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    1. Thats sweet and I wanted to do this 4-5 years ago...

      Thats sweet and I wanted to do this 4-5 years ago to my fwd 07 2.0t passat wagon, but couldn't find much help in doing so.. was told in europe police used passat sedans with lifted suspensions, even...
    2. eat some trim dude.. its just a brake job. ;)

      eat some trim dude.. its just a brake job. ;)
    3. i guess you like to play it safe.. lame

      i guess you like to play it safe.. lame
    4. FS: 2007 passat wagon 2.0t auto value edition Cape Cod, MA $ 4500

      considering selling, just not sure what I'm going to replace vehicle with yet..

      Its a well maintained 2007 in candy white, with black interior. 136000 miles.. I'm the second owner since 75000...
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      i have a similar "blip" like you describe w your...

      i have a similar "blip" like you describe w your car.. mine is an 2007 passat wagon 2.0t auto,, with now 140000 miles.. I ve owned it since 75000 miles, and it almost always cuts power for a split...
    6. try the charger , it should power the piston to...

      try the charger , it should power the piston to retract... again, your overthinking it... i can't really suggest anything but the method i already explained, it works,,, do it or pay someone else....
    7. good description bkpassat... it is quite...

      good description bkpassat...

      it is quite simple in reality, just hyped up as difficile. all in, with wheels off its a 20 min rear brake job.. good luck!
    8. not running.. don't worry which terminal you...

      not running.. don't worry which terminal you touch with wire ends,, i got it right both times,,, luck i guess,, you'll see/hear it retract when correct,, takes about 3 seconds
    9. if your scared to run a wire off your battery ,...

      if your scared to run a wire off your battery , then just run it off your girlfriends car,, blow her fuses instead.... do watch the live ends! or you'll make sparks etc...
    10. don't bother.. grab some household electrical...

      don't bother.. grab some household electrical wire , run it from your battery terminals and touch the connectors on the caliper motors with the other live end.. they'll retract.. don't bother...
    11. its easy,, heres what i did,,, get some 12...

      its easy,, heres what i did,,,

      get some 12 gauge electrical wire or similar say about 10 feet in length (for doing residential electrical etc..)

      connect it to your battery, yes that is correct,...
    12. It was my cat breaking at the flange.. Just had...

      It was my cat breaking at the flange.. Just had rewelded ..

      Was getting 29mpg without cat attached to car at 70mph
    13. Updates.. Just had wagon carbon cleaned by dealer...

      Updates.. Just had wagon carbon cleaned by dealer in Hyannis mass.

      Had my cat rewelded as it blew off while on highway the other day.. Still was getting 29 mpg..

      Also fixed a few minor things...
    14. Loud swoosh in top gear fsi beast wagon

      I was on highway about 75-80 mph and pressed firmly on gas pedal to pass and got the loudest ever pressurized air leak sounding from turbo side of engine.. Car accelerated during this noise and did...
    15. Yes some updates... Hatch came out perfect.....

      Yes some updates... Hatch came out perfect.. Sorry it's been almost a month..

      I decided on flat black primer.. Looks great. Sorry it's so much trouble to post a pic around here.

      Been busy...
    16. I'm sure it ran better with premium fuel.. I be...

      I'm sure it ran better with premium fuel.. I be experimented once with 87 octane but engine really runs well on 93! It's worth the extra few dollars.

      I'm sure cleaning (spraying manifold)...
    17. Update, since having cleared codes yesterday...

      Update, since having cleared codes yesterday afternoon. Car started up this morning but it was 44 degrees F so it took a whole second to crank and fire but ran smooth.. I did notice a little...
    18. Alright,, Went to advanced auto today to read...

      Alright,,

      Went to advanced auto today to read and clear codes..
      Girl at the counter gave me the scanner to play with cause she was the only attendant working..

      Per the scanner all systems...
    19. Just chiming in to your thread.. I'm also...

      Just chiming in to your thread.. I'm also recently getting random misfires. Cylinder 2 and 4. Occasionally a check engine light appeared in the last few months and usually clear itself within a day...
    20. Thanks again Evan... Yes I am sanding rust and...

      Thanks again Evan... Yes I am sanding rust and priming.

      Seems like it should work well with good prep..

      I don't have time to deal with dealer on rust warranty, besides it's mostly surface...
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