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  1. New to any kind of forum

    New Member Introductions
    The 08 Passat we picked up has some odd little quirks I’m looking forward to seeing what the members here have to say about them
  2. Kind of new here

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    I registered on here in 2012 but forgot to follow the rules. Oops. Plus it's not really my Passat anymore but my daughters. More later
  3. Interior door handles sticky, some kind of chemical decomposition?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    My interior door handles are sticky, and no, they are not soiled. They seem to be experiencing some kind of chemical decomposition. Anyone else experiencing this?
  4. What kind of turbo in 2.0t?

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    I am needing to find out what kind of turbo is in my car. I have heard of a VNT or a VGT. I would like to know so I can find out what I am dealing with before I start tearing it apart to rebuild it. Any info would be appreciated. Thanks.
  5. notice what kind of car this is first...

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    ...then look at the lower center bumper sticker.
  6. Kind of new to the site

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    Joined last year and haven't had any time but I got some and getting involved.
  7. What Kind of Tires Should I Buy?

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    Do you ever find yourself asking What Kind Of Tires Should I buy? Then check out this article by AutoGuide.com
  8. Different kind of p1539

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Okay, so this topic is normally beat to death across all kinds of forums, but this one I think requires a bit more thought and information. P1539 is the vacuum vent valve switch, so i went cheap and got 3 from the junk yard on the thought that its highly unlikely that they are all bad. After...
  9. What kind of turn signal/fender lights are worth buying?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I bought a new set of clear fender lights. They are cheaply made. I spent over 20$ for them and they get moisture in them poorly sealed and the clips that hold them in the fender are junk metal clips. Are the plastic clips better? I go over a couple hard bumps and they are popping out. Very...
  10. Real Noobie Question Kind of long

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    Looking at buying a 1 owner 2004 Passat. 90,000 miles well maintained. Has been in storage since last November. They went to start it and the AAA service man said it gave off 6 or 7 codes. I was speaking to a former VW mechanic and he told me no issue they will do that with being jumped. Any way...
  11. What kind of rims are these?!

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  12. Adios Passat! (Kind off)

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello All, After about a month of trying to sell my Passat, she is off to a new home. THANK GOD, the new one is very close to mine, as I will be handing it off to my sister. I kept having nightmares about waving good bye to it and handing the keys to stranger, but we made a deal, and she is...
  13. 2002 passat 1.8t what kind of transmission fluid can i use?

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    Hello, I need help on which is the best transmission fluid to use? I can't afford vw brand?
  14. Best kind of oil filter wrench

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I'm going to be doing an oil change on my boyfriend's 05 Passat GLS 1.8t in the next couple of days--it had an oil change right when he got it and it's been 5K so it's time to change it. I'll be doing all oil changes at 5K intervals. It's already got a big VW/Audi filter on it, and that's the...
  15. What kind of mileage are the diesel owners getting?

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    What kind of mileage are the diesel owners getting?
  16. What kind of damage have I done?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I was replacing the thermostat and I forgot to disconnect the battery. Then one of my wrenches hit the alternator and there was a big spark. Then there was a burn smell afterwards. I haven't started the car yet. But what kind of damage am I looking at? I have a 2004 Passat Wagon 1.8T.
  17. what kind of jumper cable to use for my 2003 Passat W8?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi, I was away from my car for one month. When I was back, I found the battery was out of power. I was wondering what kind of jumper cable to use for my car. Would a heavy-duty cable damage the electronics of the car? I'd appreicate your help. Ray
  18. Replaced my weekender Z with a different kind of Z

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    So my intention was to get my old 300ZX ready to sell, sell it, and bask in the glory of car shopping for the next few months. Go on test drives, haggle with and get insulted by salesmen, get spoken down to by the salesmen’s managers, study endlessly, compare my notes from test drives, read...
  19. saw new kind of after market HID kit for B6 on line in China.

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Look like better than those universal H7 kit.. (sorry in Chinese) ´óÖÚÂõÌÚ Ô¶¹âH7½ü¹âH7 ר³µ×¨ÓøÄ×°Ò»Ì廯ë¯ÆøµÆ ðÞÆøµÆ-ÌÔ±¦Íø
  20. What kind tools to remove nut bolts off cat before turbo?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I planning to remove engine out car and problem is the turbo and cat attach together. I cant get remove 2 other nut off. I need to know what right tool that can remove easy? Thanks.
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