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  1. New Member Introductions
    hello world! im new to posting all that but im frequent these forums and ones like it to get the information i need for my VW problems. looking forward to officially be apart of the community and help out where needed :D. cheers!
  2. New Member Introductions
    hello passat world, new and desperate here :(. So i bought a 99 passat wagon 1.8t 20 valve 2 wheel drive(assume B5) about a month ago. everything was great until i checked some fluids and started noticing some strange things. So first what seems to be one of my worst symptoms is that the oil...
  3. New Member Introductions
    im new to the passat world i just bought my 05 passat tdi as a project ill be posting pics soon
  4. New Member Introductions
    Hello all. Bought a 2002 Passat 1.8t. $600, clean car, low O/P, spun a main bearing. Ordered several new parts. New mains, rods, oil pump, timing belt, gaskets, filters, etc... Fabricated a custom O/P pickup tube with larger diameter inlet. If I knew how to post pics I would show it. Im...
  5. New Member Introductions
    Picked up our 4th Passat yesterday, a 2000 GLS wagon. The 3rd B5 wagon for us and Passat number 4 to us. My first one was a GLX sedan B4. I miss that VR6. We picked up the 2000 on a whim, it was crazy cheap and the guy didn't want to pay for the impending disaster that his t-belt was about to...
  6. Volkswagen Passat TDI Discussion
    We don't own one yet but the Passat has sold me on many levels and I'm sure we will buy one. However, while visiting the dealer to test drive the TDI Premium the salesman couldn't get the remote entry to function on the drivers side. Over and over attempts to get it to work failed, while all...
  7. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    This is my brand new car which has relieved me from all the Passat's pain and suffering. :rofl:
  8. Anything Auto
    Hey PassatWorld, Some of you know me and some of you may not. PW Profile. I'm in an undergraduate automotive engineering program at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology . I'm currently in my fourth year with another year left as I spread out my courses over five years instead...
  9. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So I thought my frustration today would make for a cool thread. Just like the title asks, what do you hate the most about the engineering behind our cars? This morning on my way to work, my Suction Jet Pump blew. I lost my brakes, had sputtering and jerking, and car eventually died when I...
  10. Anything Auto
    Read the full German Engineering story at AutoGuide.com
  11. New Member Introductions
    So I have been rocketing my 5.5 1.8T wagon all over the country and it just worked until recently. I know a couple of guys that are totally like click and clack who fixed any problem- until now. So I came here and I was blown away by both the sophistication of this machine and the depth of...
  12. New Member Introductions
    Been doing lots of research on modding my family-car Passat since I got one this past summer(at a killer deal, by the way). Making plans and getting the pieces now to build my own 3" mandrel bent exhaust and planning to lower it soon too hopefully. Plus, isn't it awesome all the thought that...
  13. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Anyone tried their flash remap before with this tuner? Seems its a leading remap tuner from Italy. According to their database the 2.0tfsi gets technical data piasini engineering Power [Hp] 240 / 5100 min-1 Torque [Nm] 349 / 1700 min-1 Speed [km/h] 240 Increased power by 40 Hp Increase...
  14. Anything Auto
    http://www.seriouswheels.com/cars/top-vw-1-liter-car.htm :thumbup:
  15. Anything Auto
    NEW YORK — Herbie the Love Bug rides again … sort of. Volkswagen, which has a goal of tripling U.S. sales to about 1 million vehicles by 2018, is rolling out a classic Beetle as the brand's face and voice in a quirky TV, Web and print ad campaign that starts Monday in print and will be on TV...
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