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  1. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Need help finding a budget friendly front mount intercooler kit. Do they make a direct fit FMIC for the 03 Passat?
  2. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I recently Replaced my turbo cat and did a full timing service. I noticed the intercooler cross member is getting crusty and probably will not last Another year. People suggested an FMIC. I'm all for it if I could find one that was somewhat direct bolt on with minimal modification if possible. I...
  3. B5 Garage
    I'm looking for help with finding part number 3B0 145 828 K. I'm looking for used parts or links to places with the part for less than VW's $313 asking price. I'm also interested in successfully used upgrades or mods. I have had people point me towards using the 3B0 145 828 G as a substitute...
  4. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi, Anyone know the part number for the splined O-Ring on the air charge pipe that goes from the intercooler to the throttle body? 2004 Passat AWM engine. I'm chasing a boost leak, and as I have removed & replaced this hose 2x per year since new ( 26+ times) while doing the oil changes, I...
  5. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I was cleaning up under the engine this last week and as I was looking around I noticed one of the mounts for my SMIC had separated from the end tank. I have the entire front end apart as I was having radiator issues too so I thought I might as well drop the intercooler out and replace it...
  6. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Here is a pressure testing set-up I came up with to test the intercooler ducting to find a leak for the P0299 code. I used my radiator tester and just got a 1-1/4' PVC plumbing cap, a 2" coupling and a 1-1/2" coupling from the local hardware store. I could pressurize it to 10 psi. Found a leak...
  7. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hi there I have a 2005 Passat TDI I purchased 3 yrs ago and last year I had to replace the intercooler hose which was close to $500 canadian so I opted for Ebay at $65 US I installed it but the lower large end did not fit so after talking to the supplier who sold 100's of them said there...
  8. Volkswagen Passat TDI Discussion
    Hi, last fall I had to replace my turbo intercooler hose on my 05 passat TDI, the dealer wanted $400+ so I went on Ebay and pick one up for $65 approx part # 3B0145828K. When I came to install it the smaller end fit in perfectly at the top but the bottom would not go in so after an hour of...
  9. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Can anyone tell me what the sensor on the intercooler is and what it is for? I put an aftermarket fmic on but the sensor on my car is different then the port on the piping. The bolt holes line up but the sensor is bigger then the hole for it to go into, Took the sensor off and was just going to...
  10. B5 Garage
    Hey guys I have a 2000 Passat wagon 1.8t that I'd like the mount a front intercooler on, I've seen the piping kits and elbows and what not, my question is when you delete the small stock intercooler the map sensor is on it, where does that sensor go with a new piping? Or is there a special pipe...
  11. B5 Garage
    I think I have found the source of my issues. I think the o-ring on the intercooler pipe to throttle body is worn or damaged. There seems to be oil residue and dirt all around that area and i think there is a boost leak causing map sensor problem. Anyway without buying a new hose what size is...
  12. Parts For Sale
    Completely front mount intercooler pulled off my car. Not sure on brand but includes all couplings, pipes and intercooler. Have pics to send via text or email. Located in Columbus Ohio. $220 shipped for it.
  13. Vendor Marketplace
    Click HERE to order or for more information. VW B6 Passat/CC New ECS Intercooler Charge Pipe Kit - The factory 2.0T TSI plastic charge pipes and rubber couplers were never designed to handle the stress and abuse of higher boost levels. When combined with power-robbing abrupt, sharp bends and...
  14. Vendor Marketplace
    Click HERE to order or for more information. VW 2.0T FSI New ECS Intercooler Charge Pipe Coupler Kit - The factory 2.0T FSI charge pipe couplers were never designed to handle the stress and abuse of higher boost levels much beyond stock. When combined with power-robbing abrupt, sharp bends and...
  15. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have a B5.5 Passat 1.8T, where can I go for piece of mind to buy a bigger intercooler kit? I plan on going the KO4 route(No Tune Yet).
  16. New Member Introductions
    Does anyone know the maximum PSI for the transmission oil cooler lines? By maximum I mean highest you would find typically, not how much they can take before they fail. Thanks!
  17. Parts For Sale
    Brand new in box, never opened. Fits 2000-2001 B5 only. List is $1050. Selling this one for $775 shipped firm. Shipping from Universal City, Texas. Email: [email protected] Phone: 210-677-5522
  18. B5 Garage
    I have a 99passat 1.8t I'm getting oil in the inner cooler and have no power any one have any ideas on y I am getting oil in the inner cooler other than the turbo
  19. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey everyone, Does anybody own a b5.5 out there that has set up a FMIC and bought a kit for under 500? I know they don't make kits for the b5.5, only the b5's, but I heard you only need to do some adjustments to fit it into a b5.5. I've been searching for this SOB for a while now, and I just...
  20. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Just wondering if anyone with a B5.5 has a FMIC set up. I was searching the forums and saw most people used ebay kits and were happy with them. Has anyone used this kit? Bolt on Aluminum Bar Plate Turbo Intercooler Piping 96 01 VW Passat A4 B5 1 8T | eBay I'm also guessing it won't be an...
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