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  1. easy and practical direct speaker replacement for B5

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    i posted this in the electronics forum, but am not convinced I will get any responses. I have also searched but not found what I need (or think I need). Perhaps someone can direct me to an applicable post. I have a '98 B5 sedan. I have been replacing the door speakers with junk yard speakers...
  2. Stupid question: Is a manual 1.8t engine a direct bolt in behind a auto transmission?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I know that an auto engine doesn't work behind a 5 speed cause I've done the swap before that way. I actually found a b6 Audi project that needs an engine and I plan on eventually swapping in a 5 speed in the future. In the mean time to avoid shaving the crank I was wondering if I could get away...
  3. Passat B6 or CC gear knob on Passat 5.5 direct fit?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    As title says, I want to know if the gear knob from Passat B6 or Passat CC, or Golf MK5 directly fits on Passat 5.5 gear stick?
  4. Is there a guide anywhere for installing direct fit cat '02 1.8t Automatic

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have searched all over and cant find a guide anywhere. The only thing I have found is to disconnect the downpipe from the exhaust and pull the whole thing up out of the engine bay. That thread stopped after the poster said he couldn't get it all out and was now trying to get the 3 bolts off...
  5. Sound System Install

    Mobile Electronics
    I'm installing: 2x 600 watt RMS (1,200 watt peak) Directed SX12D4 subs 1200 Directed D1200 600w RMS (1,200 watt peak) I have a Clarion CZ102 stereo. Will be running the setup on 4 gauge wire with a 100A fuse. Also have aftermarket speakers. I've been researching online and can't seem to...
  6. Cat Question: Direct fit vs. Other

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I was looking at replacing my cat and there is something from RockAuto that says direct fit. I'm assuming that this means no welding? Anyone that has experience here would be greatly appreciated. 2001 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT Catalytic Converter
  7. Are A6 seats a direct fit?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Was reading that C5 a6 seats will fit a Passat. Just bought an 02 wagon that I'm fixing up. The front seats are weathered and was wondering what my options were besides another passat. Thanks!
  8. What is this called ? Im still a NOOB please direct me to right forum thanks

    New Member Introductions
    not sure if it worked. sorry it is a seal that fits over the lip of the filer hole on the drivers side gasket. It is not attached to the cap but creates a seal between cap and filler hole. There is a kink in it and I think it is causing oil to blow out under pressure. I want to rule that issue...
  9. Moving Direct TV

    Off-Topic Forum
    Hello, I'm moving soon and have called Direct TV and set up install at new home. On my Current home I had to add a SMW 8 to my older dish when I upgraded my HD DVR's. My question is should I bring the SMW 8 with me or just the receivers? Will the install of the new HD dish include a new SMW 8...
  10. Replacement direct fit cat for 2002 V6 4Motion GLX

    B5 Garage
    Hello, We have a 2002 V6 Passat GLX 4 Motion with 110,000 miles. Flex pipes rusted through and very little decent metal left for rewelding. Indy wants $750 and Midas wants $650 for flex joint replacement. I hate to have that done and then have prob with any of cats. I found replacement direct...
  11. Direct TV SWM alignment tweaking help

    Off-Topic Forum
    Hi, I have the Oval 3 LNB dish and recently I replaced My old Tivo H250, with the new HR34 unit. I had to add a powered SWM-8 to feed from my dish to the Hr-34 and another hr-20 that i also have. The system has been running well for about a month now. However I was never able to get the auto...
  12. Direct ignition coil problem

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have bought 4 new direct ignition coil packs "06A905115D" for my 2001 VW Passat 1.8T Now this is were i'm probably going to embarrass myself, I went ahead and bought them and when I received them I was alright! the fix to my cylinder misfire! but, as soon as I popped the hood I was like WTF...
  13. B4 direct 12v power

    Mobile Electronics
    Does the 96 passat have direct battery power available under the dash? I need a direct source (from batt.) and a switched source of about 15a and 2a respectively to instal a 2m radio....Ive done a search and found that later models do but have not found anything for a 96 :banghead: thanks,,Nik
  14. A6 Rear Seats Direct Swap to a B5?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Since I am in need of rear heated seats, and I can obtain an entire seat cheaper than a set of heating pads; it looks as though the A6 C5 rear seat assemblies are nearly identical to the B5's. If anyone can chime in on this please do so.
  15. Catalytic Converter - Direct Fit Replacement

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello all, I am attempting to replace my catalytic converter, and have gotten great help from this DIY post. I am doing the replacement on a 1997 Audi A4 but the repair has been identical. The problem I have is that my direct fit...
  16. F.S. Kenwood DNX5120 6.1-Inch-Wide Double-DIN In-Dash Navigation with USB/iPod Direct

    Parts For Sale
    For Sale: Gently Used (NOT STOLEN) Kenwood DNX 5120--$425 shipped. Call/text me at 336-471-7735...Jason Technical Details * Garmin navigation system, radio, DVD-R/RW, DVD+R/RW, CD, CD-R/RW, MP3/WMA/AAC, MPEG1/MPEG2, iPod, USB, HD/SAT radio-ready, Bluetooth-ready receiver * 4 x 50 Watts...
  17. IS a 2.7TT engine a direct swap to a 30v engine?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    what kind of work is needed to swap one into the other? Could i just take the ECU and Motor out of one of the 2.7TT vehicles and pop it in my 30v? or would it require much more work than that?
  18. What 5 or 6 speed is a direct swap?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have a 02 v6 4motion. It is a tiptronic and I want to swap to manual if there is a 5 or 6 speed that will directly swap in. What should I start to look for? Thanks.
  19. AT&T U-Verse "Direct" Customer Service #

    Off-Topic Forum
    My U-Verse service (internet and TV) has been flaky for the last week or so. It went out last night again, but didn't come back on. Since I didn't want to navigate their website on my iPhone. I just googled U-Verse customer service to get their number. I got this: 866-912-8216 If you are a...
  20. Audi a4 b6 fmic intercooler kit direct fit for b5.5 ?

    B5 Garage
    Friend of mine is selling his A4 and giving me his Intercooler kit. Just wondering if its an Direct Bolt on w/o cutting piping at all. I know the B5 A4 Kits was a direct bolt on minus the MAP Flange for the b5.5. Just seeing if I can kill a Snow day :pinkelephant: