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  1. Parts For Sale
    Have two of them for sale. About 10,000 miles on them, in good condition. Looks like they still have ~7/32" left on both: Appears to no longer be available at TireRack in this size: Asking $75 each/$150 for both, shipping via UPS Ground included. PayPal gift preferred. Send PM, or...
  2. B5 Garage
    I have a 2004 Passat with the 1.8T engine, I was driving around town then heard a loud pop under the hood it sounded like a backfire. Now when ever I'm on the gas at WOT it would buck, sputter, and misfire. If I ease into the throttle I can still feel boost in 1st..2nd..3rd gear but bucks and...
  3. New Member Introductions
    Hi friends! I want to say its a great benefit to have been able to signed up for this forum. I have been visiting as a guest which I think this forum houses several great user experiences that saves lots and lots of money for those who play novice at the hand of their mechanics. I have been...
  4. New Member Introductions
    So i got this passat and its really sluggish with a mbc it only has 5lbs of boost. You have to pretty much put the pedal half way down for the car to have and pickup at all higher speeds is fine accelerating just from take off and still only 5lbs of boost. Cant figure it out tried a code reader...
  5. B5 Garage
    Back in Dec 2015 I bought an Automatic 2002 Volkswagen Passat 2.8L V6 Long story short I drove the car 2 weeks before it developed a severe oil and anti freeze leak. We diagnosed that the oil leak was from the valve cover gasket seals, those were bought and now replaced The anti freeze leak...
  6. New Member Introductions
    hey guys, ive been lurking for about 6 months now -- since i became a proud passat owner. I got the car for 600 bucks at 135xxx miles, it has some bumps and dents but theyre minor, the car ran well when i got it, all i needed to do is recharge the battery. So far repairs have been: battery...
  7. Anything Auto
    Brothers now are rolling gangsta stylz in the LS400 in guangzhou with their cars wrapped for under 100 bucks. I know for 100 bucks plenty of people will try it lol!! personally I am not in the mixed match color scheme. one color for me.;) plus not a fan of the two fart cannon in the rear as well
  8. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    what are the best mods for under 500 bucks? if you got any feel free to show some pics
  9. Volkswagen Passat Early B Platforms Discussion
    Just lookin 4 ideas.....
  10. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I work at a Lexus dealership, and today while filling up a 2010 ES 350 with Mobil's Super + 93 octane, normally at 4.29 a gallon, I let the pump go till it cut off. Looked at the total price, 38 bucks. I was like hell no, since the car was beyond empty. So I keep trying to top it off, but it...
  11. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    A few days ago I bought a new air filter and replaced the old one. when I wanted to throw away the old filter I thought why not cleaning it and reusing it. I soaked it in warm water with detergent for like 15 minutes and washed off all the dirt. Then I just let it dry and it looks like a brand...
  12. Anything Auto
    people buy these fake rotor covers because they have drum brakes. I just not understand, so he wanted cross drilled rotors?
  13. The Showroom
    Filled up today... gas is flippin $3.04 for premium(only the best) But im diggin the results of a full tank!;) Oh Yeah, still wish i had a TDi tho!:thumbup:
  14. B5 Garage
    yo, so i have a 1.8t 5 speed that i just got chipped by apr. ive always noticed my car bucks slightly at low end, but now with the chip the car is unbearable. it seems like whenever it builds boost the computer tweaks out. anyways, ive tried fixing it by replacing vacuum lines, cleaning the...
  15. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    i lost my key at work and i needed a new one pronto. when i bought my car they gave me ONE key. i called the stealership and they wanted 300 for a new key. i called an indy locksmith and got TWO keys for $175. highway robbery [email protected]# the dealership
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