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  1. I've been busy

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So quite a few months back I had decided to part out my wagon because I was just tired of fixing it. I'm not sure what happened but I caught a second wind and decided to rebuild. Here's a few photos to catch everyone up to where I am now. I'll try to post updates as I go along, but if you want...
  2. Busy, Tired. Need to know which bulb

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    For some reason I can't seem to find a straight forward answer on what the bulb number or type of bulb is used for the front turn signal in my B5.5. It's driving me crazy. Does anyone have the actual part number. I would like to replace my bulbs with LED's in my turn signals so I'm trying to...
  3. So I was quite busy on R&R

    The Showroom
    I didn't do much Rest or Relaxation while I was home from Afghanistan, but I did pick up a beauty of a passat wagon that was last Dyno'd at 504HP. Just a couple random pictures of the wagon and my sedan. I also did my timing belt / water pump on the sedan while I was home, too easy! Enjoy!
  4. Been busy, sludged 1.8T.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Had a planned timing belt change, waiting to set a day. The owner called and said he had a loud metallic screech when he stepped on the gas and then the car lost most of it's power. He mentioned the oil light had been flickering for about a month. He had a mechanic check it when the light 1st...
  5. it's been a busy 8 months.

    The Showroom
    Well the passat was my first car its a 2002 1.8t auto, i got it when i had just turned 17 as a hand me down from my dad, at first i was sort of disappointed, but when i discovered the awesome community behind volkswagen and the fact that not many people own modded passats i began my journey...
  6. been a little busy recently

    The Showroom
    and just a couple of shots i took need air though :icon_eek:
  7. Been busy last couple of weeks, few pics...

    The Showroom
    I have been busy last couple of weeks trying to fit these seats in B5.5. Let me know what you think, here it is. :thumbup: Dont mind car being dirty! This is what it went into
  8. Been busy today...

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Got around to spraying the bonnet and totally de-cluttering the rear. Pretty happy with he rear but the bonnet didn't take the paint in one specific area. If you look at the left hand side near the top you can see a shiny patch. No matter how much paint I applied it still stayed there. Anyone...
  9. it been a busy 7 days (loads of pics)

    The Showroom
    never stopped all week and this is the finnished product can some 1 please tell me what to call this a dont want to call it a "BAD BOY" cos thats chav lol to his from this comments please its gettin lowerd on wed all get some lowerd pic up then
  10. To busy to do my own front end work

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    taking my car to have some work done because I am to busy to do it my self he is going to put in some kyb's(lifetime warranty) in the front new axle and new sway bar link for $600 buck. I usually do all my own work but trust this mechanic he is the only other person I would let work on my car...
  11. been a bit busy

    The Showroom
    was just supposed to be a tidy up to sell but as usual best laid plans and all ;) i love it,second thoughts about selling it almost:crazy:
  12. Looks like I've got a busy weekend planned..

    B5 Garage
    I dropped my car off at a VW dealership this morning to diagnose a few problems I'd been having. Groaning/knocking going over bumps, shudder when braking, ratcheting sound when turning (yes, I know it's an out CV joint, I told them to disregard that). So here's the list of fun things I get to do...
  13. Whats been keeping me busy lately. 56k DIAF

    Anything Auto
    Just thought I would stop in to see what the old CB5/PassatWorld has been up to lately. Not much has changed here since Ive traded my Passat. But here's whats been keeping me busy since November. Picked up an '87 Mk2 GTI in October that had a blown timing belt. Picked it up for a fairly...
  14. been busy

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    repairing my rims also silicone vac lines and painted covers also did the snorkel shortening while i did the coam using 2 1 1/2" pipes.not mutch room to work the pipes though a bit of a pain but worth it more responsive and sound a little throatier along side my hyperboost valve and upsolute chip.
  15. gays can get busy in CT.

    The Black Hole Makes me proud to be from Connecticut :thumbup: (not being sarcastic), though not so proud of some of my fellow Catholics:thumbdown .
  16. Pics of a busy Sunday.

    The Showroom
    Recieved a few new toys from Fed Ex and UPS a couple of weeks ago and finally found sometime to get them installed. ECS Tuning Stage 2 v2 Big Brake Kit (even though they aren't big enough to see behind the AMG's ) And can't forget...
  17. Busy Saturday for me!!!

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    i did a bunch of stuff on the passat today: -Timing belt(ecs tuning ultimated kit) -Water pump -Front and rear Hawk brake pads -painted the calipers gunmetal -painted the inner head light refletor(like the do on Golfs) -put my wheels on for the first time(17x8 ROH snipers/225/45R17 ventus) -TT...
  18. How Busy does it get with installs at Image Dynamics

    Mobile Electronics
    Just food for thought for those complainers who say we take to long. :lol:
  19. Busy day today!

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    - Mounted the Mille Miglia Cellos I bought last November - Wash, polish, and wax with Einszett I am very pleased with how the Cellos look - even my wife and daughter noticed them right away. I am also extremely impressed with the Einszett. The stuff is very easy to use, and it looks...
  20. I should be busy next few weeks.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I should be busy next few weeks. (Updated 03/27/02) Spring is finally here and I started making some arrangements. This week: Probably weekend - putting back my summer wheels 17' TSWs Next week: Monday - Tint Thursday - Suspension install (Eibach Spring & Dumpers) In next 2 to 3 weeks Votex...