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  1. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    does anyone know the part number for the ngk copper that will run in a 2003 awm 1.8t ? im having allot of missfire problems and just want a fresh set of plugs without paying $50 thanx for your time
  2. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    can't bleed my brakes--ran through a quart of fluid. My O'really's calipers did not come with copper washers. Are they needed where banjo bolt connects to caliper? thanks, larry
  3. Anything Auto
    Don't mind me, I'm just here to leave my two cents...
  4. B5 Garage
    I was looking something up here unrelated but came across a reference to this spark plug DIY I know how to change plugs but the interesting thing is it the type of plug and suggestion that: The word on the street is that the stock plugs are just not right for our car. They are designed for...
  5. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Replacing my PS pump, fairly straight forward except that I find the original sealing washers on the pressure hose at the pump are aluminum, I can only find copper replacements. Will they be ok? My instincts say they should be better than the alum ones but I have found I can't assume anything...
  6. Parts For Sale
    Brand new still in the ECS packaging. I bought this from another B5'er thinking that I had the large (26x1.5) drain plug. I don't. $10 shipped.
  7. Parts For Sale
    ECS Tuning's ultra lightweight 14x1.5 VW oil pan drain plug with VERY powerful magnet + 12 new OEM copper seal washers. Over time, heavier metal shavings & particals settel to the oil pan and collect in the internal valleys of the pan, where they have a hard time being pumped up to the filter to...
  8. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Just curious. Mine seems to last for 15-20k with minimal signs of wear. I end up the replacing them anyways. The single electrode copper NGK on our Audi gets replaced every 5k.
  9. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    They came with washers but they arent copper. Am I supposed to get copper washers in addition to these, or in place of these? As you can see I havent changed my own oil in 25 years. Damn you Passat!
  10. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I've seen conflicting info. This guy says they're copper: http://www.passatworld.com/forums/showpost.php?p=901124&postcount=15 RockAuto says they're platinum: http://www.rockauto.com/catalog/x,carcode,1418734,parttype,7212,EPIsubcategory[1164],Spark%2BPlug,partGroup,25 Anybody have documentation?
  11. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Could copper tubing replace the plastic (vinyl) dipstick tube of the Mitvac Fluid Evacuator? Looks like 1/4" would work. It would not bend when hitting the oil pan. The business end could be cut at a slight angle. Anyone have a reason not to use copper tubing? I definitely want input before...
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