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Old 15th August 2017, 11:47 AM
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It's a shame the gearbox went. Of all the D3's with failure you hear more of the 3.0 tdi. Whether that is due to the number of 3.0tdi out there or the lower torque 6HP19A box?
Don't know if the remap shortened it's life?
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Old 15th August 2017, 11:57 AM
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I never think about it that way, only think what it's worth to you.
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Old 15th August 2017, 05:03 PM
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I never think about it that way, only think what it's worth to you.
I am inclined to agree.
Besides, you know the car and what parts have been replaced so far, and when.
Compared to finding another car, which probably has other issues that will have to be fixed relatively early on. Who knows?

I admit I might not be the right dude to give advice on this. As I have kept my cars that have broken down, with the idea of repairing them when I have opportunity. Or if I can't fix them properly, I will get some needed experience in car repairs
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Old 17th August 2017, 07:23 AM
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Thanks guys!

Given that I do 100 miles a day and I've already replaced it as a workhorse, I don't think there's a viable option other than to scrap it after 5 years of loyal service!
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Old 19th August 2017, 11:10 AM
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Do you have the space to strip it for parts? Got to be worth more than scrap
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Old 22nd August 2017, 02:13 PM
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Do you have the space to strip it for parts? Got to be worth more than scrap
Agreed mate, it would be but I've nowhere to keep it for such purposes!
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