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  1. How to lift a dropped exhaust pipe?

    B5 Garage
    Trying to lift a B5 4-Motion wagon as seen here. The exhaust basically dropped in the middle and scraped on the road for a while until I removed the rear section. I now have it look like in the attached picture, and was wondering how to temporarily lift the remaining exhaust section so I can...
  2. HELP - dropped a hex bit into an oil passageway under drive chain

    B5 Garage
    I was replacing my valve cover and cam chain tensioner gaskets on my '02 Passat 1.8L GLS and I'm almost 100% sure I dropped a 1" hex bit into what I'm assuming is an oil passageway right under the exhaust camshaft-side of the drive chain. I removed the cam chain tensioner and the intake...
  3. My Son's B5.5 Finally got it dropped.

    The Showroom
    Our project car! This is my son's 2003 1.8T. We bought it little over 1 year ago just before he turned 16. With the thought of fixing it up a little. was in decent shape but very stock. We have done a few things exhaust, K&N, wheels, suspension, minor other mods. Found a sick cheap price on a...
  4. neuspeed sport springs with bilstein sport shocks.

    Parts For Sale
  5. Oil level dropped dramatically

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Today I checked oil level and it was even below minimum. I am looking down I don't notice any leaks, I didn't drive much this winter too. Since I changed oil I drove 3000 miles, i added only half quantity in this period. today I added whole 1 quantity oil to fill up to the maximum line. Is...
  6. Dropped A Bulb Into The Darkness

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    2002 Passat GLX 4mo Wagon I was changing out a reverse bulb on the driver's side, when I dropped the new bulb into the area between the bulb socket plate, and the section that has the jack, cd-changer, etc. How do I get down there? Do I get at it from within the trunk, take out cargo floor...
  7. Hot engine knock, oil pan dropped, cct changed, what's next?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi guys, I've been reading the forum a while now, always found my answers, except now - 2001 vw passat b5.5 1.8t awm engine. Start the car - no problem - runs like new. When engine heats up - rattling and knocking noise appears. Tried everything - changed the cam chain tensioner - got even...
  8. So i dropped the pan...

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    :D:D No Issues! Oil Pick up screen was CLEAN as a whistle, no sludge in the pan, or surrounding areas. I had a small CCT issue, (or thought I did) which turned out to be something else. I had the chance to look at my turbo (Never got that far) and there is extremely minimal shaft play. My...
  9. '98 1.8t, Having oil pan dropped, what else should I get done?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi all, I recently purchased a '98 B5 Passat 1.8t. It's in really great shape, only has 135k miles, and was a one owner car before I got it. It was very well maintained, the oil was changed religiously every 5k with synthetic oil and every recommended service/maintenance was performed...
  10. Porsche Dropped

    Anything Auto
  11. Just dropped it!

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Couple pictures of my 03 dropped on rsk coils. Pretty low, might raise the front a bit. Love the coils though, they ride great.
  12. Anyone dropped on these coil overs??

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    When i bought my passat it came with a brand new in the box set of FK automotive Fahrwerk fully adjustable coil overs, I was wondering if anyone here has ever dealt with this company on there passat or is currently using them so I don't have to go through the guessing game of how many threads to...
  13. Accidentally dropped a thin wire to the left bottom of the engine bay, Will this caus

    New Member Introductions
    I accidentally drop a thin wire about 7cm long and 2/3 the size of the BBQ pan wire. I dropped it to the left part of the engine bay where there is some space between the engine and the right front fender. I am pretty sure it went straight down to the plastic engine splash guard and I tried to...
  14. New Wheels and Dropped

    The Showroom
    Thought I would share the wagon. Just put the summer wheels on and lowered it.
  15. To rub, or not to rub, that is the question:

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    I have been doing my research on this topic for quite some time now. During my studies I have come across countless others wondering the same thing, "Will I Rub???". So I figured we could help each other out with this extremely common question. Between us all we got to have just about every...
  16. dropped boost and cold engine????

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    First, some background. 2003 1.8t sedan. about 135k miles engine is stock except for: -manual boost gauge and bypassed the n75 valve set the boost up to 10.5-11 PSI from the 7-8 stock - Relocated the DV valve to the cold side of the engine and installed a forged recirculation/BOV which is set...
  17. I finally got dropped!!! Let me share my experience...

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So I received my H&R sports and front Bilstein sports (rears still on the way). I was so excited that I couldnt wait any longer for the rears and decided Ill pop the rears in when they get here (they are extremely easy to replace). So here's what we did; replaced front struts and springs all...
  18. Dropped Something Behind the Ashtray

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I own an 04 Passat and recently dropped some money behind the ashtray. I know you cant just remove the ashtray so I was wondering if someone knows how to remove the center console or some other way for me to access it. Thanks!
  19. Lowest static dropped b5

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    whos rolling the lowest static dropped b5 and whats the gtf?
  20. Stock 2003 1.8T dropped to 7 LBS peak boost

    B5 Garage
    Please don't flame me, I am a NOOB to this forum but i did search and all i could find relating to my situation were B5's and chipped 5.5's... that being said I recently put a boost gauge in (about a week ago) and everything was going great, boosted right up to about 10/11lbs no problem...