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BradleyB wrote: Mon Aug 19, 2019 8:57 am U are getting better mpg than my diesel
Vw are a joke


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I stuck my cruise on at 50mph on the motorway, with a fully loaded van I was getting 61mpg.....I was quite happy with that.
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I’m on 9 thousand miles not due 1st service yet
It’s dsg
My van is empty aswell


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Just shows that you should buy yours vans from doc and not vw


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Wow, some very impressive work done here, I have no clue about all the coding stuff for changing/adding parts, best I do some reading! Love the Tiguan instruments, that’s going on Rooney’s Xmas 2022 wish list!
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Been a while since I've done anything other than maintenance and refueling my caddy.
I recently installed a set of Audison APK165P speakers.
After hearing how they sounded in @r1lea van, I knew it was inevitable.
Cost me £156 for the speakers from Amazon and £17.99 for MDF adaptors from eBay.
The adaptors I bought were listed as compatible with Caddy 2004+ but they needed to be drilled.
MDF isn't the toughest material to drill so no big deal really, apart from me drilling them wrong the first time around as I put the speaker and adaptor back to back without first checking it was symmetrical.
I used M6 rivnuts in the door panel in place of the original pop rivets.
I soldered onto the original factory speaker plug to avoid having to add another plug & socket.
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For the tweeters, I tapped into the A-pillar socket wiring.
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Sounds great now, much better than standard.
Next up will be a Audison active Sub under the seat to fill in the bass.
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Great work Doc.
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They look really good, currently looking at speaker options


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Awesome speakers

Can’t wait to hear the Audison sub


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Nice work mate neat job too
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Cheers guys, I'm really impressed with these speakers.
I punched the back of the rivets out to indent the panel slightly so the adaptors don't sit on top of the rivnuts, turned out ok. Not really that bothered that I drilled the extra holes, the MDF is dead solid.
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Stunning van Doc! Do the mk4 rear lights fit straight on to the mk3 or is there a bit of fiddling involved


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Cheers @michealcaddy
Check out the how-to topic I did on the rear light retrofit. There is some moving of wires in the plug and some recoding required.
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Unreal thread bud. Your deff the man I need to speak to about wiring my bwj running gear into my 2011 1.6tdi? Can't wait to be able to have excess to the rest of the forum for some more useful info
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Very nice and tidy under the hood, whats the power figures?
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Thank you, tidy was the aim.
It's not been on a dynamometer, my tuner 300bhp is going on past experience with boost levels on these engines.
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