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  1. I'll let this speak for itself.

    Anything Auto
    Orange you glad this is not in your driveway?:P
  2. Learning to let go is never easy.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I'm in the process of getting a B5 S4(6spd and only 75k miles). It's a car I had always wanted when I was a kid playing the gran turismo games, always loved the imola yellow lol :driving: Well anywho, it saddens me to say that I will not be able to keep my 02 b5.5 80k miled ATQ anymore. Being...
  3. Let me count the ways..

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So I'm looking for a early B5 1.9 for a friend. I notice the following on my local cl. Looks ok in the pics, not too many details but I drive over to check it out. Lets see, back to front. Rear truck does not lock, It closes ok, but opens by just pulling on the lid. Rear shocks shot. Bounces...
  4. Let me introduce myself

    Off-Topic Forum
    Sup guys. At the beginning I am middle right
  5. Dont let the name fool you.

    New Member Introductions
    Hi, I have a 99 B5 1.8 t Passat. Unfortunately it is the tiptronic shifter which is becoming a problem for me. Nothing is wrong with the transmission. The problem is the way that I drive. Even in daily commute I am an aggressive driver. I initially learned to drive at 17 years old with manual...
  6. Idle surge when i let off the gas

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello everyone! Got a small problem I can't seem to figure out, let's see if you guys can help. I've searched the depths of the forum and all I've found was to clean my MAF and my TB... DONE! ( to no avail ) So my idle is stable when the car is turned on, or I'm at a stop. I'll get to driving...
  7. Let

    B5 Garage
    Let's play a game. It's called Name That Part. My lovely wife noticed that there was a nasty gasoline smell coming her car ('03 4Motion wagon). There is definately a leak in front of the rear passanger side tire. The fuel filter is leaking on the forward connection where the hose connects to...
  8. Am I Crazy : Fight for the Monsoon or let it go

    Mobile Electronics
    PW, So over the weekend I bought a 2005 B55 Variant 1.8t to accompany my B5 Sedan 1.8t and during the test drive the Monsoon radio displayed error code 3 and was beeping. Upon further inspection I discovered that a disc was stuck in the slot. I asked the guys to check it out and have the car...
  9. On the fence about water/meth, let me convince you with pretty pics

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So, I finally got my water/meth pump setup fixed, and wow, what a difference. Now when I it the gas in 3rd I can feel the tires wanting to let go at 130+ km/hr. Here's a comparison of logs taken at about 28-30 PSI in 3rd gear, with and without water/meth. In both cases, the A/F ratios are about...
  10. Thinking it is time to let the Passat go, looking for replacement car ideas?

    Anything Auto
    After adding my receipts for the passat for the past 10 months and less than a years ownership I think it is time to let my 2003 VW Passat GLX wagon, manual with 158K miles go. So I'm looking for some good suggestions for a replacement. I'm thinking wagon, more power, manual gearbox. Year...
  11. I've blown a speaker, Let the fun begin

    Mobile Electronics
    Hey folks! So it has finally happened, my Driver front speaker has blown. Im here looking for information on speakers and maybe a headunit. First off, I have a 2003 V6 Passat GLX with Monsoon. I dont know a large amount about speakers but i know some. From what ive gathered from...
  12. Let them touch my brakes?

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    I have a local mechanic who has earned my loyalty over the years but he's no VW specialist and hasn't yet worked on this new-to-me '08 Passat. Today I had him swap out the summer wheels for snows and he said the car needs new rear brake pads. Will I be asking for trouble if I have him do the...
  13. vw ..why do you let water into your cars

    New Member Introductions
    vw ..why do you let water into your cars...and where it collects you put the ccu their ..clever
  14. 1999 B5 Passat GLX V6 - needs seals - have to let it go

    Vehicles For Sale
    I have had the car for about 12 years. At about 150,000 miles it runs great, there is no damage history, and everything works to my knowledge. I just had a clogged suction pump cause leaking from most engine seals. The cost to repair is too much for me. I bought a seal kit to repair it, but...
  15. Engine cranks but does not fire....? Until you let it sit 15 minutes.... Ideas?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Ok.... So I took my car for a drive to see my friend, started normally....... After an hour or so I left and this time the car cranks but will not fire........ This same problem happened in the dead of winter...... So I remove the key and let the car sit for 15 minutes and then boom it starts as...
  16. GOP Presidential candidates - let's stir the pot, shall we?

    The Black Hole
    let me see if I have this one straight...I've been waiting for some of you guys to start this one up, since we're way into the Presidential policital season. we have several who all feel like they are entitled to be elected, or at least entitled to be the GOP candidate. Bachmann's virtual...
  17. Let me introduce myself.

    New Member Introductions
    Hi, I'm Andy, the wife and I recently got a '00 V6 4MOTION wagon, it's silver with black leather interior. It's my first VW and I'm pretty stoked on it! Got plans for exterior, suspension, and lighting mods. So That's who I am!
  18. Please Let me Post my question

    New Member Introductions
    I have electrical problems, that aren't the Altinator, or the battery but the car is only being powered by the battery. Autozone checked the altinator and said all is ok. Once the battery runs out of juice the car stops and doesn't restart until I jump it and even then it won't stay on long.
  19. Giants versus Patriots. Let's do it again!

    Off-Topic Forum
    :) Eerie parallels to four years ago. Go Jints!
  20. Who's on air? Let's see those trunks.

    The Showroom
    So I'm going to be taking the plunge here in the next few weeks, and ordering up my air setup. Just trying to get some ideas on what I'm going to do for a trunk setup. Keeping the spare is going to be a must for me, so hook a brother up. Let's see em.:)