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Aircooled Mechanical Tech

A Q & A Forum devoted to Aircooled Mechanical Issues. Got a problem? Then ask in here. Please, no 'For Sale' or 'Want To Buy' ads, plugs for your 'business', links to 'for sale' ads or Ebay links to your (or your mate's) auction (use the VZi 'Classifieds' section) - this also includes thinly veiled 'What's My Car Worth?' threads and "Who Can Sell Me A . . ." posts.
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Watercooled Mechanical Tech

A Q & A Forum devoted to Watercooled Mechanical Issues. Golfs, Sciroccos, Polos, T4s, T5s etc. You know the score, got a problem? Ask here. Please, no 'For Sale' or 'Want To Buy' ads, plugs for your 'business', links to 'for sale' ads or Ebay links to your (or your mate's) auction (use the VZi 'Classifieds' section) - this also includes thinly veiled 'What's My Car Worth?' threads and "Who Can Sell Me A . . ." posts.
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Wheels & Tyres Forum

Please discuss wheels or tyres (for all vehicles) in here.
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Business Recommendations

Please use this forum to recommend garages, workshops or indeed any businesses that provide good service. Help other members find the 'good guys' (and maybe avoid the cowboys.) Please only recommend companies where you have personally had work done. Any blatant 'plugs' for your own business will be deleted. Become a Member Sponsor here. Please read the sticky threads BEFORE posting - it may save you time in the long run.Forum available for sponsorship
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Engineering Tech

A Q & A Forum devoted to Engineering Issues that don't necessarily fall into Aircooled or Watercooled Tech. Got a problem? Or an engineering question? Even a buildings or property engineering question? Then ask in here. Please, no 'For Sale' or 'Want To Buy' ads, plugs for your 'business', links to 'for sale' ads or Ebay links to your (or your mate's) auction (use the VZi 'Classifieds' section) - this also includes thinly veiled 'What's My Car Worth?' threads and "Who Can Sell Me A . . ." posts.
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Kind of like a VW club online - you can sit in our virtual pub and talk about whatever you want to. All opinions are valid, but please no insulting (other than to our intelligence,) abusive or libellous posts. Please feel free to post your opinion on any given subject, but also be aware that others have the equal right to disagree with you - and some will certainly tell you so. No 'For Sale' or 'Want To Buy' ads, plugs for your business, links to 'for sale' ads or Ebay links to your (or your mate's) auction (please use the VZi 'Classifieds' section) - this also includes thinly veiled "What's my car worth?" threads too (please use the 'Dude! What's My Car Worth?' forum) - and please don't use just to post links to other VW forums or websites - we are aware that other sites exist (obviously), but blatant 'plugs' (poaching) will simply be deleted.
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Computer, IT, Browser, Online, TV, Radio, Film, Smartphone & Technology Questions & Discussion. Any questions or discussion relating to computers, browsers, technology, software, smartphones, smart home appliances, smart TV, Radio, Films, Netflix/video set up, Publications/Magazines, Photobucket, Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Ebay, Paypal and even TV shows and games, XBox etc - please ask in here. Eventually we should build a helpful database of answers to many regular IT and broadcast questions.
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Readers Rides

Post pics, specs and build-up stories of your vehicles - or even your garages here. Also interesting stuff about your 'daily drivers' etc. or interesting cars you have seen on your travels, even motors-based TV shows you can recommend. Please, no 'For Sale' or 'Want To Buy' ads, plugs for your 'business', links to 'for sale' ads or Ebay links to your (or your mate's) auction (use the VZi 'Classifieds' section) - this also includes thinly veiled 'What's My Car Worth?' threads and "Who Can Sell Me A . . ." posts.
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Organising a Cruise, want to discuss shows, displays and events? In here!
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Positions Vacant and Jobs Wanted. If you have an opening, post your job ad here. If you have lost your job or on the look out for a new job, place your CV or wanted ad here. Also, if you need a freelancer, contractor or want to commission some work, this is the place. NO TOUTING, USE YELLOW PAGES. Forum available for sponsorship
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The Gallery - VZi Arts & Photography

Want to learn how to take photos? How to get started Pinstriping or Airbrushing or Tattoos? Or do you just want to display your artwork or photos? Camera questions and information too.
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Offers

Spotted cheap beer at Asda? 20% off toolkits at Halfords? Cheap DVDs at HMV? Let your brothers and sisters know about it. Only genuine (legal) offers. Please DO NOT use this forum to peddle your own wares. Forum available for sponsorship
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Lost and Found

Post here if you're trying to track down an old car . . . or maybe you can help someone find their long lost first ride. Forum available for sponsorship
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Movers & Shakers

Can you 'taxi' someone to a show? Pick up some parts for someone? Need something grabbing from Bristol and taking to VW Action? Requests and offers here please . . . Don't forget, gas money makes for happier drivers ;) In association with www.preciousmetaltransport.co.uk
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VZi Small Business Forum

Volkszone has many entrepreneurs, self-employed and those who run their own companies. Please use this forum to ask (and answer) any small business related questions - employment law, tax laws, insurance, marketing, council rates, etc. Please DO NOT use it to tout for business or to plug your own company (please use the Yellow Pages forum for this) - any blatant 'plug' posts will be deleted and the posters may be reprimanded further. This is the ONLY warning you will receive - the idea is to help each others' businesses, not to take advantage - so please play nice.
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CAMPING, HOLIDAYS, TRIPS, NIGHTS OUT

Looking for a good campsite or holiday destination? Or just a day out? Or even where is best to eat - or park? Recommend an airline or foreign holiday destination? Request info on a campsite/holiday/destination/pub/restaurant or recommend here. Forum available for sponsorship
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Announcements and news from the site admins and moderators
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CLUB FORUMS

Club Forum

Your club forum down for any reason? Feel free to use this forum until yours is fixed... New users should use this forum to introduce themselves too. Please, no 'For Sale' or 'Want To Buy' ads, plugs for your 'business', links to 'for sale' ads or Ebay links to your (or your mate's) auction (use the VZi 'Classifieds' section) - this also includes thinly veiled 'What's My Car Worth?' threads and "Who Can Sell Me A . . ." posts.
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JG54 Cal-Look/Performance/Racing Forum

Into Hot Bugs, Drag Racing, F1, BTCC, Rallying, Performance Tuning, etc? In Here! Everyone welcome (not just Greenhearts) but please keep stuff on topic. Forum available for sponsorship
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H20

The watercooled scene is growing quickly in the UK - talk with other owners here. No 'For Sale' or 'Want To Buy' ads, plugs for your 'business', links to 'for sale' ads or Ebay links to your (or your mate's) auction (use the VZi 'Classifieds' section) - this also includes thinly veiled 'What's My Car Worth?' threads too (please use the 'Dude! What's My Car Worth?' forum in Chat/Discussion) . . . and please don't use JUST to post links to other VW Forums/websites - we are aware that other sites exist (obviously), but blatant 'plugs' (poaching) will simply be deleted. Forum available for sponsorship
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NDA (Northern Dub Alliance)

NDA (Northern Dub Alliance) an umbrella club for all northern clubs to chat and meet Forum available for sponsorship
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Random Nights

Yorkshire based enthusiast car cruises - check here for information and/or join in the chat. Forum available for sponsorship
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Alternate Engine

Got a Scooby motor in the back of your dub? Or a V8? Alfa? You know a Porsche motor drops straight in - right? This is the forum for you. Please, no 'For Sale' or 'Want To Buy' ads, plugs for your 'business', links to 'for sale' ads or Ebay links to your (or your mate's) auction (use the VZi 'Classifieds' section) - this also includes thinly veiled 'What's My Car Worth?' threads and "Who Can Sell Me A . . ." posts.
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Karmann Ghia Forum

Got a Ghia? Or even just a fan of KGs? This is the forum for you. Please, no 'For Sale' or 'Want To Buy' ads, plugs for your 'business', links to 'for sale' ads or Ebay links to your (or your mate's) auction (use the VZi 'Classifieds' section) - this also includes thinly veiled 'What's My Car Worth?' threads and "Who Can Sell Me A . . ." posts.
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A community based 'services' directory. If you can help a fellow VZ'er or are in need of help, check it out. Support the companies run by fellow VZ'ers and claim any Volkszone discounts or benefits. In time we could almost become self-sufficient... Commercial sellers, please take a banner advert or become a Member Sponsor and support the site before running your 'business' through VZi. VZi's Yellow Pages were originally set up as a 'free to use' facility for the members who regularly contribute with threads and replies in the Mech Tech, Chat and Readers Rides forums etc. - where they could post a link to their business. As VZi has got bigger, we see more and more new Members who ONLY ever post a plug for their business and contribute nothing (neither monetary nor in content) to the forums. This is fine, however to use our facility this way you will need to become a Member Sponsor. Become a Member Sponsor here. Please read the sticky threads in Classifieds (and indeed this box) BEFORE posting - it may save you time in the long run. Those who just sign up to plug their business will be deleted. Forum available for sponsorship
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