Added a new car to my fleet

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Well, the day I buy a car finally happended this past Friday. I came across a 2003 Volkswagen Jetta 1.8T that was to good of a deal to pass up. I've read the types of common problems that these cars have and from what I've seen I'm getting quite a reliable car, as long as I don't abuse it. I had it checked out at the only repair shop in the state I still trust and everything checked out, including new suspension and new brakes, not to mention a new battery. I'm piking it up on Thursday and I'll try to post some pictures. First order of business is an oil change with Mobil 1 0w40, and then maybe a little fun with the turbo'd motor. Fast little car to say the least!
 
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get yourself a spare n75 and a meter or two of vacuum hose and you're good to go. until you get used to it and start thinking of downpipes and remaps..
 
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