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    1. Just a quick update… Got the car back last...

      Just a quick update…
      Got the car back last night. My total cost was $267.50. Not bad.
      They replaced all the timing chain parts and tensioners. All is quiet and the car runs great.
    2. Just a quick update… Got the car back last...

      Just a quick update…
      Got the car back last night. My total cost was $267.50. Not bad.
      They replaced all the timing chain parts and tensioners. All is quiet and the car runs great.
    3. It's paid for its self now with this repair and...

      It's paid for its self now with this repair and it paid for a intake manifold replacement before they extended the warranty so I'm very happy with the MBI Geico has.


      Sent from my iPhone using...
    4. Timing chain tensioner failure and some good luck on my side.

      Two weeks ago after my son's baseball game I went to start my car and it was parked next to a truck on the right side. Windows down a/c and radio off I start my car and hear a weird metallic flapping...
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      I've never understood about the whole move to the...

      I've never understood about the whole move to the more "eco-friendly" V6 turbo formula. You still have the rest of the F1 carnival that creates more pollution than a small city every race weekend to...
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      Like this? https://db.tt/wflhljRL

      Like this?
      https://db.tt/wflhljRL
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      https://db.tt/lhAxElNo Lol

      https://db.tt/lhAxElNo

      Lol
    8. I agree they need to issue a recall. The timing...

      I agree they need to issue a recall. The timing chain is supposed to be a lifetime part according to VW so there's never going to be a service check scheduled so until it fails you have no idea...
    9. No idea how much all of that work would be from...

      No idea how much all of that work would be from an independent shop. I would call around.
    10. So somehow I have luck on my side gonna play the lottery (timing chain tensioner failure)

      Two weeks ago after my son's baseball game I went to start my car and it was parked next to a truck on the right side. Windows down a/c and radio off I start my car and hear a weird metallic flapping...
    11. What about a high school metalworking shop? When...

      What about a high school metalworking shop?
      When I was in high school we had a nice foundry in school that could cast something the size you are looking for.You could make a cast off one of the 3...
    12. I'm in the same boat. Probably going to replace...

      I'm in the same boat. Probably going to replace mine mid summer.

      As for the choices I'm sticking with stock rotors and upgraded pads.
      I've used Mintex pads for years and they always had the...
    13. Is this what you are looking for?...

      Is this what you are looking for?
      http://www.idparts.com/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=2171
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      You should sand and polish the center of the...

      You should sand and polish the center of the wheel to match the shifter and it would work better.
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      It's not nickel it's a plating that's meant to...

      It's not nickel it's a plating that's meant to flake on removal you shouldn't use anti-seize on NGK plugs.


      http://www.ngksparkplugs.com/pdf/dyk_5points.pdf
    16. Please don't crosspost from the classifieds...

      Please don't crosspost from the classifieds section. Thanks
    17. Does anyone know anything more about this "train truck"?

      I've driven past this beast a bunch of times and finally had time to stop and take some pictures.
      Does anyone know anything about these? ...
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      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2apWN173D4A ...

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2apWN173D4A

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fksdSq92SDI
    19. Duplicate thread

      Duplicate thread
    20. Jay Leno is using it. ...

      Jay Leno is using it.


      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ZrJsrTT4EA
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