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Shop Shots Volume 3

Published on February 16, 2012 under Shop Shots
Shop Shots Volume 3
Due to the launch of the Forum yesterday, and some other things going on, I feel like I left you guys with out a really good post yesterday! So to make it up, I am doubling up on the "Shop Shots" today! This is a picture of a V6 Passat axle. The axle is what…
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Shop Shots volume 2

Published on February 9, 2012 under Shop Shots
Shop Shots volume 2
So last weeks "Shop Shops" was a pretty big hit! Thanks Brett for the great name. I think this will be a Thursday post from now on. This picture could fall under the "Tech Tip of the Day" post. This is a transmission seal on a 2002(or so) VW passat. One of the mechanics in…
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Hidden DUI costs: DUI + Water Leak = Sad VW Touareg

Published on November 10, 2011 under Humble Mechanic
Hidden DUI costs: DUI + Water Leak = Sad VW Touareg
We all know that drinking and driving is bad.  More important than anything, its dangerous.  The number of anti drinking and driving ads should tell the story. Your probably wondering why a mechanic would be writing a blog post about drinking and driving.  I do not work in a body shop. I am not a…
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Mechanics WORST nightmare

Published on July 8, 2011 under Humble Mechanic
So something happened in the shop this week that is, short of hurting someone, every mechanics biggest fear. A customer brought their 2010 Passat in for its first service.  With only 10,000 miles the car got an oil change, tire rotation and some other minor checks.  The mechanic that performed the service is one of…
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