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  1. I'm a genius! Stupidity inside.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I bought my used '02 Passat a couple weeks back, and it came with a cracked gauge cluster that also didn't have a functioning LCD display. Trying to be Mr. Fix-it, I bought a new cluster online last week with intentions of swapping them out. Before the cluster arrived today I was pleasantly...
  2. John Stossel : Myths, Lies, and Downright Stupidity

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    John Stossel addresses the Fraser Institute regarding free markets. http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=1876894381231272307 Safe for work and well worth your time. Synopsis: It's fallacious to believe that more regulation and laws make us more safe. In general, history suggests the...
  3. Stupidity= Tranny Problems

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So I did the most stupid thing ive done since I started driving when I decided to do a burn out. I popped the clutch at around 5k. I was on dirt so I didnt realize my tires werent spining. My clutch was burning away it never gripped. It was a good 5 seconds or so then I started smelling the...
  4. The stupidity of the Herd...

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    I'm sitting in my office, trying to crank out the last mountain of useless paper on my desk. As usual, I have the BH and OT in the background to break the monotony. Its Payday, and the rank and file are rolling thru the lobby. Apparently the the news machine's latest crisis du jour is that...
  5. Driver stupidity. And the result is...

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    ...this. :mad::mad::mad::mad: Poor R8. more pics here... http://www.autojunk.nl/pix/view/144717 complete article. http://www.autospies.com/news/Audi-R8-Test-Drive-Gone-Bad-33772/
  6. Crackdown on modified cars = stupidity!!!

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    Stolen from Vortex: Look out Cali... http://www.thenewspaper.com/news/05/576.asp California Crackdown on Modified Cars $5 million in federal money will fund a Sacramento, California effort to stop drivers in modified cars. Police in Sacramento, California announced Wednesday that they...
  7. Stupidity at a base price of $225,000

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    http://news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&u=/ap/20050213/ap_on_bi_ge/bad_boy_truck http://www.badboytrucks.com/
  8. windshield washer stupidity

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Windshield washer stupidity During a late nite washer refill I grabbed a gallon jug of presumably washer fluid to refill my reservoir only to see as I upended her (sounds like a Victorian novel doesn't it) that it held my recycled oil!!:Yikes: I quickly tried to clean up what I could but about...
  9. Stupidity sets in... I can't get the radio out!

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    I bought a set of removal keys and cannot get the radio out of my 2003 GLS. The left side was ruined by a stereo shop and it is only help in place by the top and bottom right but I cannot get it to catch and come out. Can anyone tell me if there is a trick to this? I really would hate to ruin...
  10. stupidity at its finest 2

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    sorry hit enter to fast on first post and it was locked by time I could edit it Today im on my way to work and a garbage truck turning left pulled right out in front of me 25ft away while im going 40 mph.... well thank the lord me and my passat are ok. I went right under the very back jus...
  11. Stupidity??

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    Okay, it's late October in Minnesota -- not exactly "top-down" weather up here. But... ... there's this '89 Cabriolet with a 5 speed, 1.8 engine and about 120,000 miles for only $1800 (and they quickly volunteered "we're willing to listen to offers." Per the owner's grandfather, the owners...
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