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  1. Have you Changed the Heater Core the "Fast" Way?

    B5 Garage
    Have a 2003 1.8t with an AT. Wanting to change the heater core by pulling the dash out as a complete unit (the fast way). I have done this before and it worked great. But this time I am stuck. I have done everything on the youtube video except removing the nut from the wiper mechanism (I...
  2. Passat possessed - Left blinker blinks twice as fast, then normal after door slam ...

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Always a puzzle with these cars. I'm driving along, everything was normal up to this point. Hit the left hand turn signal, and it starts blinking at about twice the normal rate - very noticeable. So, when we get to the parking lot, I jump out and confirm that the left turn signal lights (all...
  3. Replacing the turbo diverter valve and available options around Go Fast Bits

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hi - not sure if anyone has run into this for their Passat B6, but I had a question about turbo boost expectations, the updated rev "D" diverter from VW, and the Go Fast Bits diverter upgrade and some alternatives I found. Last year, I had an issue where I was losing boost and power and it...
  4. DYI: Change out the wiper blades and save big money fast..

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Here: VW Passat DIY: Replacing the Wiper blade element - Team-BHP A complete do-it-yourself guide. Buy more whiskey with your savings. S.E.
  5. Shutter After Fast Acceleration

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I was wondering if a shutter and kind of throwback (flung in the seat a little) is normal after pressing the button under the pedal and speeding up. It kind of like jerks backwards. Could it be bad transmission and motor mounts? I know my snub was replaced but I want it replaced again because it...
  6. DIY: Fast and Cheap Side Mirror Replacement (+pic)

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
  7. Friends of Fast Thursdays

    Events & Gatherings
    Hi everyone we have moved our meet to a new location and have the same time. The new location is at the Sonic in Vista CA. This is actually an older meet location that we left for a while. its every other Thursday at 8pm and open to all Euros :heart::heart::heart::heart: Hosted by: Friends...
  8. V6 idelling fast

    B5 Garage
    Just bought a, new to me, 2004 with 100,000 miles. When it warms up it idles at a constant 900 rpm. I think this is too fast . Am I off the mark or what should I start to check first. Water pump timing belts are ordered this morning.
  9. Corvette Stingray Track Test - Almost as Fast an An Audi R8!

    Car Reviews & Videos
    Read the complete Corvette Stingray Review at AutoGuide.com Link to Fastest Lap Times
  10. FS: Über-rare PES G1 with Custom FMIC, complete kit, bolt on your AHA/ATQ and go fast

    Parts For Sale
    Everything you need to get your AHA or ATQ blown in style. Screams like a banshee, nothing comes close to sounding as cool and pumping your rush. G2s just don't sound anything like this. My kids and I like to play the head turning game around town, calling out pedestrians who turn to look...
  11. Noob needs help and fast

    New Member Introductions
    Hi Guys got a problem with my 00 passat 1.8, picked up the missus today was about 500yrds from home when the red oil can light came on with 3 beeps, it went off almost immediately and then when 50yrds from home it went off again, i pulled into my drive and stopped to see a white smoke coming...
  12. Fast clicking sound when trying to start...car won't start

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have a 2000 1.8t. I got in my car to go to work this morning and when I turned the key, all I got was this fast clicking noise. All the symbols on the dash were lit up and were blinking in sync with the clicking sound. There was no sign that the car was even trying to start. I hooked it up...
  13. FS: B5.5 Passat 1.8t Go Fast Engine Bay Part Out

    Parts For Sale
    I stepped up to a big turbo and am selling my factory equipment. Essentially, everything in the engine bay has been removed except for the intake manifold. I have all the original breather hoses, vacuum lines and solenoids if that is what your are hunting for. PM me for specific hoses and...
  14. Trading in my B6 Act fast for great deals on parts

    Parts For Sale
    Like the title says I'm trading in my B6 Passat wagon and I have a few parts available with exchange of stock parts. I'm in SoCal so parts requiring exchange have to be local deals. BFI chrome badge less grill - $75 w/ exchange Clear turn indicators - $30 w/ exchange The following parts...
  15. Passat idle problem (too fast) + Lack of power when engine warm. Normal?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi, I have a 2002 B5.5 V6 4-motion with Auto transmission, and thank you for spending the time to read my post. The 1st problem, the Engine seems like it idles too fast. The engine rpm is about 1000rpm when first started, and 600rpm when warm. (According to the dashboard tachometer). When...
  16. FS: N2MB Racing WOT box No-Lift Shifting and 2-Step Launch Control *FAST SHIPPING*

    Parts For Sale
    SOLD SOLD SOLD Used for 10k miles but is in perfect working condition with no missing parts The wiring harness has been cut as shown and all you will need is some extra wiring to extend the wiring complete your install - you can also just order a complete new harness from N2MB for $17 SHIPPED...
  17. 02 1.8t passat mods and aftermarket upgrades

    Blog
    im looking to do something to my 02 passat 1.8t because its all stock except for the radio. I want to something to it to make it faster or look nicer. I have about $800 to work with. Any ideas about what i can do to make the car interesting? like tint, interior lights, ect.:confused:
  18. go fast recipes?

    New Member Introductions
    I'm here looking for a way to make my passat faster.
  19. Coolant Leak, Fast

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Okay so i have never had an issue with losing coolant or anything like that. I was driving for about an hour the other day. The low coolant light came on, saw the temp start to rise so I shut it down. Happen to always carry a bottle of premixed coolant, so I topped it off. I looked underneath...
  20. :: ECS Tuning :: On Sale Items - Act Fast !!!

    Vendor Marketplace
    On Sale Items - European Halogen Headlight Set - w/ Fogs: Was $449.95 Now $186.54 Oil Cap - R8: Save 32% Sport Spring Set: Limited Qty Sale Note* All prices are subject to change
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