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  1. NOOB....Daughter Owns the Car...and Dad Has to Fix It

    New Member Introductions
    Hey Guys... I may be a noob here....but I have been a shadetree for years with custom cars....custom trucks....used and new. But bought this 2008 Passat for my kid and while it's a great car, these lil things are going to push me over the edge. lol
  2. My car jerks when I have it in sport mode or if my dad "Shifts it" in "manual mode"

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    My car jerks when I have it in sport mode or if my dad "Shifts it" in "manual mode" I have a 2012 VW Passat That I love to death. It is my first car I have bought. I have had it a little over a year and I do admit I have driven it hard at times. When I first got It I noticed that when I put it...
  3. My dad gave me his Passat

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    Wonder how long it'll be before it feels like my own car!
  4. Help, My chiropractor and dad thinks my car is giving me Sicatica due to the Seat?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Has anyone else here had issues with clutching their B5.5 and developing Sciatica? They say that the car, (mainly the drivers seat is to blame), that the car is low to the ground, along with the fact the car is a manual, now I don't want to think this is the case but I also know I'm not small...
  5. A Dad trying to help his Daughter with a v6

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    I am doing my first of two posts so I can ask for help with my daughter's car. Tony
  6. New member here to help my dad :)

    New Member Introductions
    Hi all, on here to help my dad with his car problems. I've looked for previous posts but can't seem to find anything. Got a passat 1999 Hopefully you all can help me find some answers :)
  7. Bad Dad

    New Member Introductions
    Hi. I'm new to this forum. I have a 2007 4Motion Wagon. It's my 2nd and last Passat. I love the way the car drives but not the cost to fix stuff. Now I've got a burned out passanger side lower beam headlamp and can't see how to get it out. I guess I'll have to go back to the dealer again...
  8. Soon to be a new dad - help me decide what vehicle to get next

    Anything Auto
    Hey guys, I have been racking my brain trying to figure out what car to buy in the next couple of months. My wife and I are expecting our first boy in May :) Our garage right now has 3 great cars. I have an '06 Acura RSX Type S as a daily driver. For the weekends, I currently have a low...
  9. Need help with my dad's MKIII VR6 GTI CEL P0300!

    Anything Auto
    Alright the folks for Thanksgiving....talked with R36Dreams and B-5 about my dad's MK III GTI (VR6). He has a P0300 code (nothing else) and has massive hesitation and sounds like my car when 2 coil packs are shot. We looked tonight and there is no arcing and can't see any spark...
  10. so.... my dad wants to buy a lift for our house.

    Anything Auto
    as title says. my father in his infinite age, has decided that for this october... he wants an above ground lift for the garage. :lol: this is the one he's settled on. it's about $2500 or so, and requires an install into the foundation of about $500 for the...
  11. I feel like a proud dad

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    ..well sort of. After 2+ yrs, a fellow co-worker became a man today traded in his '03 Integra for a '07 Passat. I'm going to vag it tomorrow and post up pics. Hopefully, he'll make his first post too :thumbup:
  12. ha, so my dad asked for my help

    Anything Auto
    i suppose since i started changing my own oil and replaced my steering rack, he must think i know what im doing. psssh. anyway, he put diesel in a gasoline lawnmower. ...yeah. he really is a smart guy, but when he doesnt know whether or not something will work, he tends to not give a shit and...
  13. My DAD needs a daily driver

    Anything Auto
    hello PW members, my is looking to get him into a new to him car at the end of this calendar year, as the lease on my mom's 2007 volvo xc70 (a fabulous car, one of the most comfortable drives and rides i've ever felt). my mom will then be driving my dad's 2007 Chrysler Pacifica. due to...
  14. helping my dad buy a passat have questions

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    hey guys im helping my dad buy a 2003 passat wagon v6 auto with tip and 56k on it. The dealer he is buying it from is where he used to work and he is giving my dad a deal on it. the guy is telling my dad he will give it to him for $8,350 + tax and licenencing fees. now my questions are is the...
  15. my dad sux at driving

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    heres what he did last night to my B5 any tips on how to fix this? gonna find a tail light this week...but what about body damage?
  16. Anybody running Carfax right now? (help for my retired Dad)

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey all, My retired Dad just got his '86 Camry totalled by an older driver who passed out and ran into my dad's parked car. He doesn't have much cash.......... he found a used Hyundai year 2001 that he's thinking of buying. Anybody running carfax? Here's the car: 2001 Hyundai Accent Sedan...
  17. Please assist with Carfax report for my Dad

    Anything Auto
    My Dad is retired and looking at a 7 yr-old Hyundai, if someonecan run a carfax report I would be grateful. KMHJF25F6XU783724 Please email to maxyott (at) yahoo (dot) com if possible. Thanks in advance, Max
  18. Help pick a car for my dad!

    Anything Auto
    Here's the criteria: 1)Must be extremely safe. Like Volvo/VW safe. 2)Must be reliable. He came from a 2000 Volvo S80 T6 that had tons of oil related problems. 3)Must be pretty sporty. 4)Size...ehh, not too huge, not too small. 5)And it needs to be new. I said a new B5.5 variant with the W8...
  19. My B5 scared the crap outta my dad

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Haha, I had to post this up. I was parked behind my dad's garage bay and he had to make a quick run to the store (Millertime!). My keys were in it so he figured 'what the heck, I'll take Nick's car.' He hasn't driven my car in quite some time, especially not since it's been chipped. I guess he...
  20. Old pic of my dad and his car...

    Anything Auto
    That's about 8 years ago, the restoration was about 60% done at that point. No interior (he's sitting on a milk crate :eek: ) and no body panels. Yes, he was driving around like that. The resto took about a 5 year hiatus for open heart surgery and a move, and is back in process now. Today, the...