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  1. Hello is300 world

    New Member Introductions
    Hey thanks a lot man. I'll look at my options wisely. Just need to smog this car this weekend finish the registration and place it on offer up or Craigslist. How much does a gte swap run if you don't mind me asking?
  2. Hello is300 world

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    thanks for the solid advise. I have tools 1/2 in and 3/8 in 13-24 mm sockets for both. Braker bar, clamps, torque wrench all basic hand tools never really used air tools on cars. Just hand tools have always gotten the job done might take a bit longer but always worked for me. I have a jack and...
  3. Hello

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    Welcome guy
  4. Hello is300 world

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    I'm on Los Angeles gas is over 4 dollars a gallon.
  5. Hello is300 world

    New Member Introductions
    Yes turbo is what I was thinking since day one. Would it be cheaper and easier to swap a gte vs trying to fix and upgrade the n/a engine? My limit would be 4k
  6. IS 300 Is it reliable, easy to find parts, and is it cheap to work on?

    General Discussion
    Sorry I'm new to the form and posted twice.. -_-
  7. IS 300 Is it reliable, easy to find parts, and is it cheap to work on?

    General Discussion
    If you are willing to pull up your sleeves and do some work on the car they will last a long time. But most 15 year old cars will have some issues. This car will probably last longer than another jetta. But really look at the car you are going to buy. I just bought a salvage is300 three weeks...
  8. IS 300 Is it reliable, easy to find parts, and is it cheap to work on?

    General Discussion
    If you are willing to pull up your sleeves and do some work on the car they will last a long time. But most 15 year old cars will have some issues. This car will probably last longer than another jetta. But really look at the car you are going to buy. I just bought a salvage is300 three weeks...
  9. WTB Suspension parts

    Member Wanted To Buy/Trade
    I have new figs engineering bushings for the front lower control arm 1 and 2 decided to stick with stock. I live in cali willing to ship
  10. ‘03 is300 burning through oil in ~150 miles

    Basic Help & Repair
    Ticking? Is your piston head hitting the value. Or the piston knocking. When was a last timing belt changed?
  11. help with throttle problem that turned into a misfire...

    Basic Help & Repair
    That vvti should be a quick fix there are videos on YouTube about it the seals can be found for a little bit of money on eBay. Just get some towels and do it when you change your oil to minimize the mess. Good luck to you
  12. Hello is300 world

    New Member Introductions
    My name is Andres I'm a Los Angeles native I'm not a certified mechanic but I've been working on cars since I was 17. I always like working on cars, and try to squeeze in some wrench time between getting yelled at by my wife and listening to my child cry. LOL those are minor things in daily...
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