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  1. Is the B7 the same as the NMS Passat for N America?

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    I can;t find a NMS forum section.
  2. B5/5.5 North America Production Numbers

    B5 Information-Base
    Courtesy of Tom Parish, here is an excel file with the Passat production details for North America from 1998 - 2005: Passat Production Numbers
  3. A noob from Peru, South America

    New Member Introductions
    Hello everyone. My name is Enrique Bisetti, from Lima - Peru, South America. Always a fan from Audi and Volkswagen, I own a VW Passat 2001 1.8T AWT which I believe it's German made. I bought it from a friend's dad and it was previously own by a Dutch person. I have it since 2015 and...
  4. GSP North America Wheel Bearings, Hubs, and Axles

    Vendor Marketplace
    GSP North America Wheel Bearings, Hubs, and Axles Since 2004 GSP has produced OEM replacement Axles for several makes and models made for the perfect fit and function to service your car. Click HERE for GSP North America Wheel Bearings, Hubs, and Axles for your VW
  5. Four 16" x 7" Road America Wheels for B5.5 + Locking Bolts and Trim Caps

    Parts For Sale
    Four 16" x 7" Road America wheels in good condition with center caps. These are the stock GLX wheels from B5.5s from 2001.5 - 2003. Also included to sweeten the deal are four locking bolts with key and the black plastic trim caps for the bolts, including the locking bolts. SOLD!
  6. and VW america stumbles!

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    i looked on the VW website to run my VIN to check for recalls (secretly hoping to see an ABS one) and it pops up "2000 Volkswagen passat 2.8L tip-tronic automatic". um, im wondering why i have 3 peddles. and apparently a very sloppy shifter. my window sticker says its a manual though so i guess...
  7. New B7 VR6 Race Car - Sports Car Club of America Touring 3

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    New B7 race car. Learn more on Facebook at Fitzpatrick Autosport
  8. America June 25, 2014

    The Black Hole
    Highlights... The Speaker of the House is planning to sue the POTUS for overstepping his authority. A group of Native Americans is planning to sue ($9 billion) the Cleveland Indians baseball team for 100+ years of "disparity, racism, exploitation and profiteering". Watch out Celtics, Fighting...
  9. B5 front end issues, dealerships and Volkswagon of America.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey guys, I just got my B5 Wagon a few weeks back and I'm in the process of taking care of the issues it has and maintenance it needs. I'm pretty sure, just about every ball joint in the front end of this car has some play. I'm hoping on driving it out to Nashville to pick up a bunch of home...
  10. Hello from Panama Rep. of Panama, Central America

    New Member Introductions
    Hey Guys, I am from Panama Rep. of Panama, Central America. I have a 2002 VW Jetta MK4 1.8T and since the Passat also use this same engine, I decide to register here to learn more about how to fix issues in this engine. One of my hobbies is flying Ultralights. I have a Rans S12XL with Rotax...
  11. Euro Car North America gathering at Yellowstone, EPIC road trip 2013

    Events & Gatherings
    Yellowstone and Grand Tetons Epic drive and meet 2013 First item: I have gotten some flak from people on the different forms for putting this on as well as asking people to only post if they were going or at least seriously interested. I am not being paid to do this nor am I asking for money. I...
  12. The Corporate Blackmailing of America

    The Black Hole
    not my title, Rick Ungar of Forbes (Contributor) and his editors came up with it. yes, he writes on left wing politics and policy. This is the article referenced, and it is backed up by some data in this article. Mr. Ungar argues that people like John Schnatter (CEO of Papa John's) is...
  13. Request address email or otherwise for VW of America

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    I would like to send a letter to VW of America to find out if VW ever plans on building another Passat wagon. I bought my wife a brand new 2005 Passat TDI Wagon in February 2005 and she absolutely loves the car. She says she wants to drive it until it reaches 300-400k. She likes it for the...
  14. Five New Diesel Models Coming to America

    Anything Auto
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  15. FS 16" Road America's

    Parts For Sale
    no tires. $200 16x7 i think. et37. Located in Chapel Hill. Willing to ship.
  16. WTB: stock Road America wheel

    WTB/WTT Section
    Hey all, got a small crack in one of ours after a recent run-in with a hidden curb. If you have one in good condition, normal wear & tear, no cracks or dents, please PM me! Prefer it without tire. If you can handle boxing it up, I'll send you a UPS label for convenient dropoff! Thanks in...
  17. Newbie from America

    New Member Introductions
    Hey everyone! I recently bought a 2006 Passat 2.0T, so I thought I'd make an account here!
  18. 16' Road America Custom Color Wheels

    Parts For Sale
    16" Road America Custom Color Wheels. I bought these wheels some time age and the previous owner had painted them a flat gray to match the paint on his Mercedes. I took them to a paint shop to have them powder coated and the guy finished them in a color other than the VW standard wheel finish...
  19. Chevy Cruze Diesel Coming to America, Targeting 50-MPG

    Anything Auto
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  20. VW Road America Wheel Paint?

    Wheel and Tire Forum
    Need to repair and paint my curb bruised wheels. Can anybody tell me what paint color(s) I will need to get to repair my VW Road America stock wheels? And where I can purchase it. Thanks.