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  1. B5 Garage
    In all my days i don't think I've Ever seen a bigger piece of shit then the ATP 3" turbo inlet pipe. I'm pretty handy at making these things fit, recognizing they aren't OEM. There are screws and adapters, it's does not fit properly whatsoever and it's actually come off the inlet while I was...
  2. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    ?the passanger side exterior door handle on my 00 is gettin lose and im not sure where to start?
  3. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    A few minutes ago I managed to change the CTS on my 1.8T. I made sure that the old O-ring is properly removed and the new one is in place. Then I hooked the clip and started the engine. Went for a test drive but after a few minutes when the coolant got hot it forced the CTS out and I'm losing...
  4. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So turns out my 2000 1.8t atw has the sludge problem. the mech said there is a chance i will need a new "head" But my question is how much will a new head cost. labor and all. and should i consider going with a rebuilt head instead of brand new. how much are rebuilt ones?
  5. Volkswagen Passat Early B Platforms Discussion
    OK before I start. YES I know how to drive manual..I've been driving manual for 11 years now, however in my passat sometimes it seems like the first two gears seem to make a grinding noise even if the clutch is pushed the whole way in. Its almost like something is not quite right. Also the gear...
  6. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    About 8 months ago when they were having the GB for the speedtuning chips, I got my B5.5 V6 chipped. I love it, but recently I've been throwing those stupid P0421/P0431 codes, which from what I've read is the ECU being oversensitive. If I get the reflash, this would override the chip wouldn't...
  7. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey everyone. This is my first post on getting help so please be patient just in case I forget to mention anything. Here is my problem. I am driving a 1.8t '99 Passat (B5) with 183K I changed my oil last week and when I went to start my car it would turn over. I am currently trying to...
  8. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have a 00 passatt atw and have had a problem with no power..as in 0-60 in 16 seconds.. but Ihave had the battery cables off before and am wondering if I did not align the tb would I have no power, and do I need a vagcom to do this..and were can I get 1
  9. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    i posted awhile ago about my 04 passat 1.8t losing boost pressure (was making 17 psi now down to 12 psi) so far i have: - pressured tested the system, no leaks. -checked the n75 (resistance test and swaped out for another n-75 just in case). -clamped off the waste gate hose (yes, boost went up...
  10. Anything Auto
    http://www.worldcarfans.com/9090313.008/audi-s4-and-s5-could-receive-four-cylinder-engines-in-2014 It makes sense. 300 hp is considered low for sports cars now because they weigh so much with all of the technology and features offered/required. The next logical major step would be to move...
  11. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    hey, im about to get a turbo back exhaust system, but for now i was wondering what would happen if i straight piped my car.. i already had to get a BOV because my turbo was fluttering.. so thats taken care of. I've heard from some people that you would gain horse power if the cat was taken of...
  12. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    well since yesturday i was feeling that the car was weird, like it runs perfect no weird sound or something like that, it let me go all the way to red line like always but im only boosting 9psi and my regular boost was between 13 and 15 psi, i dont know what happen... dones anyone experience...
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