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  1. Newbie froim Boston

    New Member Introductions
    Hi Folks Toms here, I just bought a 04 Passat, so far so good. Ive learned quite a bit on this site while researching the car, you guys have a great site here , keep up the good work Tom
  2. FS: 2000 Passat GLS Wagon, V6, 5 Speed, Broken TB. Boston, MA $750

    Vehicles For Sale
    $750.00, you come tow it away as it (obviously) does not run. I recently purchased a new vehicle and my Passat ended up sitting for a while... I went to start the car the other day and the timing belt snapped while cranking. All in all it's a great car and I'm sad that I'm not fixing it but I...
  3. Proud new owner to Passat R Line 2017 - Boston

    New Member Introductions
    Bought Passat R Line Black a week back and drove 300 miles already !!!
  4. 1999.5 Audi A4 Avant Quattro 1.8T - MANUAL - Boston

    Vehicles For Sale
    1999.5 AUDI A4 AVANT 1.8T QUATTRO MANUAL LEATHER, SUNROOF, HEATED SEATS RARE 5 SPEED MANUAL TRANSMISSION FULL TIME ALL WHEEL DRIVE ONLY 145K MILES LEGENDARY VW/AUDI 1.8 TURBO MOTOR This is the all-wheel drive wagon you’ve been waiting for and with winter just around the corner. NOW IS THE...
  5. Transferred from B5 wagon to B6 wagon, and from PNW to Boston

    USA - East
    Well, there you go, I've left the B5 wagon behind, courtesy an *blankityblankblanky* in a 2000 Dodge stratus who did not stop at a stop sign, which destroyed the old B5 Wagon, *sniff*sniff*. The new '07 Wagon is doing okay, but the power trunk is wonky and the airbag light is on. Pics of ex-b5...
  6. North Of Boston: Free 98 AEB parts + Wheels/Tires

    Parts For Sale
    Anyone need Some B5 Parts? Set of 4 Steel Wheels + Tires 1 Wheel cover Haynes Manual Several Oil filters/Gaskets Snub Mount Steering rack hose Thermostat housing Used Antenna base Used Axle Assemble Plus more My car is gone and I'd like to give this stuff to someone who can/will use it. If...
  7. Garage Day - Boston area?

    Events & Gatherings
    1999 B5 Any garage days being planned in the near future in the Boston area? I've got an O2 sensor I'd like to replace - bank 2, sensor 2. Codes: P1602 - power supply terminal 30 voltage low P0160 - bank 2 sensor 2 no activity thanks
  8. 99 V-6 5spd 133k Boston, MA

    Vehicles For Sale
    Original owner car with only 133k. Well maintained Timing belt kit done at 90K recent Battery, Front CV joints Tie rod end. Oil changed 5K intervals. Alpine deck with I pod connection , small Sub. 16" alloys with great thread on tires. Has CEL for O2 sensor. ask $2500 BRO. Email with...
  9. Borrow or use boost leak tester - N/W Boston or Southern NH

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    If anyone in the northwest Boston or southern NH area (Merrimack Valley area would be ideal) has a boost leak tester for an AWM they wouldn't mind loaning out or allowing me stop by for a test, please PM me. Would be happy to show my appreciation with some of your favorite consumable liquid.
  10. 1998 B5 AEB Parts Lot for sale (North of Boston)

    Parts For Sale
    Hey All, I had to say goodbye to my trusty passat, so I've got a bunch of unused parts and fluids leftover including A bunch of parts for a 1998 Passat 1.8 T including: Factory Shop Manual Haynes Manual Set of Steel Wheels and Tires New Parts: Spark plugs Engine Mounts Headlight bulbLight...
  11. Powdercoating near Boston, MA?

    Dealerships and Service
    Hey all, I'm looking to have a few things powdercoated, any locals know of a shop that offers good prices and good quality? Anywhere near Boston or Cental MA would be great. Thanks for any info :driving: - Aaron
  12. Bdubkii - Rhode Island/ Boston.

    USA - East
    My name is Brandon 20 years old, I'm from Rhode Island, currently going to school in Boston for automotive and this is my Passat. I've had her for 4.5 years and her name is Dubski. She's a 2001.5 1.8T 5spd AWM B5.5. Mostly stock due to being younger when I got her and now I'm at school so...
  13. New Guy from Boston

    New Member Introductions
    I have been trolling here for a little while figured I'd join. I just recently picked up a Colorado Red 2002 V6 4motion wagon. It's my first VW. I had a 1991 civic wagon realtime manual that I sold and bought the passat. My nice weather/weekend car is a 1994 Toyota Supra Turbo 6 speed. If anyone...
  14. Timing belt and related work recommendations Boston area

    Dealerships and Service
    Looking for recommended shops in Providence RI to Boston MA area for 1.8T AWM Passat. I need the timing belt, water pump, coolant flange, value cover gaskets, cam seals, and accessory belts. I am considering performing the work myself but would like to get a few estimates considering much of...
  15. Just say no to Boston VW service

    Dealerships and Service
    I'd just like to thank my "friends" at Boston VW service for, in yet another small way, leaving my car worse off than when it came through their door. This is fairly minor, but it just says everything you need to know about not taking a car there for work. Background: I bailed on their...
  16. Moving from Boston, MA to Raleigh, NC

    New Member Introductions
    Hello everyone, I'm a noob. Please be kind when I ask questions. I'll search before asking and do my best to help out too. Happy to be a new (used) Passat owner
  17. vag-com scan needed in boston

    USA - East
    My passat1.8t is suffering from some unknown problems and to get it scanned is my last hope. Can anyone around Boston help me with a vag-com? Thanks!
  18. FS - Boston Acoustic Pro Series Pro60s component speakers

    Misc for Sale
    Selling a set of Boston Acoustic Pro Series Pro60s component speakers for a friend - has to be a quick sale, will be gone by Monday, 13 June 2011. These are demo speakers at a local car audio shop, original box and packaging included. $300 shipped. They were treated well, price is firm. Let...
  19. new member Greater Boston

    USA - East
    Hello everyone, new member in Lexington, MA. 2002 B5.5 GLX 2.8L Green 5 speed. Leather, heated seats, sunroof, most fun car I've owned, I think ever! :driving: Bought on craigslist about 5 years ago, and running well. Just turned 100k! I've had great sucess with this forum: fixed my rear...
  20. Brake work Boston area

    B5 Garage
    Brake light fault came on 2 days before oil change. I took to dealership to check out fault and they informed me that rear brakes are low and fronts will be next. The problem is they want 500 for rears and 550 for front. Anyone know of good shop to take this too?
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