Category Archives: Motoring

Configuring the Audi MMI WiFi hot-spot

If you want to use the Audi MMI WiFi hot-spot to route data over your phone’s 4G/LTE connection rather than the embedded (eSIM), there are a couple things you need to know. Firstly, the eSIM does not come with the … Continue reading

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Replacing HDD in RNS 510 with a SSD

This may be of use to others out there with an RNS 510 satnav unit fitted to VW’s and Skoda’s. I had an issue where the media page would not show music files located on the HDD and navigation mode … Continue reading

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Part number discrepancy on RNS 510

Ok, so just a follow-up to my post about upgrading the firmware and maps on my RNS 510 (see post here), one of the question marks I had was about this screen after I upgraded my firmware, note the last … Continue reading

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Upgrading firmware and maps on VW RNS 510 SatNav

I was starting to find the maps on my RNS 510 were getting a bit out of date, after all I had never updated it since I purchased the car in 2009. I also read that newer versions of firmware … Continue reading

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Jaguar XF impresses (shame about comfort)

I had to drive up to Leeds and back yesterday, which was about 440 miles in total. I took the company pool car in the end, which is a somewhat extravagant Jaguar XF (3.0l diesel) but still returns better fuel … Continue reading

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VW Passat R36 Review

This isn’t really a review, but having owned my VW Passat R36 for over 6 months now, I just fancied jotting down some of the pros and cons I have experienced. The R36 certainly isn’t perfect my any means and … Continue reading

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VW Passat R36

Saw a VW Passat R36 Estate in a car park the other day and had no idea what it was. But it looked lovely. Back home I googled it and found out it’s a 3.6 litre V6! Cool! That will … Continue reading

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