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  1. New Member Introductions
    Looked everywhere for AC RELAY,pulled entire dash apart,under hood,everywhere,NO AC RELAY 384 or any other. Suggestions.
  2. New Member Introductions
    Yeah, my name is Joe and I'm new to Passat World. I have a 2002 2.8L Passat that I'm, hopefully in the process of, replacing the water pump and new head gaskets. Sure looks like a tuff job because everything is so hard to get at. I hope you guys can help me. Joe
  3. Passat of The Month
    This month's edition of POTM was scheduled to run a while back; however, when I first contacted the owner of this beautiful B5.5, he didn't get back to me in time to get on the POTM page... time went by, and suddenly, I got a PM from him - the guy's deployed in what's now the oven in the Middle...
  4. USA - South
    I cant believe I haven't posted in this section yet! :crazy: Well for starters, the name is Joe. Im from the beautiful island of Guam! Im active duty Army, E5 promotable.. Currently stationed in Ft. Hood, Killeen Texas.. I drive a 01 SC B5.5. You can see the car's mods in my past previous...
  5. Dealerships and Service
    Just had my 40k service completed on my 06 2.0T at Joe Holland and nothing but good things to say. The service mgr is very knowledgeable and courteous, and everyone that I came in contact with were just as kind. My service came in well below the expected cost, and I feel that they were honest...
  6. USA - West
    Ever since ive gotten my b5 ive been constantly on the watch on this site looking for new things to do and resources on how to fix things. but i think its time for a timing belt and i was wondering if anyone would be up to help me if youre in my area. ill buy lunch! ;)
  7. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Reason #312 the average joe hates VW: The $500 Glovebox My mom's 01.5 glovebox failed on her--the handle came loose and one of the two black prongs disappeared into the shell of the door. Naturally, first thing I said was "just remove all those torx screws and open it up". Naturally, a running...
  8. USA - Central
    Hi, I bought my Passat back early March. I have been following the forums for a while and they've been a great help. I've done a few mods so far, mostly in the audio department. Anyway - here are some pics and info. Looking forward to meeting everyone! It's a 2001 Colorado Red GLX 4Motion...
  9. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I tell you what...Happiness is a couple things. Everyone in my opinion should have something that they love as much as I love driving with the sunroof open in mountain air and classic 49er football. I recently was invited to the Joe Montana celebrity pro am golf tournament in Lake Tahoe as a...
  10. USA - East
    This has been a long time in coming.... Shot courtesy of 'DrivinAJetta' from Waterfest10... Basics 2000 Passat GLX 5-Speed - Indigo Blau/Beige Interior Adopted new from Burlington VW on June 2, 2000 w/ 45 miles on the odometer Interior Lloyd's Heavyweight Black Matts Beige NB Sunglass...
  11. USA - East
    Joe- Madison, CT update 8/15/05 updated 8/15: MODEST MODS: Exterior: crystal clear corners + sidemarkers crystal clear hella projectors 6000k hid conversion kit (in the mail) JOM badgeless grille (painted by yours truly) shorty antenna Wheels/Suspension: neuspeed sport...
  12. USA - East
  13. USA - East
    i have a 2001 gls, it's the 1.8t with a manual, i was thinking what i want to do with it, and i decided i'm going to try to get the lower black valences painted, i was just wondering how i'd go about getting that done. i'd have pics but i'm not sure how to get pictures onto this. any help would...
  14. Europe
    I've been an avid Club B5 member for almost a year now. I am originally from Georgia and plan to return there once my overseas tour comes to an end. I have learned so much from all of you :bow: and would like to give a little back. Time permitting, I will help any of you with part numbers etc...
  15. USA - West
  16. USA - East
    I've got a 99 Passat, 60,000 miles... Driven it from Los Angeles to Michigan, to Massachusetts, to Texas, to Massachusetts... Only problem was suspension (I think it was due to the Detroit roads)... :crazy:
  17. Passat of The Month
    Congratulations to Joe Castillo (BoeserBlick) - B5 of the Month for March 2003! <FONT COLOR="red">Click image to view feature article!</FONT>
  18. USA - West
  19. USA - Central
    Joe Falcony - Newburgh, In Hi, I just got my 2002 Passat 1.8t 5 speed. So Far no mods.....but ideas brewing.
  20. USA - East
    THE MAN: Joe "BoeserBlick" Castillo Team Euro Elite Performance Co-Founder and Chief Bad-Ass ClubH2O New York City Representative THE MACHINE: "Norah" 2001 Passat GLX ---------------------------------------- MODIFICATIONS: Exterior, Body, & Lighting BOESER Hood with Custom Creased Vent &...