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  1. Parts For Sale
    Guy's, Totaled my GLX Passat Wagon before I could install 2005 Passat GLX Mirrors with the Turn Signals in them. I rebuilt these mirrors with ALL VW Parts so the mirrors have new black base plates, new hardware kits with new screws, and new turn signals right and left. Shells were...
  2. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    hi everyone, can anyone tell me what grade gear oil is used in the b5 vw passat 1.6L and do i fill gearbox? thanks for any help. regards nijinski
  3. New Member Introductions
    Happy New Year! I bought a 2006 Passat with 76K miles on Tuesday, and noticed today that it says it requires Premium Fuel - at least 91. I wasn't expecting to have to pay $0.20 more per gallon, and the dealer didn't say anything about it - I bought it used from an Acura dealership. I plan to...
  4. B5 Garage
    The preferred vendors like ecstuning and blauparts offer a "race" timing belt. Does the "race" quality belt indicate the interval can be extended? What drives the interval typically prescribed of PW followers (60-75k) versus the 105k recommended by the manufacturer? My '03 ATQ (V6) is at 158k...
  5. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Alot of guys say its better to upgrade the whole wire harness to this one over the 034 or integrated plug an play kit. Volkswagen 337/20AE 1.8T > Search > Coil Pack Wiring Harness > ES#7679 Coil Pack Wiring Harness Replacement - 1J0971658L Im just wondering what you connect the unpinned...
  6. Mobile Electronics
    This almost sounds redundant, since the Monsoon system is a factory upgrade already. Just wondering if there is more than one grade of Monsoon speakers for the Passat or if that's all there is. Specifically, I am interested in the rear speakers (mid-bass in the door and also tweeter).
  7. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    is the proper spec oil VW502.00 or VW504.00? Thanks
  8. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    All the VW docs I've seen specify API grade of SJ. I need some oil for my V6. At the auto parts store this morning, I was confronted by only SM oils. Each subsequent grade is supposed to include the requirements of the prior grade, but it doesn't always; SJ, for example, has a significantly...
  9. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    oh so i just filled up and i haven't driven my car for a few days since it was in the shop and was driving a corolla in the meantime and when i filled up i put in 87 octane but i had 3/4s already filled with premium. so i only put 1 quarter in of 87 octane so am i alright or did i fcuk up?
  10. B5 Garage
    I assume the trans-axl uses 75/90W synthetic? If not, what grade should I use? How much does the trans-axle hold on a 2004 V6 with a 5 speed manual? Thanks!
  11. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    ive been running 5w-30 full synthetic since i bought my car (v6) at 53k...since then i supercharged it and it was recommended to me on that i start running 0w-40 full synthetic.. would this grade be fine for me all year? i might run higher boost in the many miles am i...
  12. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Help me out .... i need to know if anyone here use's 89 or 87 grade gas with mods... more specifically a p-chip ... upgraded turbo oil and fuel liones and injectors... 18lbs of boost.... Let me know ... Thanks ... Rock on VW! :driving:
  13. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    1999 Passat Sedan - V6 Yes, I've searched the site in the past where folks have asked about whether it is okay to use regular gas in the V6. The impression I had was that performance may suffer as the engine adjusts to the regular grade, but for the extra $.20 per gallon go with the correct...
  14. New Member Introductions
    I've heard different stuff about using premium grade over regular but was wondering if paying those extra bucks is worth it
  15. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Is this a GL-4 or higher oil can anyone make sence of this from elfs website, castol is a grade 3 oil made from minerals, so what is this oil? ELF EXCELLIUM LDX 5W40 ACEA A3/B3/B4, API SL/CF, RENAULT; VW 502.00/505.00; BMW Longlife 98;MB p.229.3; GM-LL-B025 nice PDF datasheet...
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