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  1. Wax On, Wax Off
    Remember the colored wax that used to be available? Many included what was called a "Chip-stick." I once had a Catalina Blue MK III Golf and the blue version of that stuff worked great. Well, at least until I washed the car, but you can't get chip-sticks anymore. Fast-forward 2 decades later...
  2. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi all, I got new tires and got the balancing done twice in two different shops but there still is a slight vibration at high speed. Would the chipped rim cause vibration? The chips were the result of rim being clamped during the tire change. I got Raxles 2 years ago, still driving OK and the...
  3. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    People keep mentioning chips on here. What are they for?
  4. New Member Introductions
    Hi my name is Thomas, I am new to this forum… I have a 2001 Volkswagen Passat B5 (Grey) with some rock chips on the hood and bumper, I've been doing a lot of reading in the forum but can't find anything about rock chip repair… I saw a TV commercial this past Sunday on Car Crazy on the Velocity...
  5. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Found this after some searching on the web: Speed Tuning Dyno Graph: CLICK ME Feedback from MichaelID from Passat World after he got the chip: " just got a chip installed last week on my v6. It is from I like it very much so far . The gains are good to modest, most...
  6. New Member Introductions
    I just bought a 2000 Passat wagon 2.8L V6 4motion. I'm thinking about putting a performance chip in it. Are they worth it????
  7. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello everyone I have a B5 (99) Passat GLX 30v V6 and i was wondering what kind of chips or ECU re flashes i can get that are actually worth the effort and money. I'm not sure how Chips and ECU re flashes work but im sure you have to send in your ecu? I also see PES, GIACC, and a couple other...
  8. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    First off I know there's lots of chip threads but ,I can't quite find exactly what I need. So I'm asking you wise folk of passat world , what is the hands down best chip for the 2.8 V6? Its an 01 B5.5 FWD. Please don't close this thread I can't find what I need anywhere else. Craymac
  9. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Im looking at making a trade with a guy who has a Upsolute Chip but i dont know anything about these. Anyone with any experience with these please post your comments. How is it compared to APR, GIAC, and other chips.
  10. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Was looking around the internet and came across this website and was wondering if anyone has tried these chips? The price is right at 70 bucks. Just wanted to get everyone's opinions. Thanks, Brian
  11. Mobile Electronics
    Any opinions on the validity of 5-6 mpg increase, 36 additional hp? All for $69.00? I'm more concerned with potential damage to the motor. Am I over-stressing it?
  12. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I don't know much about cars, but want to do some performance stuff to my car. What are performance chips and how do you install them? Also how do they exactly work and how much do they cost? What are the advantages and disadvantages to them? Thanks!!
  13. Wax On, Wax Off
    What is the best way to fix those tiny hood chips? I've tried toothpicking it one by one but it takes forever. There must be other better way lol and I don't want to repaint the whole thing now. Color is black. It's really ugly after wash, you can see tiny white spots.
  14. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Dont know if this is the right forum just wanted to give everyone a heads up. APR has started a sale today through the end of April. 1.8T fully loaded ecu with 4 programs for $500.00. Just a little friendly heads up... Hey I have a question for the moderator. I saw some little box by my name...
  15. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    anyone know of any chips for 98 v6 30 valve any suggestions help
  16. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    From a 1.8t passat to a 1.8t jetta? I know the ecu is not, but is it possible to have someone unsolder the chip and solder it back into another 1.8t car? thanks.
  17. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Check this link on Vortex it looks like you can burn your own E-PROM's Here's the link to the editing software this is friggin nuts! I wonder if you can alter transmission maps? If so, you could...
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