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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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Posted in Skoda

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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Posted in new cars

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 Gold / 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

VW Emissions Fix Survey: Owners who opted not to have the Emission fix

Our last VW Emissions survey was very successful with over 2,000 responses and lots of eye opening statistics – Read more here. What it failed to do was gather the thoughts from those who opted not to let VW ruin

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Posted in dieselgate

Choosing the best Windscreen wiper blades for your Skoda Octavia Mk3 2013 onwards

We’ve been reading various posts on the Skoda Owners Club website and facebook pages with owners looking advice for the best wiper blades available for your Octavia MK3, so we’ve put together this article to help you guys out. Avoid

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Posted in windscreen wipers