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  1. Vendor Deals
    We just spotted an Autoguide.com favorite 1/2" drive torque wrench on sale via Amazon.com. The Tekton 1/2" drive torque wrench is rated for 10/150 ft.-lb. and features sturdy all metal construction. With the current 29% discount, it's priced at only $28.50! Read More About The Torque...
  2. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hey guys, I've been looking for a decent drop for my 08. I've been doing some research on the cup kits that ecs tuning has and I like the idea of a slightly stiffer than stock ride with a 1.5 inch drop. Anyone have any other ideas? Budget is about $700 and I don't want to go too much higher. I'm...
  3. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Recently painted the grill, antenna and rear emblem flat black Now I was thinking to paint the rub strips flat black. WHAT DO YOU GUYS THINK? WILL IT LOOK NICE??
  4. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey everyone, I'm changing my Valve Cover Gasket and my CCT Gasket tomorrow.. I was just wondering if any of you have any advice or tips or suggestions to make the process go a little smoother/easier! I know it's been done before and i know it's been done the wrong way also, so I want to make...
  5. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I was talking to a mechanic about building a custom exhaust for my v6 b5.5. He is a "vw specialist" and claims mods like a chip, an exhaust, and an intake don't really help much/aren't worth the money for the v6. I guess implying the motor to already be optimized, which doesn't sound right to...
  6. Wheel and Tire Forum
    I there differences between tyre makes that how easy they rub to the fender? Going to put 235/35/19 with oz ultraleggeras (8x19", et 35).
  7. The Showroom
    Well I took the lady to get her inspection done before she is put asleep until next year. Im sorry for the crappy cell phone pics. Pictures speak for themselves :lol: well i hope you all enjoyed the last pics of my car looking like that. I went to my girls house tonight on the way back on...
  8. Anything Auto
    (Been wanting to take pics of this in the work parking lot for a long time...) Ha Ha
  9. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    My wife and I decided to sell the passat and purchased a MKIII VR6 Jetta 1999. So the "Red Sled" went to live in NY, she has a much loved dub family home. I am sad to leave cause you ALL are have been friendly, informative, and just a good bunch of people!!!!!!!! I have enjoyed my stay here...
  10. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Yup, I took it to a station that I used a couple of years back. That time, they didn't say anything but this year, they wouldn't test it due to the FMIC... I actually think it's only because they didn't notice it last time. Anyone know of a Test Only station that won't grip too much about an...
  11. The Showroom
    Another shoot with more friends at least:lol: Ever since they built this freeway onramp tunnel-style in my city I've dreamed of taking pictures there. So we got up a 2:30 in the morning to be sure no one would be around and went at it. The lighting turned out to be too much for my poor...
  12. Mobile Electronics
    Modesto CA- After Several minutes of research and not so extensive R+D time Arc Audio releases its newest line of Woman Friendly Amplifiers. Marketing and Advertising insider Fred Lynch stated "Finally the solution for men to help their wives and signifigent others to understand our passions...
  13. B5 Garage
    All, For my 40K service on my 2003 1.8T, I did most of the "biggie" required maintenance myself (air filter, cabin filter, oil & oil filter, tire rotation, etc.). I had my local indy mechanic check the belts, brake system, and other important bits (as a CYA). I hemmed and hawed over paying...
  14. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Just gave ClairVW (Saco, Maine) a call, turns out they are fine with chipping and what not and won't void my CPO. That just made my day! I was planning on waiting until the CPO expired so I got my moneys worth, but if it still remains intact!!! APR here I COME!!! Man this is going to...
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