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  1. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey guys! Hoping for some recommendations on replacing the rod and main/crank bearings. I was driving home from work the other day and my low oil pressure light came on, pulled over and checked oil level, looked fine. (250 miles after I finished my top end rebuild after timing belt...
  2. B5 Garage
    I pulled my eninge out to install a new flexplate and cant remember how the throttle body hoses are connected. Haynes manual and a VW diagram of the vacdum lines and coolant lines are stuck on this one issue...went all over the state trying to find a v6 at a junk yard to take a...
  3. B5 Garage
    Greetings! Powerstroke monkey here in over his head on a side project. 2003 Passat 4motion 2.8 v6 auto. Parts used so far: New OEM coolant temp sensor. Two new Bosch upstream o2 sensors OEM Replaced intake manifold gaskets with OEM gasket Replaced pcv valve (puck style) Replaced pcv hard...
  4. B5 Garage
    i am rebuilding the 2.8 out of my 2003 Passat sedan. What is the lowest CR pistons I can put in the block? I am keeping an eye on a Future 2.7 swap, and would like to only buy pistons once. Can I put 9:1 pistons in the 2.8, keeping in mind that it will be N/A for about a year.
  5. Parts For Sale
    A friend and I are parting out my white 2000 VW Passat 2.8 30v 5-spd manual wagon. It was in good running condition with little wear to body parts when I was rear-ended by an SUV, right at license plate level above the bumper. We're evaluating the engine and determining if I need any parts...
  6. B5 Garage
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  7. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Can anyone tell me if there is a certain way the flexplate has to be timed to the engine on a '05 Passat 2.8 (ATQ). I know about the spacing and which side is the crank side. I noticed that there is one window much larger than the others in the interrupter ring and I know that the CKP gets a RPM...
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