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  1. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi All, The performance of my lights is become a real nuisance of recent. I've refurbished the lenses and keep them polished yet there wasn't any improvement after the last time I did so. Alternator seems to be putting out over 13v on idle however only 9v is getting to the lights? Any...
  2. New Member Introductions
    I undid the bolt holding the dipstick tube in place on my 2000 2.8 L Passat. The tube is loose but I can't get it out. Can anyone help?
  3. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Oddly enough, the broken dipstick on my Sept. 2003 build AWM 1.8T has a handle (lower portion, still in tact) that looks like this: Yet, the one specified for my car based on build date looks more like this: The first dip stick is about 1/2 inch shorter (measured from where the plastic...
  4. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I was doing an oil change and when i pulled the dip stick out it got cought on the clip and with no force the tube snapped into 3 pieces, now when ever i drive, only been 2 miles, oil is spraying all over the engine compartment. Is it a bitch fix or what should i do?
  5. Wax On, Wax Off
    So I finally got around to dipping all the chrome on my car this weekend with the help of my fiancee. It was a pretty cool process, and the product works just as advertised. I took some pictures for you guys to see the end results! Here I am hard at work! Front Grill & Whatever that chrome...
  6. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I'm looking at blacking out the chrome on the bullet 1.5 and I stumbled across Plasti Dip. Has anyone used this product? It looks too good to be true honestly, but I like the idea of being able to peel it off if it looks like crap. If this is a load of crap, can anyone recommend a better simple...
  7. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    i've had my 2002 v6 4mo passat wagon for 7 years now, never been an oil burner and i change oil 2x year regardless of mileage. in sept i had a run in with a freakishly large speedbump. smashed the lower oil pan and cracked the upper oil pan. local garage replaced the oil pan for me, and i'm...
  8. New Member Introductions
    Anyone in the CA southern part know a good place to paint your car or plati dip it?
  9. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I changed my color again, i'm finally happy with this one.
  10. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi forum, U , vw s plastick tube on oil check place. So mine was broken, i bought some 5$ tube on ebay, it says passat 2001 compatible, i changed and i think it is half inch longer because doesnt checks oil level properly. Can recommend me really compatible for passat 1.8t gls 20011
  11. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi guys, Im thinking about plasti-dippin' my chromed Fresco Green 3BG B5 Passat. The way i am planning to do is just using this material for the body /chromes area. Thats what i was thinking about: But the thing is that the part...
  12. New Member Introductions
    Anyone have thoughts on plasti dip? Personally I love it
  13. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Anyone in here ever plasti dip any part of their car? I'm not really sure what's it's all about. I've seen it. It looks good. But I'm not sure of it. Supposedly reversible. I'm looking to do the whole car. Any input? Thanks. Sent from App
  14. Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    I think this little change makes a pretty big difference! I covered the orange on the side.. I love plasti dip because if I get tired of it I can just pull it off!
  15. Wheel and Tire Forum
    I'm plastidipping these Anthracite once I get new tires on them, but what should I do for the curbage and rough parts of the wheels? I understand I need to sand them out, I'm more looking for specific grits / technique so I don't make more work for myself :rolleyes: Here dey are:
  16. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Last night I went out to check my oil in my engine (AEB) 1.8T and it broke off in my hand. Now I have no idea where to order a new one from as I have been told that there is 3 different ones by autozone. Please help me as I'm lost
  17. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    My car has been peeling clear coat for over 5 years now. It started with the hood, which I eventually completely peeled, and then had a shop repaint it. It came out great, but it was very $$. The roof is now in terrible shape, and it will cost even more to paint that. I've been looking at...
  18. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    My center console is tacky/sticky, because the outer layer of the rubber coating has been worn away. There is actually color coming up (but hasn't peeled down to the actual plastic). Is there some sort of plastic clearcoat I can apply to prevent the color and tacky problems? Has anyone...
  19. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello guys! I am considering plasti dipping my whole car and wanted to see what you guys think and if anybody has had any experience trying this. I am thinking either white or black as of right now! I have a decent amount of experience with dip so far. Heres a picture of the trunk matte black.
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