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Old 01-25-2014, 07:44 AM
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I've been observing that for the most part (at least on the forums that I've been to) that VW Jetta owners seem to lack basic intelligence when it comes to certain things.

I saw a thread where this guy blew the engine in his 2013 Jetta GLI due to over revving the engine, and he was then pissed because it cost him $8100 to get it repaired. The dealer cut him a deal on the labor costs and 10% on the parts in order to get the price where it was. He wasn't real specific on just how he over revved the engine, but he actually asked how it could be prevented from happening in the future. I'd have thought that this would be pretty obvious.

In another thread, they were talking about who they raced etc. One guy said that he pulled up next to a Porsche 911 Carerra and then proceeded to get his doors blown off in a light to light race. First off I don't condone street racing, but second, if you're going to race, don't do so against a vehicle that so obviously out classes the one that you're driving.

I love my new Jetta. It's a blast to drive and handles like a dream. I put just a little over 10 gallons of gas in it the other day after driving 277 miles. I can get used to the 27.7 mpg. The mod prospects are a little slim for what I'm wanting, as the available info just isn't out there yet, but I'm slowly learning, and I'll eventually get the car where it feels as though it's mine.

Now if I can survive the geniuses on the VW forums I'll be OK LOL

I'll fall off of my soap box now

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The same scenario can pretty much be applied to any vehicle.

I would say the same thing about someone that buys a brand new RAM that's is willing to take the risk of doing mods that could potentially cause warranty repairs to be denied. A lot of people are getting by with it but the few that haven't probably would have second thoughts after the fact.
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Consider for a moment the target demographic for the Jetta...this may, for the most part, explain the lack of basic intelligence. The car seems geared for (no pun intended) the Gen X kiddoes who cant watch enough Fast and Furious movies while dreaming up combinations of ridiculous graphics, hang glider rear spoilers, and obnoxious exhausts for their little cars.... present company excluded, of course lol
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Consider for a moment the target demographic for the Jetta...this may, for the most part, explain the lack of basic intelligence. The car seems geared for (no pun intended) the Gen X kiddoes who cant watch enough Fast and Furious movies while dreaming up combinations of ridiculous graphics, hang glider rear spoilers, and obnoxious exhausts for their little cars.... present company excluded, of course lol
You could have a point there. As Forest Gump said, "Stupid is, is stupid does!"

I guess I'll just have to continue to shake my head, and move right along.

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I love Fast and Furious......

But alas, But truck only has a little 318 in it... No street racing for me..
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