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  1. Volkswagen Arteon Discussion Area
    I've been MIA on PW for a while, but I thought I'd share the new addition to the family. Pictures below: 2019 Arteon SEL Premium R-Line
  2. New Member Introductions
    Have been browsing the site for about half a year for all problems that occurred and have always found my answers. Recently become a member to explore deeper into the archives. My name is Dimitri, got myself a 2001 passat 1.8t, b5.5 I believe, with 354,000km haha. I've put about 40k since I got...
  3. New Member Introductions
    My daily is a 2000 1.8T and I've had it for about 4 years now, 130,000 miles on it right now. Now that I'm single that leaves me with a lot of extra time and money (who knew?) and I've been fixing what I can on it for the past few months. What I've done so far: - Repair the oil cooler (temp...
  4. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I had the parts sitting here for quite some time and finally just got under the hood and wired it all in. My only question at this point is what spark plugs should I use to take advantage of the 2.0 coil packs? I have a K04 turbo (Borg Warner) and APR stage 1 software, FMICm exhaust, etc, the...
  5. Volkswagen Arteon Discussion Area
    Read more about the 2019 Volkswagen Arteon Finally Makes its US Debut at
  6. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey guys, finally warmed up enough to get my hands dirty with the oil leak issues. Have the PCV replacement hoses/parts, VCGs, RTV, video instructions, etc. Hopefully this goes a little easier than the timing belt job! First time on this job too, so I'm sure I'll run into some snags. So, I...
  7. New Member Introductions
    hey guys, finally got myself a 2001 vw Passat 1.8t 5speed and looking forward to playing with it a little. When I say finally I mean I've had a lot of friends that have had them. Im a ls1 chevy man so this is a little bit of a new ball game for me but ill accept the challenge. Im not one of...
  8. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey all just wanted to show my progress with her in the last month or so. Fitted raceland coilovers all around. This job was a pita and involved replacing both pinch bolts. Other than that a huge learning experience. Also had to give the wheels a new fresh coat of paint because the previous...
  9. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I finally got my B5.5 into this great mechanic and detailing shop. My car has been smoking, leaking oil, leaking anti freeze, and my turn signals have been working off and on.!/arhindrichsllc/
  10. New Member Introductions
    After looking and looking for a 1.8t, 5speed, 4motion wagon and not finding 1 in my price range or even locally I settled for a 1.8t FWD auto with 111, 000 miles for $1000. Anyways here it is. I'm gonna get a tread started so I can ask lots of stupid questions and post pictures. Please excuse...
  11. New Member Introductions
    Hi all, I've been getting lots of useful info from the forums. Thought I registered a while back but evidently I hadn't. Unfortunately, my beloved 2000 V6 Passat Wagon got rear-ended last month. I just got an Audi A6 Wagon that has the same V6 engine (but it's only an automatic, unlike my lovely...
  12. Anything Auto
    Been home for so long and just got around to some postable pictures of the new toy. I swapped a couple of LED's where they should be so far, probably all the modding that I'll do. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  13. New Member Introductions
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  14. Mobile Electronics
    Hi everyone, I'm posting this thread as I'm hoping it may help others. When I initially bought my VW MFD-D Sat Nav and retrofitted it into my Passat B5, I was sad to see that it gave the error "unable to read disc". So I tried many things, firstly I bought a genuine disc secondhand off of...
  15. New Member Introductions
    Hello everyone! Finally joined have a 2000 1.8t that I have been trying to fix the issues with for a while now excited to learn and discus things!
  16. New Member Introductions
    Hello. My name is Skip and I'm the 4th owner of a 1997 Passat GLX sedan that goes by the name of "Bernard". Unfortunately, he's been parked in front of my apt for most of the year due to engine overheating issues. After months of troubleshooting by process of elimination, I have found that...
  17. The Showroom
    I have had various Audi's & VW's over the years but they were all bought as necessary purchases where as my new one was a definite look , look , look then buy , with a lot of crap looked at on the journey. Really happy with the car and intend to keep it pretty standard except for some sort...
  18. New Member Introductions
    I've been using info from this forum for years. I have a 2004 Passat and tips from these forums have saved me hundreds of dollars (if not thousands) over the years. Thanks to everyone for posting solutions and how-to tutorials for repairs. ANd now I'm off the the Garage to see if someone can...
  19. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I've been on the prowl for 4 years. Came close to trapping a few, but was ultimately denied in the end each time, almost to the point of loosing faith in my quest. But today I'm here to tell you I finally captured the beast. And yes it really does exist. Well, I gotta go. I'll let the avid...
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