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  1. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    04 V6 ATQ motor A few questions 1- What is the best way to clean the carbon build up within the motor? While cleaning the Throttle Body It occurred to me that if it was dirty then the rest of the system will also be. I do run a bottle of Techtron about once a month. Is there anything else I...
  2. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Tearing into a 2003 1.8t. P.O. had head completely redone after tb failure, screwed up timing and bent the new valves before the car ever ran, so after pulling the head noticed what seems to me like a lot of carbon buildup on the #1 cylinder wall. Is mostly at the top passenger side section of...
  3. B5 Garage
    In 2000, 2.8 L Passat. I'm pretty sure my secondary air paths are clogged with carbon (downstream of the combi valves). SAI pump works as do both combi valves. The main holes back from combi valves have been cleaned, and are fairly free of carbon. However, the other holes that lead to the...
  4. Vendor Marketplace
    Sale Ends 1/3/2018 Whether you are new to modifying cars or a veteran with several projects under your belt, finding the right place to begin customizing your VW can be a tough decision. ECS Performance Intakes and Carbon Fiber Products give you those first few steps with both performance and...
  5. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    2000 ATW. I got the P0411. I read a million threads but haven't seen much discussion about carbon blockage in the passageways beyond the combi valve. History is I had many problems with the SAIP over many months. I had both hoses cracked - replaced 'em. Had an intermittent clicking and...
  6. Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    The ECS Carbon Fiber Engine Cover creates a visual under hood transformation like no other! Made from authentic, hand laid carbon fiber material with pre-impregnated carbon fiber cloth, epoxy resin and then finished in a durable gloss clear coat for UV-protection and extra durability, this...
  7. Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Rapidly becoming known for their custom carbon fiber and leather wrapped steering wheels, Bak Performance only uses OEM cores for their steering wheels. They build them thicker to provide more grip and offer different colored stitching as well as racing inspired center return stripes on carbon...
  8. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Our in house designed and engineered the solution to enhancing engine bay aesthetics is achieved with our ECS Carbon Fiber Oil Filter Cover. A quick to install solution to the unattractive stock oil filter brings new life into carbon fiber underhood styling. The pre-installed high-temperature...
  9. Volkswagen Passat CC Discussion
    Flimsy, broken and mangled OEM plastic battery covers can leave your engine bay looking a little outdated. Whether you’re looking to replace or upgrade, ECS has you COVERED! Our ECS Tuning in-house designed and engineered Carbon Fiber Battery Cover kit includes a precision 3D designed carbon...
  10. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Flimsy, broken and mangled OEM plastic battery covers can leave your engine bay looking a little outdated. Whether you’re looking to replace or upgrade, ECS has you COVERED! Our ECS Tuning in-house designed and engineered Carbon Fiber Battery Cover kit includes a precision 3D designed carbon...
  11. B5 Garage
    Hello anyone! Please can you advise me, how i can repair scratches on carbon decor? Exists any color, or stick to repait that? :bowdown: Thank you or your reply :thumbup:
  12. Vendor Marketplace
    Click HERE to order or for more information. VW B5 1.8T Passat Carbon Fiber Engine Cover - Pop the hood to show off gorgeous carbon fiber, not dull plastic. Each ECS Carbon Fiber Engine cover features a high gloss gel-coat finish on hand-laid carbon fiber and a reinforced fiberglass back...
  13. Vendor Marketplace
    Click HERE to order or for more information. VW 2.0T TSI ECS Carbon Fiber Engine Cover - The Volkswagen 2.0T powerplant has received numerous awards for its exceptional blend of efficiency and power, adding to the great German tradition of engineering mastery. ECS Tuning decided that this...
  14. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    B5.5 PASSAT OWNERS Found a company Carbonetics Carbon Fiber​ to make us a CARBON FIBER HOOD. I am NEEDING at LEAST 5 People to get the mold done and have them make them. MORE people we get the MORE % off we get. PLEASE let me know if you would like to get one. I need you guys to PM me for...
  15. Vendor Marketplace
    Click HERE to order or for more information. VW B6 Passat ECS Carbon Fiber Mirror Caps - Only $159.95! Pop-in-place good looks. Unlike many appearance upgrades that require expensive installation and color matching, race inspired carbon fiber mirror covers from ECS Tuning are an easy install...
  16. New Member Introductions
    I have been looking for real carbon fiber replacement parts for just about any thing on a 03 passat b5 just wondering what people have found, seen, or bought. :wrench:
  17. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I'm talking with VIS Racing about doing a small run of carbon fibers hood for the B5.5. As you may know, there are only like 4 CF hoods in existence for the B5.5, and no one currently manufactures them. For VIS to do a small custom run would require them to have 20 orders (19 plus myself). I'm...
  18. Vendor Marketplace
    Click HERE to order or for more information. VW B5 Passat 1.8T ECS Carbon Fiber Engine Cover - $149.95 Shipped! Hi-tech look; lo-tech install. Adding a smart looking carbon fiber engine cover is a sure-fire way to style the look of your 1.8T. Easy to install, our fiber-reinforced covers mount...
  19. Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Ok so I tried posting a question on here the other day about getting some info on removing so trim. But I got no replies . So after some extremely extensive research I have found the answer I was looking for . But with out any further delay . So this morning I have taken on my new project ...
  20. B5 Garage
    2003 Passat, V6, GLX. We had VERY cold weather (for Ohio) the last few days. Yesterday, the temp was about 0 degrees Fahrenheit. I started the car and let it run about 10 minutes at idle to warm up. When I got in the car, it smelled like gas inside. While I drove, I seemed sleepy a couple times...
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