Husband, father, naval architect, sailor, car enthusiast.
2010 Volkswagen GTI
4dr Hatchback (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6M)
2006 Acura TL
4dr Sedan w/Nav System (3.2L 6cyl 6M)
Declaring the end of my mods. I had planned big turbo but have decided to give the car to my son wh
Following up on my timing chain tensioner replacement with some forensics. The picture below shows
Add this to the list of reasons why mechanics hate engineers lol.
Completed the dreaded timing chain tensioner replacement. Not so much difficult as it was tedious.
Nice! I know I'll have to do this on my E39 at some point. It's going to kill a whole weekend, but like you said, it's not that hard, just requires patience and precision. Still drives me nuts that they had so little foresight that they used a plastic chain guide but didn't design in some way to easily change it.
Wow that looks complicated
K04 turbo upgrade for VW MKVI
The VWR intake has a rubber "mouth" that connects to a custom metal bracket which screws into the g
I found this old key chain at my dad's. It was off the 1972 VW Super Beetle he drove while I was gr
Waaaaw inaba caadi ma ahan
Mod bug bit and I decided to get the APR Catch Can. I liked the design in that it retains the stock
I've been contemplating how much more I should modify my GTI. I love the car and also the fact that
Just helped a local kid install coils on his MKV Jetta. Passing on the obsession.
Mounted an APR Shifter Bracket to compliment my Diesel Geek Sigma Six. Just getting around to insta
My "modded" 1973 Super Beetle back in the day (1987). Can't exactly recall, but engine mo
Wash and detail followed by a brisk drive through the MD country backroads. Always great to take ad
Got some nice tail off CL.