Wow that's crazy. On the original engine and trans? I'm at 171k and hope to drive it another 5 years/75k if the rust or a major problem doesn't end it.I'm just here to say that I'm now at 316,000 km and the car is still going strong lol.
Installed a new k&n filter on my DIY intake.
Need to do my sparkplugs, brake pads, rear rotors, rear calipers, my parking brake, front bumper, headlights (burn damage on front left) and my rear suspension.
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Yes all original Engine and Transmission components. Pretty sure the AT transmission fluid has never been changed either. I'm using a stage 1 AT transmission and engine tune from IE. I drive about 37K a year on average. We will probably replace the engine/transmission instead of buying a new car when it comes to that due to the reliability that we have had. The only major rust we have is in the usual spots on the hatch where the brake light and VW logo are.Wow that's crazy. On the original engine and trans? I'm at 171k and hope to drive it another 5 years/75k if the rust or a major problem doesn't end it.
How much will it cost you to do the control arms, bearings and ball joints... been thinking about doing some of the steering stuff here as well.Yes, mostly original. Just a few upgrades under the car, like Moog front and rear end links, and upgraded bushings for the original rear sway bar. I'll give it another year or so to do the control arms/bearings/ball joints. I just found some Passat aluminum control arms in Kijiji, not sure if I should get them. I did the first transmission fluid, filter, gasket at about 150k , might just do a drain and fill after 200k.
Im not sure, haven't look into that yet. Passat b6 arms are about $150-$200, with other parts and labor, $800-1000, I'm guessing.How much will it cost you to do the control arms, bearings and ball joints... been thinking about doing some of the steering stuff here as well.