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  1. CARiD Ultimate Shopping Guide: Detailed Overview Of The Aftermarket Headlights

    CARiD.com
    Looking to transform the front end look of your car, but not sure which headlights to choose? We've created our Ultimate Headlight Shopping Guide to help you get through the variety of aftermarket custom headlights and wisely narrow down your search. Review each type of unique lighting upgrades...
  2. Looking for a detailed DIY on 2.0 TSI Cam Chain Tensioner

    B6 Garage
    I have an 09 Passat with 108K miles and have never updated the cam chain tensioner to replace the original one that apparently is designed to fail. I ordered a kit from Deutsche Auto Parts that includes the tensioner, lower cover, rtv, and the tool to hold the timing at TDC. There is one DIY...
  3. Detailed repair instructions offered by members

    New Member Introductions
    I am amazed when I see the number of detailed instructions provided by forum members. With today's labor costs, this assistance makes it possible to do repairs that would otherwise cost thousands of dollars. Thanks
  4. Any one has a detailed v6 2.8l timing belt documentation please

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi; I hope you are all doing well. I would like to replace the timing belt on my Passat B5.5 2002 V6 2.8l (119000KM). I found many videos and tutorials on internet but none of them is giving enough information for someone like me who have done some simple tasks on the car but never the timing...
  5. So I detailed my baby today

    The Showroom
    My VW and my mom's Pathfinder All in all a very productive 6 hours! Tell me what y'all think and what I could do better
  6. DIY: 1.8T B5 Power Steering Supply Hose Replacement [detailed, with pictures]

    B5 Garage
    Just replaced my leaky high-pressure hose from the PS pump to the rack on a 2000 ATW. An awkward job, but it can be done. I wrote up this DIY: 1.8T B5 Power Steering Supply Hose DIY Hope this helps someone.
  7. Need Detailed Pictures Of Something??? Read This!

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    **MODS** If you think this should be a sticky for a couple weeks, go ahead and glue it up there! ;) Ok, so after a long summer of deferred maintenance I've decided to take my '01 B5 GLX Variant V6/5M off the road and take care of some long overdue maintenance/repairs. I'm at 196,000... If...
  8. Got some pics of the freshly detailed '02 B5.5

    Wax On, Wax Off
    I took some shots the other day after putting on a coat of Wolfgang Sealant and topped that with Pinnacle Liquid Souveran.
  9. Detailed B5.5 Front Bumper Removal w/Pics

    B5 Information-Base
    Hello everybody, I have been a member of this forum for a little while and posted here and there, never done a write-up before, but I've spent a lot of time under my car the last few days and some of what I had to due appears to either not be on this forum (for B5.5 specifically) or at least...
  10. DIY: 1.8T ATW PCV Overhaul + Injector Cleaning + Oil Gasket [detailed, WITH PICTURES]

    B5 Garage
    Click for DIY Write-Up I finally put all the pieces together and bit the bullet this weekend on my 2000 ATW 1.8T's PCV system. Since I couldn't find any DIY's with working photo links (or for that matter, for the ATW), I documented the process extensively: Find a detailed DIY at Evernote...
  11. V6 cam oil seal replacement DIY (detailed, with photos)

    B5 Information-Base
    If you have a mysterious oil leak, if you can smell a strong odor of burning oil after a drive, or if you have whisps of smoke coming out of your engine compartment near the windshield, chances are you have leaking cam oil seals. There are 2 seals, one on the back of each head, directly above...
  12. Codes for injectors: 2-3-4 open circuit (detailed breakdown)

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Im currently throwing codes for cyl. Injectors 2-3-4, as well as P0000 – but I’m not worried about that one. 17646 P1238 Cyl.2-Fuel Inj.Circ. Open Circuit . 17647 P1239 Cyl.3-Fuel Inj.Circ. Open Circ. 17648 P1240 Cyl.4-Fuel Inj.Circ. Open Circ. Last Friday I went to install the following...
  13. FS:Stock 15's with detailed pic of each rim-220 plus shipping

    Classified Archive
    So here are some pics of my stock wellingtons. I am located in Tampa FL. The tires are bridgestone HP50's with about 70 percent treadlife left. I am using the centercaps on my current rims but you can find them on ebay for 30 bucks or under for a set. PM me for details
  14. Ever see anything this detailed?

    Anything Auto
    This guy, he installs lights into scaled down model cars. They look impeccable and very real! I wish I can get one off his hands that would be sweet to have one sitting on my desk while I dream of getting the car lol. Check this out, then look at his detailed M3 video...
  15. Detailed Engine Bay with Engine Brite SMELL of GAS won't go away

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I checked fuel lines for leaks none found. The smell still exists, what should I do? This is a heavy degreaser I got at Advance Auto primarily gas-like. It's driving me nuts mentally and probably physically. How can I get rid of the smell? It's also coming throuhg the vents.
  16. Passat, detailed

    Wax On, Wax Off
    1999 GLS. 144K miles. Purchased July, 1998. Driven daily in everything Minnesota can throw at it. Just picked up a Griot's 3inch random orbital (for Father's Day) and decided to try it out this morniing. I clayed the car first. I use Mother's Clay Bar kit because I've had good results with it...
  17. Detailed Engine Bay, Polished Headlights (lots of pictars and werds)

    Wax On, Wax Off
    I spent the better part of yesterday afternoon and this morning/early afternoon polishing (and re-polishing my headlights) and cleaning my engine bay after at least a year of neglect. I didn't think to take any "before" pictures and only have "after" pictures. Even still, let me know if you spot...
  18. Detailed it yesterday

    The Showroom
    There was a school autoshow yesterday but it rained and i got tree on it haha. Its like looking in a mirror:
  19. Freshly detailed

    Wax On, Wax Off
    Just finished a 2 hour afternoon detail. Nothing to fancy, just a good wash, clay, & wax. As the weather gets better i will do a good 5-8 hour detail and post up even better pictures. Black & white edition
  20. Freshly Detailed

    The Showroom
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