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My VW is alive again — VW parts are kinda pricy

Phew! I charged both the ‘useless’ starter-box and the battery over night and I was lucky ;-) ‘The car’ started instantly. Went to my local VW dealer / garage and inquired how much a new vacuum pump for the door … Continue reading

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My VW still hates me — flat batteries suck

Didn’t manage to start my car today again ;-( The more I use this thing, the less I like it. I only get about a minute worth of cranking out of it. The battery claims 17Ah, but given that the … Continue reading

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My VW hates me — or why rain sucks

In the beginning there was a light… a reading light… once turned on… it stayed lit. A couple of batteries had to die because of that. I’ve think I blogged about the buzzer-fix before. In later years I killed a … Continue reading

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I shall smite yee till kingdom come — Arrrrrr!

ENOUGH OF THIS INSANITY! In my previous post I described how and why I’ve temporarily wrecked my beloved power supply. Thankfully these 390mΩ 5W resistors are available. Right now I could only find 5% types, but ” bettar tan nottin’ … Continue reading

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