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  1. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    All of my black trim at the bottom of my doors (1999) is corroding from years in the sun / elements (same strip that has the jack access panel). Just lightly pulling on it causes pieces to disintegrate in my hands. I'm curious if anyone has a an official name (hard to search PW without a...
  2. B5 Garage
    Hi everyone -- stared the task of partially removing the headliner from the rear and sides of the car to replace the antenna base on my B5 1.8T sedan. I've removed the bolts that hold the headliner in place on the left side of the car, both front and rear, and also removed the trim pieces on...
  3. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So my OEM antenna finally corroded through and snapped. I know the threading for the OnStar antenna is larger than for the non-OnStar Antenna. Does anyone have any recommendations for a new one? I'm wanting to move away from the whip style and want more of a stubby one. Thanks!
  4. New Member Introductions
    Hi, 2nd post - I joined cause I'm looking for info on removing the head liner of a 2004 Passat sedan to replace the roof antenna base. Anyone know of a good description or video?
  5. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I had to get my trunk lid painted because rust was invading it around the license plate lights. I still had the original lights there and have not touched them since 2004 and body shop reported the plastics were brittle and broke. Understandable so I ordered new lights, but to my surprise, the...
  6. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    About the only remaining issue with my 2005 GL I got last October is a crackly radio. CDs and my IPod sound great, but the radio reception is awful. My mast had rotted insulation, so I replaced that first. It didn't help, so I took it to the VW dealer in town and they diagnosed it as a bad base...
  7. WTB/WTT Section
    Looking to buy a good used antenna base, 48381 Milford Michigan. Sooner the better. For a wagon if it matters.
  8. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    98 Passat, according to ecstuning, the antenna bases are like so: 1998: 1J0035505A 1999 and on: 1J0035501F I just ordered one from & they sent me the 501F. Is there actually a difference? I called ecstuning & he didn't seem to know. Not sure if the base, or the plug, or the...
  9. WTB/WTT Section
    I am looking for base bars for my car, i have a 2002 passat glx sedan
  10. Parts For Sale
    B6 Roof Rack Base Bars. 'SOLD' Unused set of OEM roof rack base bars to fit B6 Passat. (May fit other models)as per these listed with ECS.includes 2 bars but not the tightening tool. You will have to improvise. Volkswagen Passat B6 FWD 2.0T Search SiteSearch Roof Rack - 3C0071126A - Roof Rack...
  11. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    for even the most simple search terms?... like oil or wheel?
  12. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    OK, so my wife decied to go to the auto parts store and replace her healight bulb on our 08 Passat. She somehow managed to disconnect the plastic base(above) and dropped it in the engine compartment, subsequently it fell out on the drive home. I have looked everywhere to find this part, and...
  13. Vendor Marketplace
    Click HERE to order or for more information. Volkswagen B6 Passat Sedan Roof Rack Base Bars - $249.99 Get your Volkswagen B6 Passat Sedan ready for winter activities and travel with sale priced Volkswagen Zubehor roof rack base bars. Lockable for security, this set installs in minutes, using...
  14. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    the gasket on my antenna base has crumbled away like most peoples. ECS has listed just the gasket on their website. Volkswagen Passat B5 FWD 1.8T > Search > Antenna > ES#2539071 Antenna Seal Kit - VW00751B i was under the impression that the gasket couldnt just be replaced and a new antenna...
  15. B5 Garage
    I have 2005 VW passat 1.8t and I always thought it was a B5 or 5.5 but now i'm wondering if it's a B6. I looking for part numbers on the OEM VW Part Numbers (ETKA)! post (SAIP specifically) and the diagrams don't seem to match my configuration for B5 or B5.5...
  16. New Member Introductions
    My first post. Title is what I am considering to get into once my 08 Accord lease is up in Sept.. any Honda to VW converts out there?
  17. Parts For Sale
    Gently Used OEM Base Roof Racks for B6 2006-2011 Passat Sedan I have had these for 2 years and used them 3 times. Came in handy every time I needed them. I am able to ship them and the buyer pays for shipping. They are somewhat heavy even though they are aluminum. They look like new. Note...
  18. Vendor Marketplace
    Click HERE to order or for more information. B6 Passat Roof Rack Base Bars - $284.96 Looking to take all your stuff with you on your next trip but don't have the room in your B6 to fit everything? Start off by getting these OEM base bars, includes all hardware and tool for easy installation...
  19. Parts For Sale
    AWM breather pipe ***UPDATED*** New, never installed metal breather pipe ( 06B 103 213G ) from the 3-way rubber T to the lower T where the PCV valve is (AWM). This is a $48 part from ECS. $20 + shipping. I will only charge actual shipping. CONUS shipping only, please. Thanks
  20. WTB/WTT Section
    As the title states, I'm looking for a set of B5 base bars. Like the ones they sell on ECS (backordered. till whoever knows when) Volkswagen Passat B5 FWD 1.8T > Exterior > Body > Roof Rack > ES#1928276 Roof Rack Base Bars - 3B0071126