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Old August 23rd, 2012, 19:36   #11
deegingerkid
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Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: The Left Coast
Fuel Economy: 38-44 depending on lead-footed-ness and highway/city proportion
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Originally Posted by TDIDaveNH View Post
What have you got to do car-wise to get ready for fest? I was thinking about this today and wondered if anyone else has a mountain of car repairs to do that you'd like to be done before rolling out?

I'll go first:

Install two new front tires and get aligned
Timing belt and all rollers (overdue by 4K miles)
Charge AC- figure out what is going on?
Replace rear brake proportioning valve that is leaking fluid like a sieve
Get to the bottom of code P00500
Remove cracked windshield to have rust media blasted & new dealer window installed.
Locate front GLX filler lenses and one foglight to replace broken ones
Polish headlight lenses again
Register & transfer old vanity plate from former B5.5 and get inspected (fingers crossed)
Figure out why trunk light no longer works.
Vacuum and clean car
Granted I can let some of this stuff slide, especially the last one if need be
Wow Dave...that's a ton of stuff. Good luck! Good thing the car isn't loaded up with tools.
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