Hey fellow 805 local,
The nearest best TDI place is in Huntington Beach, SMS European. Avoid the places in Ventura like the plague; AG Autoworks and Concours motors. There may be some decent places on the trusted mechanics lists, last I recall there were a few trusted TDI mechanics in SB.
Im wondering for those that have autocrossed the mk4 platform what wheel size did you choose? I have 15's on my wagon right now but im looking to get another set of OEM wheels in either size up to 18's GLI BBS's.
I second SMS euro, I drive over two hours to get to Huntington and had him do my TB and 5-speed swap on my ALH, and he's resealed my injection pump too plus. He's been nothing short of awesome in every interaction I've had with him. 100% worth the drive.
I generally cruise at 70-80-ish depending on the day lol, the poor automagic is screaming at 2700+. based on the calculator i used .658 would be good, i just need one for a good price. The clutch and swap kit took a good bite out of the old wallet
hmm noted, i can't seem to find that thread, there are a few hits on google but it talks about the mpg gain. I've seen some on ebay but im not too sure.
I'm going with the stage 2 south bend and adding the diesel geek shift kit.
Howdy, I'm looking at doing a 5-speed swap and some more mods down the line, and looking for a place to buy the .622 gear for the highway. I'm looking for recommendations on a clutch that could handle a Malone stage 2 or 3 tunes; paired with an upgraded exhaust(Catback most likely since I'm in...
I noticed this today and under acceleration from a start there's a sputter like a bad CV joint but I've checked both sides inside and out and all boots are in solid shape and the on problem boot was replaced. And I think it's the transmission. I think tomorrow I'm going to look at the fluid and...