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  1. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So we finally made it to year 3, and I added a few write-ups to celebrate 49,000+ people from 138 different countries have taken a look at the Passat Wiki. >>>> Do It Yourself - PassatB5 <<<< Please feel free to give feedback. Crash
  2. The Showroom
    i'm a quarter century old.... oh some new wheels are on there way.... 001 by VrDubssat, on Flickr 026 by VrDubssat, on Flickr 031 by VrDubssat, on Flickr
  3. Events & Gatherings
    I know its still 2 weeks early, but hey, why not get the party started now! :D
  4. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Anyone who has spent much time around here knows the routine: You run over something, hear a horrible sound, then see a flashing oil pressure light shortly thereafter. You have the car towed to the dealer, pay $220 for a new pan, plus 1-2 hours of labor, and you're on your merry way. Mine went...
  5. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So We made it to another year. We had a 22,133+ people from 118 Different countries have taken a look at the Passat Wiki 6,000+ people from 79 different countries have taken a look at the Passat Wiki. http://passatb5.wikidot.com/do-it-yourself Crash Suggestions are always welcome
  6. The Showroom
    So, I went for it...splurged and installed the PES G2. BIG, HUGE thanks to Mikey for helping (doing) the install. I couldn't have done it without you, man.:thumbup: This is the BEST upgrade I've ever had on a car and it's unreal performance. Really wakes up the V6. But I don't suggest...
  7. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    TDI 110 hp is the best! :bowdown::bowdown::bowdown::bowdown::bowdown::bowdown:
  8. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Happy Birthday to my B6! Three years old today! :) 76,000 miles out of warranty final payment made and BY FAR the best car I’ve ever had! This car has been SO stable, so sure-footed, and so reliable in getting me through the worst that Mother Nature can throw at me. Passat...
  9. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I bought my 2000 Indigo Blue Metallic B5 1.8T, 5 speed brand new (with only 69 miles on the odometer, now with 108K) in July 2000 at Bozzani VW in SoCal. It's now 10 years later, still running strong with the Eibach suspension, Audi Sport wheels, and Neuspeed chip, and still sporting a couple...
  10. Anything Auto
    Audi's Quattro system is 30 this year, introduced on the Ur-Quattro at the 1980 Geneva Motor Show. To celebrate, Audi has a full year of activities planned, including a special exhibition at the Audi Forum Ingolstadt, a place at the Techno Classica in Essen, and Audi Tradition hauling momentous...
  11. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So We finally made it to a year. 6,000+ people from 79 different countries have taken a look at the Passat Wiki. http://passatb5.wikidot.com/do-it-yourself For the 2010 year I would like to have a few users help tag / format some of the existing write-ups (for consistency) For everyone...
  12. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    as if getting older wasnt bad enough! Ill throw up the codes a bit later when I scan them. :crazy:
  13. The Showroom
    My extreme girlfriend bought me a new Passat today and she already started modding it for me :thumbup::D
  14. Events & Gatherings
    Since we all can't get together how about just posting a lot of pictures from Saturday? There will be many from Snorkfest but perhaps many other impromptdu GTGs will occur. And where's the GREEK?
  15. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    It was 6 years ago today that I took delivery on my '03 wagon. Largely, it's been a fun 6 years, with some minor irritants along the way. Here's my economic breakdown of ownership (not including depreciation, license, taxes or tags): Total Fuel Costs: $6,371.33 (269 fill-ups) Total Oil...
  16. New Member Introductions
    I thought it was about time to post some pics of my birthday present...shes a 2001.5 Passat 1.8T! I got her 4 my 17th birthday! Shes got about 62,000 miles on her, shes all stock 4 now but I got sum big plans...if anyone has any suggestions feel free...
  17. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    10 years ago this month, midsize car buyers had a completely new choice on dealer lots. VW had struggled through much of the mid-1990s, seeing market share plummet and build quality suffer in many models. Enter the Audi-derived B5 platform, used for the Passat from 1998-2005 (with relatively few...
  18. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Today is my b-day and i have nothing to do. most of my friends are on vacation or working. So this is what my day looks like: Changed Oil/Filter: Mobil 1 all the way Changed Air filter to K&N Changed cabin filter Washed/detailed car Clay-bared car Filled tank Toped off fluids (coolant/washer)...
  19. The Showroom
  20. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    and this is what happened (Copied from golfmkv.com because i'm lazy):
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