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Volkswagen R32, Volkswagen Golf, Hatchback
#206 of 245 Re: Spare Tire [shiphro]
Dec 17, 2007 (6:15 pm)
I need to order a spare for my newly acquired R 32 and will try the Audi TT as per your suggestion. What size (or is there only one?) do I need?
#207 of 245 Re: Christmas Presents for R32 Owners [shiphro]
Dec 17, 2007 (6:50 pm)
Just bought a used R 32 and would like ot buy the Monster Mats you reccommend. Where did you buy them? How much?
#208 of 245 Monster Mats
Dec 19, 2007 (9:43 pm)
I got my salesperson to throw them in on my deal. I think they retail at VW for around $100.
#209 of 245 High Performance tiresI
Jan 12, 2008 (1:53 pm)
I bought a 2004 R32 I relly do not use the tires for in the snow and ice conditions
here in Phila., Pa.. They are of no value. Anyone have any ideas how I can
sell them. They have 50 miles on them if that.
#210 of 245 Put them on the vwvortex forum
Jan 12, 2008 (2:11 pm)
Try to sell them on line. There are several R32 forums. Someone might take them off your hands. Exactly what tires are they?
#211 of 245 Maintenance Costs
Jan 12, 2008 (2:14 pm)
My dealer is offering me a prepaid maintenance plan through VWoA. They offer plans ranging from 3 to 5 years and from 24 - 60K miles. Does anyone know what the dealer charges for the various factory recommended services at 5, 10, 20, 30, 40, and 50K miles? Thanks.
#212 of 245 Re: Brake Fault [seattleguy78]
Jan 22, 2008 (5:32 am)
Im having the same problem with STOP, Brake Fault light. Been to garage several times and no one can find whats wrong with it ?
Ive topped up the brake fluid, any suggestions now, really starting to bug me now !
Jan 26, 2008 (7:48 pm)
Hi there, im from Australia and thinking bout getting a r32 2004 model can anybody tell me about the maintainace on this car how costly it is ?and what are the common faults? and how is the car on fuel consumption ?their were only 200 brot into aust and about 6 04 models in the whole country for sale. can somebody anybody email me zsurtiestudent.bond.edu.au
#214 of 245 Re: advice [vdubbing]
Feb 01, 2008 (9:14 pm)
I love my R32-only one problem. I discovered the hard way that it has NO spare tire! Advice online suggested a TT type spare but I found that it is almost impossible to buy a spare tire-new or used.
I have an 88 Porsche Carrera and have a tough time deciding which one to drive!
#215 of 245 Spare in 08 model
Feb 17, 2008 (1:33 pm)
VW is now including a spare tire and wheel with the 08 R32. It is nicely stored in the trunk area under a cover, not outside the car, a very nice improvement over the 04 model.
I now have just over 2500 miles on my car and loving it. Mileage is steadily improving to about 23 mpg with about 75% highway. Can get 25 at a steady 65 mph.