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    1. Ok, agreed. I got the VW mounts and the job was...

      Ok, agreed. I got the VW mounts and the job was done right.

      Enough said.
    2. Found a thread on Passatworld that's saying i got...

      Found a thread on Passatworld that's saying i got ripped off from the point of view of someone who would attempt it them self or would shop around.

      Book time though it says is 5 hours. i should...
    3. Ok thanks

      Ok thanks
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      Then call around to several mechanics, you might...

      Then call around to several mechanics, you might get lucky and find one that has an insight. Sounds like it's that or junk it.

      Or maybe you've done that already. Keep trying. Good luck
    5. Thanks Scott! 5.9 hours is a heck of a lot of ...

      Thanks Scott! 5.9 hours is a heck of a lot of time. I wouldn't like to tackle a job like myself, though i see a bunch of folks do.

      That's spot on what i paid. :cool: :thumbup: he also...
    6. Scott was that for a 1.8T or V6? jobs...

      Scott was that for a 1.8T or V6? jobs similar? thanks


      The parts were $300, labor was $325. He was good before, but now i think he let his son handle the job.
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      That's a lot of money

      Sure you can get a whole lot of work done from a local shop for $2k or less with new cats. There are good aftermarket cats for $800. Probably a lot less than that too but, hey, i'd invest in...
    8. What should it cost to replace all 3 motor mounts?

      I think I got hosed. :( How many hours labor? Anyone? thanks
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      ok, thanks :thumbup:

      ok, thanks :thumbup:
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      front grill parts sources?

      Any parts source recommendations for a front vent grill , corner head lamps, under hood rain channel?

      Amazon has a $27 corner head lamp. I wonder about the quality. TIA
    11. WTB 2000 B5 wagon ventilation grill, rain chanel Norwalk, CT

      passenger side ventilation grill under headlight is black. rain channel is under the hood right on top of firewall.

      Ray
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      San burdino, that's where they take all the cars...

      San burdino, that's where they take all the cars that get hurt.
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      Oil on sale at Advance

      Looking at the Advance Auto Parts flier , 10 oils to compare in 1 flier.

      Right off the top, something called Mobil Super Synthetic, interesting until realizing not Mobil 1. So it looks like a...
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      I had rims like yours, and that was the only...

      I had rims like yours, and that was the only thing i changed. The larger the diameter you go though, the poorer gas mileage you'll get. Your old rims are sellable too. Some tint and a nice polish...
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      yes, that's right, VCG and cam chain tensioner...

      yes, that's right, VCG and cam chain tensioner seals. Search on these and you'll find plenty of posts. Before you go ahead with this, decide if the PCV system has been serviced in the last 3 years....
    16. Thread: help

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      Ok, but he / you were able to start it and drive...

      Ok, but he / you were able to start it and drive it away. The easiest thing in my mind is to have him help you get it going so you can drive it to a mechanic. A good honest mechanic could be your...
    17. Thread: 2000 2.8 Passat

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      Pal, if that's what this is about, don't bother,...

      Pal, if that's what this is about, don't bother, i'm not interested. You buy the car with the headaches you already know about, you ought to have a better plan than this
    18. Thread: help

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      The seller should have experience with this...

      The seller should have experience with this problem. Why doesn't he help you out?
    19. Thread: help

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      sounds like something sticking in your linkage or...

      sounds like something sticking in your linkage or trans.
      Doesn't sound like it's stuck in neutral, if it stalls by letting out the clutch. If it jerks forward when you let out the clutch, is there...
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      I think the ABS module is the communication...

      I think the ABS module is the communication interface VCDS uses to pull codes, so best bet might be to start by getting the ABS re-built.
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