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Old 30th August 2010, 15:08   #31
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Welcome the the club !

Also check the rubber beading on the front doors.

I didnt see a fuel filter change in your list, if not done, you can consider changing that too.
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Congratulations.
You should consider changing the brake oil if its more than a year old. The same reservoir feeds the clutch too.
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Old 30th August 2010, 16:43   #33
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What did you buy, v&v? A Skoda or a Dodge? or does your Skoda convert to a Dodge intermittently? especially when it rains? Even worse, you got snakes in your car???
Doc, you know a v / w makes such a big difference in meaning.

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v&v, you need to get rid of that one tyre with the sidewall cut ASAP.
Bought 2 yoko sdrive 205/55/r16 for Rs 6900 each.
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Old 30th August 2010, 16:57   #34
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well the lip spoiler on the front bumper tends to get hit on the bumpy surface so be careful while driving on irregular or bumpy roads, take them at low speeds.
Secondly get rid of that Sony player. Install a nice in dash dvd or 2-DIN player from pioneer/kenwood
I got two hit on the shield. now i am getting used to avoiding them. As for the player will be doing it little later. i am enjoying the drive than music .


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Welcome the the club !
Also check the rubber beading on the front doors.
I didnt see a fuel filter change in your list, if not done, you can consider changing that too.
Thanks. Beadings are all ok. Fuel filter noted. Will get it checked/changed in next visit.


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You should consider changing the brake oil if its more than a year old. The same reservoir feeds the clutch too.
Thanks Bomi. Need to change the rear disk, will get the break oil inspected and changed if required.
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Old 30th August 2010, 17:57   #35
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Congrats for the car. No doubt vR is a wonderful car to drive. Yes to be careful in bumps. If you get a good second hand deal - nothing like that - A good deal.
Happy and safe motoring.

If you maintain well, then this is a car to drive..
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V&V..well good to hear you're enjoying the Skoda. The price you bought this beast sounds astounding..and of course.. reading your initial reports.I know your're enjoying the experience..

Thought I'd add my 2 cents.. I bought a 2nd owned SKODA vRS recently - been about a month or 2. Unfortunately the intention wasn't to use it as my primary car, and well I've lived upto my original expectations. I've hardly managed to clock 2000 km with 1-2 Bombay - Pune runs in this.

IN my case, I havent really invested a lot of time and money in getting it upto the mark..Requires most of the things all of you have mentioned before.

- Tyres need to be changed
- Water Pump & Timing Belt
- Injector Cleaning
- Sparks Checking or Replacement

Before I jump in, just set the context - its done 62k on the ODO and reasonably well maintained.

Need some advice on the sparks plugs - Any suggestions on what is recommended from a performance and endurance standpoint. I intend to take a road trip to Delhi in December, so I'm really going to need to fix the car before the trip..

All in all ..good to hear that you're having fun. Its an experience indeed
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Old 31st August 2010, 08:48   #37
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@ RGK - Thanks.

@ vankito - Thank. First thing is to find a good importer who can get you the genuine parts and reliable FNG which can help for tweaking problems. Find out if there is a Bosch service center around your place. I had got my vRs checked at Bosch center. They mostly have tools and scanning equipments.

62k - CAM belt change is the most important to be done on priority. By the by what year make and color ?

As for spark plug NGK or Denso iridium spark plugs are best for high temperature operation. Alternatively Bosch super 4 is also a good option.
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Congrats v&v on the new ride.Myself too a proud owner of the vrs.I have clocked around 61500k.Recently what i have noticed is a low throttle response.It doesnt move as i expected.What could be wrong?and is it rue u achieved 100km/h in second gear?at what rpm is that?
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Old 31st August 2010, 17:14   #39
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@HAFI - Thank. Low throttle response could be due to weak coil pack or clogged injectors. When was last injector cleaned ?
i reach around 105-110 in second gear with the rpm was just around 6000. it touched effortlessly.
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HAFI - try cleaning thde MAF sensor. Search for my low cost solution in the technical section
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@HAFI - Thank. Low throttle response could be due to weak coil pack or clogged injectors. When was last injector cleaned ?
i reach around 105-110 in second gear with the rpm was just around 6000. it touched effortlessly.
weak coil pack will show engine warning light right?...injector was cleaned a pretty long time back..but even if the injector is clogged,wont the engine warning light will be lit?....mine at 2nd gear it goes only up to 4000 rpm max....but wen car is in neutral and wen i press the accelerator pedal,the rpm comes up to 7k-8k.
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HAFI - try cleaning thde MAF sensor. Search for my low cost solution in the technical section
ok.will try that..i would also like to know the details about the the vag-com scanner used in octy vrs.When i searched in ross-tech,there are too many models for the cable.Please do help me choose the right one as i would like to own one for my self.
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@ HAFI - Initial stages of weak coil pack or clogged injectors doesn't generate error in initial stages. Clean the injectors if its long time , you will find remarkable difference. Also a clogged fuel filter can bring down the performance. I think it will be a combinations of factors.

@ ajmat - Just a query - MAF sensor malfunction or dirt, first symptom will be at cold start, engine would be very rough at idling along with loss of power ?

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Hey Guys,

I have recently (about a month ago) joined the vRS club as well after a lot of searching for 2 years. i took over the company lease of the car from a colleague. This car is 2006 Sep, done about 37,000Kms. The car drives like a dream. Even I have managed to touch 100-110 in second gear without any effort at all.

I am in Hyderabad and am wondering if other vRS owners here source their parts from any other independent importer around here. Apart from that, any trusted place to get my vRS serviced apart from Mahavir motors? Any contacts would be greatly appreciated.
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Another question to all my fellow vRS owners. I have just spoken to Carnation and they claim that they have a direct link with Skoda suppliers and that they can source any part for a better price. Has anyone gotten their car serviced with them or has sourced any part from them? Does any one recommend them?
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