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  1. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    buying a 2004 passat fresco green or silverstone? Your thoughts?
  2. Wheel and Tire Forum
    Has anyone ever had a good experience buying wheels from ebay? I've been browsing around, and some of the deals seem way too go to be, so they probably are, but who knows. Anything positive? Edison
  3. Europe
    Hi people! I'm new to the forum and will hopefully be buying a 1997 TDi sport today. It's an early one I know, but is at the right price. Just a quick couple of questions really. 1 What things should I look for? common probs etc 2 What colour is the dashboard illumination on these early...
  4. Anything Auto
    A buddy of mine is trying to unload a yellow Corrado G60 5-speed that isn't running. It has cheesy aftermarket alloys, the body is fairly straight and free of rust, though the bumpers are scratched up pretty good and the grille and headlights are crooked. Interior is acceptable. Blower is...
  5. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Well, we are seriously considering another car. Having one Passat, I would like to keep it in the family and get another VW. The price difference between the Passat and a comparable Jetta is so small, that I think we'll be looking for another B5.5. So - my question to all of you is what are...
  6. Mobile Electronics
    What is the best experience that you had? And how was the install done?(Amps etc) The bramds I was looking at are: Hifonics HZCX6.2(Zeus speakers) DLS MS6 Or Focals I am looking for speakers that has a nice bass. Like a almost kickbass performance. Only thinking to replace OEM speakers..no...
  7. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi, I am new here and hoping to become a member of the VW community. Thinking of buying a 1.8T 2002 model. There are two very nice ones for me to buy..very low mileage. One of them look great. 6-2002 11000km Only question mark is...when i want to make a full stop, the car does it with a jerk...
  8. Mobile Electronics
    with caps does any little bit help or would .5 farad cap be worthless for a punch 700s and a 500x4ch never had one before but i think any little bit helps..with the flashing lights on head unit thing.....
  9. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    OK so I have been looking for 2 weeks now and I have driven 8 1.8T passats.I have driven them with the mileages of 55000 to 106000.I have seen them at price ranges of $6000-11000.Today I stumbled on a 1998 colorado red 1.8T with 86k miles 5 speed manual.I drove it and it was very tight..New...
  10. Anything Auto
    I'm going to sell my bike and buy a second car because of my growing family. Iv'e pretty much narrowed my choices down to a used 99-01 Golf GTI but I don't know whether to get one with a VR6 or 1.8T engine. I don't have any experience with either since my Passat is a V6 (4Motion) so I'm...
  11. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello all...I am new to this club and am very impressed with the information on these pages...I have owned many vw's including 2 jetta III's and a couple of golfs.I am a big car enthusiastic and I am soon purchasing a b5 passat.The thing is that I have found a few passat 1.8T's (1998-2000) in my...
  12. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Ok, I'm FINALLY buying brakes. Brembo plain-faced and PBR/Axxis Metal Masters This is for normal street driving with a little agressive playing now and then, so comments on the choice of pads are most welcome. I'm looking for at least stock grip and less dust. ANYWAY, I've got a 2003 1.8t...
  13. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Originally I wanted a Mazda 6, but I couldn't get a used one that fits my price. I also heard they had alot of problems mechanically. After searching extensively for the right sedan, I finally came across the VW passat. To be honest I never really actually heard of the passat. But I just love...
  14. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I m curious to see how many loyal passat owners we have here!!! Are you planing to purchase another passat? like the B6 or the model after that? or u will for a diferent brand - size? Personaly If 2006 passat looks good and it has the 2.0Turbo I will seriously consider to trade my 98,1.8T for a...
  15. Wheel and Tire Forum
    Hi, I have a 2004 Passat GL and am buying some Wellington alloy wheels from someone's 2002 Passat. The guy I am buying from doesnt have the lugnuts to give me. The local VW says I will need different lug nuts than I have with my steel wheels and they cost $74. Is there anywhere else I can pick...
  16. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    When buying a turbo, Do you need one that has the same engine code :???: For instance, I have a 1.8t AWM. Do I need to get another turbo that came from another AWM motor? :suspicio:
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