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  1. Head gasket kaput... looking for advice on the next steps

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    My head gasket has a small crack in the rear facing side. It’ll cost me around $2100 to fix. My car is Blue Book valued at around $1500-3500 (2002, 159,000 miles, MT). The thing is, my car is a Color Concept, one of the rare manuals as well. It’s got a custom carbon fiber hood as well. It’s a...
  2. blown head gasket & white smoke

    2.0 Liter Gas
    here's my sad sad story... i have a 2004 Bug 2.0L, gracie...my first VW ever. she has roughly about 75k on her and has regular maintenance. friday afternoon on my home from work, a block away from my house, the temp light [which has never turned on] decided to say HEY I'M HOT!! so i slowly...
  3. Desperately need advice

    2.0 Liter Gas
    Hello - I am a lurker here and am in need of immediate advice. I am on vacation in the beautiful city of Asheville many states from home (Orlando, FL). My head gasket blew while here. I had just had my radiator replaced and a new fan switch and had been repeatedly asking my mechanic if my...
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