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Skoda Octavia VRS Petrol and diesel MK3 / FL buyers guide <2013

With prices of the mighty MK3 Octavia VRS becoming more affordable every day, the market for arguably the UK’s best value fast family mover has grown exponentially.  From the forecourt, the VRS retails around £26k before you bolt on a

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Skoda Octavia i ii iii Mk1 Mk2 Mk3 owner manuals Inc VRS

Since we posted our link to the Skoda Octavia MK3 iii services manuals, we’ve literally had one person ask where they can get the owners manual for their beloved Skoda Octavia. Since we love our fellow “octy” owners, we thought

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Leaked internal Skoda document shows Octavia VRS MY19 changes DPF & OPF

In the quest to upgrade my 2015 Skoda Octavia VRS diesel to a shiny new 245BHP petrol wagon, I have uncovered some very interesting news (thanks OvRSOC) about the new MY19 “model year 2019” changes to my favourite performance family mover.

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Skoda offering a £118k armoured Superb

The unsuspecting Skoda Superb is a model often overlooked. Its “bland” looks and mightly proportions are mostly ignored in the favour of our personal favourite the epic Octavia VRS (yes, I’m biased!). It might look like something from the taxi

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Volkswagen Diesel Customer Forum meet with UK Transport Select Committee highling issues following “dieselgate fix”

Representatives from the Volkswagen Diesel Customer Forum met with the UK Transport Select Committee (TSC) yesterday to highlight the issues VW Group car owners face in light of the so called dieselgate fix. The TSC was handed a dossier containing details of

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Posted in dieselgate

HOW TO: Change the keyfob battery in your Skoda Octavia / VW Golf / Seat / Audi

That annoying warning when your keyfob battery is low isn’t going to fix itself. Rather than a trip to the dealers we’ve put together a little youtube video with our Sister Website – Turbo-Nutters.co.uk on how to change it yourself.

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The Volkswagen Diesel Customer Forum (Emissions Scandal) group breaks 7000 members

Let’s face it, the VW are no longer able to contain the lies and deceit that has plagued the car maker since “dieselgate” hit the headlines. It’s not just some petty corporate figure fiddling either, the issue has left some

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Posted in emissionsgate