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  1. A Rainwater Bath

    Danielle looks clean even when she’s given a bath in rainwater
  2. Parts For Sale
    For free for local pickup in NNJ. Original factory 1-3/4" resonator and muffler from my 03 1.8T FWD B5.5. Some surface rust but no holes and in good shape despite their age. Does not include any mounts. Let me know if you have any questions. -g
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  3. B5 Garage
    So for anyone who hasn't seen my other threads, I have a b5.5 (2003 awm 1.8t) passat. I changed out my cam sensor and it sensor and I'm still getting codes. Any idea on how much it would be for electrical work or any tricks out there that could help? It's my only car and I am broke..
  4. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have a 2004 Passat wagon 1.8t auto that is completely stock. I plan on lowering it using KONI orange shocks (STR.T KIT-82501001) and eibach pro kit lowering springs (8568.14). They seem to offer only springs for 1.8t sedan and v6 wagon, but no 1.8t wagon. I was wondering if the sedan springs...
  5. B5 Garage
    Hello forum, I have what seems to be a small coolant leak somewhere on the drivers side of the vehicle. I recently added UV coolant dye to the coolant reservoir to help me to locate the leak. After a week of driving around with the dye in the cooling system, I was able to see some of the UV...
  6. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi guys, It's me again with my B5 adventures. So, my oil pan drain spitted a few threads and the drain plug won't torque anymore. At this point I would love to replace the oil pan and do the due diligence down there and replace oil pump, pickup tube, chain and tensioner, BUT, I really don't...
  7. New Member Introductions
    Hi, I'm George, and my car is Whistling Death. She's a 2001 B5.5 1.8t AWM Estate (or as we say here, station wagon) with 175,000+ miles, and to some degree, all of the woes of that particular MKIV generation. I paid $800 for her initially. Cosmetically, a solid car. Drove reasonably well on the...
  8. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey guys, I'm doing some brake booster tests related to a system lean code(P1128). Without getting too much into details(I will try to if needed), should I be able to blow air straight through the brake booster? I did a smoke test by disconnecting the vacuum source line for the booster and...
  9. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have the 2004 B5.5 Sedan. Apparently i purchased lowering springs for the wagon, not the sedan. :banghead: Will the wagon lowering springs fit on my sedan or should i ship them back?! Let me know guys, I appreciate it! Thanks!
  10. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey guys, been looking for some parts for my B5.5 that I cant seem to find. If you cant help me find some of them it would be much appreciated. Euro spec B5 wagon OEM tail lights Vortex rear spoiler for B5.5 wagon racing seats (sparco or recaro) and do they seriously not make a cold air intake...
  11. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey guys, i've been on passatworld for a while, but didnt post so much. I always find guys here are very helpful and kind. i can find almost everything i need only by search function, but not for this... I'm reticently trying to upgrade my brake system to Boxster's for my B5.5. I did the...
  12. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have a 2002 Passat wagon 1.8t with a little over 61k miles on it. Lately the car seems slower than usual, and this is also combined with a disappearance of turbo spooling whine and the appearance of a whooshing sound, almost like there is a leak in the turbo gasket. There are no lights on in...
  13. B5 Garage
    I've been searching all over for this, but I really don't even know what to search for. I have an 03 Passat GLS Wagon with the 1.8t in it. when standing in front of the car with the hood open, on the left side of the engine there are two metal pipes (on directly above the other) that run the...
  14. New Member Introductions
    Hello.. Just got our 2002 GLS wagon about a month ago. She only had 69k on the odo and is in great shape. Looking forward to learning about and doing some upgrades on my own - with some guidance.
  15. New Member Introductions
    Hey everyone. I've been searching and searching and can't seem to find much more on my issue. If there is a thread, will someone point me in the right direction? I have a 2001.5 (B5.5) Passat 1.8t. I had issues where the car would be hard to start and then after several tries it would start...
  16. B5 Garage
    '03 B5.5 1.8T Went to replace a burnt out headlight. Twisted the clip holding the bulb in and inner part of the headlight unit popped loose. Now I can grab the base of the bulb and wiggle and it moves around in there. The housing itself is still firmly bolted into the car. I would assume that...
  17. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I'm going to be ordering a timing belt service kit and I am stuck between these two: Volkswagen Passat B5 FWD 1.8T > Engine > Timing > Timing Belt Kit > ES#8728 Timing Belt Kit - Ultimate - AWMTBKV2UD and Volkswagen Passat B5 FWD 1.8T > Engine > Timing > Timing Belt Kit > ES#8726 ECS Tuning...
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