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  1. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello all, Okay, so the car's been making these metal-on-metal noises over bumps for a while and since the missus is going to start commuting to work next week we thought we better take it in. So I drop it off and they replace an "upper guide link" (8E0-407-510-A), then tell me both tie rods...
  2. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So I have $1000 to spend on some mods to my car. I was thinking about getting an exhaust and lowering kit. The dilemma is if I want a full turbo back exhaust that's going to eat up a lot of money enough to where I could no longer afford the lowering kit. All I really want out of an exhaust is...
  3. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
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  4. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    If you visit the Chicago Auto Show, ask the attendants for a $1000 coupon. It is good towards the purchase of any new VW. It is good till 3/4/6 but you have to register the coupon online by 2/20/06.
  5. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I called my local shop this morning, and they wanted $1000 to replace my TB, tensioner, water pump. they suppplied the parts. and their hourly rate is $70/hr. I know that they are VW/Audi professionist, all I want is to have the job done right, but isnt $1000 sounds a bit too much?let's say...
  6. Volkswagen Passat Early B Platforms Discussion
    1992 VW Passat, automatic, 16v engine, white, 125k New oil, oil filter, trans fluid. Always starts right up. Cracked windsheild, cracked driver taillight. Paint is OK. Driver window needs help going up and down. Reclining rear seats. Someone test drove it and broke the power steering. Pump...
  7. Mobile Electronics
    Whats your opinion of the best complete system-components and an amp, maybe even a sub too, for around 1000$? I know i should see what i like, but im just asking for your opinion, especially on components and an amp to run them? maybe a head unit too
  8. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So I'm leaving for new jersey on Thursday.. over the weekend, driving to work, get out look at the front driver side rim and it's covered in grease.. i'm like wtf... so I take a closer look and the cv boot is split right down the centre... Called up VW... no recall as yet, so I've gotta fork...
  9. Mobile Electronics
    This is up in the FS forum but I thought I'd get more interest here. I have an Alpine IVA-C801 in-dash screen/cd player and DVA-5200 for sale. I've got an itch to try out a carputer. :D I got the C801 from Crutchfield about 3 months ago and it has the remainder of the warranty intact since...
  10. Wheel and Tire Forum
    does anybody know where i can get 19's with tires for under $1000
  11. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I want to mod my stock b5.5 and have a grand to do it. I was thinking of the apr chip or giac chip? Suspension? Wheels? It would be nice to do them all but can't decide what i should do first? :???:
  12. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I am getting this bonus in a about 2 weeks and can't decide what to do. Here are the options. Paint all lowers Downpipe and exhaust HID's Tint windows Katzkin Leather seats My original plan was to paint the lowers and tint the windows. But that will mostly be for looks. A little...
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