Hi folks! After over a year of looking, I finally purchased my own TDI! I bought a 2005 Passat Wagon with 82k on the clock. I got it for $5700 which feels like a pretty good price (let me know what you think). Here is an album with some pics http://imgur.com/a/yhaTM I will take some of the interior later, its in pretty good shape and has no modifications. This is kind of my second Passat wagon. My ex girlfriend had a 2004 1.8t that I was the primary mechanic for so I know about some of the quirks. I have done the half-shafts and some suspension work in her car. Needless to say, I am much more excited to work on my own. Considering that my engine has 82k, and the timing belt looks original, I plan to replace the belt and associated parts immediately. I ordered the dieselgeek kit and will be replacing the belt as soon as it arrives. Luckily I haven't sold my Ranger yet so I have a backup for the time being. Also, I think I may have an exhaust leak. I get a little diesel smell in the car. I am not sure if this is the exhaust or just getting used to having a tdi. I replaced the cabin air filter and it seemed to help a bit. The dealer cleaned under the hood so any exhaust marks indicating bad gaskets or manifold parts would be gone. I may have to wait and see here. Do you have any other recommendations that I should do on this car? The fuel filter was recently done and the oil changed but I have no other maintenance records. I plan some basic creature comfort and functionality upgrades (cross bars, trailer hitch for bike carrier, double din radio, amp, and speakers). Anything else I should consider. Thanks!