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  1. New Member Introductions
    I have been having a problem with engine knock. The car is a 4 speed and the shift point used to be at 40 mph. Due to the load put on the engine, it would knock. I had the timing changed to 6 degree BTC and the shift point changed to 60 mph. The 4th gear drive would hold until you dropped to...
  2. Volkswagen Passat Early B Platforms Discussion
    Hello from Greece! She is my "Passatitsa".
  3. New Member Introductions
    I'm trying to change the plug wires on my b3 passat gl wagon. I noticed that off the 4th wire there is an Ignition Reference Sensor that slides over the wire. I had already purchaced replacement beru's from fcpeuro.com and talked with them over the phone making sure they are the correct ones...
  4. Volkswagen Passat Early B Platforms Discussion
    Need darkened rear tailight set for my 1992 syncro sedan passat
  5. Volkswagen Passat Early B Platforms Discussion
    im replacing the head gasket on my passat 2.0 dohc and i need the torque procedure for the head bolts and the timing procedure, any help would be greatly appreciated
  6. Volkswagen Passat Early B Platforms Discussion
    Can someone please post the diagnostic steps to test the radiator fan switch. bought this car used, previous owner "rigged" a manual off/rev/forward switch. it seems the switch is wired "hot" to the battery, so i have to constantly monitor the temp and remember to turn it off. btw what is the...
  7. Anything Auto
    I might be in the market for a "toy" car... a second car for fun and weekends. I'd love a new BMW 135, but that ain't happening. Anyway, I came across a listing for a 1992 325iC, triple black 5-speed. Asking $4900. (C being the convertible) Would something like this be a good choice, or a...
  8. Classified Archive
    SOLD!! thanks for looking I have a '92 Passat GL with 175K miles on it. It's in good shape, with new struts front and back. Engine is strong, though burns oil due to needing valve stem seals. Also, just put new front struts on, but now notice that control arm bushing are needed. New struts now...
  9. Volkswagen Passat Early B Platforms Discussion
    I have a problem with my Passat. It will not start without flooring the gas, and once the gas is released it will die instantly. runs smooth over 3000RPM and after a few minutes of revin it can be lowered to about 2000RPM, no lower though without it running real rough or stalling. (only runs...
  10. Volkswagen Passat Early B Platforms Discussion
    Hi, I have just borught a 1992 Passat Estate 1.8 from a friend who has owned it since new, its in great shape and only 60,000 miles drives like new! However the problem that i have is that when i go to unlock the drivers side door sometimes it works but mostly it doesnt. When i turn the key to...
  11. Volkswagen Passat Early B Platforms Discussion
    Hi All, Picked up a mint 1992 Passat GL, fully loaded. Everything seems to be fine and all I have had to do is replace the strut cartridges. On two occasions though, under normal acceleration, the automatic transmission seems to "slip" and the engine will rev and then the transmission will...
  12. Classified Archive
    THIS CAR HAS BEEN SOLD the asking price is $5000 I am selling because i am losing interest in her and would like to own a B5 passat. I have had the car for almost 3 years and maybe put 10,000 miles on it. i bought it completely stock and performed all work myself. this is my show car and...
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    1992 VW Passat GL 16v $700 illinois -pics 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...
  14. 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...
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    i've only had this car for a few months but it's not getting driven as much as it should since i just got a passat wagon 1992 16V approx 115,000 miles (i'll have to go look later) excellent Recaro Interior. Paint is good except a couple door dings on the passenger side and some clear coat peel...
  16. Volkswagen Passat Early B Platforms Discussion
    we need to replace our failing 1992 audi 100csq wagon and my wife loves the 92 looking passat wagons, sorry I do not know the model ie b3, b4 ????. I want either a 91 or 92 because I never repeat never want a 6cyl again V6 or VR6. I am having a hard time finding a 16v wagon, but I found one in...
  17. Anything Auto
    Now: I'm a victim of FRAUD! Was: 1992 Acura Vigor GS OK, I'm the highest bidder so far for a 1992 Acura Vigor GS. Looks to be in really nice shape, but frankly I don't know THAT much about them. I just know I like the looks & price and that my mother's Legend has done over 140,000 miles with...
  18. Anything Auto
    All I can say is WOW!! 8) It was owned by a friend of my co-worker, so I was allowed to take her for a spin. And spin I did. Doughnuts are fun. Anyways, that thing is wayyyyy too fast. If I drove that every day I'd either be dead or in jail. Sorry, I had to share! :lol:
  19. Anything Auto
    It actually only does it when driving over crappy roads (like potholes, or very rough asphault). But when it happens, it is like you don't have ANY control over the car. :shock: So you slow down and the vibrating stops. I think it is coming from the front passenger side wheel. I drove slowly...
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