Tag Archives: DIY

Replacing the Side Marker Light In A Volkswagen Passat VIDEO

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I was prepping my car for a road trip, and found I had a side marker light out. Here is a quick HOW TO video on replacing the light. This is the same as replacing a front side marker light … And here is, the rest of the story

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Removing Sound Dampener from the Volkswagen Cabriolet VIDEO

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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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