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Forum: VW Eos Q&A 01-08-2020, 06:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 160
Posted By doregan
1. See if there is a maintenance history and a...

1. See if there is a maintenance history and a car fax.

2. Research the warranty company to see what users think of it. Don't rely on something like the better business bureau. Even the most...
Forum: Driver's Lounge (Other Topics) 11-15-2019, 06:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 255
Posted By doregan
When to refuel

Not that I can think of. For many of my cars over the years I hardly drove with more than 1/2 tank of gas. Often I would only refuel when I thought I was driving on fumes. Part of it is why drive...
Forum: Engine & Drivetrain 11-14-2019, 05:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 427
Posted By doregan
This may be a stretch, but, if it has one, the...

This may be a stretch, but, if it has one, the fuel pump relay circuit board may have a crack in it causing intermittent starting. Had this problem on an Audi many years ago and no one could diagnose...
Forum: VW Eos Tech Q&A 11-11-2019, 06:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 619
Posted By doregan
While I'm here, does that sound like decent...

While I'm here, does that sound like decent value?[/QUOTE]

It sure does sound like a good value. I bought my 2007 last March for US$6500 and it had 77k miles on it. But it also came with a clean...
Forum: VW Eos Tech Q&A 10-30-2019, 06:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 300
Posted By doregan
I think you are referring to the daytime running...

I think you are referring to the daytime running lights (DRL). They are always on when the engine is running and you release the parking brake. Do you have a lighted "DRL" in your instrument cluster?
Forum: East 10-12-2019, 05:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,127
Posted By doregan
NJ/PA Area

2007 Red/black Eos w/ 6sp tranny in Wyomissing, PA, just west of Reading.
Forum: VW Eos Q&A 10-11-2019, 05:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 885
Posted By doregan
Try Craig's list and searching online. But $5,000...

Try Craig's list and searching online. But $5,000 is a little low for even the earliest Eos' in good condition. I bought my 2007 TDI for $6,500 and it was just about showroom condition with 77k miles...
Forum: Engine & Drivetrain 10-02-2019, 11:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,089
Posted By doregan
Vox's approach works fine and it is what I have...

Vox's approach works fine and it is what I have always used. One tankful should be adequate.:)
Forum: England 08-17-2019, 04:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,708
Posted By doregan
Enjoy your new VW!

Enjoy your new VW!
Forum: Tires & Wheels 08-13-2019, 05:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 569
Posted By doregan
Good suggestions, but dealer-installed tires are...

Good suggestions, but dealer-installed tires are usually exorbitantly priced and not necessarily the best tires.

Even if you do not use Tirerack, I suggest you look at the ratings and user...
Forum: Tires & Wheels 08-12-2019, 07:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 569
Posted By doregan
[QUOTE=Konaneil;232408] With this in mind, is...

[QUOTE=Konaneil;232408]
With this in mind, is there a best 18" tire for the Eos in tropical climates?

Go to Tirerack.com and look for tires that fir your 18" wheels. You can compare tires using...
Forum: VW Eos Q&A 07-27-2019, 04:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,254
Posted By doregan
Well, life is full of choices. Santosh...

Well, life is full of choices.

Santosh already indicated that he/she wanted to garage it.
Forum: VW Eos Q&A 07-27-2019, 05:22 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,254
Posted By doregan
Santosh, is your garage too small for the car or...

Santosh, is your garage too small for the car or is it filled with crap? If it is the latter, get rid of the crap or rent a storage unit. Then garage the car.

I believe I bought the Krytox...
Forum: New User Introductions 06-05-2019, 10:55 PM
Replies: 3
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Views: 339
Posted By doregan
Looks good to me. Tell us where in Italia....

Looks good to me.

Tell us where in Italia. And tell us about your Eos!
Forum: Engine & Drivetrain 06-03-2019, 06:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,098
Posted By doregan
Video on Chevron's Techron additive: ...

Video on Chevron's Techron additive:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h8i9qftqKNY

Not impressed.
Forum: VW Eos Q&A 06-02-2019, 04:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,244
Posted By doregan
Ditto on Krytox. Fairly expensive but it is what...

Ditto on Krytox. Fairly expensive but it is what VW recommends and, I'm told, uses.

Plenty` of good information on this forum about cleaning and maintaining the roof seals. Also, there are some...
Forum: Interior & ICE 05-21-2019, 09:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 751
Posted By doregan
AS A FELLOW 2007 OWNER, A FOLLOWUP question: With...

AS A FELLOW 2007 OWNER, A FOLLOWUP question: With top up, can the ventilation system be set to just blow fresh air?? Mine seems to blow either chilled air or heated air. Should no be rocket science...
Forum: VW Eos Tech Q&A 05-19-2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,333
Posted By doregan
Thanks, Vox. I understand the roof seal...

Thanks, Vox.

I understand the roof seal issue. What I'm asking about is lubricating and otherwise maintaining the mechanisms that open and close the roof. For example, in simply closing my boot it...
Forum: VW Eos Tech Q&A 05-19-2019, 06:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,333
Posted By doregan
Is there any lubrication that needs to be...

Is there any lubrication that needs to be performed for the convertible top???
Forum: New User Introductions 05-06-2019, 08:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 362
Posted By doregan
Can't help you with a recommendation on an...

Can't help you with a recommendation on an aftermarket warranty, but I can offer some general advice.

If the convertible top works well, invest your time and money in proper maintenance, such as...
Forum: England 05-06-2019, 05:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,809
Posted By doregan
You should be able to put a pretty big battery in...

You should be able to put a pretty big battery in that trunk (boot). :(
Forum: VW Eos Q&A 05-04-2019, 06:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,526
Posted By doregan
I bought a 2007 six speed Eos in near showroom...

I bought a 2007 six speed Eos in near showroom condition about three months ago. It wasn't that I had my mind made up to buy an Eos, but I needed another car and this one interested me (I was also...
Forum: VW Eos Q&A 04-29-2019, 06:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,484
Posted By doregan
Online Eos Manual

Try this. https://www.manualslib.com/manual/1215198/Volkswagen-Eos.html?page=5#manual
Forum: VW Eos Q&A 04-25-2019, 04:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,390
Posted By doregan
On my 2007 base model, the daytime running lights...

On my 2007 base model, the daytime running lights come on when I release the had brake. The regular headlights come on when I rotate the light switch clockwise. When The regular headlights are on, I...
Forum: Engine & Drivetrain 04-24-2019, 06:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,622
Posted By doregan
If your Eos is just using a lot of oil but...

If your Eos is just using a lot of oil but otherwise running fine, you may have no problem at all. There are plenty of reports on the forum of these engines using a quart or so of oil every thousand...
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