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  1. Parts For Sale
    In the very near future I will be removing my Bilstein PSS9 coil-overs from my '04 GLX. The '04 GLX will be going up for sale soon along with the PSS9's. Seeing as the PSS9's won't work on my W8 they are of no use to me anymore. The W8 has different spring rates in the front and the rear end is...
  2. Group Buys
    Currently working on yet another suspension refresh and also changing out the front struts on a B5.5. I am so sick of those cheezy assed spring compressors, slipping around the coil causing the spring to bulge out one side and the fact that the acme threads are always getting messed up because...
  3. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    This an attempt to generate interest in a true bolt on no modification Aluminum flywheel with the 240mm RS4 clutch to adapt to the AHA / ATQ V6 engines. I have set a deadline of 2 working days to have a complete design of a 12-14 pound aluminum flywheel that will bolt directly to the AHA / ATQ...
  4. Volkswagen Passat CC Discussion
    Just crossed 40k, going to be doing the scheduled service soon. Any interest in a write up?
  5. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Feeling out interest: Proper intake heat shield Alright, so a couple members have asked me in PM's where my intake heat shield came from; I have access to a sheet metal shop at work and made that heat shield for between my stock air box and the area where the turbo charger, catalytic converter...
  6. New Member Introductions
    I am a former die-hard Toyota enthusiast. Earlier this year I picked up a 1984 VW Rabbit Diesel with a blown head gasket for a good price. Fixed it up in no time and realized how easy it is to work on older VW's. About a month about I traded in my Scion xB on a 2001 VW Passat V6. It was worth...
  7. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey guys, I am in the middle of doing a tip to manual swap on the 5.5 and trying to guage interest in a write-up. I have seen a bunch for A4 but none for Passat. Most of it is the same so just want to know if this community would find this helpful. :wrench::thumbup:
  8. Anything Auto
    Hey PassatWorld, Some of you know me and some of you may not. PW Profile. I'm in an undergraduate automotive engineering program at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology . I'm currently in my fourth year with another year left as I spread out my courses over five years instead...
  9. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    if i had some made, would there be any interest in a set for sale? they would be made by a professional model maker who does this sort of thing for a living. if you are interested in painting your lowers, youll be familiar with the fact that the door skirts are made of rubber and wont hold a...
  10. New Member Introductions
    Hi, I am posting to the Noob Tube so that I can ask for peoples opinions about a 1995 Passat wagon 1.9L Diesel with 184000km on it. The seller is asking 6500 CAD. Thanks.
  11. New Member Introductions
    Hello all, I actually own a Jetta, but found some interesting posts on here about fixing my sunroof, hence my membership...
  12. Parts For Sale
    Ok so long story short I'm a total noob to what downpipes fit what cars but here's the deal. I have a good friend that owns an exhaust shop and does VERY clean, good work. He is building me a 2.5" downpipe for my 2003 tiptronic 1.8t wagon. He has offered to make more if people here are...
  13. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    I will be installing my air ride on the B6 between this week and next. I was wondering if there is any interest in a write up or DIY. Please let me know so that I take pictures. :thumbup:
  14. Classified Archive
    I might have got my hands on a set of brand new sideskirts and rear bumper spoiler and diffuser. Wanna know if its worth me selling them. Ill have pics tomorrow.
  15. B5 Garage
    I've been reading about VAG-COM and thought I'd scan my car ('99 Passat GLX V6) just to see what comes up. I don't have the cash to shell out for a real Ross-Tech interface right now, but the cheap Chinese clone seems to work well enough with 409.1. Shareware version of 409.1 doesn't auto scan...
  16. Classified Archive
    Hey, I have a front bumper and side skirts, still in box, whats the interest like for these. located bristol va
  17. Classified Archive
    Hello All, Im just putting a feeler out to see the interest in a votex front bumper and side skirts for the b5.5, located in bristol va. let me no any interest
  18. Classified Archive
    Sold SOLD :thumbup:
  19. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey guys- not really sure if this is the right place for this, but im going to throw it up here anyway. I work for a company that manufactures modular flooring and we have a line that I am currently working with called AutoDeck. They are 12” by 12” tiles that interlock with loops and create a...
  20. Anything Auto
    Just curious, any interest in something like this in the US?