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  1. Gutted B5.25!!

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    I purchased a 2001 B5 1.8t with 148K miles for $1200 in March. I have since put 11K miles on it and it has changed drastically. I swapped a B5 front end and have done some major weight reduction. The car has upgraded drilled and slotted brakes, aftermarket DV, emissions delete, and some other...
  2. Cats gutted - Resurfaced head - reworked headers [V6 30V] $1500 later

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    After another $1500 the V6 is getting seriously fast :D I got a call back from the shop - all 4 cats are gutted and O2 sensor readings are being emulated by a computer so NEVER a Cat CEL EVER again!!! :bowdown: Head and Valve covers have been removed and received a great cleaning, painting and...
  3. Gutted MAF ported TB?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So after picking up a POS Mk3 Jetta to work on for the summer I was crusing vortex for DIYs. I came across a couple interesting posts in my searches. One talks about porting out the throttle body to a smoother finish. The other refers to removing the screen on the MAF sensor. Apparently in the...
  4. Pic Request: Passat w/ gutted engine bay

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey everyone. I'm looking for pictures of a B5 with no engine. Post em here! Thanks.
  5. Very, Very gutted...

    Europe
    Just come back from Canada to a very broken 98 R Passat 20V. Got a txt msg about a week before coming home from my g/f to say she had been towed home after breaking down, reckoning it was the timing belt! Timing belt looks fine, but looks like something up the top has seized, oh dear, I just...
  6. Gutted

    Europe
    I just took the car for a rolling road to get the bhp of the car now (Chipped)and then after the work has been done get the bhp to compare the difference. Was really suprised to find the car chipped was only putting out 190 and was pinking like hell. I am using optimax so cant understand why...
  7. Gutted cat caused a rough idle ???

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    i gutted my cat 2 days ago (no cels yet ) but whenever i push my clutch in and the rpms drop it almost dies it bounces around under 1000rpms then smooths out . i need some help Thanks Ben
  8. mil with gutted cat ?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    im planning on gutting my cat next weekend and im pretty sure that ill through a mil. But i was thinking if i keep the first o2 sensor pluged in and zip tie the second to the firewall it would keep from doing this. I thought of this since the first picks up the pulluted air and the second picks...
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