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  1. Need Help Deciding on my New 2012 Passat

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Hello All, It's been a while since I made a post - My beloved Passat 08 got in an accident and had to be totaled. In market for my new ride and very confused about two options I have. 1. From Owner: 2012 Passat TDI SEL Miles: 104,000 Color: White, Leather , Turbo Price - $13,500 (Best Bargain...
  2. Need help deciding which halos to buy

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey guys I was wondering If I could get some opinions on some halo projectors for my 2004 passat. Im set on the halos I just don't know which style I like better. These are the first ones: 02 05 VW Passat B5 Black Dual Halo Projector Headlights Lamps Assembly New | eBay These are the second...
  3. Deciding which VAGCOM cable to buy

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So I am ready to get a Vagcom cable from ross tech. I need some help deciding between KeyII-USB and the HEX cable. Heres my reasoning: 1. Get the KeyII-USB. Only works for older cars including my B5. It costs $250. Should do everything I need it to. 2. Get the Hex cable which works for my car...
  4. 2 12''s or 1 15'' sub? help deciding!!

    Mobile Electronics
    hey everyone, i am in a bit pf a predicament here, i am looking to upgrade my system and cant decide between two 12 subs or 1 15. for the 12's iam looking a the kicker cvr dual 2 ohm. 800 watts rms for the two of them. for the 15 iam looking at the kicker cvr dual 2 ohm 500 watts rms. i am...
  5. Help deciding on wheels

    Wheel and Tire Forum
    I've been looking at upgrading to some 19 inch wheels for a while now. So I'm a big fan of five spoke wheels and would like to get some opinions on these two wheels before I buy any: http://www.wheelsnext.com/wheels-rims/MRR%20Design-HR_2-Machined%20w|%20Silver.html or...
  6. Need some help deciding on 18 inch rims!! B5.5

    Wheel and Tire Forum
    Ok.. im in need of rims and im not too concerned about the price. After quite a bit of reading I have decided 18 inch shoes is the way to go. 2003 1.8T Black (pearl black to be exact) Ive blacked out the tail lights as well as installed dual halo projector headlights (black housing) w/ 8k HID...
  7. Need help in Deciding Which ride!!!!

    Anything Auto
    I am now presented with a serious possibility to purchase a newer car. I an currently looking at a 2006 VW Phaeton (W12) or a 2010 CC. I have looked at both cars and currently I am being pulled toward the Phaeton I am asking for the opinions of everyone on PW
  8. HORRIBLE horn!!! deciding on buying hella triple air horns. Good idea?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    anyone have any experience with the hella triple air horns? I was thinking about buying 2 sets. Anyone like them? Anyone have serious problems with them? Any better horn out there that is super loud that blows the hella triple horns out of the water?
  9. Need a little help deciding for my '00 B5

    Wheel and Tire Forum
    Im looking to pick up some new 17" rims for my car because my stock rims are beat to hell and just want a little nicer look. my car is the satin silver color. ive decided on 17's cuz of the pot holes and shitty roads up here in wisconsin and wanna have a little forgiveness incase i hit a pot...
  10. Many CV Axle brands, need help deciding!!

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Ok so I've been looking at whole cv shafts and half shafts. My outer cv joints are snap crackle and poping, but the inner shafts are good so far. There are a few brands to pick from; Radiator Classic FCP Groton <<< not sure if this is the actual manufacturer CV Restoration APW Cardone If I had...
  11. CEL codes need help deciding what to do about them

    B5 Garage
    I just pulled codes from my 2001 v6 4motion passat... P0348 camshaft position sensor A bank 2 from what I can infer on a google search this is a possible misfire.. should I worry? how serious is this..? P0491 P0492 both of these are emission codes secondary airsytem bank 1 and bank 2 what...
  12. having a tough time deciding, chrome or black?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Have have a silver stone gray(?) b 5.5 passat. should i go all textured black(grill,side bumps,back emblem,rims) or should i go all chrome (besides the rims) a lot less work,money too having a tough time deciding if anyone has any pics there more then welcome
  13. help in deciding purchase

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    hi guys. i am considerng buying the following car for my wife: http://boston.craigslist.org/gbs/cto/902590793.html it is a one owner car and the owner seems responsible/on top of maintenence but i am concerned about the carfax history... does this history seem like the car is prone to...
  14. Need help deciding on tires

    Wheel and Tire Forum
    hey guys, i need new tires, im looking for something cheap within $100-125. so far im thinking about getting kumho ecsta ASX $94 or the ecsta LX platinum $116, yokohama avid w4s $126, or continental conti extreme contact $117 in 225/40/18. oh yeah these are the prices listed by tirerack...
  15. Need help deciding on rims...

    Anything Auto
    ...for my GTI. After going through the trouble of getting my fat fives refinished and installed, I'm still not sure about them. Even my wife isn't sure that it is an improvement over my longbeaches. Despite the fact that LBs are so common they did suite my GTI well. So, I need you advice. Here...
  16. Need help deciding!

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I need help deciding what kind of headlights to get for my B5. The PO had some cheap chrome ebay lights installed that are all yellow and need to be replaced. I'm not sure what to do here, should i go with one of the shown or just buy some OEM lights throw some HID's and call it a day. Does...
  17. Need help deciding (tranny fluid change)

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello, I have a 2000 Passat, V6 Automatic Tiptronic with 111,000 Miles. I plan on keeping the car for as long as possible. I've had a lot of work done already, Timing Belt, Water pump, ABS Module, Control Arms, etc. The last thing on my list is deciding on whether to change the tranny fluid...
  18. When to change shocks?? Need help deciding

    B5 Garage
    I'm planning to keep my car for a few more yrs, so I was thinking about replacing the shocks now and enjoying them instead of waiting for them to blow. I believe that my '00 V6 GXL Tip w/88k are on original shocks. When I put weight on one side(pushing it with body weight), it goes down pretty...
  19. Opinion. Need help deciding....

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have an 2001.5 V6 Tip, 60K on the clock. Still under CPO for 23000 more miles. Looking for help in spending. Here are some thoughts. Option 1 ED Body Kit 1100 Paint Lowers 700 Labor 300 ................................ Total 2100 Option 2 Timing Belt 1000...
  20. Alright, I'm having a hard time deciding...

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Alright, I'm having a hard time deciding... I wanted to lower my car maybe 1" to 1.5". But I'm not sure what rims and wheel sizes would look the best without rubbing. I was thinking that 18X7 or 18X8 would look good, but wouldn't I have to replace the fender wells? I just wanted to see what...
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