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  1. New Member from Providence, Rhode Island

    New Member Introductions
    Traded in 2007 Volvo S40 for 2017 Passat with 32k miles. Nice car so far. 6 speed auto trans seems a little skittish. Always shifting. Too many gears. I like it in "S" mode. Better than the Volvo that was a nightmare from the day I got it (with 77k miles, but in showroom condition) and the trans...
  2. Long Island B6 noob

    New Member Introductions
    Hey what's up gang I'm new here. My name is Andre or Dre for short from long island. Just got my B6 2.0T about 2 days ago and I'm loving it. I Figure I join up to learn and possibly help out in the future. Not planning on getting to crazy with the car maybe full exhaust, springs and wheels I'll...
  3. Hi i'm Rick from that wet & horrible small island England

    New Member Introductions
    Hi i'm Rick I sometimes work as a smaller how do you semi driver but I do have the licence & i come from that wet & horrible small island England, I am new to Passatworld although I have been reading it since having a 1987 MK2 Golf GTI something like 10 years & now I have thought maybe I can...
  4. Rhode island car show aug.

    Events & Gatherings
    Bristol's annual R.I car show at Colt State Park (Town Beach area) will be the spot. Aug 4th rain date of Aug 18th. Registration 9-12. Awards around 2. Need more info let me know. Love to see more VW there. :thumbup:
  5. Any users from Long Island or New York?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Just trying to see if anyone is in my area, from wrenches to enthusiasts! I'm probably going to buy a new VCDS setup over the next few months, a friend and I are starting to dip cars recently too ( cant wait for my pearl/anthracite dip ) I see posts from PA and MA, lots of East Coasters, but...
  6. BIG car show rhode island

    Events & Gatherings
    sorry for late notice. i just found out.
  7. FS: 15in Steelies with Studded snow tires - Long Island NY

    Parts For Sale
    I have a set of Firestone Winterforce studded snow tires 195/65/15 with excellent tread life left. Almost new. Only used one season. Tires handle Excellently in the snow and ice. looking for around 200 for the set. Comes with vw hubcabs that are pretty scuffed up.
  8. New from Long Island, N.Y. With a lot on my mind.

    New Member Introductions
    My name is James & I'm from Shirley on Long Island. I have 3 high mileage cars, 1) 01' Blazer 4x4, (2) 00' passat V6 GLX, & (3) 99' Maxima SE. If I sell all 3 cars I still wouldn't be buying a used car that needs some work & I do not want to finance & have payments. My choice is to sell or part...
  9. Cape Breton Island

    The Driver's Beat
    you have to put the Cabot Trail in Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia Canada on your bucket list. Got to be on of the best 2 day drive for Passat owners with lots of world class golf, boating, hiking and culture on the way:thumbup:
  10. any good shops in RHODE ISLAND? or anyone with passat knowledge looking to make a $

    Dealerships and Service
    Looking for good indy vw mechanic in rhode island area. Please PM me
  11. Any Rhode Island B5 owners?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Was wondering if there's any Rhode Island B5/ B5.5 owners. It's always awesome meeting some new passat people! :thumbup:
  12. VAG COM in rhode island?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Anyone wanna help me out? Food/beers on me
  13. Rhode Island Show

    Events & Gatherings
    August 5, 2012 rain date August 26, 2012. colt state park (town beach area) hope st (rt. 114) bristol. fee is $10. registration 9am till noon. open to public at 11am. judging is noon to 1pm. awards 2pm. the bristol fourth of july committee is the sponsor. this is an all makes and years show...
  14. New on Long Island

    New Member Introductions
    I have owned my (relatively) trouble-free 2002 GLX 4 Motion wagon since new. Now, with 180k miles on it, having trouble, and this site was recommended to me. I am looking forward to learning what to look for and how to perform repairs. Scott
  15. FEELER FS: 2003 Passat GLX 4Motion Sedan Fresco Green [Long Island]

    Vehicles For Sale
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  16. Trustworthy mechanic/shop/dealer in Long Island City NYC?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi, anyone have any recommendations for any shops, VW mechanics or dealerships near and around Long Island City in NYC? I have a blinking CEL and can't/probably shouldn't drive too far from where I am at to the shop. Any suggestions or recommendations would be great. TIA.
  17. New from Vancouver Island! Querky 99' b5 v6

    New Member Introductions
    Hey there! I am the proud owner of a passat v6! My name is Riley and I bought this car just about a month ago. The reason I joined this site is because the car has some small issues that I am capable of fixing, but need some help diagnosing! I have a funny front end clunk on acceleration...
  18. Help With HID Kit on Long Island

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Just wondering if anyone would be willing to help me out next week I have a HID kit thats been sitting here for weeks and I havent gotten it installed .. I would take it to the audio shop but they kept insisting I didnt need a euro switch so I would rather them not do it .. I live on Long Island...