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  1. FS: OEM German VW First Aid Kit $35

    Parts For Sale
    FS: OEM German VW First Aid Kit $25 Original OEM German VW First Aid Kit made to exactly fit the B5.5 rear shelf above the CD changer slot. Everything is be intact and unused however, the kit is 15 years old so there may be items with expiration dates that are no longer good. It’s still a...
  2. just an american trying to figure out german engineering.

    New Member Introductions
    hello world! im new to posting all that but im frequent these forums and ones like it to get the information i need for my VW problems. looking forward to officially be apart of the community and help out where needed :D. cheers!
  3. German W8's

    Anything Auto
    Was watching Superman W8's video and I ran across this video from Germany. What in the world is that extra tubing (injection?) on the second and third Passat at 1:50 and at 1:55 respectively?
  4. Gotta love German cars!

    New Member Introductions
    This should be post #2
  5. German Cockroaches in my car!!!!!

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have looked and looked all over here and a few other places and was pretty certain I wouldn't find the issue I have going on so I thought I would share it. Bought my 01 Passat V6 back around Sept 2015. After taking it to a repair shop I noticed some cockroaches were crawling around inside. As...
  6. Steve's B5 - 18yrs german sedan

    The Showroom
    Hi guys. At first sorry for my english. ;) I bought my B5 Summer 2013. At first i put some 19'' summer-wheels on it. step-by-step I bought used and new parts (headlights, orange winker, a AP-coilovers, change the interieur from velour to black full-leather, burl-decor, us-front-bar, paint...
  7. New car!!! German engineering is for me~!!!!

    The Black Hole
    Hi guys! I just got a really nice 1998 Volkswagon Passatt with the 1.8 turbo engine and the "check engine" light is on. Also I am told my CEL is on. My car also overheats when I drive. Are Volkswagons good cars? Seems very sporty! I hope this car doesn't cost too much to own, I just had a...
  8. New VW B6 Owner First German Whip aha ! Any good ?

    New Member Introductions
    Atm Im enjoying my new B6 however few things im concerned about, my mechanic told me the 2.0 TDI is more unreliable than the 1.9TDI ? also back passanger door does not open when other doors are unlocked it will only open from the inside. Haven't given fuel economy a chance yet but will keep an...
  9. German display

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi, I was wondering what could cause my message display near the speedometer suddenly change to German? Also how do I fix it? It's a 2000 4 motion. Thanks!
  10. Walmart has German Castrol

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I've always run either Mobil1 or Valvoline Synpower in all my cars. When I first bought the Passat in January I put in Mobil1 0w40. Two weeks ago I changed the oil and filter after 3k miles and put in Valvoline Maxlife full synthetic (silver bottle) 5w30 beacuse I have the V6 and hear there not...
  11. VW Passat B5.5 3BG 'German Look'

    New Member Introductions
    Hi/Salut! First of all thank you all for your time, reading and contributing (or not) to this or any of mine posts. Let's go. Im fully focused on a Vehicle Project: Passat B5.5 1.9 TDI Highline Model 03' Year (Fresco Green colour). It's 2-3 months since i bought it, for a cheap cheap prize...
  12. New to the German Engineering, in desperate need of help!!!

    New Member Introductions
    hello passat world, new and desperate here :(. So i bought a 99 passat wagon 1.8t 20 valve 2 wheel drive(assume B5) about a month ago. everything was great until i checked some fluids and started noticing some strange things. So first what seems to be one of my worst symptoms is that the oil...
  13. new to the German engineering

    New Member Introductions
    im new to the passat world i just bought my 05 passat tdi as a project ill be posting pics soon
  14. Hi, I'm new and also a proud new owner of an all wheel drive German vehicle !!

    New Member Introductions
    So my first order of business, I need to tow the car home. What tools do I need to actually unhook the rear driveline for save tow dolly towing ??? Size of wrenches, or sockets…? a coat hanger to hang driveline? I'm a chevy person but I love all cars, so bear with me please. thanks all
  15. German license plate, how to attach?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi guys, I am thinking about buying a europlate for my b5.5 passat, but I don't want to buy the bracket and everything, is there a way that i could use strong double sided tape to hold it there? any help would be greatly appreciated, thanks!
  16. Blauparts: Double Discount! Extra 10% Off on Overstocked German Vw Oils and Fluids

    Vendor Marketplace
    For the entire month of October: RAVENOL of Germany Automotive Lubricants and Oils! 10% Off + Free Shipping with Coupon Code OCT1013 Vw Gear Lube / Manual Transmission Fluid Ravenol GL-4 and GL-5 gear oils are classified as high performance. Ravenol transmission fluids and gear oils are...
  17. :: ECS Tuning :: Pentosin, The Best German Oil For Your German Car - Click Here !!!

    Vendor Marketplace
    Click HERE to order or for more information. Pentosin, The Best German Oil For Your German Car - Pentosin superior lubrication that meets factory specs. From flushing coolant or brake fluid down to a simple oil change, we got you covered! Maintenance should never wait - Check your fluids and...
  18. Cam Chain Tensioner - FYI - German Auto Supply

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    A few weeks back I posted a question about who to go to for mission critical parts like the CCT's. I ended up using German Auto Supply - found here I want to tell everone here that my experience with them is top notch. I purchased both the left & right bank CCT's for...
  19. German looking for B5.5 Chrome Ashtray Cover for armrest from W8

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi Guys, im desperately searching for the W8 chrome cover/trim for the armrest .. is anyone out there, selling it? Or may one of you ask one of the local dealers, if they have it in stock? In germany the part isn't...
  20. New to German engineering.

    New Member Introductions
    Hello all. Bought a 2002 Passat 1.8t. $600, clean car, low O/P, spun a main bearing. Ordered several new parts. New mains, rods, oil pump, timing belt, gaskets, filters, etc... Fabricated a custom O/P pickup tube with larger diameter inlet. If I knew how to post pics I would show it. Im...