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  1. Race to the Freakin' Economic Bottom

    Anything Auto
    So I have state inspection coming up and needed to change out the rear brakes before going in. Make my usual order to and the delivery arrived today - My PBR "Australian Technology" brake pads are actually made using Thailand Technology. My German Meyle rotors are made in...
  2. HELP!!!! FReakin tie rod end!!!!! AAARGGGGGGHHHHH!!!!!!

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I cant get the bolt that goes through the knuckle that holds the tie rod end in place out, and I broke the screw that holds the tie rod on the top. What now??? Need help now please.
  3. The Mach Freakin' Five For Sale!

    Anything Auto _________________ I must resist the urge to purchase this and outfit deployable chainsaws to the front... :lol:
  4. Stealerships + these freakin electronic keys

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I honestly hate dealerships. They are so incredibly ridiculous in the ways (every way possible) they try to rip customers off . It is across the board too... not just VW, but my mom has a Honda and had practically almost the same experience as myself. So anyways: I have 2 of the normal...
  5. Why do I need a freakin slush screen in my air intake in the bay area of California?

    B5 Garage
    I just pulled my air intake to work on the headlight connector and noticed a beautiful and very dead Monarch butterfly (tis the season for that out here) all splayed out on the slush screen between the air intake and the air filter box. At first I thought, oh poor little butterfly, yada yada...
  6. MTM Supercharged Audi R8... so freakin hot! Juicy Details Revealed

    Anything Auto
    All the pics are at:
  7. Gunsman are freakin' pansies!

    That is all.
  8. My tires freakin' suck

    Wheel and Tire Forum
    Last July I got a 'deal' on my RS4 reps that came shod with new Falken 512s. I rolled on them until mid-November when the steelies went on. I put my summers on mid-April and my tires are practically bald!! There's no allignment issue or anything like that... just about 8,000km on the tires and...
  9. Hillary Clinton looks like a freakin' idiot!

    The Black Hole
    I guess the thread title says it all. I've kept from posting this thread for months, but after seeing her again on-screen tonight, I can't control myself any longer. Regardless of her leadership qualities or qualifications, Hillary Clinton has the unfortunate talent of looking like an...
  10. GUys who is able to make custom hub rings for Mercedes freakin shaped hub to fit

    Wheel and Tire Forum
    Sorry, but I have decided to post it on this forum too. It might help somebody else with a problem like mine I'm looking for anybody, who is able to take care of my hub rings, to make them custom. Since I got some new Mercedes rims from SL class, I"M IN NEED of a person who is able to help me...
  11. Freakin' out - strange smell after hard driving

    B5 Garage
    Hey all! I searched around but didn't find anything like this so here goes... Friday, I had 3 portly lads from work riding with me to lunch with some pretty heavy right-foot action. I floored it to pass a slow car & a lady pulled out in front of me at a light, so I had to brake really hard...
  12. Oil Change Place didnt FREAKIN PUT MY BELLY PAN BACK ON........!()$&[email protected]

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    so i went for an oil change like a week ago....and today i realized the drivers side of the belly pan was hangin i looke and the thing is completely not even screwed in at all.......!($&)@(%$ anyway im gonna call them and tell them they didnt put it back on....and they...
  13. Snapped my freakin key

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    in a fit if rage i slamed my house door with the keys still in it ,does anyone know what this one is gonna cost me????
  14. Did I juist buy the wrong freakin oil?!

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I was in wal mart and they have fully synth. 5w 30 on sale for 19.99 for 5 quarts. That had that and 10w30. I dont see it on the list and I DONT want to run 0-40 mobile one. I did not see any others that were on the "list" either. There were plenty of synth. oils there and I really wanted the...
  15. Gaaaa, freakin IDIOT!

    Anything Auto
    I dont know what to say kid+expensive car= :banghead:
  16. So freakin' embarassed

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I stopped at our condo after work to drop off some stuff, get the mail...etc. I was on my way out to come home to where we still live and I went to unlocked the car door. The alarm starts going off :roll: I've been having issues, but I was able to get by with either opening the door with the...
  17. No Freakin Latch Attachments!!

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I went to my local dealership 2 months ago and asked them to put the Latch attachments in the rear of my 2002 Variant. They had to order parts and they are still not here. Anyone else have this problem or is this just my dealership giving me the runaround? I thought I was supposed to have...