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  1. New member...

    New Member Introductions
    Hello everyone, new to the club, just got my first Touareg. My vw roots run deep... I had a 55 oval window bug for many of my early years and decided to take a look at this 2005 Treg that was posted on C.L. Was thinking for the wife but fell in love with it and she wasn't sure so I bought it...
  2. V10 TDI Gas (Gasoline) instead of Diesel and Driven

    Diesel Engines | R5, V6, V8, V10, R50 TDI
    Lonnnng story short.. since I too would be wondering how someone could be so dumb... I got rear-ended Friday, found a body shop Monday/Tuesday, he picked up the vehicle at my work on Wednesday and put ~5 gal of 91 into a tank that had about ~2 gal of Diesel. All I know from there, is he drove...
  3. STRONG exhaust smell in cabin

    Gas/Electric/Hybrid/Powertrain | V6, V8, W12, FSI
    I have a 2006 V6 which I bought new. Almost from day one I get a strong exhaust smell in the cabin when the heater is turned on. My local dealer has tried to fix it almost every winter with no luck. Normally they claim they can't replicate the problem which is impossible for me to believe. One...
  4. Stainless Steel Pedal Set

    Stainless Steel Pedal Set

    My foot-well is now complete.
  5. After - New Stainless Steel Brake And Accelerator Pedals

    After - New Stainless Steel Brake And Accelerator Pedals

    Think I passed my initiation. Grateful for all of my brother Treggers who prepared me for the wrestling match of my life. Soapy water definitely made a difference.
  6. The Proper Form While Installing New Stainless Steel Brake And Gas Pedals

    The Proper Form While Installing New Stainless Steel Brake And Gas Pedals

    My position while attaching new stainless steel brake and gas pedals. Tools required: self-control & soapy water. Be sure to properly dispose of all expletives when finished.
  7. 3.2 V6 Upper Timing Chain - steering issues

    Gas/Electric/Hybrid/Powertrain | V6, V8, W12, FSI
    Earlier this week I bought a 2004 Touareg which the previous owner had just (the previous say) completed the replacement of the upper timing chain (by the his VW dealership) at great expense (>£3k). The car is great, however, the steering seems to have >1 inch of free play (which was not there...
  8. Gas$$$

    General Maintenance & Repair
    Hey people! I just got my '08 T-Rex out of the shop and needed some fuel/ gas saving ideas?!! With all the talks about gas price will go up and such, any ideas out there? And I hope I posted this in the right section :confused: P.S. Do you have to use Premium gas for the T-Rex? Thanks yal!
  9. Gas Tank Reading 'Empty' at 1/2?

    General Maintenance & Repair
    My wife and I recently purchased an '05 V6 Touareg. We had to go on a small road trip so figured, "Screw the gas mileage. New car!" Something happened during our little voyage that has me concerned; 3 times during the trip (from central IL to Memphis, TN and back) the 'Miles Until Empty'...
  10. Xenon headlight bulbs

    General Maintenance & Repair
    Hi, one of my headlight bulbs has gone (Xenon gas discharge). VW tell me its approx £130 for a new one!!!! Has anyone got a good solution to this financial pain, eg with an alternative supplier? All thoughts appreciated! Tim
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