Hey there all.
I am a noob, but a relatively fast learner and pretty handy.
This is my intro post:
That gives a good intro to why I am here without...
Well, it'll probably end up being related to (FLAME SUIT ON) the new $13 ICM from Hans Parts I put in last week, but I didn't hear it then and now after ~60 miles later there's a very noticeable buzz which varies with RPM between songs on the CD and on radio. I also installed a $6 antenna mast...
Hi guys. New user here, new to VW world. (or soon to be)
I have found a great deal on a 2004 Passat 1.8T manual with 125k miles.
I need some suggestions and feedback:
How expensive is it to maintain this car? I do most of the maintenance on my other cars by myself.
What is the reliability on...
posting this for another member here - his contact info is below, so please don't contact me. I've asked for amplifying info, and will post it as soon as he gives it to me.
FS: 2004 W8 Wagon Auto/Tip, Pacific Blue/Grey, 125K — $4K/obo
My W8 wagon, Old Blue, is now out to pasture, being stored...
alright, its time to stop lurkin and post...
I just got my 1.8t a couple of months ago, with intentions of it being a daily driver, to last at least 2 yrs...while looking for minor cosmetic replacement parts, I stumbled upon PW and now I'm looking to get a GIAC flash (forge dv too)...
I want to get at least a couple more years out of my chipped 98 1.8t 5spd.
What things should I be checking, servicing or replacing at this point?
There's the obvious:
- spark plugs
- air filter and slush screen
- oil and filter
- fuel filter
- brake fluid
- transmission fluid...