Username or Email Address
Do you already have an account?
Forgot your password?
  • Log in or Sign up

    VWVortex


    Search:

    Type: Posts; User: stratclub

    Page 1 of 13 1 2 3 4

    Search: Search took 0.73 seconds.

    1. How the radiators different? AFAIK, the oil...

      How the radiators different? AFAIK, the oil cooler for the trans is mounted on the transmission on an automatic.
    2. Replies
      2
      Views
      102

      IDNK there is a VW "scene" as such. Probably more...

      IDNK there is a VW "scene" as such. Probably more like a lunatic fringe that seems to be going mainstream with higher sales numbers.:D

      You probably don't have any type of warranty to deal with, so...
    3. Thread: True?

      by stratclub
      Replies
      5
      Views
      264

      Those $300 supposed Cold Air Intakes are a...

      Those $300 supposed Cold Air Intakes are a complete waste of money. Zero performance gains and if they have an oiled mesh filter, they don't filter as well as an OEM filter and will over time damage...
    4. It would be helpful to know what car you have...

      It would be helpful to know what car you have like make model and year.

      Nothing here that insurance would even remotely cover.
    5. Replies
      3
      Views
      168

      If you don't want your car to experience a...

      If you don't want your car to experience a failure from substandard mechanical parts, DO NOT buy from Prothe or any of his other aliases. The carnage his mechanical parts have caused is well known on...
    6. Ohio, the new Florida...............

      Ohio, the new Florida...............
    7. That just drives me up the wall. How could...

      That just drives me up the wall. How could someone get past Junior High without knowing how to construct proper sentences and paragraphs?

      You see it more often then you should in post on these...
    8. What do the timing sprockets (pulleys) have to do...

      What do the timing sprockets (pulleys) have to do with the serpentine belt or tensioner? Timing sprockets are solid with no over running clutch function, and usually last the life if the engine....
    9. Dealers are a bad place to go, but then a lot of...

      Dealers are a bad place to go, but then a lot of indie shops will FUBAR a TDI as well. IDK about NAPA, but their parts do seem better than some of the other places. Was it new or rebuilt and what was...
    10. So, why did you replace your alternator? The most...

      So, why did you replace your alternator? The most common failure mode for a TDI alternator is a failed one way clutched pulley. With the Metal Nerd tool, you can change the pulley in about 15 minutes...
    11. My crystal ball is really murky on that one. The...

      My crystal ball is really murky on that one. The Boeing 787 had a considerable jump on the A-350 and is the bleeding edge on technology and efficiency. If Boeing can deliver on the promise and pull...
    12. Replies
      43
      Views
      6,764

      Ya, a $500 warranty you will never cash in. Most...

      Ya, a $500 warranty you will never cash in. Most turbo failures are because of the oil seal leaking which would be denied.

      "Sir, your turbo is not covered because it had a seal failure, which is...
    13. Replies
      10
      Views
      827

      There is a certain retardation factor involve...

      There is a certain retardation factor involve with topside oil changes. Folks get just so pumped that they can skip what is the most important part of a scheduled service. Which is to do a close...
    14. Do not go to a dealership. They will rape your...

      Do not go to a dealership. They will rape your wallet.

      Clearly, you bent something. Go to a shop that does front end work/alignments. Mechanically, your car is no different than older cars.

      I...
    15. No, actually the center gear was introduced with...

      No, actually the center gear was introduced with the higher gross weight DC-10-30. IDKFS, but most likely all of the MD-11 were the higher gross weight with the center gear.
    16. Replies
      8
      Views
      605

      [QUOTE=Avus;86607577] What is powerline adapter?...

      [QUOTE=Avus;86607577]
      What is powerline adapter? Devices that use your in wall electric cable as network cable. ...
    17. Replies
      26
      Views
      1,479

      What I'm referring to is "Manned" space travel....

      What I'm referring to is "Manned" space travel. We could have had GPS, Comm satellites, Tang and Velcro without sending people into space for a ton less money.

      Manned space flight did capture the...
    18. Replies
      43
      Views
      6,764

      Well ya, Keep all the documentation. They know...

      Well ya, Keep all the documentation. They know that the chance of having to actually warranty someones engine for oil related issues is pretty close to zero, even with slip shod maintenance. Just not...
    19. (SUNG) I don't want to work, I just want to bang...

      (SUNG) I don't want to work, I just want to bang on my drum all day........
    20. Replies
      26
      Views
      1,479

      I'll take my sign, I guess. I have heard the...

      I'll take my sign, I guess.

      I have heard the spin-off nonsense before. Those tech advancements could have been achieved for millions instead of billions of dollars if the nonsense of space travel...
    Results 1 to 20 of 250
    Page 1 of 13 1 2 3 4