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  1. Vehicles For Sale
    http://i81.photobucket.com/albums/j228/pietrovito157/215228_1978402543375_1342480479_2268723_5281089_n.jphttp://i81.photobucket.com/albums/j2..._5281089_n.jpg http://i81.photobucket.com/albums/j2...h_IMG_1141.jpg http://i81.photobucket.com/albums/j2...h_7099197c.jpg Unitronic Stage 2+ engine...
  2. B5 Garage
    Ok, well back again! I had my car with the mechanic for about a month and I just got it back to find that I was still having the poor response problem.. It's weird because I don't get the check engine light, last time the emission workshop went on for like 5 seconds then it went away.. Well...
  3. New Member Introductions
    I've been wrenching my whole life, my wife's car lost AC, and I'm looking for advice. In order to get it, I apparently need to jump through hoops.
  4. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So after doing hours of research on the web i need the PW members to chime in with their knowledge. My 99 AEB is stock. With 163k km and I do have a faint noticable whine from the turbo when I start the car up and drive the first few km. Recently my friend has offered me his k03 from his 2004...
  5. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Ok, the issue is the basic, been already thinking also of getting a T4 Transporter / Caravelle / Multivan, but gotta try cuz I like our Passat. We got a third baby "in the oven" and I've already confirmed that the space is enough to have three child seats in a row. Problem is that we want to...
  6. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi everyone sorry if my questions seem stupid...but i tried getting that revo softwere installed but my computer was locked so they couldnt do it....So for now should i just get a boost controller to turn up my own boost? I need to save up for the APR chip??
  7. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello to all, Question, With a 1.8t engine how much HP can you gain with an exhaust system starting from the cat-back.
  8. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    since you can use these programs to adjust timing advance on the DBW cars, do you think it would be possible to gain some hp/tq from advancing the timing on a stock B5.5 1.8T ? advancing by like 0.75 to 1.5deg then monitoring block 020 and seeing if timing retard is under 6. is this possible...
  9. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    My car is 99 passat sedan. 1.8t only can run about 450 kms anyone can tell me how to save more gas on trip?? I just did a big maintance in VW..its like a tune up.. thx...
  10. Anything Auto
    http://money.cnn.com/2006/05/11/magazines/business2/bmwm5/index.htm The 5.0L V10 makes 400hp, but when you push the "M" button, it hits 500hp. :crazy: I want an "M" button in the Passat.
  11. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    What up All, I am new to the site. I will like to know how to increase the hp in my 2003 passat w8. If it is a exhaust, I will like to install one that is not loud at all. Give me some advice on hp gains, Thanks.
  12. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I just installed a new Remus muffler today,but the there is barely any difference in the sound.I want to remove the middle silencer and put a straight pipe there.Did that anybody allready?Is it not dangerous?Is it not gona be to loud after that?I have a V6.Please,somebody give me an advice.:nervous:
  13. Mobile Electronics
    My RF amp has a remote gain control knob. It has been loose in my ash tray for over a year. Where is a good place to install it? It should be a pretty easy install, drill a hole, put the post through the hole, secure it, and pop the knob back on the post. The whole thing is about 2 inches...
  14. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Ok....I just got my car a dyno and I was able to pull 169 hp/171 tq. For some reason I thought the torque is suppose to be higher. What have you experienced from a GIAC chip? My car is a 01 B5 1.8T Manual. Mods: Giac chip, Milltek Exhaust and Samco turbo inlet pipe. Last time I dynoed...
  15. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Barometric Pressure Mod yields 10% HP/TQ gain Remember this?: Adjust Timing using Barometric Pressure Circuit I did some more experimenting, and went from 200WTQ/170WHP to 220WTQ/190WHP by setting the barometric pressure signal equivalent to near sea-level. Here's the before and after dynos...
  16. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I installed an FMIC this weekend, pics are taken, writeup is in-process. I also I relocated the DV and eliminated some severe bends in the Turbo Outlet Hose. Throttle response is fantastic, and the FMIC looks killer. Intake Temps are reduced from 60C peak to 50C peak. Knock retard is reduced...
  17. Anything Auto
    Okay, here's the deal. A friend of mine has a civic and is claiming that he could get 200 extra hp bringin him somewhere up to 330 just by getting a huge ass turbo, sleeving the engine, and a few other mods. My question is, wouldnt' that be too much for such a small engine? Its my understanding...
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