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  1. hi from albany, NY. This is post # 2, then I'll start looking for what I need.

    New Member Introductions
    Hi everyone. Anyone from the Albany NY area, give me a shout out. Would love to see who's local. I do believe there is a VW club that meets weekly? Anyway, I do have 2 immediate needs that I'll start researching. 1) I need help getting my airbag fault/light reset. I was replacing the...
  2. I'll just leave this here...

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    2005 B6 A4.
  3. I'll be damned......

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Replacing upper control arms on my kid's v6 passat and I was pleasantly surprised that both pinch bolts came loose without issue. A little bit of PB Blaster and some hits with the air hammer and voila. This on a car that has spent every winter since new in the northeast and has never had the...
  4. I'll let this speak for itself.

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    Orange you glad this is not in your driveway?:P
  5. I'll just leave this here...

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    Aaaaa.. So it's two new threads, not just posts :)
  6. 2.8 radiator dilema, think I'll replace it myself

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Updated! 2.8 radiator dilema, think I'll replace it myself 2000, 2.8, 5-speed manual tranny A new radiator, two gallons of coolant and what else do I need to change this out? The car is in the shop now because it doesn't have heat. So they spend a couple of hours diagnosing a leaky radiator...
  7. New Member, I'll just ask the question Here! 2.8l Timing

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    03 passat glx 2.8 complex timing setting... The right timing Pulley ate up the bearings and jumped timing.. I understand redoing the timing belt/Water pump and thermostat, also that it may have bent the Valves, But I want to try the timing belt install first before pulling the heads... How do I...
  8. Bye Bye Passat.. I'll miss you :(

    The Showroom
    2 years and 2 month ago I bought her from local dealership.... Only 51xxx miles.... beautiful white wagon... leather... one owner.... never been abused.... driven only between Cupertino and San Jose... she had everything... leather, heated seats... everything... too much to list... but it is...
  9. Ill miss the forums!

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Goodbye b5/b5.5 owners! Im off to basic training tomorrow for the US Army! I really will miss the forums and all the information iv learned from everybody! Later guys.
  10. I'll buy this B5.5 cheap and throw it back together...easy!

    The Showroom
    I guess I will introduce myself. We had a little girl in December and have decided that our cabrio wasn't cutting it for my daily driver anymore. So the cabrio went and we are now a two wagon household. Besides more than a couple mk1,2, and 3s. I have had a B2 Quantum, B3 wagon, B4 wagon...
  11. Garage Day this week? I'll buy the beer

    USA - East
    Anyone in the Massachusetts area want to come swing by my place and help me out, I'm home from Afghanistan only for the next 2 weeks? I'm going to be painting my car, and I need some people who are decent with body prep work. I can paint like a champion, I just can't prep/tape very well. Cars...
  12. Ill just leave this here.....

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    watch this, and if you want your click back. to bad.
  13. Maybe I'll shoot the car and have a drink!

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    I have a 2001 Passat wagon v6. My wife likes the car but it doesn't like me. I need some moral support to keep from going crazy. Every time I think I've gotten the car fixed, something new and totally unexpected happens.:rolleyes: And this time its baaaaaad! Bottom of the spark plug is gone...
  14. I'll help install your new axles for FREE !

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    The two best options for buying new axles are: Option 1: The best quality is for $180 each, but you have to return your old axles (cores) to them and the old axles MUST be the original VW/Audi axles or Raxles will not accept them and they will charge you an additional $80 per axle...
  15. Ehh... I'll keep my B5.5, thanks... (pic)

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  16. new to passat world, i guess i'll introduce myself/my car!

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    i found passat world a while ago, and since buying one about a month ago i'm on here all the time, so figured i'd become a member! Its an 05 passat, only had it for about a month, so i haven't done anything to it yet, i've got a long list of things i want to change though! yea its kind...
  17. ill be finally starting .. any suggestions?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    after cleaning her up and doing small things i will finally start modding my b5. i want a new grille and possibly anything else to make it look nicer than it already is. double din is already 90% installed just waiting on trim. want to know what your guys' suggestions are. i cant do anything...
  18. I'll be dropping my 09 Passat: comments on yours please ?

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    I juste ordered through ECS Tuning a VW Sport Spring kits (Mfg Part# 3C0071679). The regular price was 275$, and it's in sale for 47$ only....what a bargain ! Now I'd like to have your impressions for those, who are running this OEM kit. How improve is the drive ? How long it takes to install ...
  19. Sadness...thinking out loud...Claudine is ill

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    Changed the oil today, due to the fact this is the first nice weather we've had here in what seems like forever. I had just done it about 1800 miles ago, but that was only the first time I had done so and I also wanted to install my giant Wix oil filter, which didn't fit anyways. There went...
  20. been slipping my mind but ill ask

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    got a 98 b5 wagon 1.8t awhile back used to have a 01 wolfsburg jetta 1.8t, could really hear the turbo and feel it in that car, i cant so much in this like i can heear the dv but thats it, im alos high up on the clock for miles, is my shit dead?