Category Archives: Mods & Projects

Convenience Mods

I can’t speak for what other auto brand enthusiasts are doing to “hack” their cars, but Volkswagen and Audi owners have some fantastic options. An enthusiast named Ewe Ross (Ross-Tech) backwards-engineered a VW/Audi dealer diagnostic scan tool into something for … Continue reading

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Wireless Phone Charging

I prefer to avoid using my phone’s USB port by charging my phone wirelessly. I had seen accelerated wear, even failure, of the USB port on previous phones. So I knew I wanted to use wireless charging in the car … Continue reading

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Helix Sound Upgrade

I had been pleased with Volkswagen’s MIB II base stereo. It’s no powerhouse, but it has cool features and adequate sound output. To add deeper bass, I would have been satisfied with simply tapping into the rear speaker wires to … Continue reading

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3M Clear Bra

I treated each of my Mk6 Jettas to 3M clear bras within 24 hours of purchase. The hood on my Mk3 was chipped-up pretty bad after 10 years, so I hoped to protect my newer cars since I planned to … Continue reading

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