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  1. Caliper bracket mounting bolts won't budge

    B5 Garage
    I have a 2003 1.8T AWM and I'm trying to install new rear brake calipers w/ mounting bracket. I cannot remove the old brackets because the fasteners won't budge. Mine are not 6-point head but rather take an 8mm allen to remove. I tried a impact driver at the highest setting and nothing. I tried...
  2. Fuel filter bracket nut hidden from view

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    All, I started to replace my fuel filter on my '01 sedan and found the nut is spinning on the backside of the plastic bracket. I can't get a wrench on it and the bracket is attached to fuel tank. Does anyone know what nut is up there so that I will know what to deal with? Also, the bracket...
  3. Can't get snub mount bracket bolts to thread

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    This is driving me crazy. I've spent the last 3 hours cursing/trying to unsuccessfully thread on the three snub mount bracket bolts to the radiator carrier. Are they captive nuts in the carrier because it seems like whatever the bolts thread to inside have come loose? I may have managed to...
  4. Driver's side transmission motor mount bracket from a B5/B5.5 V6 5 speed.

    WTB/WTT Section
    As stated. I need the aluminum bracket that bolts to the 5 speed manual transmission on the driver's side from a B5/B5.5 V6. I need one soon but I'll eventually need a second one. Give me a price shipped to 28814. Help!!! :thumbup:
  5. Looking for bolt size for viscous fan bracket

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Does anyone know the correct size 6mm allen head bolt for the fan bracket? I rounded one of mine during removal and I tried to get one at the junkyard yesterday but unfortunately none of the front ends were removed/in service position, and I didn't have the time to get into that. Fans were not...
  6. Part number request: hose bracket that mounts to coolant reservoir

    B5 Garage
    Hi everyone: I have a B5 1.8T Passat, and while reattaching the coolant reservoir to its mounting points, I tightened a screw too much and broke a plastic hose-securing bracket. The bracket sits the between the mounting post of the reservoir and the reservoir itself, under the top-left-most...
  7. B5.5 Snub Mount and Snub Mount Bracket Question

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Can someone explain why the actual snub mount is of a different shape than the actual opening of the snub mount bracket? I also wonder about the logic of having the snub mount bracket having provision for a degree of adjustment. I have never seen a motor mount like this. Why would this mount...
  8. cam bracket bolt

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    ATQ engine. One of the cam bracket bolts broke as I was replacing the CCT gasket/seals (a T30, one of 16 holding the upper cam brackets on the passenger side). I don't really have a way to get to a dealership with my car MIA, any idea what the specs are on the bolt so I can get one from a...
  9. :: ECS Tuning :: Tow Hook License Plate Bracket Kits For Your VW - #savethebumpers !!

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    Click HERE to order or for more information. Tow Hook License Plate Bracket Kits For Your VW - Why would you drill holes into your perfectly good front bumper? Avoid drilling holes in your bumper by utilizing a tow hook mounted plate bracket from GMG! The No Holes License Plate Bracket does...
  10. WTB B5 V6 Engine lifting bracket w/ bolts

    WTB/WTT Section
    Anyone have a B5 V6 engine lifting bracket laying around?? It's not available as a replacement part and has no part #s. I have the one that came on the front Drivers side, but there isn't one on the rear of the Passenger side head. It's the same part for both locations. There is on for sale on...
  11. Speaker bracket help

    Mobile Electronics
    I just bought 2 sets of jbl gx602 coaxial speaker for the front and rear doors. I was wondering how for does the speaker have to sit out of the door, could I use 1/2 inch mdf and make a bracket for each door or just spend the extra for scosch brackets?
  12. Broken Oil Filter Bracket

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I searched this and didn't get exactly what I was looking for. I was replacing the Breather Hose and etc. on my 03 AWM 1.8T with the kit from 034. Broke the breather hose where it connected to the oil filter bracket just like everybody else on earth. But then I also broke the oil filter bracket...
  13. Radiator support bracket

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    How do i go about doing an R&R or better yet is there a write-up some where?
  14. Passat b5.5 2.5 tdi alternator / drive (serpentine) idler pulley / bracket loose

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Alternator belt and AirConditioning belt have snapped together. I've stripped it down and found that the idler pulley to the right of the crankshaft pulley which is attached to a metal bracket that joins to the dampner has play in it...when I push the pulley the pullay and the bracket rock back...
  15. Front Bumper Bracket Safety Bolts Questions

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    2003 GLS, V6, 5-Speed Manual - I replaced the bump stop (snub mount) this weekend. As I put the vehicle in the service position for the first time, I noticed four bracket safety bolts on the passenger side but only three on the driver side. I've spent the last three days mentally ranting and...
  16. Driving with broken transmission bracket?

    B5 Garage
    1999 Passat B5 1.8T 5 Speed This might sound like a silly stupid question, but recently my drive side axle came off on the highway and smashed a hole in to my drivers side transmission bracket. The bracket is still holding up, but its integrity is for sure compromised and so I am ordering a new...
  17. WTB B5.5 Front License Plate Mounting Bracket

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi My 04 wagon came from Quebec and they do not have a front plate requirement. Now that it is in Ontario I need a front plat I currently have it Tie wrapped to the front grill but it just looks bad Anybody have a front bracket they are looking to get rid if?
  18. Battery bracket hold down question

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I had to replace my batt and i had one of the real long battery oem batts with This bracket (taken picture from net) I bought a h6 batt from walmart what is a inch shorter same width and i noticed there are holes on the battery tray for different clamps/holdowns. Right now im using a 2x4...
  19. Front Euro Plate Bracket

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Anyone know where I can get one? OEM preferably. Thanks.
  20. Stripped threads on Front Strut mounting bracket

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So today I was trying to diagnose a clunking coming from the passenger side front end. I took out the shock assembly, couldn't find anything obvious, and went to reassemble. As I was tightening down one of the front upper bolts (mounting bracket to body), the bolt just kept spinning. I backed...