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  1. Old club b5er now in a b7

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Hey guys, long time member here from the club b5 days. I do recognize a few members names for way back then. I sold the b5 for a 20th Gti, got a mkv gti and then a b7 A4. But haven't been active on any forums since like 07ish. I just picked up a 2012 SE 2.5 b7 and I've got a couple questions I...
  2. B5er Handle

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    My handle is B5er, duh, because I joined a long time ago. If anyone wants it you can have it. I will need your email to reset the prefs to your info. I had my B5 for 14 years, now I have a Volt, only because the Jetta Hybrid is not from Wolfsburg....
  3. Longtime B5er thinking about making the leap...suggestions?

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hey all, many of you in the B6 crew probably don't know me, but I've been on the B5 boards for almost 11 years. I've had my '98 GLX V6 for 10 years, and my wife's '01.5 GLX 4mo wagon for almost 3 years. Both are daily drivers, but the '98 is getting a little long in the tooth and I'd like to...
  4. im a b5er no more

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    from 2002 and my 98 apr Chinese fogs, hp evos to my b5.5 s3 apr fully neuspeed suspenioned awesomeness. thanks for all the help,laughs,tears,broken timing belts,cullen projo group buy, tinted tails and just the display of greatness from a super classy bunch of folks. after timing belt break...
  5. Help a B5er Driver Around the World in 7 Days!

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    ******UPDATE 4/14/10************* Got 8th place, not the first I was hoping for but will still be joining Team Betsafe and the Gumball 3000 in Boston thanks to Betsafe. I will also be getting a bunch of Betsafe/Gumball 3000 gear. Thanks again to everyone! Your support has been awesome and...
  6. B5er needing some parts help.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    As some of you know, I had hit a deer last Sunday. I am in the process of locating 2 hard to come by parts; and am wondering if anyone has any leads on them. Driver's side Hella Xenon headlight for a B5 Driver's side FER CLEAR corner marker for a B5 Headlight leveling motor for a B5 I am posting...
  7. mk3'er turns B5'er....

    The Showroom
    So after owning mk3's for the last 12 or so years...i finally left them to join the b5 world....We had an 04 passat before, but it was my wife's car...I really enjoyed it but we ended the lease and got a mk5 jetta....i never thought i would leave the mk3 world...but i have always wanted a wagon...
  8. B5'er Looking to Make the Jump

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    I've driven my 99 1.8T into the ground and was looking for a new car. the local dealer has a 2007 Passat with 18,800 miles for $17,900 it's also CPO. They're even going to throw in free alloys since the steelies look ugly. The biggest downside is it's automatic. I really wanted a stick or DSG...
  9. what about those B5er t-shirts?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have been pretty much removed from society and this forum for months. Anybody know what is happening about the group interest in getting t-shirts made up? I was all excited about that and it seems to have gone away.
  10. Car Trouble, help a fellow b5'er please

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I started my car (98 passat 5spd) today and my blinkers and wipers (left stalk, right stalk) did not work when i used them, also my horn did not last thing, the e-brake light now stays on dimly lit,(not fully bright) Has anyone dealt with a problem like this or have any ideas...
  11. b5er's in irvine california?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    hey guys i was just wondering if there were any members from the irvine area? i need some major help with my b5 and it would be nice to meet someone in the area with the same passion for their passat as me :biglaugh: :biglaugh: :biglaugh:
  12. Remembering a Fellow B5er...

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Many of you may not have been around the boards around this time five years ago so I thought it would be fitting to re-post this for all of us to remember. RIP Richard :( . Never forget...:salute: -Gene ____________________________________________________ Link here...
  13. New B5er on drive home from dealer :-)

    New Member Introductions
  14. Any SW B5er's??

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Are there any club members from El Paso, Las Cruces or surrounding area? Im looking for some people to meet up with and ride. Find a good indy shop around here. Scott 05' 1.8T
  15. $10 mod for the clean/neat B5er

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Cloudy day with an extra $10 in my pocket so i make the best of it and spend it on my B5.5 instead of heading to happy hour Exhibit 1: Mini trash can $3.xx from Wallyworld. Flat surface fits perfect and doesn't take away much legroom at all. No more plastic bag hanging from the shift knob...
  16. Club B5'er sighting? (Evanston, IL)

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I just saw this SWEEEET black Passat headed north on Chicago Ave (around 8:30 am). Tinted tails, de-badged, black grill, I think tinted windows. Anyway, it looked great, and I was wondering if that was one of you guys here?
  17. Quick Oil question for the B5er's...

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    ... My B5 is a 2001 1.8T with 86K on the clock, and since the first day i got it with 28 miles on it, the oil changes were done every 3000 miles with Castrol Full Syntec. The car runs great (so far). Yesterday, i was going thru the store to get my oil change when i saw a sale on Mobil 1 Full...
  18. URGENT: Need So Cal B5er for Final Bodykit fitment

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    The prototype kit is finally finished from Eurogear USA. The last step to this process before unveiling is the final fitment. I need a volunteer with a B5 Sedan ASAP to have their car used by Eurogear to test fit. They will need the car for only 1-2 days. They will then most likely become...
  19. How many FWD B5er's have rear inner tire wear?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    As the title states... I'm looking for a head count of those that are dealing with poor rear camber, which results in noticable uneven tire wear. If you have it post up, if you have it and know (or can easily find) you camber measurement... post that up too. I'm in the process of developing a...
  20. Happy Thanks Giving to the B5er's...

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Just wanted to wish everyone an happy Thanks Giving and hopefully you will get a 4 days week-end with that as well. Enjoy that Turkey :wink: