My name is Charles. I am a Volkswagen technician, and have been a mechanic, a grease monkey, and a car enthusiast for many years. I started this site mainly to connect with my customers in a way that I can’t in the shop. However, it’s my hope it can also serves as a community forum to share information, impart a little wisdom, and have a little fun. Let’s get started.

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How To Fix a Blower Motor Not Working ~ LOUD NOISES

How to fix a blower motor not working. Blower motors can fail in many ways, a blower motor resistor failure can cause only high speed function. Some times blower motors make noise, like this Jetta SportWagon. In this video we test the blower motor in a 2014 Jetta SportWagon, cover blower motor resistor testing and […]

Volkswagen Jetta TDI Fuel Filter Replacement ~ Common Rail Diesel

How to replace a Vw or Audi TDI fuel filter. Do you need a scan tool to replace a TDI fuel filter? What tools do you need to replace a TDI fuel filter? In this video I will show you step by step how to replace a VW TDI fuel filter properly including bleeding the […]

Who is Faster Nitrous VW or Turbo Honda ~ JDM vs Euro REMATCH

JDM VS EURO REMATCH In this video we fix the turbo axle and engine mounts. Also install the F+F tribute graphics. Then we head to the drag strip to see who is faster a NITROUS JETTA, or a TURBO CIVIC. Then we bring the Jetta back to the shop for some post race analysis. This […]

More Nitrous Mods on the Jetta ~Will It EXPLODE This Time?

BACK TO THE DYNO!! After rebuilding the BPY engine in the Jetta, Paul and I install some nitrous upgrades. We will be installing a progressive nitrous controller, low pressure fuel system upgrades and the coolest part, a nitrous purge valve. This is all in preparation to head back to the drag strip and race the […]

We Blew Up Our $5000 Drag Car ~ Can We Getting Fixed In Time?

Previously Paul and I blew up the Engine in a 2007 Jetta with nitrous. Now it’s time to rebuild the Jetta engine in hopes we can race  @Gears and Gasoline  again. In this video Paul and I rebuild the engine, upgrade rods, gap piston rings, all in preparation for nitrous! This is episode 1 of […]

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