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  1. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Who has chipped their B5.5 with the 1.8t in it? I'm looking for a mild tune, nothing that might cause engine damage.
  2. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey I have 2.8 L passat v6 4motion automatic and I'm looking for some suggestions on how to get more horsepower without breaking the bank.
  3. New Member Introductions
    I have a 2000 Passat v6 and I'm looking for some horsepower mods that won't break the bank. Cars completely stock. Thanks
  4. New Member Introductions
    Hey new to Passat world. Have a 2000 Passat v6 and looking for some horsepower modification suggestions that won't break the bank. Currently all stock. Thanks.
  5. B5 Garage
    does anyone know a good reasonable priced turbo to put in my passat? if its bolt on idc just can i get it tuned to push more than the stock like 8 lbs of boost? i want to outpull my friends with their little stock cars. my budget is $1000 and i do most of the work myself :wrench: ive done a lot...
  6. B5 Garage
    Wondering how I derive a few more horses from my '02 2.8L. Have a GLX 4Motion and would be nice to have a bit more get and go, particularly after being in my '08 2.0T Jetta Wolfsburg.
  7. B5 Garage
    i have an 03 1.8t passat and i wanted to get some pretty big gains without spending thousands... i was thinking of this- cold air intake-$150 magnaflow muffler-$150 performance headers? Where could I get those from? Bleed valve for more boost from the turbo? (cheap, heard makes a pretty big...
  8. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Can anyone confirm what the horsepower rating is for the AUG engine? It seems to be a mix of parts from the other three engines they used. :crazy: Henry
  9. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    im looking for a way to get more ponies out of my 99 passat V6 tip-tronic also what is a good suspension to go with wanna lower it just a little dont wanna be stuck on speed bumps though.:thumbup:
  10. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey everyone, so I heard that all 2002 W8's with automatic tiptronic transmission can only hold up to 300 hp, strictly because of the transmission. I just wanted to confirm that this rumor is true or false. I have about 290 in it now and would like to do a bit more, but definitely do not want to...
  11. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    i'm just starting work on my car, and this seems like a good place to start, $50 for a supposed 10HP gain, and increase acceleration doesn't sound bad. but i'm not sure where, but i remember reading problems with this filter, anyone have one or used one before? can you really even tell the...
  12. B5 Garage
    I was looking at the horsepaower specs between the Audi 2.8L and the VW 2.8L. The Audi has 10 more HP. Does anyone know if this is all done with the ECU chip or are there mechanical differences between the engine?
  13. Anything Auto
    How many horsepower have you owned? Total up the power of your various cars.... first car - 1985 4 cyl mustang. 88hp. (before I got to it at least. It went downhill fast.) 2nd car - 1984 Scirocco (stock) 90hp 3rd car - 1983 BMW 320 - 100hp 4th car - 1988 4Runner V6 - 140hp 5th car - 1994...
  14. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    It was hiding behind my NewSouth Performance intake manifold gasket, of all places. :thumbdown To tell the truth, I knew it was there all along, because when I installed it I noticed the ports in the gasket were smaller than the ports on the old gasket, but I was in a rush and I was sick of...
  15. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    i have a 1999 1.8t and i want to know some cheap modds that will boost mythp
  16. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    My apologies for asking this question several times but my answers that I am getting are not quite helping. I mean they do but some people's suggestions call for a 7K job others only $500.00 Here is what I posted on Yahoo Answers: I was wondering on a 2003 1.8T Standard 4 cylinder Engine that...
  17. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have a 1.8 T 4 Cylinder Engine. How does one boost torque and horsepower enough to really feel a significant difference in take off? My engine is from 2003 so it has 170 hp. I have been told ECU but people are telling me if I do ECU I have to add a turbo or supercharger? I don't know anything...
  18. B5 Garage
    Ok I looked into the ECU suggestions given to me by a few people on the forums. My engine is like stock 170 Horses. I want to know how can I boost the torque and the horsepower to say, 220Horses at the cheapest? I talked to an import tuner mechanic at their shop and these people were serious...
  19. B5 Garage
    I have a 2003 1.8T with 60K miles. How can I boost the horsepower and/or torque in the car? Lets say to at least that of the new VW Passat at 200 Horses. Is it going to give me problems once I do that in the future? Is it difficult to maintain if you are not a mechanic? That's me by the way. I'm...
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