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  1. B5 Garage
    Gotta 99 B5.. put a b5.5 trans in it... Got the newer axles which I assume are the bigger spline (38).... Can I just change my hubs out for the bigger ones or are the bearing diameters different and I need to get the whole steering knuckle for both sides????
  2. B5 Garage
    Hi ive searched around and seen a few posts about removing the rear seats in a b5 passat, mine is a 99 sedan for reference, but none that cover my specific issue so im looking for some advice. Removing the seat bottoms is simple enough but how/can i remove the seat back (the folding part not the...
  3. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I just bought a 2003 passat gls 1.8t it has 256,xxx .. I believe it to be all stock an it runs pretty good .. I was wondering about upgrading the intercooler to a front mount and a better blowoff valve and downpipe and a chip sometime too.. I just don't know what to do first and how it will...
  4. New Member Introductions
    I just bought (my first vw) a Well maintained 04 Passat 1.8t Auto a month ago the Other day after sliding off the road the turbo was suddenly way louder than before I can’t find anything broken underneath and only have a lean code does anyone know what may have caused it to get louder Also after...
  5. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello everyone, Joshthenotsogreatmechanic here, and I am having issues with my people's car. My passat has 190k miles on it, and I recently had a coolant leak which required a coolant flange swap. After this I started getting p0302 and p0300 codes when first starting my car Edit: the misfire...
  6. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Currently have a set of b5 Audi s4 stock wheels on my Samoa red Passat 1.8t 4mo (with Audi A6 6speed trans swap) tan and black leather interior. I have them coated a “alpaca tan” looks more like a dark bronze. Tomorrow I’m picking up a set of 18x8 07s4 wheels to throw on and I can’t decide if I...
  7. B5 Garage
    okay so I did a belt job on my Passat 1.8t 2001 and while putting the car back together I noticed the lower radiator hose would not clip or lock into place. I’ve been trying for days and I can’t get to work. I need help. Many times I’ve thought it was on but just popped right off. I’m gonna...
  8. Anything Auto
    It's just about time to get a wagon, and I can't do VW again. As much as I love the Passat, I can't buy new and I wouldn't trust a used one. That being said, can anyone provide their experience with the V70? Thanks!
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