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  1. B5 Garage
    Hi, I have a 2000 Passat B5 1.8 Petrol. I am looking to do the multifunction wheel retrofit as detailed in one of the guides on this forum. I currently have the Multifunction Wheel + Airbag, 5 Pin Clock Spring and Cruise/Indicator Stalk. Now as I understand it, I just need the cruise wiring...
  2. Mobile Electronics
    Just looking for more info. Thanks
  3. New Member Introductions
    Hi guys, I'm about to buy a 2002 Passat with a possible typo on registration papers, according to VW the engine code is a BBG (it's a 2.8 V6) but the engine number on the papers starts with BGB (BGBxxxxxx). I'm worried this could turn into a big headache. Where would I find a plaque/sticker on...
  4. Vendor Marketplace
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  5. Volkswagen Passat CC Discussion
    Looks like there will be huge improvements over the current B7 Passat. from the article: Extensive details about the 2015 Volkswagen Passat have emerged through a leaked presentation, prior to next month's confirmed official introduction. First up, the diesel engine lineup will include a...
  6. Anything Auto
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  7. Vendor Marketplace
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  9. Events & Gatherings
    We will be picking a select number of lucky people to display their car in the Unitronic Booth at H2Oi 2012. This is YOUR chance to have your car displayed in a PRIME LOCATION at one of the BIGGEST shows in NORTH AMERICA! This year, H2Oi will take place on September 29 & 30 in Fort Whaley...
  10. New Member Introductions
    Ok, so I've seen there are "sticky threads" and "regular threads." What's a "sticky thread?" Also, I've not seen any "here's EXACTLY what I did." It's all been "yeah, your ____ is leaking for sure." But no explanation of HOW to change it. Is there a section like that? Finally, I'd like to...
  11. Wheel and Tire Forum
    Scenario: I'm currently running 18x8 RS6 reps et.35 wrapped in 225/40/18 tires. Dropped with Fk Hightec's. Problem is the fronts are rubbing the control arms. I spaced it with 5mm, but then it rubbed on the fender. Also, I was running 10mm spacers in the rear and it rubbed the fenders too, so I...
  12. B5 Garage
    am i right in assuming that the vacuum connection opens the DV and the charge can then pass through? also the tube on the side is the input and the tube pointing downwards from the vacuum port is the exit for the charge? thanks for entertaining my questions!
  13. Parts For Sale
    Hey guys, I'm saving up for suspension for the sister's 2011 Jetta so I'm selling off some parts from my good ol' Goldie b5.5 1. Euroswitch = $30 2. Phatbox with cartridge and dock station = $80 3. Aero wiper arms (driver and passenger) = $30 Refer to the gold passat. 4. Monster Mats =...
  14. Parts For Sale
    update bump.. oem B5 wagon tails - 75.00 shipped - SOLD oem B5 headlights (with NEW bulbs intact) - 75.00 shipped - SOLD B&G lowering springs 175.00 shipped back wiper arm/blade/cap/nozzle - 25 shipped oem corner lights - 20 shipped (no bulbs) SOLD
  15. Events & Gatherings
    Well, in keeping the new fresh ideas rolling; we decided to reinvent the Summer Solstice BBQ and Drive. This year we are going to drive first then relax with fellow dubbers, friends, and families for a nice BBQ in the park. We have broken this down into two parts. Of course your entire family is...
  16. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Car has been standing for months, here is what I checked/noted so far: Engine turns over - RPMs go up. Fuel pump - makes whirring noise on start up. Power to fuel pump - ok, a volt or two under norm. Tried new fuel pump relay - no change. Checked spark in one cylinder - spark ok. Replaced...
  17. New Member Introductions
    Hey guys, Im new thinking about making some subtle details to make my b5.5 passat wagon look sweet, thinking badgeless grille, LED strip headlights (i have a padiddle right now..) then paint the rims black and the calipers red.. any more suggestions?? :thumbup:
  18. Anything Auto
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  19. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Just had my timing belt job done by a reputable indie mechanic and wanted to share the details for anyone searching/asking for guidance on what to expect. Car: 2002 1.8t AWM, manual, FWD wagon 93,xxx miles Bone stock, all parts replaced were original from the factory Parts: ECS Tuning...
  20. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Basically, suspension creaks on turns and acceleration on the right hand side. I have taken some of the pictures (of "the worst") rubber parts, but nothing seems torn. Though the upper control arm rubber might have slipped out of place - I have no idea how it's supposed to be, here's the pic...
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