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Re: Bought a Jetta TDI W/Nav package
« Reply #315 on: February 25, 2013, 04:30:53 am »
I can't wait to start driving my new Pissat. I don't care if VW has to crap in it if I get over 40 mpg.
I had a 2003 Golf tdi I bought new when diesel prices were $1.43 per gallon and gas was $1.49. Then prices started  going up and Katrina hit and knocked out diesel refineries and never recovered.
I was always getting 43-45 mpg all the time.
I did look into the new Ford Fusion Hybrid. It is too Japanese. Yes I just said that on a Kawi forum. Atleast the Pissat is assembled in Tennessee.


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Re: Bought a Jetta TDI W/Nav package
« Reply #316 on: February 25, 2013, 08:40:33 pm »
Just got home with the new Passat. What a great feeling ride. I love the handling VW has to offer. I thought I would miss my Charger more, but now I am like, What Charger. lol. I will get to take it out tomorrow for a real ride.
Joel from Maine.

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Re: Bought a Jetta TDI W/Nav package
« Reply #317 on: February 25, 2013, 09:57:22 pm »
Welcome to the TDi Club ;D  It only gets better and with the larger tank fuel stops will be few and far between.  When I'm doing the driving I usually fill up between 580-610 miles per tank.  And the transmission?  So so so sweet.

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Re: Bought a Jetta TDI W/Nav package
« Reply #318 on: February 26, 2013, 06:01:48 am »
Just got home with the new Passat. What a great feeling ride. I love the handling VW has to offer. I thought I would miss my Charger more, but now I am like, What Charger. lol. I will get to take it out tomorrow for a real ride.

Nice car! Did you get the DSG auto? Like Chet said, that's one sweet transmission! Don't change the oil till 10k miles (per the owner's manual) and if you don't do it yourself (I'm too anal to let the dealer do my 'free' oil changes) BE SURE that the dealer uses the correct VW spec 507 oil. Lots of dealers don't have a clue and have used the wrong oil in these TDis.
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Re: Bought a Jetta TDI W/Nav package
« Reply #319 on: February 26, 2013, 06:30:33 am »
Thank you guys.
I got the 6 speed manual. I want to get as many mpg that I can. I believe the Passat uses a different motor oil than the Golf, Beetle, and Jetta tdis from what I have read. Due to the fluid injection it has. I still have a lot of research to do.
Joel from Maine.

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Re: Bought a Jetta TDI W/Nav package
« Reply #320 on: February 26, 2013, 06:37:02 am »
Thank you guys.
I got the 6 speed manual. I want to get as many mpg that I can. I believe the Passat uses a different motor oil than the Golf, Beetle, and Jetta tdis from what I have read. Due to the fluid injection it has. I still have a lot of research to do.


Did you get the sat radio with the three month free Sirius subscription?

Here's some reading for you. http://forums.tdiclub.com/showthread.php?t=378220
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Re: Bought a Jetta TDI W/Nav package
« Reply #321 on: February 26, 2013, 07:01:43 am »
I have the sirius sat. I love it. I have a lifetime on a portable radio too. After the 3 months are up I'll let it go. Right before winter I'll add it again for $25 for 6 months. That is what I did with my Charger. I really do not need it all summer long. I'll be on the bike.
Thanks for the tdi info. I have looked on there quite a bit. I should join the forum again.
Joel from Maine.

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Re: Bought a Jetta TDI W/Nav package
« Reply #322 on: February 26, 2013, 07:20:58 am »
I have the sirius sat. I love it. I have a lifetime on a portable radio too. After the 3 months are up I'll let it go. Right before winter I'll add it again for $25 for 6 months. That is what I did with my Charger. I really do not need it all summer long. I'll be on the bike.
Thanks for the tdi info. I have looked on there quite a bit. I should join the forum again.

Oh so, you already know the trick to getting the best price out of Sirus. Not everyone does.
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Re: Bought a Jetta TDI W/Nav package
« Reply #323 on: February 26, 2013, 10:48:57 am »
Yes. I have been with Sirius since 94 or so. I paid around $425 for lifetime membership in 95.
Joel from Maine.

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Re: Bought a Jetta TDI W/Nav package
« Reply #324 on: February 27, 2013, 05:17:45 am »
Did you get the sat radio with the three month free Sirius subscription?

Here's some reading for you. http://forums.tdiclub.com/showthread.php?t=378220


Here's another good site.  http://www.myturbodiesel.com/forum/f26/
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Re: Bought a Jetta TDI W/Nav package
« Reply #325 on: February 27, 2013, 06:19:14 am »
Good reading thanks.
Joel from Maine.

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Re: Bought a Jetta TDI W/Nav package
« Reply #326 on: March 01, 2013, 07:59:58 am »
Hey Joel, did you read about the regen on these cars?
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Re: Bought a Jetta TDI W/Nav package
« Reply #327 on: March 01, 2013, 08:26:11 am »
Just got home with the new Passat. What a great feeling ride. I love the handling VW has to offer. I thought I would miss my Charger more, but now I am like, What Charger. lol. I will get to take it out tomorrow for a real ride.

Congrats! I drove a rental Passat from Munich to Neuschwanstein and back once. Amazing how nice that car is at speed on the autobahn.

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Re: Bought a Jetta TDI W/Nav package
« Reply #328 on: March 01, 2013, 01:14:27 pm »
Hey Joel, did you read about the regen on these cars?
What do you mean by the regen?
Joel from Maine.

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Re: Bought a Jetta TDI W/Nav package
« Reply #329 on: March 01, 2013, 01:16:31 pm »
Congrats! I drove a rental Passat from Munich to Neuschwanstein and back once. Amazing how nice that car is at speed on the autobahn.
Thanks Rhino! It has been a great ride so far. No regrets. It has a lot less odor from diesel than the 2003 Golf I used to own.
Joel from Maine.