My local dealer (Orillia, Canada) has a new OEM stereo that is a drop-in replacement for the stock stereo in MKV cars. My old Premium 7 Sound System only had AUX and CD. The new stereo has CD, MP3, AUX, USB, SD Card and BlueTooth. I can sync my phone with it for making calls and playing music wirelessly.
Installation was easy (about 15 minutes) and the sound is really good! No distortion that I could detect, and the bass and highs were both nice and tight. It doesn't do SAT and if... [Read More]
At idle the car goes up and down 20-30 rpm sometimes dropping to 600 and kicking my a/c off. I know my PCV has a good amount of blow by and I planned on doing an intake cleaning and new hoses for my vacuums and a vacuum delete for the brake booster. And a catch can. I was wondering if anyone else has had any issues. No cel. Neuspeed pflo ram intake. I have an 09 2.5 which is the same motor as the mkvi if I recall correctly. 5spd. Nobody in the mkv category has helped. Been going for a month or... [Read More]
I've read about 5 to 6 spd manual swaps but have not found much about the outcome. What do the cars drive like? Rpm and shifting wise. Any noticeable mileage difference? I would like a higher gear as 3300rpm on the highway is killing me
When i got my 2000 jetta vr6 it has a CEL for misfires. Searched this board and google already. Im thinking injectors (havent checked yet) I noticed something weird the other day. At a light i get the CEL flashing. Then after a bit it will come on and stay on. I plugged in my generic reader and deleted the codes. When thr CEL is on i get loss of power and hesitation. When its deleted the car runs better. I get my power back. I looked in the coolant tank and see no bubbles. Could this be the... [Read More]
I have this 1998 Jetta Trek, with some 200K. Engine is strong, but the Auto transmission is rough. It is fairly smooth shifting from 1-2-3, but very rough from 3 to 4. It feels like there are two clutches on momentarly before number 4 takes over. not sure if explanation makes sense. Is there something I could do.