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  1. Car Reviews & Videos
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  2. Anything Auto
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  3. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Which stickers or decals will make my V6 go faster, stop sooner, and corner flatter? I have a black one, so color is not a concern. Everything goes with black. It's the new black.
  4. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello all, I have owned my Passat for a couple years now and I have always felt that it performs well, but not as good as It should, I am interested in possibly improving some areas of the cars performance but I really would like to avoid making the car any louder if possible so I am looking for...
  5. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    First of all I just bought this car last week from an older couple. It has 135,000 on the clock and even during the test drive it seemed a little faster than expected. Didn't think much of it, at the time. I went through all the records (which they had a ton), and they have done everything...
  6. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    hi i have an 03 passat 1.8t. i am wondering if there is any easy mods that i can do to it to make it faster without wrecking the motor and without buying anything. thanks for your ideas in advance
  7. Anything Auto
    hey everyone i do not know to much about cars but i want to make my passat faster. any ideas?
  8. Wheel and Tire Forum
    Title says it. I'm just trying to decide whether to rotate my tires one more time or let it be. I have bit more tread on fronts than rears, so I expect I should leave them that way. 1.8T, FWD. I've only rotated them twice in 40k miles, and have about 12-15k miles of tread left.
  9. The Showroom
    any questions ill be happy to answer
  10. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    http://biz.yahoo.com/ap/081027/eu_germany_volkswagen_shares.html Is this a good thing? Probably right?
  11. Anything Auto
    I knew that the GTR Spec V spanked the ZR1 at the ring, but I didn't know that the LF-A did it too. It's amazing how fast this car is. When you look at the video @ 1:07 or so, the corner exit looks like it's impossible for it to be that fast like it's speed up like they used to do on Knight...
  12. New Member Introductions
    I need help, I'm trying to figure out a way make my car faster but not use much more in gas, hum.......is that even possible? I surely do not know, so I ask my fellow passat fans the question. I have a B5.5 4cyl 1.8T engine, everything about the engine is still stock, no changes at all. I need...
  13. Anything Auto
    "...add a body kit but don't paint it." :crazy: uu8
  14. Anything Auto
    http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/22826327/?GT1=10755 Wow! impressive. Although i'd still take the veyron over this for daily driving, lol. Top Gear review http://youtube.com/watch?v=nBDzukCX2U8&feature=related
  15. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I mean the weight to horsepower ratio is about the same, but even the 175 bhp Saab 9-3 linear destroys a Passat 1.8T in 0-60 and 1/4 mile. I'd love to get a 9-3, but I don't want another unreliable European car unless it's certified pre owned and although I can afford a 2003 Saab 9-3 linear, I...
  16. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello, I've searched and read all the posts on fast turn signals but was unable to find someone with an exactly similar problem. My left turn signal works fine except when my head lights are on AND I press the brake, then it blinks much faster. I have previously replaced the flasher relay...
  17. Amateur Motorsports
    Well last night in 88% humidity i ran at a lower boost level of 25psi on C16 with slicks, track was a mess could not hook up at all. mph are 12.6-12.7 range last night last time i ran 13.26 2.232 60ft:thumbdown 1.89 60ft:thumbup...
  18. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Do you think a relatively stock 1.8T with manual transmission would out accelerate a Mercedes C230 1.8Supercharged with automatic transmission? I am only concerned with straight line acceleration. Passat in question: 2003 1.8T GLS Lowered suspension Grill cut out infront of scoop, no prescreen...
  19. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi i have a 99 Passat gls 2.8 v6 and im very happy with it but i want it to go faster as in having better acceleraction and 0-60 time. A supercharger is outa the question since it is 3500 dollars. Let keep evverything under 1500 dollars. Thanks guys
  20. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Tuning K03 faster than K04! For those of you who did not know, I have decided to sell my K04 setup that I just acquired no more than 3 weeks ago. The package consisted of: K04-15 Turbocharger http://www.kineticmotorsport.com/products/BorgWarner_K04_015-37-16.html Genesis 380cc Fuel...
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