noddaz HalfDork
July 1, 2013 8:17 a.m.

Hey guys, need a bit of help... I am looking for a trustworthy VW tech/business near Miramar Air Base, San Diego California . Seems my son Marine Noddaz has bought himself a 2005 Jetta 1.8T for his first car. After exchanging texts with my son back and forth I found out the car has 90k. I told him unless he has absolute proof the tbelt has been replaced, he needs to have it done. And since I am in Maryland, I can't help... And my son has no tools and very little experience for tackling this sort of job. So please, someone recommend someone trustworthy I can send Marine Noddaz to for this...

Jaynen Dork
July 1, 2013 10:29 a.m.

I go to Euro Auto Service. They are a small family shop, very knowledgeable when it comes to VW and no BS or trying to charge you for weird stuff

http://www.yelp.com/biz/euro-auto-service-escondido

I've used them for the past 4 years that I have owned my Jetta TDI. Last time I went in I was losing boost, they replaced a couple torn hoses and sent me on my way rather than try to tell me I needed a new turbo or actuator/solenoid

Cone_Junky Dork
July 1, 2013 10:35 a.m.

I've heard nothing but good things about Pure Motorsports.

I think they are only a few blocks away from the main gate. They are known for good, affordable, friendly service. They also do upgrades and modifications.

Check them out on Yelp.

noddaz HalfDork
July 1, 2013 12:20 p.m.

Thanks guys, I will pass this info on to Marine Noddaz...

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