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  1. Excellent L & M Foreign Auto experience

    Dealerships and Service
    Hi all, Thanks for the advice, instructions, and recommendations over the years. I highly recommend L & M in Brooklyn, NY. Bill Roth is exhaustive in his questioning and analysis, and more than fair in his pricing. In all, I had the timing belt replaced (and all that goes along with that), the...
  2. Foreign Parts Specialties in Sacramento, CA

    Dealerships and Service
    I just got a bunch of parts for my cooling system from this Foreign Parts Specialties in Sacramento, CA. They had everything I needed in stock, which really saved the day. They are on 6501 Elvas Ave in Sacramento, CA, near Sac State College. The staff is very knowledgeable about the parts...
  3. Mopar guy entering a foreign land...

    New Member Introductions
    So we just bought our first VW....a 2005 GLS 1.8 Turbo (B5.5 to those in the know around here). I'm a Mopar muscle guy at heart, (yea as in big, fast, old, smelly, loud cars made in Detroit that dont like to turn or stop) but I love cars and mechanical naturally curiousity is getting...
  4. Foreign Object in Oil

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Was topping up with Castrol Syntec 5w - 40 after oil change this weekend. An index finger nail sized piece of the aluminum-paper seal on the quart bottle fell into the crankcase. How much of a problem is this? Will it pass through the pump? (don't know if the pump is before the filter) Will...
  5. AP Investigation: Banks sought foreign workers

    The Black Hole
    and to think we are going to give these pricks more $$$. i say F-em let them collapse and start over. what is your take on this????? :mad:
  6. Obama and Foreign Policy: Missing the Boat

    The Black Hole
    It's pretty much unanimously agreed that one of Obama's largest weaknesses as a candidate is his lack of foreign policy experience. Just a few weeks ago he made his European trip under the premise of improving his image in this area. Yet, when the biggest opportunity to step up and show...
  7. Foreign Cars Europa, NC.

    Anything Auto
    Just got Back from the 12 hour drive From NC to CT, while in Greensboro my brother in law took me to a dealership named "Foreign Cars Europa" :icon_eek: snapped a few pics while i was in there..:D to test drive had to be 21+ and a mandatory credit check :(
  8. Bodykits from Strictly Foreign - any good?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    When my wife said she wants to see a body kit on our wagon, who am I to argue! Trying to find something that we find tasteful and that fits a 2005 wagon is somewhat challenging. The Votex kit is nice, but she is "meh" on it. Plus the Votex does not fit the rear of a wagon. After some Google...
  9. Ethanol: The cure for independence from foreign oil, or panacea?

    The Black Hole
    I'll let the article speak for itself. I find some of the data intriguing.
  10. Strictly Foreign Kit?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Anyone have the strictly foreign body kit? Just looking for additional pics....I think its def one of the hottest kits out there Thanks
  11. Car Porn: Foreign Porn you can't have!

    Anything Auto
    The unobtainable Hotness! :bow:
  12. Real RS4 front bumper feeler at Strictly Foreign

    Group Buys
    New Info! RS6 Bumper Cost at six member in = 399.00 RS4 Bumper Cost at six member in = 319.00 The RS6 isn't available unti february so these are the prices if we were to buy in february. More people would mean a lower price. This is according to John at strictly foreign. Who's interested...
  13. Impex Foreign Auto Parts

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    a.k.a. Is this a reputable outfit? No problems ordering from them? Thanks. Andrew