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  1. New Member Introductions
    Hello: I live in California, and I am interested in buying a used 2005 Passat TDI Wagon or a 2006 Jetta TDI to possibly run on biodiesel and/or do a veggie oil conversion. However, I know that neither car could not be sold in CA when new because they did not comply with CA's emissions rules...
  2. Anything Auto
    Engine 4.3 liter V8 Weight -- Aspiration natural Torque 369 lb-ft @ 5200 rpm HP 500 hp HP/Weight -- HP/Liter 116.3 hp per liter 1/4 mile -- 0-62 mph 3.9 seconds Top Speed 196 mph
  3. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Jay, if this needs to be towed somewhere else, please hook it up and drag it there... I stumbled across this info looking at (and lusting) after a custom mandrel bent system for a couple of my vehicles. :wrench: It seems the CARB enacted new legislation effective Jan 2009 that severely...
  4. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    hi, so after the timing belt and gasket job is done... now my baby needs 2 new cats and there are none for sale in CA. Anybody has an idea where I can get some? all after marked ones are not for sale in ca... thanks for your help!
  5. B5 Garage
    I just pulled my air intake to work on the headlight connector and noticed a beautiful and very dead Monarch butterfly (tis the season for that out here) all splayed out on the slush screen between the air intake and the air filter box. At first I thought, oh poor little butterfly, yada yada...
  6. USA - West
    I was wondering how many of you are located in this area, specifcally Sacramento valley and to the Bay Area and surrounding areas. Also I wanted to know if theres anyone specializing in VW's in this area, (like shop wise or garage) anyplace from Sacramento to bay area and around will do. I was...
  7. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    yep that s the info I got from autozone and kragen. it s a new law. i had to buy a reader ($60) today. ah well 60 isn t too bad, now it saves me the trips.. P0441 knocked at my hood..
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