Tag Archives: DIY

Removing Sound Dampener from the Volkswagen Cabriolet VIDEO

Removing Sound Dampener VW

HAPPY MONDAY Everyone! I was having some technical issues Friday so this post had to hold off until today. I got a Cabriolet update for you! My plan is to start with getting the interior all nice and pretty. Then … And here is, the rest of the story

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Throwing Logic Out The Window, Readers Story

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Happy Friday everyone! I am sitting enjoying a nice day off, sipping some coffee, and hanging out with the family. Today I wanted to follow up with a post I wrote a while back. It was several stories about throwing … And here is, the rest of the story

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Shop Shots Volume 11 Insider Pictures of Automotive Service

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No, you are not losing your mind, it is Wednesday. I am thinking about moving Shot Shots up to Wednesday. What do you guys think, Yay, Nay, Don’t care as long as I post it? Today I have some more … And here is, the rest of the story

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Making and Using Special and Custom Mechanic’s Tools

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When I first started with VW,my instructor said “VW makes cars to support their special tool department”. The funny thing his, he was pretty much right. We have over $300,000 worth of tools designed especially for fixing Volkswagens. I have … And here is, the rest of the story

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Checking and Replacing Fuses on Your Car VIDEO

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Ok, to some of you this might be a really simple thing. Lets remember that at some point ALL of us had to learn this. I shot this video after a conversation with a customer. Like I said in the … And here is, the rest of the story

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