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  1. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I installed some Koni FSD's about 40k miles or so ago. I paired them with Eibach Pro Kit Springs for a lowering of around 30mm all round. Initially I was very pleased with the set up. Dampening was satisfactory over rough roads, yet the car felt stable and well balanced through corners. Fast...
  2. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I'm starting to prepare for changing the timing belt on my 1.8T ATW engine. The DaddyMatt guide for the AEB engine is excellent and I'll likely use that a primary reference in lieu of an ATW-specific guide. Are there any differences in the timing system between the ATW and AEB that I should...
  3. New Member Introductions
    Hey, new user, owner of a B5.5 Passat. Will eventually need help locating a part (I got tapped by a young Oregon transplant learning to parallel park) so I'm trying to be nice to her and repair on the cheap. Thanks guy!
  4. B5 Garage
    I have been having problems with my car smoking when i accelerate to get on the highway. Car runs great no loss of fluids all good. No power loss I wouldnt know something was wrong if I didnt have to get on the highway to go to town.Only the puffs of white smoke when accelerating, doesnt do it...
  5. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    This is an extension to the closed thread HERE. Well just wanted to give an update to the thread which basically discussed the implications of filling up my '99 Passat with regular gas (87) versus premium gas (91-94) which it normally runs on. After reading through the thread I figured it was...
  6. The Showroom
    Can't wait for spring to come around and get the car out of storage! Until then 1 picture from last summer Photo credits go to cezah ;)
  7. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    As my water pump went on friday I have planned alot of maintenence. So the next week or so will see me do:Timing Belt, Waterpump, TS, belts, valve cover gasket, cam chain tensioner, pcv system and anything that may come up along the way. :wrench: I want to do a mini follow along kind of...
  8. B5 Garage
    2003 1.8T, 120K miles I apologize in advance for the length of this post, but I want to try and give all the details that I can. I am not an advanced mechanic but I do most of my own work. I bought the car with 67K mi on it but did not know anything about the TB issues until recently. I did...
  9. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So I was about to pull into my folks acerage when I figured I'd do a quick VAG-COM 1/4 mile log. I put my foot hard on the brake to brake launch it and POP! my foot went to the floor. Luckily I was stopped and only about 50 yards from the garage. When I went to pull the line I could see that...
  10. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Wheels?? I found a picture of this wheel http://www.lwnt.com/wheels/custom/msr-045-black-super-finish.JPG on a passat with no drop with the same wheel only in hypersilver. what do you guys think? (keep in mind my car is black,the rims are black,everything else on my car will be black,and my...
  11. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have an automatic 03 1.8 sedan that I purchased around 16 months ago. I have no records of what was done to it before I bought it but you can tell it was babied a little and runs great. I have obviously done some maintenance to it since I bought it but I was looking for maintenance schedules...
  12. The Showroom
    WAS AMAZINGLY FUN! :thumbup: Went drifting in snow up past my euro plate and just played around with a few buddies! a4...xB and my passat of course! was a blast. heres some pictures! sorry no drift pictures =/ :salute: Germany ftw!:germanflag:
  13. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    http://smg.photobucket.com/albums/v220/Altair4/?action=view&current=MVI_1779.flv I don't know if this will work or not, but I took this video with my Canon Powershot camera. It was suggested if there were a lot of back pressure when I ran the engine with the oil cap loose, then my PCV...
  14. Wheel and Tire Forum
    The man in brown has just delivered my fresh set of tires this morning! I ordered some 225/45/17 General Exclaim UHP tires. Its finally spring and crappy tires and hubcaps have to hit the road. Part 2 = wheels arrive Part 3= install as things start to come together i will keep you all...
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