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  1. New Member Introductions
    Has anyone heard of or used this treatment called Xado, my engine has 120k on it and it's supposed to help with oil consumption and on a 2.0t that's a good thing! I have read many accounts of how well it works, but hey it's the internet, ( french model and all ) :lol:
  2. B5 Garage
    I have an early model 2001 Passat 2.8L V6 ATQ Engine just reached 200K miles. I want to change over to full synthetic mobil 1 high mileage 10W-40. It is due for an oil change soon (500 miles), but before hand I wanted to clean up the engine a bit. I drained the oil a qt and replaced the oil...
  3. B5 Garage
    Hello..Id like to buy some engine additives, Ive heard of Seafoam, any good?..I was reading the bottle today and I was a little freaked out about pouring half the bottle into my engine block, is this safe?..Someone said pour half into your tank and half into the engine...What other products do...
  4. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    is it ok to add DEI coolant to G12?
  5. B5 Garage
    I have a 99 Passat wagon. I'm 500 shy of 200K. The only parts that have been changed on the engine are a few coils, one injector,turbo and many timing belts. I changed out my cat. last year. I know from reading that the 1.8 is a prime candidate for engine sludge problems. Oil lines were...
  6. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey guys. I drove 1000 miles this weekend, and average about 80 Mph all the way, with the occasional 100 Mph when passing trucks etc. I notice that my engine is running a little louder now. I had a dealer 40K service done about 2000 miles ago. Is there any good oil additive that I can use in...
  7. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I was asking about attaching a rear lip spoiler to my B5.5 and someone mentioned that I need flex additive added to the paint when it gets professionally painted First off, what is it? Second, do I need it? Also, does anyone know for certain if dupstop.com's rear lip spoilers for B5.5s fit...
  8. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    as above need to flush engine bad varnishing.Whats the best to use. passat 1.8 turbo 60000,AEB
  9. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    hi all. new guy here with a question. i've read through a lot of posts here but have not seen one where anyone has use additive like SLICK50 or such to their oil. i know synthetic is great but wouldn't the additive give the engine a little more protection? just a thought. thanks thanh
  10. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Any of you guys have any experience with Prolong engine oil treatment in a Passat? I used it in an 86 Acura for 17 years and in a 95 Lincoln for 8 years and never had to add oil between oil changes. Both cars never burned a single drop of oil. Prolong also makes a fuel and transmission...
  11. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I went in today for the 15K service. I'm thinking only oil change and ask how much it is. Service guy says $48. I say just for the oil change? He says oil change is $32 and 15K service is $48. He shows me a copy of some sheet for 5,15,25,35... service with oil change, filter change, a...
  12. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey i was in pepboys today and came across octane additive. . . It was on sale for 3$ for 108 octane (enough for 20gal of gas) and i had to get some engine restorer (just hit 41k), its almost time for me to refule my car so b/f i thorw this stuff in my car im interrested in what is it gonna...
  13. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I am curious to see if anyone has run into the problem of someone else putting regular octane fuel into your Passat that calls for premium fuel. What are the consequences and is there some additive that will help boost the octane level back to the premium level ???
  14. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Toluene as a fuel additive Taken from Audiworld Toulene, it's liquid crack for S4s! Two gallons added to about a quarter tank will up my octane to just over 100, that will come in handy for the drags at Moroso tomorrow. It's actually aviation fuel and supposedly safe when diluted with gas...
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