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    1. 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...
    2. Thanks!... I'm gunna give white plasti dip a...

      Thanks!...

      I'm gunna give white plasti dip a try this weekend for the hatch...

      Should have great success...
      Thanks again
    3. Ok ill look into rattle can ... Im good with a...

      Ok ill look into rattle can ... Im good with a can of spray paint.. Funny plasti dip is porous,,, people are covering their entire vehicles in it and pressure wash them... huh...

      Again i was going...
    4. Can't afford to respray car. Not respect. Sorry

      Can't afford to respray car. Not respect. Sorry
    5. Plasti dip rear hatch on wagon.( using rattle can).. Insight welcome

      My hatch is in bad shape with surface rust and dealer gave me a load of bs ...

      My thoughts.. Ill sand out rust, prime then black dip the hatch..

      Car is white..

      My questions, is plastic dip...
    6. 07 passat wagon 2.0T tire option

      Am considering snow tires and wondering if slightly narrower 205/55/16 might be good option to factory size 215/55/16.

      Overall diameter is within 1/4 inch(smaller), width works with factory steel...
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      yellow snow

      This storm caused all sorts of troubles... here's one I need help with..


      After moving my car from its spot overnight noticed yellow snow, two spots in line with each other about the width of...
    8. Thanks for the quick reply! DAMN! That's a lot...

      Thanks for the quick reply!

      DAMN! That's a lot of money.. its only about 16 sq. Ft or less in area the hatch..

      I might do my own body work repair and paint.. I'm amazing with a can of spray...
    9. Respray hatch on B6 passat wagon-what to expect

      Howdy and TIA!

      I want to repair my hatch on my wagon.. minor rust from scratches to paint and wear on rear windshield spoiler(prob from prev owner leaning skis and crap against the body)

      Id...
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      Timing job quotes inside....

      I called around for quotes for a complete timing job today and got three responses.

      1) Dealer about 1200 inclusive.. enough said.

      2) High end dealer alternative shop. 1400 inclusive. Nice...
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      I plugged the front pcv, with two rubber plugs,...

      I plugged the front pcv, with two rubber plugs, leaving only the tube down to the oil filter housing untouched..

      After 200 miles switched back to stock.. didn't want to f with it yet..

      I also...
    12. thermostat/temp sensor replaced and valve cover gasket with rusty camshafts??

      I hit ecs up for the thermostat/temp sensor and some other stuff, valve cover plugs etc..

      The thermostat job took 4 hours to complete including topping coolant and was a typical vw repair in my...
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      Are you thinking accessory belt or timing belt...

      Are you thinking accessory belt or timing belt tensioner??
      What's your mileage? Have you serviced timing belt?

      I'm at 110K miles and in need very likely to service my timing belt soon..

      I feel...
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      squeeky sound under the hood??

      Its happened a few times..


      On a cold start, or when parking after engine was at op. Temp..

      A squeeky wheel sound(hamster wheel) kind of squeek..

      I also noticed the vehicle shuddering (...
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      I have a few questions.. 1). What is the plug...

      I have a few questions..

      1). What is the plug size for the turbo inlet, I see LOWES sells wedge style plugs..

      2). If possible do you recall, the diameter of the front pcv valve would be plug...
    16. Thank ou.. looking into new head unit too.

      Thank ou.. looking into new head unit too.
    17. Thank ou.. looking into new head unit too.

      Thank ou.. looking into new head unit too.
    18. How much does an intercooler make a difference..

      What if the intercooler was deleted and a simple aluminum tube connected from turbo output to trottle body intake tube.

      It would still get airflow (cooling effect) and could be heavily finned to...
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      Easiet way to fix prob get a new resonator.....

      Easiet way to fix prob get a new resonator.. should be easy to install yourself..

      To bad about the noise cause I want to do this eventually on my passat wagon 2.0T...


      Is the noise increase...
    20. Post Hernia Surgury Need music!

      Howdy!

      I'm out of work for two weeks, an injury from working in construction has lead to a hernia repair..


      So I need music so I don't die of boredom when driving, although I'm in bed for at...
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