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Old 06-15-2022, 04:22 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Passat TDI Wagon - '97 VW Passat Wagon TDI
90 day: 53.76 mpg (US)
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My grandpa used to drive around in those Diesel Dasher wagons in the 80s. He bragged he could get 60 mpg out of his. This was a non turbo 1.6 diesel. I rode with him once and it scared the h.ll out of me. He drove 10 mph under the speed limit with a line of cars behind him all the time.

He had a bumper sticker that said "Diesel Fumes make me Horny". You had to get used to people cussing at you and giving you the finger after being passed.

When we put him in a home in 1990, we were lucky to give his dasher wagons away. Wish I had one now.
97 Passat TDI Wagon
0.205 nozzles, chip tune
305k miles
Scan Gauge II
26 gallon tank
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