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  1. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Where in SoCal is there the cheapest place to have my timing belt replaced?? Also what(or how mant belts and "what-nots") need to be replaced. Hope everybody can understand my mechanical terms!! :lol: P.S. It's for a 98 1.8T! Spank Ya!!
  2. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    For those who didn't make it out, it was a HUGE gtg, with hundreds and hundreds of VWs, Audis, BMWs, Benz, etc (about 4 floors of a large parking structure total). Anyway, see the snaps I took at: Some sample pics:
  3. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Well as I rapidly approach the 100k mile mark, I figure a new turbo is in the near future for me since these 100k have been "spirited" :) I figure I might as well go for a K04 kit, heck why not? :) From what I've read a good first step (should do it anyways) is to get my tip chipped. So I'm...
  4. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Well at the recommendation of powerslide (Phil) I went to Adams auto in Riverside (SoCal) for my 80k and timing belt. They did a great job! Didn't take all day, were very nice and man she feels like a new car! To all SoCal'ers I give a :thumbup: to Adams. Dennis was very cool and even talked...
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  6. Anything Auto
    My new wife is a leadfoot, and an ok driver. But not ok enough to be driving my k04 wagon like she would like to... Any suggestions on a good driving school for us to attend in So-Cal? Thanks!
  7. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I think my deductable is $300. If that's the case, before I ask the insurance company to do it, are there any companies in SoCal (orange county) that will do it for around the same price? Thanks, Mike5
  8. Group Buys
    Socal Painted Lower Valiances 300.00.. IN Socal I have a hook up for paint jobs located in San Juan Capistrano. The guy who paints the pieces works for a custom show car antique collector. He does amazing work. He said that I could setup a deal for everyone in the forum to get their lower...
  9. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    EF1 is having a X-mas special on suspension installation with alignment for $165. This is good only until the end of the month. If anyone is interested, please give Fabrizio a call for an appointment. EF1 Motorsports 5217 Cherry Avenue Long Beach, CA 90805 562-422-8485 (Mods, please feel free...
  10. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I was curious if any in Socal was down to help me install KW coilovers on my ride. I dont know how to adjust the shocks porperly after they have been installed and how to give it a even look all the way around the vehicle. Can someone either let me know if they have a shop and can help me...
  11. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Re: Timing Belt job in SoCal Riverside area (jwilker) VW Specialties 17682 Gothard #7 Huntington Beach, CA 92647 phone: 714.848.3766 email: [email protected] web site: Not only a B5 sponsor but the best price in town I just got mine done there a few weeks...