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  1. Strolling for things you can't afford.

    Anything Auto
    Does anyone else ever go on ECS or any other website and add up how much the things they want cost? Even if it's not broken yet lol. I feel like I do that quite often. :lol:
  2. How do you guys afford VCDS?!

    Mobile Electronics
    I am wanting to see if I can get a reading from my ABS module (getting the ABS light, brake light and ASL light with three beeps randomly every day) to see if it is faulty. The crappy scanners at AutoZone can't read the ABS, so I was looking at VAG-COM. $600 on Ross Tech?! Are there any...
  3. giving up on 2000 Passat GLS, 68,00 miles...can't afford it anymore!

    B5 Garage
    VW said they brought in two out of town mechanics after 5 days, one said, "your car is an electrical nightmare"..starting car with a rumble after new $650 repair for a corroded wire under the drivers seat causing electrical miscommunication, my problem seems to be so common.. VW insisted I get a...
  4. Poor, poor John Kerry....can't afford the taxes to dock his new $7M yacht in MA

    The Black Hole BOSTON—Massachusetts Sen. John Kerry is docking his family's new $7 million yacht in neighboring Rhode Island, saving roughly $500,000 in Bay State taxes. The Boston Herald...
  5. getting a used turbo, could not afford a new one....

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    here it is just going with used...:thumbup:
  6. Can't afford a Ferrari?

    Anything Auto
    Simply build your own! This guy has waaaaayyyyyy too much time on his hands.
  7. can the us afford another 4 years of bush?

    The Black Hole
    i really wonder with the current det that bush has put the us in, can you guys really afford to have him there another 4 years? if it was me i would vote for the other guyjust to not have bush there. alex
  8. I can't afford whole new tires so....

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Do any company's that make RIM's offer them for stock tires? I don't know how the sizing works, what size rim's would fit on the stock tires our :b5: .5 wagon comes with? I LOVE the Katana Destiny's in Hyper black, if someone can confirm that they will fit I would be in :b5: heaven.
  9. For those of us who can't afford HIDs....nice alternative!

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I just upgraded my OE H7 Low beams. I replaced them with the Sylvania "Silverstar" bulbs. They are definately an improvement over the standard Halogen :lol:! Rated 12V 55Watts @ ~4000 K they throw a very bright, white light (not blue) far down the road 8)! This upgrade took...
  10. Can't Afford Damage... But damn, I need that ECU

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Tomorrow I am picking up a Divertor Valve. I ordered a ECU upgrade for the end of september which runs 14.5psi boost, and removes all of that restricting moolacca. Do I have to worry about blowing the turbo? Is 14.5 psi considered safe? Can somebody with a chip (similar to this one) please...
  11. Want a SLR and can't afford it? Then go build her up by yslf

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