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  1. Attachment points on Passat so another vehicle can tow it?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I need to get my dead Passat a short distance from one place to another... and I'd like to do so without the expense of hiring a tow truck. My wife and I were going to tow it the other night with our pickup but couldn't find a place to hook on the Passat. I didn't take the time to crawl around...
  2. FS: Roof rack for sedan B5 with ski/snow board attachment and SPARE (donut) for W8.

    Parts For Sale
    For sale, trade or rent: 1). Roof rack for B5 sedans 1998-2001 with ski/snow board attachment. Perfect condition. 2). Original spare tire ( tyre) for a Passat W8. 125/70D17. Used may be once, condition is very good. Local pick up in Edison, NJ preferred, but I am willing to ship, if...
  3. Specific attachment of compass in trunk?

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Newly acquired 2007 Passat 2.0T had a trunk leak on passenger side, which I fixed (drain tube had become disconnected). However, when I removed the trunk liner on that side, I found a the compass and bracket dangling from the wire that it connects to. For the life of me, I can not find how the...
  4. Turbo intake variations with puck attachment?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    i bought a used turbo intake boot 058133356p which can be seen at ecs: Volkswagen Passat B5 FWD 1.8T - 058133356P - Turbo Inlet Hose - ES#277639 to replace my other one because i have an 2003 AWM engine in my 2001 1.8t and my old turbo intake didnt have the hose connector part to complete pcv...
  5. Underhood pipe attachment mounting confirmation needed

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    2000 Passat, 1.8t motor. I've posted 2 pics, one as a more general location, then the close up of of the mount in question. I'm presuming this bracket on the black pipe is bent, by evidence of flaked off black paint and twisted condition. Should this black bracket be attached to the the open...
  6. WTB Snowboard attachment

    WTB/WTT Section
    Looking for a snowboard attachment for b5.5 roof rack. pretty sure they are all universal though. Email if you've got one [email protected] Thanks in advance
  7. Where does the turbo sliding attachment bracket get bolted to?

    B5 Garage
    I am in the process of replacing the head on my 1998 AEB engine. I can't seem to get the oil feed line and the case breather (PCV valve) to go back the way I took them off. My Bentley CD doesn't want to work on my Win 7 computer. Thanks, John
  8. Child safety seat attachment

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have a 2001.5 B5.5 and the manual shows the location of the LATCH anchors but when I feel around where they should be there is nothing. Anybody actually have these anchors in their B5.5??
  9. About using image host vs attachment manager

    New Member Introductions
    I decided to read the rules before posting pictures and it looks like we are asked to use photobucket. Not a problem. But there is an attachment manager in the text boxes too. Is it okay to use that for car pix, or is it just for custom smileys, etc.? Or are we not to use it at all? I never...
  10. WTB: Roof Rack and snowboard attachment

    WTB/WTT Section
    Yep, Winters around the corner, and due to my tank and bags being in the trunk I no longer have room for snowboards, Lookin for a votex with snowboard or a thule with the attachments, Dont really care which, as long as it does its desired task. Lemme know the price! :thumbup: B
  11. Part Number Oil Stick and Oil Stick attachment?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Does anyone have the part number for the oil stick for a 2001 B5.5? I also need the yellow part for where the oil stick rests. Apparently, sometime ago, the oil stick somehow stuck to the place where the oil stick rests and broke off so I want to replace both the stick and the resting part. TIA.
  12. WTB: Snowboard / ski attachment for b5.5 roof rack

    Classified Archive
    exactly what the title says, hit me up if you have a ski / snowboard rack for the oem b5.5 sedan racks, please pm
  13. ECS front coilover attachment

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Just saw these on ECS Anyone got any feedback on these? Really tempted to buy these. I've got H&R sports and bilsteins and just want about 1/4 or so of an inch more drop. Is it worth it? Is it a fairly easy...
  14. WTB: OEM roof rack w/ bike attachment

    Classified Archive
    got a rack, please close looking for the base bars for B5.5 sedan and a fork mount bike rack. will negotiate price based on condition will need to include paypal cost and shipping to 35226 pictures would be great as well, thanks got it, please close
  15. FS: Ski rack with snowboard attachment & Test Pipe

    Classified Archive
    (Sold) FS: Ski rack with snowboard attachment & Test Pipe (sold) I have a ski rack with snowboard/ski attachment that I'm selling I got rid of my passat and have no need for the rack. I used it for a season I bought it last summer. I want $125 plus shipping. OEM Roof Rack (Sold) ER Test...
  16. Yakima Base Rack System w/ PowderHound (Ski/Snowboard Attachment)

    Classified Archive
    Selling roof rack setup for Passat. What it is: Yakima Full Base Rack with the Powderhound Attachment Q Towers w/ 4 locks 48" Crossbars Q99 Clips for Passat (Mine's a 2000) 44" Wind Fairing (Works great) Powderhound SKS Lock Core Pack x6 (Necessary to hold Locks in Place) I have all the...
  17. WTB: OEM bike rack attachment

    Classified Archive
    Fork mount or downtube clamping style, either is fine. Just the attachment, I have the base carrier bars already. Thanks, Andrew
  18. Yakima Q-Towers attachment point

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey for those with roof racks on their B5s where does the Q-clip for the yakima products go? I don't have the towers yet but in case I can't figure it out I thought I'd ask. I am heading out of town as soon as I get my hands on these things to pick up a kayak. Any pics would be appreciated...