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    Towing Capacity

    Oilhammer thanks for the fantastic post and great pics!
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    Towing Capacity

    Hey thanks for all the replies! Lots of great info. I think I'll stick with the Silverado for now! It towed great when I picked it up!
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    Towing Capacity

    Thanks Krash, kinda my thoughts too!
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    Towing Capacity

    Hey all. Just a question about towing. I have a 2003 Jetta TDI Sedan, the manual says 1000lb Max towing. I've done some reading and it seems like fellow TDI owners tow more than that. My question is what's the likelihood of towing a 1900lb small fibreglass camping trailer with my car? Doable or...
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    Let's play name that engine part and help me identify my coolant leak!

    Is that a BEW?? Looks like you made it 8 months! I have an ALH, had a coolant leak a few falls ago. It was the coolant flange O-Ring. I would just replace any O-rings in general area while coolant is drained. For myself did the coolant flange ring to head, ring between that and glow plug...
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    Time For Some Maintenance

    Yes that’s exactly what happened when they did it there was a stripped bolt they had to deal with. I was apprehensive to do it myself as I don’t know if it’s ever been off, at least since I’ve had it so 10 years and 200,000+ Km. It's quite possible it's never been off so 415,000km so I had no...
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    Time For Some Maintenance

    Thanks Mongler ya I hope they did too! I did the MAF obviously as it’s easy I just didnt want to take on the intake myself for multiple reasons.
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    Time For Some Maintenance

    I had a VW Mechanic do the job
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    Time For Some Maintenance

    ^ cheers Nero!
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    Time For Some Maintenance

    Hey so a mini update. The intake is cleaned and MAF replaced. The intake was super filthy and clogged. It's all clean now including EGR etc. Man what a difference! Just power wise and runs smooth and more peppy. I used to get intermittent limp mode I'm excited to see if this solves that or...
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    Time For Some Maintenance

    Thanks ya I've never had an issue but will change them next oil change and keep an eye out in the meantime!
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    Time For Some Maintenance

    Ok great thanks !!
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    Time For Some Maintenance

    Ok is there a DYI around for it??
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    Time For Some Maintenance

    Awesome thanks ! I’ll do that
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