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  1. Chasing an Oil leak, so much fun!

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    ok so here is the background on the car, purchased this car for a heck of a deal about 6 months or so ago from nice gentlemen, its a 2002 Passat GLX 4Motion 2.8, I recently installed a PES G2 system. when I purchased the car it needed the following: Timing belt Alternator Water pump...
  2. So long b5 passat. You were mostly fun.

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    I hate deer.
  3. 2003 VW Passat GLX 2.8L V6 fun.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello! So, i have a 2003 Passat in pretty good condition with only 127'xxx miles on it. I am wanting to remove the engine and rebuild it as well as anything else that needs to be replaced while the engine is out. What i need help with is what exactly are some things i should look at replacing...
  4. 2001 Passat 1.8t AWM this one is gonna be fun! Lol

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    Just came up on lovely Passat turbo had some issues did clutch got it running due to the person (female) that had it before me ran the clutch until it caught fire and melted some of the hoses and harness and coolant res. So this is where the fun part starts!!
  5. Fun video, engine breakdown and rebuild...

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  6. Posting for fun

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    Loads of fun. #2.
  7. 2003 Passat

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    It is a long story...
  8. Fun with B5.5 wagon

    New Member Introductions
    Look forward to lotsa fun mods to my new wagon. Will be searching the forums for info and ideas.
  9. Because LIGHT BAR

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    So a freind of mine got a light bar on ebay for his jeep... And i had wanted to build one so thats all the more teasoning to now! So i made one. It eventually costs in the end a tune of $80-$90 for it and its worth every penny. I clearly am a function over form person. Its some "cheap" good...
  10. 99' Passat 1.8T - Much issues, Much fun

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    Hey gang! Just picked up a 99' passat the other day. I managed to kill what was left of the poor clutch before I even got it home (was advised to tow), and knowing bought it with a bad transmission. On the bright side I should have the engine and transmission pulled sometime tomorrow :)! I just...
  11. Rear Crank seal is leaking... Fun job ahead

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey everyone. I'm looking for some advice regarding crankshaft seals. Mine has been leaking for quite some time but it increased quite a lot the last few months. This is a 1.8T AEB. I do have to replace it but since it's such a PITA job I was wondering if I should change anything else while I...
  12. lil fun with big turbo

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
  13. Let the fun begin

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    So, I'm kinda new around here, but been dealing more with Mk2, B5 A4, and car audio. I bought my wagon with intention to use it as my next project (car audio competition and show car), but my kid took the A4, and future ex took the wagon, while I drove a titan. but shit happens and she's got the...
  14. Its been fun....

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    This past Thursday I traded in my aging Passat on a CPO '11 335i xDrive, 6MT M sport. I wasn't the most active member on the boards but I certainly relied a lot on all the great knowledge in here. My Passat treated me very well over the years I owned it but after 205,000 miles, I started to...
  15. Turbo fun :)

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Got a 1.8t that I love it's a 99 but I've been told that if I push more than 11 psi on stock ecu tuning there is no benefit. So what I'm wondering is 1 can you bypass it by running different plugs and 2 where could I get my ecu flashed and how much would it be? This isn't urgent at all but I'm...
  16. Too much fun

    New Member Introductions
    You can't have too much fun, so I've bought my 2nd Passat, a 96 B4 TDI wagon. It needs everything fixed. Can't wait to get started. Brought the '96 home yesterday and today my '02 4motion 2.8 won't start. Go figure! Ordered Ross Tech Vag Com setup to get some answers. Without it I'm just...
  17. Cluster fcuking... so much fun!

    B5 Garage
    OK, the subject line is a stretch in an awkward direction. Sue me. I need to vent and share a few things for those that have scratched their heads before over all the cluster modification how-tos, what goes where, what's compatible, etc. In short, it is a cluster fcuk. I could wax on and on for...
  18. hope i will find it fun?

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    am new here find it fun
  19. Moving is fun! FS: 2 new B5.5 Coil Packs....$40 shipped

    Parts For Sale
    Yup...finding all sorts of cool stuff. OEM Coil Packs for a B5.5....shipped to your door for $40.
  20. More O2 Sensor Fun

    B5 Garage
    I had replaced the front (S1) O2 sensors on my 01 4mo wagon a few months ago, but had left the rear one which was throwing a code until things warmed up some. It was the passenger side rear O2 sensor, the one that goes up instead of sideways. Today was that day, and I had almost got it done. I...
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