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  1. How'd this W8 4-Mo 5MT Waggie with Votex end up at a dealer?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    It is mislabeled, dealer has it priced and advertised as a GLX. BBS VZ wheels (I think), lowered with Votex front and sides, and only 42K miles. Geez. Who owned this? Anyone? Cars for Sale: 2004 Volkswagen Passat GLX 4Motion in Walnutport, PA 18088: Wagon Details - 301258025 - AutoTrader.com...
  2. How'd you learn to work on cars?

    Anything Auto
    General interest question for the DIY mechanics - at age 40 I'm just starting to learn how to work on my car. For those of you who've been at this a while longer, I'm curious to know: What motivated you? How did you get started? What did you find most helpful as you were learning and...
  3. Did you get your Transmission Control Module rebuilt ? How'd it go?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Did you get your Transmission Control Module (a.k.a. TCU, a.k.a. transmission computer) rebuilt instead of replacing it? Who did you use? What did you pay? What was your experience with that company? How long has the fix lasted? Any advice? My TCM may finally be dead after a brief resurrection...
  4. How'd you spend your tax rebate?

    Off-Topic Forum
    Here is my latest purchase: Superexcited about this one, even though this lens cost 25% more than what I spent on the dslr kit I'm using now :P
  5. Changed your career ? How'd you do it ?

    Off-Topic Forum
    Well it's that time. I walked out of Land Rover a few days ago. I just can't believe the incompetence rampent in dealership management lately. The goings on there are just un-be-fucking-leaveable and a whole other thread. To the subject at hand..I'm pushing 40 and unless a few leads in the works...
  6. Wheel Delivery? How'd you guys handle it?

    Wheel and Tire Forum
    Guys, I'm purchasing some rims from a fellow B5'er, but don't know how to receive the damn thing. !! Do I have it sent to my apartment? That won't work because I live in an apartment and work all day. I've called a couple of the tire retail stores and none of them provide this type of...
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