.


    Under the new consumer...
  7. Could this be a deliberate SAFETY feature, to...

    Could this be a deliberate SAFETY feature, to make sure you do not close the boot while a child is trying to get in or out of the rear seats.

    Just a suggestion!
  8. My Tig is a 2017!

    My Tig is a 2017!
  9. On hot days, when our Tig is parked in the sun,...

    On hot days, when our Tig is parked in the sun, we regularly open the driver's door and then lift and release the boot switch, to allow the hatch to open and get rid of the hot air.

    Once every one...
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    Hi Josh and you do have a smart alternator, but...

    Hi Josh and you do have a smart alternator, but “ALL” Amaroks have smart alternators.

    The issue is not about whether you have a smart alternator, as most vehicles now do, you need to know what...
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    Excellent bit of video and camera woman work. ...

    Excellent bit of video and camera woman work.

    Looks like you had a good time too.
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    I have the Rhino rack on my Tiguan to mount my...

    I have the Rhino rack on my Tiguan to mount my LED bar and the sunroof opens with about 10 to 15mm clearance.

    Here is a link to a photo of my setup. Just scroll down the page and I have photos of...
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    I have had the Tiguan for just short of two years...

    I have had the Tiguan for just short of two years now, but I have been so tied up with work I have not had a chance to learn much about it.

    My wife loves it and gets far FAR more use of it that I...
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    Hi Zed, you will need to test it yourself.

    Hi Zed, you will need to test it yourself.
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    Did you try the button while you have the...

    Did you try the button while you have the ignition on/motor running and you are in reverse gear?
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    Hi DPS, this occurs with all automatic...

    Hi DPS, this occurs with all automatic transmissions, not just VWs.

    Also, if you are spinning wheels, try selecting a HIGHER gear.

    There are a number of benefits of doing this. First, you have...
  17. There is a problem caused by these headlines. In...

    There is a problem caused by these headlines. In the UK, Land Rover is in trouble and finding it hard to sell their crap, and part of the reason they are putting forward, is that there is a down turn...
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    Ausamarok’s web site is up and running again.

    Ausamarok’s web site is up and running again.
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    Hi Sharp and sorry for the delay in replying but...

    Hi Sharp and sorry for the delay in replying but I was trying to locate my invoice.

    Can’t find it but I used a selfadhisive vinyl sheet designed for external use.

    I used black vinyl and it...
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    Hi Sharp and while our A/C seem to work fine...

    Hi Sharp and while our A/C seem to work fine before I covered the front Sunroof glass panel.

    But once just the front glass panel was covered, the A/C works much better and gets the interior cooler...
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    Hi Nick, have a look at the link below, it will...

    Hi Nick, have a look at the link below, it will give you some feedback on sun roof use.

    Pros and cons for adding Sunroof
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    Is this similar to what happened to you? ...

    Is this similar to what happened to you?

    YouTube
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    Hi Moose, Tigs come with both high and low...

    Hi Moose, Tigs come with both high and low profile tyres, and if you are not sure what you have, post up your tyre dimensions here.

    I made it a requirement for my Tig to have high profile tyres so...
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    Hi Craig, connecting your compressor to your...

    Hi Craig, connecting your compressor to your cranking battery is fine but to assist the compressor, always have your motor running.

    The higher voltage will allow the compressor to run faster,...
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    Hi Craig, something to watch out for. If you have...

    Hi Craig, something to watch out for. If you have low profile tyres, then 18 PSI is only safe where you know you will ONLY be on sand.

    If you are going to be driving on any other rough surface,...
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