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  1. FS: 4 steel wheels w Blizzaks mounted; near Hartford, CT - $125 takes the set

    Parts For Sale
    "Winter is coming..." They're very low miles on the tires, tread looks great and i'll go snap some pics. $125 for all 4 Rims are steelies w hubcabs. Not sure how i'd ship these so let's try to do local before we cross that bridge. Obviously buyer would need to pay shipping/packing costs.
  2. Mechanic in the Hartford, CT area

    USA - East
    Like the title says. I'm moving to the area and need to find a replacement for my excellent mechanic in Chicago. Any suggestions? Matt
  3. Hartford, CT Independent Shop Recommendations?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    My 2000 Passat wagon 2.8L V-6 has a leaky water pump and also due for a timing belt. I don't care to tackle this challenge myself as I've run out of patience with this car. I've got a couple local independent shops near Hartford, Connecticut, in mind for doing the repairs (Bill's Automotive...
  4. Cam Chaing Tensioner Tool near Hartford, CT?

    B5 Garage
    NEVER MIND. Carlos at the Hartford VW service department was very nice and allowed me to borrow one of his. Does anyone near Hartford or Windsor, CT, have a cam chain tensioner compressor tool that I may borrow for a few days? I haven't fully decided if I'm going to attempt to replace the...
  5. There's a rare 4-mo 1.8T manual wagon for sale in Hartford, CT

    Anything Auto
    Completely on the other side of the country from me though. 135K miles, currently @ $4000 ... http://www.copart.com/c2/onSaleResults.html?_eventId=getLot&execution=e5s2&lotId=19096519
  6. Cruise to Waterfest Braintree, MA, and Hartford

    Events & Gatherings
    Even though its early yet and Waterfest isn't for awhile, I'm trying to start to set up a cruise on Friday July 17th. It will at this point be meeting up around at 7:00 am, 250 Granite St, Braintree Ma. at the south shore circuit city (what was circuit city) parking lot. Time to head out is yet...
  7. Man I really need an indie around Hartford, CT

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Need some get some fluid changes done (brakes, coolant, auto tranny, timing belt next year) and I just don't have the time to do it. I'd love to find a guy who could knock this out, but the service forum doesn't seem to have a lot of options. If anybody knows who I could contact I'd be very...
  8. Winter Rally Cross Idea (Hartford County, CT)

    Events & Gatherings
    I would like to gather some interest on setting up a Rally Cross type event, possibly at the Portland Fairgrounds, there is snow, some ice, and its relatively flat, I'm going to call the management company come Monday to see how we may go about doing this while there is some snow and ice left on...
  9. Winter Rally Cross Idea (Hartford County, CT)

    Amateur Motorsports
    I would like to gather some interest on setting up a Rally Cross type event, possibly at the Portland Fairgrounds, there is snow, some ice, and its relatively flat, I'm going to call the management company come Monday to see how we may go about doing this while there is some snow and ice left on...
  10. Good/Fair Repair shops Hartford area, CT

    Dealerships and Service
    Hi, I want to change the timing belt for my 2001 passat with v6. I asked some of my local shops and they said they can't do it. So, are there anyone know good/fair repair shops which can replace the timing belt in Hartford arera, CT, please let me know.Thanks
  11. Who wants to put in a suspension near Hartford or Springfield, MA? $$ provided

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I've called several indy shops in the area and everyone wants $350+ to put in springs and shocks on my 1.8T. Seems pretty steep to me, but I don't think I can do it solo (no spring compressor, among other reasons.) So, if anyone is feeling ambitious and generous, I'd be willing to pony up what...
  12. FS: 2003 Passat GLS with 40K miles in Hartford, CT

    Classified Archive
    40K miles, GLS 1.8L Turbo, auto, Factory Warranty until 2007/50k. Just had 40K service done, so it's set for a while except for oil changes every 5K. Leather interior, moonroof, tinted windows, Monsoon AM/FM/CD/CASS. Dark blue exterior with black leather interior. PM if interested. $14,700...
  13. eBay auction for a "waiting list spot" for RS6 in Hartford,

    Anything Auto
    eBay auction for a "waiting list spot" for RS6 in Hartford, CT http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=6004&item=1875532158 Being local, I guess this means I'll be seeing at least one of these cruising around here!
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