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Old December 25th, 2009, 07:55 AM   #30
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Originally Posted by Kodiak450r View Post
from my experience there good for someone who doesn't work on there own cars. i worked on a couple and man what a pain in the ass to do simple stuff. i had to do a driver side axle on a quattro last week and all 6 10 point star bolts stripped requiring me to use an easy out to remove, then trying to buy the correct axle was a PITA since they used 2 different automatics which had 2 different length axle shafts. the final problem i have with just about all foreign cars is the parts are twice as expensive as a comparable part for a domestic car. example. CV axle shaft for my S-10 65 bucks. cv shaft for that audi i worked on was about 130. another example is a TPS for my blazer is 35 bucks where the one for an audi is 100.
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