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  1. Factory radio for 2015 passat

    Mobile Electronics
    What color is the positive and negitive for left and right speekers and what is the colors for remote wire and positive and negitive wires does anyone know wohld really like to hoom my system up
  2. Went to the Audi factory in Ingolstadt last week

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    A few folks might be interested, so I'll post some photos from the museum in the coming days. We had a turbo diesel A6 wagon rental, driven by a vendor's German sales Engineer who invited me. The guy likes to drive fast, one day reaching 137 mph, a couple of days later, on a nice, long slight...
  3. B5.5 wagon factory oem crossbars

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  4. Factory headunit - 2 Amps?

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    Hey guys, so i just got my first '13 Passat a few weeks back - had a Mazda3 that got totalled out on me...while everything else on the 3 was vehicle specific, i did pull my audio setup. 2 amps, a sub, 0guage power wire and all of my RCA cables. Really hate the factory audio quality of the...
  5. Issue with b6 passat factory bixenon HIDs

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    So I have the factory installed bixenon HIDs on my b6 and at first I started to notice a lot of flickering on the passenger side low beam. This continued for several months and then one day the light went out completely while driving and I got a warning light on the dash. However the moment I...
  6. FS: VW Passat 7x17 factory 'Bistar' wheels 4xused - $100

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    a used set of factory wheels and aftermarket tires for sale. $100 OBO. From a 2005 VW Passat 1.8t wagon, 17" VolksWagen "Bistar" wheels, four of them. Fierce Instinct 17" tires installed. The good: SUPER CHEAP! The bad: 3 of the wheels are damaged/cupped from bad shocks. The tires are bald...
  7. Timing Belt Kits - ECS or Blaupart ? I will buy factory VW timing belt as Well

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Well, I have read many posts and watched many videos on the timing belt service/water pump-thermostat service. I just have a few questions about the quality of the parts supplied by the ECS and Blauparts. My understanding is that the plastic water pump impeller issue has been solved by an...
  8. 98 Passat Factory Xenon

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Does anyone have a wiring diagram that shows the factory xenon headlights? ie a Germany wiring diagram... I have a So Wird's Gemacht manual but it only shows halogen headlights. I installed factory HID headlights: brand new Hella assemblies, new bulbs, new ballast, new switch. When I turn on...
  9. Factory Service Manual - Fully OEM and Legit For $16

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Howdy all, Still new on this forum; have had my 2014 TSI-SE about 7 months.....it is out of 24 mo. warranty, so preparing to be able to do my own maintenance.... Once upon a time I actually bought a full paper FSM for my 97 Jetta.....now VW manual is a software, period. The s/w can be...
  10. WTB B5 factory 2 button fob

    WTB/WTT Section
    ** Update - got one from a member here. Thanks much all** My fob broke right where the roll pin goes through the blade. Tried to go the ebay route and get a case but the factory key doesn't ft the crappy aftermarket fob. Looking for a 2 button B5 fob. BTW, I bought a B5.5 fob here previously...
  11. AWM 1.8T factory thermostat temp

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I've been looking at factory thermostats and have seen a lot of conflicting info. Some say factory temp of 176, 180 and 190. What is it actually supposed to be? Thanks.
  12. Back to factory - 2003 GLX 4Motion

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    I have just bought my first Passat and of course the people who owned it before me thought they could improve the sound system and in doing so the steering radio controls no longer work. I have read several threads that seem to use crazy abbreviations and terms I have no idea what they are...
  13. FS: VW factory CD control head unit stereo and CD changer (complete system)

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    Fits any single DIN dash. I am selling a complete CD changer system from a Mk3 Golf/Jetta, it will fit any single DIN. $300 includes shipping in USA. PayPal only. This system is complete down to everything and with instruction books, it has all brackets, wires, adapters, everything. What you...
  14. Factory B5.5 Crossbars and Bike Rack

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    I have a factory set of B5.5 crossbars with matching lock cores and keys. All parts are in good functional shape. I'm in the Marietta, Ga. area. Asking $75 OBO. I'll get some pics up soon, but I just wanted to throw this out there to see if there's any interest. Here's a pic of it on the...
  15. Factory Wheel info

    Wheel and Tire Forum
    I'm sure a few people know about it, but I didn't see a link to it anywhere. This is one of two website's I ran into with lot's of data on factory VW OEM Wheels. OEM Volkswagen Wheel Database
  16. Custom, Factory Style and LED Fog Lights for your car at CARiD

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    Hi everyone! Today we would like to talk about fog lights. Even though these lights are not as important as high or low beams, they still improve the visibility and driving comfort in the dark. Most of the vehicles today are equipped with stock fog lights, however a lot of base or lower trim...
  17. chain pump or gear pump from factory

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I spoke with a VW mechanic the other day and he told me that some later b5.5's came with the updated gear pump. He says he has pulled two oil pans and found they had the gear already (owners never had upgrade down). He said VW started doing the upgrade from the factory. ?? Is this BS or true...
  18. factory installoed tinted windows not aftermarket....

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    It sure seems to my old eyes that the dark windows in our new-to-us 2013 Passat SEL are not the aftermarket film type because I cannot, (for the life of me), peel back a corner of the tint film..and they are very dark, too. I want to know *IF* they are tinted internally with a film sandwiched...
  19. WTB: wagon factory rack drivers front plastic trim

    WTB/WTT Section
    I need the driver's front plastic trim that goes over the mounting nut on the factory roof rails for a 2000 wagon. Please post up a photo of the back side so I can see all the tabs are still attached (if mine were, my trim wouldn't be hitchhiking on some back road right now). Dealer says not...
  20. Question --- Can these Factory Options be Added?

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Bought my first Passat (2014 SE with Sunroof & Nav). After I got it home I realized that it was missing two options that I'll really miss from the Accord that it replaced. First are the memory seats. I see that it was possible to get memory seats (I thought the SE with Sunroof & Nav came with...
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