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  1. Former B5 S4 owner back in a b5.5 wagon

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    Wanted to introduce myself, my name is Alex. I just picked up a 2004 1.8t fwd auto wagon. I had a 2000 S4 stage 3 6 speed from 2010-2014. I loved it but at 193k miles it was time for something else... and the turbos were going out. Anyways, I'm in school full time for the last 3 years and have...
  2. Former B5 member

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    2002 GLS 1.8t
  3. New Member - '03 V6 3.0 GLX former '99 GLS owner

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    Hello, I am the former owner of a brand new '99 GLS 1.8t that I sold back in 2005. Great car but it blew the timing belt right before the warranty expired at 100k. Engine was replaced under warranty. I bet it is still out on the road. Just picked up an 03 GLX V6 one owner car with 113k on...
  4. Former GTI owner on board

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    Probably one of many here, but have now purchased my largest VW ever, the Passat. My last VW was a MK6 GTI. Out with the old, in with the new.
  5. 2000 Passat w/ former Monsoon HU help needed

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    I know this is the noob tube, so it looks like I haven't done much research, because there's plenty of threads with the information i'm looking for. It's just that after going through so many pages of google and these forums specifically, I am still confused about installing the aftermarket...
  6. Farewell to a former B5.5'er

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    We lost another Passat owner to the Audi world, Motolegends has moved on. I took a 3 hour trip to pick up some left over parts from Jeff over the weekend and what a wealth of knowledge this guy has on Passats. 30 years of being around German engineering and it shows. He took the time to go a...
  7. Former Lurker turns Newb!

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    GR8 info here. B5 caretaker & owner
  8. FS: 1999 B5 Passat - Former Show Winner - CA, USA

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    Greetings PW, It's been awhile, but it's time to move on. I'm selling my car AS IS currently for: $5000 1.8T GLS Manual 5spd Windosr Blue Exterior (Jet Blk Roof) Beige Leather Interior (Black Corbeau Seats and more Black Accents) 197K Miles (all commuter and freeway driving to shows around...
  9. NPR ‘appalled’ by former exec’s comments

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    Suuuurrrreee NPR is "appalled" by his comments. :angel: Link to full story.
  10. Video, Former F1 drive drive Type-R Civic

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    With his wife in the car. LOL! All the screaming and everything from her and he looked like he was watching the football game. !!!!! :) My favorite part is at 3: Turn down your speakers at the end because there is really bad techno...
  11. Former first daughter Jenna Bush joins 'Today'

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  12. Ill. Gov. arrested for trying to sell Obama's former Senate seat, and other charges

    The Black Hole about shady...i hope he gets what he deserves.
  13. Former Suby Owner

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    Lets try this again.... Hey guys, whats going on? I frequently hang out on TST ( and am a moderator on I drive a 2000 VW Passat GLX that I have no plans on modifying other than tint and maybe a headlight unit upgrade to projectors and a HID kit. Until I...
  14. Any former MK3 drivers on here

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    Just wondering if there are any former MK3 jetta or golf drivers that converted to the passat like me. I still have my old MK3 and I am starting a big project with it and would like some input from any former drivers or if you still have drive one. my plans for it are show and track. so far my...
  15. Hello from a former MK2 guy, now b5 variant

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    Hello all. I've got a bone stock 2000 variant 1.8t, tip. (Besides tinted windows) I've been a LONG time MK2 fan/driver untill I got married. (still a fan, but the toys had to go...for now.) Then my son came along.....and now I have a wagon. It's taken some time to get used to. I've had it...
  16. Former Klansman in line to be President

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    Well, they promised us "change" and they sure delivered. Robert C. Byrd (D-WV) is now third in line to become the President of the United States. I guess David Duke picked the wrong party.
  17. Former A4 owner, now Passat owner... Few questions...

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Greetings all! After retiring my '02 Audi A4 1.8T Quattro, I was able to pick up a '05.5 Audi A4 2.0T Quattro back in June. As it turned out, this new A4 had a number of engine and tranny issues. Long story short over the weekend the dealer could not repair the A4 so we got our $ back and our...
  18. Former Audi/VW design chief moves to Kia

    Anything Auto Excerpt: Peter Schreyer was Audi's chief designer between 1994 and 2002, chief designer for Volkswagen from 2002 to 2005, and since 2005 has been the head of advanced design for the Volkswagen group; his designs include the New Beetle and Audi...
  19. Husseins former bodyguard provides details of Iraq's secret

    The Black Hole,5478,5921220%5E663,00.html SADDAM Hussein's senior bodyguard has fled with details of Iraq's secret arsenal. His revelations have supported US President George W. Bush's claim there is enough evidence from UN inspectors to justify going to...