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I am a pioneer!!! I'm in Carlsbad...anyone else out there?
 

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sunny mid california

i'm north of you in the warm san joaquin valley.... yup we've already hit 80. and the driving is wonderful. by the way how many other cali peoples are out there?
 

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Nice to meet you my fellow Cali peeps! Good to see our admin is from local too so be sure to take good care of me Andrew. My bro in law is up in Mill Valley so I'm sure you're from up in that area huh? Love the bay area.

I finally took the Eos for a topless joyride from Carlsbad down to La Jolla and back along the water and it was awesome. 80 degrees, Big Gulp in hand, and Sirius radio spittin' out some kickin tunes. I can't tell you how many looks we got. It's only a sin if you are the one envying and not a sin to be envied right? Ha!!!
 

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Nice to meet you my fellow Cali peeps! Good to see our admin is from local too so be sure to take good care of me Andrew. My bro in law is up in Mill Valley so I'm sure you're from up in that area huh? Love the bay area.

I finally took the Eos for a topless joyride from Carlsbad down to La Jolla and back along the water and it was awesome. 80 degrees, Big Gulp in hand, and Sirius radio spittin' out some kickin tunes. I can't tell you how many looks we got. It's only a sin if you are the one envying and not a sin to be envied right? Ha!!!
I envy your location not the car!
Please spare a thought for us Brits who are still hoping for a warm sunny day
(Sorry perhaps, should not post on other regional forums)
 

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I envy your location not the car!
Please spare a thought for us Brits who are still hoping for a warm sunny day
(Sorry perhaps, should not post on other regional forums)
Hope there's no rule on that! Personally I think its great to hear our Californian cousins talking about driving top down in that beautiful weather they have - I am jealous as hell but I can visualise the experience, and that makes we lust after my Eos [27 days to go now] even more. Think of us, now and again, as you cruise around - I love the Bay area!

Paul:cool:
 

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Paul & Graham,

Of course there is no rule about that. Please just excuse our butchered English when we post in the UK section ;)
 

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Greetings from the wild desert of California (near Palm Springs). Beautiful weather as of lately and I'm enjoying driving with the top down
 

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LA in the Hizouse!

I love L.A., But die-hard Niner fan. Grew up in Marin!
 

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Sat nav

I see from your signature you have a Pioneer AVIC Z2 sat nav system. Is that in place of the VW offering?

If so can you post pics of it installed in the Eos I am very interested in alternatives.

Thanks in advance
 

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I see from your signature you have a Pioneer AVIC Z2 sat nav system. Is that in place of the VW offering?

If so can you post pics of it installed in the Eos I am very interested in alternatives.

Thanks in advance
I'm putting the finishing touches on the install today. Pics will soon follow. Did you get the tech package? b/c it includes the backup camera!!! So far it looks stunning and I can even control mute and vol from steering wheel. Used existing Sirius antenna and mounted gps and xm antennae under trunk lid and works great! Mic was mounted inside overhead lamp where it is placed for OEM nav. If the AVIC z2 is a 10 then the VW nav is a 3. Soooooo much better. Pro-install cost 1,000, but it looks stock and I was able to roll it into my car loan. Whole thing cost just over $3k. Not too much more than the Stock, but oh so much better!
 

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No, I did not get the tech package, just the standard rear park sensors which are standard over here in UK.
I looked at the reviews of the VW Sat nav unit and it looked neat but was of poor software and resolution quality for my taste. I am looking for an alternative that fits into the dshboard not some stick on unit.
 

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Heyya, My parents are in Carlsbad, Im down in the city; just north of the park. How you like your EOS, Mine just arrived this week yea!!
 

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That reminds me, are there any Eos or VW clubs here in San Diego?
I'd like to meet other EOS owners. The sun came out after three days of clouds; so now we're gonna take PCH all the way up to New Port with the top down!!
 

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Hey Tres, I don't know of any other clubs or forums for us Eos'ers. I think you and I would be two of maybe 20 members county wide. Where did you end up buying yours from? Got ours at Herman Cook in Encinitas but they had to go to Woodland Hills to pick it up because it was the only one in So Cal that had the colors and features we wanted. Were you able to haggle with the price much?
 
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