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  1. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi everyone, Although, I replaced the o rings on the transmission cooling lines at the radiator connection, a bit of fluid is still leaking. I believe it is the radiator side that has the problem. So, I decided to install an external transmission cooler, bypassing the radiator. Does anyone...
  2. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    NOS Bearing! External oxidation means its shot [PICS] Guys, I need to replace the front bearings from my 98 AEB and looking around I came across this VW dealer which is selling a bunch of a NEW OLD STOCK VW parts for very good prices. I was able to pick up this OEM bearing for something like...
  3. Mobile Electronics
    I'm looking for the 6 pin line-out adapter for my Gamma radio and the 8 pin speaker (male) adapter to plug into the doors harness. Anyone know where I can find these? Thx.
  4. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Ok, silly question... Has anyone ever successfully mounted fog lamps (Hella/KC/ect) to the front of your Passat?Looking for some way to mount multiple lights on the front. Had something like this on my old MKIII Golf years ago. LOVED the light output, especially in snow storms and rainy...
  5. B6 Garage
    My passenger door was not opening from the outside (looks like a common fault on these forums) and all the simple fixes I found online did not work. Next step was to dismantle the door (using my trusty Haynes manual and guides on this forum although there were slight differences). After this I...
  6. New Member Introductions
    Hi, I am Sam from London, UK. I have a 2007 Passat 2.0 TDI Estate and usually carry out most of the work on my cars. I have searched the forum and cannot find an answer to my exact query. I will continue to search and post more info once I am allowed to make a post. Your help is much...
  7. B5 Garage
    Im having this problem for about a month. Passat B 5.5. 1.9 TDI 2001 External temperature reading on dashboard display and Air conditioner are way below correct. Today I've got very big difference as we had 38°C / 100 F and reading on both displays was -5°C / 23 F AC was set on Low but I was...
  8. Mobile Electronics
    When I took out the stock vw monsson tape deck with trunk cd changer, I saw a label on the radio that indicated slots for an AMP and external display. I am curious about the display. How would it work? Is this for video playback? Does the cd changer take dvds as well? Anyone try this? This...
  9. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    looking for guidence, had some work done in the engine compartment, since then the external air temp will increase when the car is stationary and engine running. Can anyone tell me where its location and how to shield it from heat from th engine Many thanks :)
  10. Mobile Electronics
    So I think I have a blown front right speaker in my 2004 Passat 4motion v6..does it matter what kind of speaker I get? and should i be replacing all of the speakers or just the one thats blown out? I also bought Subwoofers and an Amp from one of my friends, I believe I have a monsoon system...
  11. Mobile Electronics
    Hello I have a 2004 passat B5.5 Variant which have the original MFD unit and amplifier. I want to mount an external extra amplifier in the back of the car, but wonder how to connect it. I want to use both of these amplifiers. But the back of the MFD-unit only have one yellow mini-iso contack...
  12. B5 Garage
    Heya everyone; Whelp being that an OEM oil cooler is $200 plus shipping online and $230 at the dealer I have been looking to ditch the coolant based oil cooling. The kit that O'Reilly's ordered for me (Only $99) is the Hayden 457 oil cooler kit. They say it will work with my 01' B5.5 GLX V6...
  13. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Does anyone know where I can get the Chrome Mirror cover and chrome external door handle for my B6? Dubstop only has the chrome mirrors but I want to buy them together. I'm not too keen on the Hongkong brothers. Any links to reputable seller will be appreciated. (I'm a cheap modder btw).
  14. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So I popped the hood to check the fluids, it pops fine, but when I try and pull the release the plastic handle just comes right off. Just stood there like a jackass. How do I fix it, where do I get the replacement part, and why the hell would this happen? Lots of questions, hope somebody has...
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