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Online massimo23

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Hi from Ireland
« on: 26 April 2021, 13:01 »
Hi there I am Massimo from Ireland and love anything Golf 8 related.
I have a Golf 8 eHybrid with the Installed packages and options:
Park Assist
Side Assist with RTA
Lane Assist
Travel Assist
Rear view camera
IQlights Matrix Dynamic Front/Rear Indicators
Heated Steering and Seats
Ergoactive Driver Seat with massage
Progressive steering
Folding Mirrors with curb function
Discovery Pro
Keyless
Interior Background light version 2
Exterior Light on mirrors/handles and front grille
Also have Odb11/Vcds so love talking about coding ;)

And here are some photos of the car:











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Re: Hi from Ireland
« Reply #1 on: 26 April 2021, 13:23 »
Ok, its a bit late, but Welcome!

I know I am personally dead happy to see you here, I've read your Mk8 stuff elsewhere all over the internet.

You seem well connected... unlike the Mk8  :laugh:
Current: Mk8 GTI DSG, Adelaides, DCC, HUD, HK, Winter Pack, Rear Camera.. Aka "HMS Weasel"

Gone: 2017 Mk7.5 GTD,manual, NavPro
Gone: 2014 Mk7 GTD, manual, NavPro, DCC

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Re: Hi from Ireland
« Reply #2 on: 26 April 2021, 13:55 »
Thanks for accepting me and Thanks fredgroves.
Fred I haven't seen any photos of your car or did I miss it ?

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Re: Hi from Ireland
« Reply #3 on: 26 April 2021, 14:40 »
Current: Mk8 GTI DSG, Adelaides, DCC, HUD, HK, Winter Pack, Rear Camera.. Aka "HMS Weasel"

Gone: 2017 Mk7.5 GTD,manual, NavPro
Gone: 2014 Mk7 GTD, manual, NavPro, DCC

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Re: Hi from Ireland
« Reply #4 on: 26 April 2021, 14:57 »
There it is .... Yes she is a Beauty...  :wink:

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Re: Hi from Ireland
« Reply #5 on: 26 April 2021, 17:40 »
Here is a silly question for you... What does NavPro give you over normal?

Nobody has managed to answer that, especially not vw.
Current: Mk8 GTI DSG, Adelaides, DCC, HUD, HK, Winter Pack, Rear Camera.. Aka "HMS Weasel"

Gone: 2017 Mk7.5 GTD,manual, NavPro
Gone: 2014 Mk7 GTD, manual, NavPro, DCC

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Re: Hi from Ireland
« Reply #6 on: 04 May 2021, 00:52 »
Here is a little story about the Discovery Infotainment system in the Golf 8:
The First Golf 8 in 2019 came with the 5H0035816 which was only Discovery Pro.

Then on the 20/07/2020 The distinction between Discovery Pro and Media came to the Golf 8.
With the Discovery Pro the VW maps could be displayed on the Infotainment and AID display at the same time
But the Media could only display the maps on the infotainment display.
But both share the same control unit 5H0035816B which means that any difference between them is purely software restricted.
In fact it is possible to activate a coding in the Discovery Media Unit and enable the viewing of VW maps on both screens.
The 816B does not allow Wireless Android Auto.

Another change came on the 23/11/2020 (week build 48) and VW has decided to use 2 different units for The Pro 5H0035816D and the Media 5H0035820D. Now with the Media it is possible to View the VW maps on the AID display but not on both screens at the same time like the Pro. Also Wireless Android Auto is finally working with the D models.

There could be another change at the end of June , and if we keep on going we will run out of letters...



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Re: Hi from Ireland
« Reply #7 on: 04 May 2021, 08:55 »
So the difference between NavPro and not is just the ability to display maps on the two screens at once....

Wow....sixteen hundred pounds for that, thanks VW.

I think maybe in other markets its to do also with bundling of online services, which are already bundled in the UK.

VW UK obviously didn't understand it either.
Current: Mk8 GTI DSG, Adelaides, DCC, HUD, HK, Winter Pack, Rear Camera.. Aka "HMS Weasel"

Gone: 2017 Mk7.5 GTD,manual, NavPro
Gone: 2014 Mk7 GTD, manual, NavPro, DCC