Economy - Longevity - Performance
The #1 Source of TDI Information on the Web!
Forums Articles Links Meets
Orders TDI Club Cards TDIFest 2016 Gone, but not forgotten VAG-Com List Unit Conversions TDIClub Chat Thank You

Go Back   TDIClub Forums > VW TDI Discussion Areas > Upgrades (non TDI Engine related)

Upgrades (non TDI Engine related) The place of handling, lighting and other upgrades that do not relate to the performance or economy of the TDI engine. In other words upgrades to your TDI that don't fit into TDI Fuel Economy & TDI Engine Enhancements.Please note the Performance Disclaimer

Thread Tools
Old June 25th, 2017, 05:45   #18661

Dogdots, would love to see pics when you can. Sounds like a nice ride!

Prob a silly question, but I'm guessing you also cleaned the intake ports when you did the intake manifold?
mathanz is offline   Reply With Quote
Old June 25th, 2017, 15:48   #18662
dogdots's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2002
Location: Kansas City
TDI(s): 04 B5.5

I did clean the intake ports. Here are some pictures of the car.

04 Passat BHW BSM delete 5 speed manual - Non VW: 2011 BMW 335D and 2011 BMW X5 35D, both white, 1999 Superduty 7.3 ZF 6 speed, 2007 BMW 328xi, 2003 Mini Cooper, 1977 MB 280SL, 1977 Chevy C10 454 bought new by wife's grandfather.
dogdots is offline   Reply With Quote
Old June 25th, 2017, 16:03   #18663

Nice ride! Wishing you many miles!
mathanz is offline   Reply With Quote
Old June 27th, 2017, 01:31   #18664
Veteran Member
TDikook's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2003
Location: New Orleans, La
Fuel Economy: ~44+

Dogdots, i had the exact same car. Best car I ever owned. Take care of that jewel
'06 Golf RC4+, Cat fuel filter, Passat Oil cooler, VNT 17/22, PD 150 intake, PD 150 injectors, 02M
TDikook is offline   Reply With Quote
Old June 27th, 2017, 19:37   #18665
Join Date: Jun 2017
Location: Binghamton, NY

Got most of my KermaTDI high mileage timing belt kit installed. Plan on finishing tomorrow. Also took my EGR valve and intake manifold off and cleaned a TON of diesel boogers out of them. Definitely considering the EGR delete for sure!
Vailj123 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old June 30th, 2017, 07:27   #18666
Veteran Member
2015vwgolfdiesel's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2016
Location: Oklahoma
Fuel Economy: City mid 40s ~ Road mid 50s

Made an appointment to get the papers notarized for the fix.
5,155 miles on the clock. Do the fix? Do the BB?
Looking hard at the 2018 TSi Golf (S-SE)
Will hate loosing the DSG
2015vwgolfdiesel is offline   Reply With Quote
Old June 30th, 2017, 20:00   #18667
Veteran Member
romad's Avatar
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Oroville, State of Jefferson

Originally Posted by bobt2382 View Post
Well I googled and found this article. http://newsok.com/article/5514945

The new plates have reflective material intended to make them more visible at night.
Years ago, California went from the blue plate/yellow (a.k.a. "gold") letters to a reflective white with blue letters. Now you can get retro black with "gold" plates under the "Environmental Plate" program. So much for plates NEEDING to be reflective!

The fleet:
2005 Jetta Wagon "Cranberry" (bought July 2011)
2004 Toyota Prius (bought August 2004)
1990 Mazda Miata (bought July 1989)
romad is offline   Reply With Quote
Old July 14th, 2017, 14:38   #18668
Veteran Member
SoKYTDi's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Franklin, KY
Fuel Economy: See my signature!

'Bout to get my 6-speed on, courtesy of Nash_TDI next Friday...

The 01M finally laid down on me after 223,000 miles. I think I can drive it onto the car trailer, but we'll see.
Just a Geek, trying to make his way in this world.

2003 Golf GL TDi -- Lots o' mods and a whole list of dreams.....
SoKYTDi is offline   Reply With Quote
Old July 16th, 2017, 07:13   #18669
TDIClub Enthusiast
paramedick's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2001
Location: Versailles, Kentucky

New Beetle got:
-late model center console with real cup holders! (Snoopy dance). New brake handle, too.
-left front wheel bearing to make it a clean sweep for every bearing being bad....
-new center caps and lug bolt covers to get rid if that ugly little hubcap
-fancy little VW caps for tire valves
-black leather shifter boot
-new black leather steering wheel
-new Yokohama tires installed
-front Koni STR struts
-new Evolution plate with drainhole. Oil change and Fumoto valve installed same time.

New lift pump laying on desk. I think I'll order a pre-painted wing for her.
Selected TDI Repair Services available. No greasecars, please.
To contact me: E mail = quick answer via iPhone. Click on username for E mail address. PMs are turned off!!!
An all TDI Family!!
NOTE: I'm a little bit broken for awhile longer. Can still help with some things.....

Last edited by paramedick; July 19th, 2017 at 05:35.
paramedick is offline   Reply With Quote

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 3 (0 members and 3 guests)
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 11:50.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright - TDIClub Online LTD - 2017
Contact Us | Privacy Statement | Forum Rules | Disclaimer
TDIClub Online Ltd (TDIClub.com) is not affiliated with the VWoA or VWAG and is supported by contributions from viewers like you.
1996 - 2017, All Rights Reserved
Page generated in 0.45101 seconds with 12 queries
[Output: 93.64 Kb. compressed to 80.16 Kb. by saving 13.48 Kb. (14.39%)]