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  1. New Member Introductions
    Just bought a used Passat for 600 bucks slightly wrecked in front got all the bugs worked out except for low boost p0299and thanks for all the information I've gotten so far hope you get more
  2. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi Guys, I'm very torn right now. My B5.5 AWM FWD auto trans. sedan is at 170k mi. Soon I need to decide if I should re-up or continue to scrape by until I can by a new car. I live near a VW junkyard so I have an abundance of potentially good VW parts. The issues with my car are starting to...
  3. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Greetings, I've owned this car since 2001 when i bought it with 21k miles on it. Currently it has close to 170k. Out of no where, it seems the transmission is having problems in 1st gear. When I put the car in drive, the R's increase when I hit the gas but the car is not in 1st gear right...
  4. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Okay so far I've replaced all control arms lateral arms sway bar links shocks ti rods ball joints brakes air filter plugs and timing was dine at 100k and I use techron chevron every other fill up what other things should I check at this mileage? Also replaced the calipers and clutch 1.8 aeb...
  5. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I happened to notice when to odo hit 170K, so I thought I'd take a pic. The manufacture date is a little hard to read but if you look you'll see the 5/98 on there. Holding up pretty well for it's age and mileage. I'm planning on putting on another 170K. :)
  6. B5 Garage
    So My 98 1.8T this weekend and i was wondering what you guys think I should change Im a strong believer in changing it before it breaks here some basic info -new control arms & tie rods -timing belt & new water pump -all fresh fulids (coolant,brake, steering,synthetic oil,tranny fulid) -new...
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