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  1. Thread: Treg Owners

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    Re: Treg Owners

    So...
    My current trip I decide to rather fly , and leave Treg at home.
    (Steering rack and oil leak on turbo are playing in my mind)

    So customer rents me a bakkie, turns out to be a base Toyota...
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    Re: Touareg Owner's List

    Not sure why you gave me man boobs...

    Actually, you number one on the list
    [emoji1318]
    🥁🥂
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    Re: Touareg Owner's List

    Marius to remove himself??
    Make someone else the Ďadminí?
    Or does he keep an honorary position?
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    Re: Touareg Owner's List

    Fatcat256 - Alan Trollip: T1 2005 R5 , Air, Low range, Read diff Lock, Rear spare, (bought 2012) 350 000km
  5. Thread: Treg Owners

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    Re: Treg Owners

    @Netler
    Passed that dealer..
    no Treg.
    Did note that there were a few Audiís, including an R8...

    So. Seems like it was legit.
  6. Thread: Treg Owners

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    Re: Treg Owners

    [emoji848]
  7. Thread: Treg Owners

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    Re: Treg Owners

    Hi
    I am driving to Riviersonderend on Wednesday
    Will be going through George just after lunch.

    Always have my VCDS cable with me.
    PM me
  8. Thread: Treg Owners

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    Re: Treg Owners

    That is an interesting point.....
    I noticed that right mirror has different Ďfocusí to left...
    Hence the nasty blind spot on drivers side..

    So, you could actually order a new mirror with better...
  9. Thread: Treg Owners

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    Re: Treg Owners

    That is an interesting point.....
    I noticed that right mirror has different Ďfocusí to left...
    Hence the nasty blind spot on drivers side..

    So, you could actually order a new mirror with better...
  10. Thread: Treg Owners

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    Re: Treg Owners

    Steering rack video
    Apologies for horrible quality, and to see..

    https://youtu.be/fw3w3zWqUTw
  11. Thread: Treg Owners

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    Re: Treg Owners

    In other news:
    Finally got the boot off the steering rack, to find the knock which is now alarming.

    Rack bushes have 2mm play in them...

    (Cannot remember how to post a video)

    So rack must...
  12. Thread: Treg Owners

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    Re: Treg Owners

    The tips to check vehicle over are wise, which would be true for any vehicle to be used for this.

    Personal experience was that in mountain climb, crawl with lots of level changes, air suspension...
  13. Thread: Treg Owners

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    Re: Treg Owners

    R5
  14. Thread: Treg Owners

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    Treg Owners

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190529/819f9fe87337285581b34ce0135838ac.jpg

    And there we have 350 000km (plus change)

    Was enjoying the drive...
    en route to Riviersonderend and missed the...
  15. Thread: Treg Owners

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    Re: Treg Owners

    Mmm
    Bought in 2014 @ 145 000km
    Now on 349 400km
  16. Thread: Treg Owners

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    Re: Treg Owners

    Was towing a small van trailer down from JHB yesterday. (Brother emigrating)

    Spotted a silver V10 T1
    Start chatting...

    Had personal NC number plates

    Turns out , the driver had just bought...
  17. Thread: Treg Owners

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    Re: Treg Owners

    Been using the standard jack more than it was designed for...

    Trolley jack fits nicely

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190513/64d999cb2673b304c95c9c212db8d1fb.jpg
  18. Thread: Treg Owners

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    Re: Treg Owners

    So, on my way back from PE to Addo, earlier this evening.

    Come across a T1 Touareg standing at road side.

    Further investigation finds he has a flat left rear.
    Shredded.
    Itís a V10, and the...
  19. Thread: Treg Owners

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    Treg Owners

    For a second there it looked like next photo was going to be the rope around the tow bar... and , you know, towing a ship.
    [emoji56]


    How noisy is that roof rack, by the way?
  20. Thread: Treg Owners

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    Re: Treg Owners

    Goldwagen parts are working well for me
  21. Thread: Treg Owners

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    Treg Owners

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190415/a8fb40c489db649f76a4f34e633bf939.jpg

    Now to find two lamps or baby bars that will fit..
  22. Thread: Treg Owners

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    Re: Treg Owners

    I do not believe in coincidence with things like this.
    Always ask, Ďwhat changed?í

    So, what could have been affected by the spanners and jacks etc when oil was drained and refilled?
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    Re: Marius's Touareg R5 life thread.

    Direct off the back of lamp module plug?
    One on each side?
    Or just one relay?
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    Re: Marius's Touareg R5 life thread.

    Marius.
    Other story
    Are your Aux lamps linked to brights? Or manual switch inside?
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    Marius's Touareg R5 life thread.

    Mmmm
    I posted my findings on Treg owners a while back in those earth points under the windscreen.
    I can safely say that is a design fault....
    They ground:
    Wipers
    ECU
    Engine harness
    Injectors...
  26. Thread: Treg Owners

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    Treg Owners

    Ag
    FFS
    Maybe it needs 505.01
    With 20:1 two stroke oil
    And suspension calibration ( in the unladen position)

    As if we didnít have enough special needs with our vehicles [emoji849]

    Either...
  27. Thread: Treg Owners

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    Re: Treg Owners

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190414/280132041c90489b19e3dd194a8aa122.jpg

    Does an iPhone count different??
  28. Thread: Treg Owners

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    Treg Owners

    5 more posts
    4 more posts .... till 10 000 posts
    Who will it be?

    Maybe someone who answers my question on auxiliary lamps?


    Okay I have sent Chrislab a pm, letís wait for him To make #10 000
  29. Thread: Treg Owners

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    Re: Treg Owners

    I want to put the LED units into front grille, lower outer openings.
    Both damaged by suicidal wild life.

    I would like to link them to brights..
    Maybe with a selector inside.

    When I did arms,...
  30. Thread: Treg Owners

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    Re: Treg Owners

    Do unicorn tears smell like butterfly milk?
  31. Thread: Treg Owners

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    Treg Owners

    Wow.
    Thatís hectic mistake.
    Even when I read your post, it all seemed 100%, and I was worried for my soon to be carried out oil change.

    Even though everyone has been saying Ravenol the whole...
  32. Thread: Treg Owners

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    Re: Treg Owners

    No answers?
  33. Thread: Treg Owners

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    Re: Treg Owners

    I think itís also a case of that I use this vehicle a LOT
    I would be rather upset if in 3 months time I discovered the ball joints suddenly being noisy...

    Itís not just sitting on tar all day....
  34. Thread: Treg Owners

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    Re: Treg Owners

    Ball joints were full of crap and water. Must have been when I took it full of mud to car wash and the pressure was used at close range.

    Just one more thing I donít allow people to do on my...
  35. Thread: Treg Owners

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    Re: Treg Owners

    Ball joints were toast, so could not just do bushes..

    Is that what you meant?

    Itís about the only gripe I have, that the ball joints cannot be replaced.
    Or is there a way to mill them out,...
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