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  1. Parts For Sale
    I am winging it on the prices. If they are a steal commit and pay before I realize it?. I will do some research in the next few days and also look to post pictures as well. Taking the Passat apart before it goes to the scrapper. All parts are plus shipping. Ko4 turbo. Genuine, not a knock off...
  2. B5 Garage
    I just purchased a practically new Borg Warner K04 turbo, it's the k04-020. I want to install it on my 2000 Passat wagon 1.8t. Did I buy the wrong one or what?? Seems like the snails all turned around! How do I go about installing this on my car?
  3. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So this noob (me) has been looking for a ko4 turbo upgrade for my car. Ive looked on ebay bc ive heard they've been making better turbos then they used too. Where is a good place to find one? From what i understand the turbo must have that special 4 on it for it to be a true ko4 , so far...
  4. B5 Garage
    Hello guys I have a 2000 vw passat I purchased recently. I am having a hard time getting this thing inspected because here in nc they check emissions. I bought the vehicle not knowing much about them but the Po told me that it had an audi swap which is the same motor but with better internals...
  5. New Member Introductions
    New to the site have a 2000 passat with 1.8t looking to learn more about these cars.
  6. Parts For Sale
    Thinking of going big turbo, so I'm seeing if anyone might be interested in my K04 Setup. Its not off the car yet so this is just a feeler for now. Here is the setup: K04-15 turbo - Has maybe 30k on it. Ive owned it since it was new, bought from CTS turbo a few years back. New oil and coolant...
  7. B5 Garage
    I just replaced my seized ko3 with a ko4 as a first step to what I'm sure will be a long line of modifications to my 01'. First thing I noticed was the intermittent boosting I was experiencing. If I eased into the throttle it will be fine until I hit about 2500-3000 rpms then it start bucking...
  8. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    so, i had a friend of mine buy a cheap ass ebay ko4 and it blew in like 300miles. but he was boosting it at like 23-25psi the whole time. anyway i took it apart and found the the housings are genuine bw and the ko4 intake side compressor is also bw. so i was wondering, is that all that makes a...
  9. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have a 2000 Passat GLS and i'm looking to do a ko4 turbo upgrade. I was wondering if anyone knew the best place to buy just a quality ko4 turbo without purchasing an entire kit. I would really like a genuine BW ko4 turbo and the GIAC P-16 software. I've read threads and searched the internet...
  10. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    so I was driving to return a movie, barely boosting my new turbo at all, I was rolling to a red light then BAM something pops in the motor, car stall out and won't restart. got a cel, checked it and all that came up was 6 p3-- codes for misfires. 3 multiple cylinder random misfires, and p301 and...
  11. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    hey PW i just got my new ko4 in the mail and was browsing a few install threads before i get stuck in, and i noticed in HermanH's (i think thats his name) ko4 how to he says he used a 5 bar fpr. do i need to get one of those as well for an aeb? also i have a stage 2 tune on my car already with...
  12. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have a 99 AEB engine. I want to go with GIAC for tuning but I cannot find that software for anything older than a 2001 on their site. Can I run the 2001+ software or what do I need to do?
  13. WTB/WTT Section
    like the title states i want to buy a aftermarket turbo i know some people have to be selling one let me know what you have thanks
  14. Parts For Sale
    For Sale: AEB ECU with a KO4 Chip from GIAC 5.0 Bar FPR PN: 8D0-907-557-P ( I will double check this tonight but im 99% sure its correct) AWE tuning chipped my B5 a couple years ago & it worked flawlessly. It is currently coded for a manual but it can be recoded via VAGCOM to an automatic...
  15. WTB/WTT Section
    WTB: KO4 tuned ECU that will fit a 2000 ATW tip
  16. WTB/WTT Section
    I am interested in any file but it must be for the ATW 5spd. If you have a fuel pressure regulator and or injectors I could buy them too. Zach
  17. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey PW What do you guys think a KO4 ECU for an AEB engine is worth?? TIA
  18. Vehicles For Sale
    Hi Everybody, I am putting my Passat up for sale. It is a 5 speed manual 1998 GLS with about 108,000 on the clock. It has fully functioning power equipment, sunroof CD changer and cloth seating. I have used Mobil 1 since I purchased the car with 46,000 on it. The car has never been in any...
  19. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    EDIT: I'm an idiot!! For future searchers: http://www.giacusa.com/programs.php?mpid=164 Hey Forum, I've been searching for over an hour on the specifics of the available K04 file options. I can't find anything for DBW cars beyond the complete kit BG thread? Does someone has a link to this...
  20. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    For anyone interested in running a ko4 with a upgraded software for a ko3. I have some information for you. Heres my mod list currently(performance wise) Car 1999 AEB with 196k on it LOL Fleabay ko4 Ebay FMIC (made for our cars) APR Stage 1 Tune (for ko3) 2.5" Techtonics exhaust to borla...
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