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  1. A cream puff for you..

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Used 2013 Volkswagen Passat SEL Premium at Chaplins 1VWCP7A32DC014266 These are getting harder and to find for sale out there..esp. now that the retail market has collapsed on the All Optioned TDI SELS. I called about this car, and the person on the other end said the prices on these cars will...
  2. U.k black and cream b5

    The Showroom
    Just joined up so thought I'd share a few pics of my little project from over here in the u.k had the passat now for about 8 weeks after selling my mk3 golf anni Now some people will like wood trim bur I hate it after 5 years of rover ownership. So there was no way the wood trim was staying so...
  3. Cream Puff got Outfoxed

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    On my way to work this evening a fox jumped in front of my 05 1.8T 4MO (63k) sedan. Initially I was not worried as I have a Thor skidplate. In the darkness I noticed lower part of my front passenger side mangled up. Nobody was hurt. Car is drivable. Will know the extent of damage tomorrow when...
  4. 40K mile cream puff, and already has problems...

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey guys, I'm new here. Been on the Vortex for years, so I may know some of you. We recently upgraded to a 38K mile '05 Passat GLX 4motion. It is one sweet ride, let me tell ya! So I've been reading up a little on the forums here to learn what I can. The car's maintenance history was...
  5. My coolant isn't red or green, it's sort of cream colored. Is that bad?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    My coolant is sort of pale yellowish in color, not G12 pink or regular green. It's not cloudy or milky, just not right. In fact it's the same color as the overflow tank. Or maybe the tank is the same color as it... Is this just 5 year old coolant (it's an 02)?
  6. Customer care VS. Vanilla ice cream

    Anything Auto
    From the Vortex. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Never underestimate your Clients' Complaint, no matter how funny it might be! This is a real story of a customer of General Motors and its Customer Care Executive. (Even if it is not real...