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    Greetings all

    My name is David and I am an American living in Germany but not quite ready to figure out car issues on German forums yet. I hope I can be a part of this forum.

    Back in 2015 I bought a 2005 Touran 1.9 TDI 77kw, Engine code BKC, 7 seats. Back then it had 260,600km it now has 330,00km. Seams to keep on running with a few normal fixes.

    I am not a car guy but am a jack of all/many trades and will fix my car when ever I can to save some money. I've replaced the brake pads in 2016, rear springs in 2017, battery, fuel pump and filter in 2018/2019. So no major expenses so far.

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    Hello and welcome David.
    2003 Skoda Octavia VRS Estate. APR 98RON remap, APR R1 diverter valve, Jetex exhaust, K&N panel filter, 7.5x18 Alutec Monstr wheels with 225/40 18 Uniroyal Rainsport 3 tyres.
    2006 Polo GTI 1.8T, APR 95RON remap
    1988 Golf 2 GTI 16 valve, 2.2 with Weber Alpha injection
    1983 Golf 1 GTI 8 valve, 2 litre with Eurospec racing 42/36 head
    1972 1302LS auto 1641cc conversion

    Vile Invention

    Dark was that day when Diesel conceived his grim engine that begot you, vile invention, more vicious, more criminal than the camera even, metallic monstrosity, bale and bane of our culture, chief woe of our Commonweal. How dare the Law prohibit hashish and heroin yet license your use, who inflate all weak inferior egos? Their addicts only do harm to their own lives: you poison the lungs of the innocent, your din dithers the peaceful, and on choked roads hundreds must daily die by chance-medley. Nimble technicians, surely you should hang your heads in shame. Your wit works mighty wonders, has landed men on the Moon, replaced brains by computers, and can smithy a "smart" bomb. It is a crying scandal that you cannot take the time or be bothered to build us, what sanity knows we need, an odorless and noiseless staid little electric brougham.

    W.H. Auden (1907-1973), A Curse:

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    Welcome to the forum David.

    Its nice to see you made an intro on your own.

    Manufacturer: VW, Date(s) Used: 08/2003-05/2004, Model: Touran, Engine Code: BKC, 77Kw, 105PS, 1.9 Ltr, 4 Cyls, Remarks: Turbocharged Direct Injection Pumpe Düse (TDI-PD) 8v Timing belt
    2010 Golf GTD (170) CBBB, 5 Door, Shadow Blue (P6/D5Q), Transmission Code: KXZ, Flat Tyre Indicator, Basic Protection Pack + VCDS.

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