Category Archives: Motoring

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I was starting to find the maps on my RNS 510 were getting a bit out of date, after all I had never updated it since I purchased the car in 2009.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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Bloody traffic lights!

What is it with councils? Not content with ruining the Aldermaston Road roundabout with traffic lights, 101 of the bloody things have sprung up on the A340 just north of Tadley by the Shell garage. There’s blimmin’ hundreds of the buggers all pointing … Continue reading

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