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Old April 24th, 2018, 18:23   #2971
Join Date: Apr 2018
Location: Clarksville, TN

Originally Posted by benIV View Post
he’s active on here. i would pm him.
Pm disabled. Email not listed that I saw guys

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DISREGARD! had to hop on the good old laptop to find it... hitting him up on email now... thanks you all

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Old April 25th, 2018, 08:49   #2972
Join Date: May 2004
Location: central Ohio
Fuel Economy: 50/45/35

Thoughts- Many mechanics are not computer people, if you can, give a phone call.
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Old April 28th, 2018, 15:44   #2973
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Location: Buffalo, NY

Looking for trusted shop to do a front wheel bearing on my brother in-law's 2004 Jetta. I would normally do it, but it failed on him out if town in Albany, NY. Anyone know the best place in, around, or close to Albany? Please text me if you can. 716-400-5511
Swiderski Motorworks INC. Williamsville, NY 14221
1999.5 Jetta GL TDI 5spd 332K White on Gray. Current DD
2001 Jetta GLS TDI 5spd 114K Black on Black. MINT (SOLD)
2000 Jetta GLS TDI 5spd 260K Black on Black. Clean (SOLD)
2000 Jetta GL TDI 5spd 346K Silver on Black (SOLD)
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Old April 28th, 2018, 17:10   #2974
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Location: Baltimore, MD
Fuel Economy: Great!

A wheel bearing isn't TDI specific. Just look for a reputable indy VW/Audi shop. Google is your friend. Just my 2...
Never wrestle with pigs. You both get dirty and the pig likes it.
-George Bernard Shaw

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Old May 3rd, 2018, 16:51   #2975
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Location: Eastford Ct
Fuel Economy: better than my Cherokee

howdy, new member here in south eastern New England (Eastford CT) looking for a guru to do a timing belt and give my 99.5 ALH a once over since I'm just about to turn over 250K. I have been driving this car for almost a year and can't really fathom switching back to a gasser anytime soon as long as I can keep this thing on the road.
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Old May 3rd, 2018, 18:28   #2976
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Check the trusted mechanics list here on the forum. Right at the top of this forum.
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2015 Beetle TDI.
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Old May 6th, 2018, 17:38   #2977
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Disclaimer and suggestions for finding a mechanic for your car:

TDIClub is not responsible for the quality of work performed by a mechanic on this list. This list is a compilation of recommendations from other users. Due to the large quantity of shadetree and professional mechanics in our community, we cannot verify the accuracy of all information contained in the list. Skill level varies widely and the onus is on the end user to do his or her homework to determine whether a particular recommended mechanic is qualified to complete said work properly. Finally, be sure to get warranty claims in writing!

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Then the prospective customer should thoroughly question the mechanic regarding his equipment, techniques, and the parts he uses. Here is where it's important for the customer to be educated and informed, so he will be able to recognize BS answers when he hears them.

Does anyone know how to get ahold of Roger in Atlanta?

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Old May 6th, 2018, 18:01   #2978
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Originally Posted by CrashedGolf View Post
Does anyone know how to get ahold of Roger in Atlanta?
All we have for him is his phone number.
'03 Golf with 710k miles: Bosio DLC 764, GT1749VB, PP 2.5" downpipe, Malone tuning, VR6/G60 clutch/flywheel, Bilstein HDs, Recaros, Akebono pads/Brembo rotors, Cat filter with Nicktane head, DG Panzer w/FMJ, Pirelli Cinturato P7 AS+, TDT/Delvac1
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Old May 22nd, 2018, 05:00   #2979
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Location: Chesnee, SC
Fuel Economy: 50-52 on 2003 5-speed; 42 on 2005 Automatic
Default North Carolina, Newton north of Charlotte, just off I-40

Guy Roberts VW Repair
2674 HWY 16
Newton, NC

Only works on VWs

Knew exactly by listening before he put on computer that I had a cracked exhaust line, affecting turbo.

LOCAL dealership wanted over $2000 for new turbo, and of course it would not have fixed problem.

Also checked bearings and bolted new sway bar bolt on my 330K alh 5 speed with rocketchip stage 2 and mid ranged taller 5 gear.

These guy are excellent..

Total cost: <$180.
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Old May 29th, 2018, 18:29   #2980
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Just got an email from Bens Vdub shop in Madison Wi. they are reorganizing their emails. they are not taking any new customers till June/July via email. they are trying to get caught up on older projects and are concentrating on getting those done.
they no longer are taking phone calls or have counter hours. strictly by email.
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Old July 6th, 2018, 12:53   #2981
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Location: Worcester, MA

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I can't more highly recommend Mike and his work. I've been around vehicles for decades, worked in Heavy Equipment shops, known a lot of Mechanics, and can do just about anything on anything that moves but at my age, choose to not get under cars as much as I used to! Mike is very, very good... a TDI specialist... but more important, he is a fair-and-square guy. His work is efficient and his prices are reasonable. He explains what he did, keeps the old parts, and only charges for the work he DID, not the work he can "get away with billing", like so many other shops. Contact me on the side for more details.
I agree, Mike is the best.

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