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  1. recommended BMW forum?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    My younger son has a surplus of cars and has left his 2003 BMW 530i in our custody. It is in remarkably good shape inside and out, but needs a few little things, as any 16-year-old car with 190k miles on the clock would, so I am looking for a recommendation for a BMW 5-series forum that is...
  2. BMW Overheating Question

    B5 Garage
    Hoping the German solidarity dissipates any frowning eyes that I am posting a question about a BMW! Who knows this problem may apply to our Passats! A friend brought (towed) his 99’ 528i, (E39) manual transmission, SW the other day because the car overheated on highway. It is a 6cyl, straight...
  3. BMW announces recent purchase of VW

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    This year is my 15th year on this forum. I can't believe I've been on this forum for 15 years already. Where does the time go. I also can't believe you would fall for this and click on this post to see more. Happy April fools day !!!!! :-) :-) :-)
  4. 18IN bmw M3 STAGGERED WHEELS/TIRES $800 or trade (longisland suffolk)

    Parts For Sale
    18IN bmw M3 STAGGERED WHEELS/TIRES $800 or trade
  5. First on Passatworld: 18" BMW X5 rims on a B5.5 w/ votex

    Wheel and Tire Forum
    Stock Rim: 37 ET Summer Rims: 18x8 R8 Replicas 37 ET w/ 10MM Spacers on the Front 37 ET w/ 15MM Spacers on the Rear Can someone help me understand what adapters I'd need to achieve the same flush look as above? New Rim: 18x8.5 BMW X5 and will NEED adapters 48 ET MY guess: Fronts -...
  6. Head Bolt Question (on a BMW)

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I know this is another car but I wanted to run something past you guys. My nephew's (He's 17 but pretty smart) BMW Mini had something let loose in the lower end and put a hole in the block. He tore it apart and got another short block. He supposedly inspected the head for bent valves and put...
  7. Can aluminum BMW wheel 225/50/R16 take 215/60R16

    Wheel and Tire Forum
    I have BMW wheels for a 1994 BMW 318i that take a 225/50/R16 tire, can I mount the Passat's (2013 Trendline) tires of 215/60R16 and if they can will my MPH and odomoter be affected?
  8. BMW M4 Convertible Revealed

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  9. BMW M235i First Drive - Video

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  10. Passat 2003 V6 30V - Harder to steer vs Chevy / Honda / BMW

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello Passat World! I drive 4 different vehicles regularly but only own 1 - my 03 B5 Passat. Now what I have noticed is that it is harder to turn the steering wheel on my Passat vs for example a Chevy Impala. Never noticed it until I started driving different cars. On many cars the weight of...
  11. BMW M4 Concept Revealed

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  12. bmw owners like to smell their own farts?

    Anything Auto
    i was just browsing some threads on the m3 because i thought an e46 would make a cool weekend toy. and boy was i amazed at the ignorance and childishness of bmw owners on the m3 forum. just read thru this real quick and you will see what i mean. they talk so much smack about audi and vw and the...
  13. Bmw e30 4 sale or trade suffolk l.i pickup

    Vehicles For Sale
    AutoCheck Vehicle History Report 1989 BMW 3-Series 325i Report Summary Class: Upscale - Near Luxury Engine: 2.5L I6 EFI Country of Assembly: Germany Vehicle Age: 24 year(s) Calculated Owners: 1 VIN: WBAAD2307K8847602 1989 BMW 325i auto sedan classic . its a project car. runs and...
  14. Passat noob, BMW not so much

    New Member Introductions
    Replacing the timing belt and water pump impeller on my 1999 B5 AEB, interested in fixing oil leaks.
  15. BMW X4 Concept Photos

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  16. BMW M6 Gran Coupe Photos Leaked

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  17. VW vs. BMW

    Amateur Motorsports
    Hello, recently I and my friend got a driving license and I bought a VW Passat B5 1.9 TDI 81 kW, while my friend BMW E46 320 110 kW. I wonder who would win a race and what are pluses and minuses of both cars.
  18. BMW 320d Confirmed for US

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  19. BMW M3 Lime Rock Park Edition Revealed

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  20. 2012 BMW 328i Review - Video

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    Read the complete 2012 BMW 328i Review and watch the Video Review at