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How I Fixed A Broken Sunroof In One Of The Most Unreliable Cars Of The Modern Era

When I bought my holy grail Volkswagen Passat W8 manual there was one thought constantly hanging over my head: “Winter is coming.” The sleeper of a sedan has some pressing issues, like a misfire, and annoyances like a front passenger door that’s entirely the wrong color. However, the most important issue to me is…Read more… […]

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How I Fixed A Broken Sunroof In One Of The Most Unreliable Cars Of The Modern Era

When I bought my holy grail Volkswagen Passat W8 manual there was one thought constantly hanging over my head: “Winter is coming.” The sleeper of a sedan has some pressing issues, like a misfire, and annoyances like a front passenger door that’s entirely the wrong color. However, the most important issue to me is…Read more… […]

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Here’s Everything Wrong With My Ludicrously Cheap ‘Holy Grail’ Volkswagen Passat W8 Manual

In August — that feels like years ago — I bought a crashed Volkswagen Passat W8 for $800 with the intention of turning it into my next off-roader. I didn’t think these cars were any more special than a Phaeton V8 or an Audi A8, so it never clicked that I shouldn’t kill this beast. […]

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Why This Guy Spent $1.3 Million To Restore A Dino With A Ferrari F40 Engine

When you’ve already got a garage stocked with Ferrari’s greatest hits, each time you add something to the collection, it has to be interesting. This particular Dino, now packing more than 400 horsepower from an engine stolen from the famous F40 supercar, would qualify as interesting. Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Making Your Most Hated $200 Crapcan Into A Giant Go-Kart Is The Best Revenge

The Hoonigans bought a lousy $200 Miata with questionable mods and history, but never quite fell in love with it. It wasn’t fun to rip around their yard and took too much time away from their first love, a beat-up $350 BMW E36 named Shitcar. So, they made it into a “deathkart,” which is the […]

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We Want To Showcase Your Most Insane Project Cars

What have you been working on lately? We’re bringing back Build of the Week, and we want to feature the most fascinating projects out there in the process: wild engine swaps, show cars, race cars, rare cars, and even meticulously well-preserved regular cars no one else has the guts to love. To kick it off, […]

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