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  1. Seriously about to lose it...

    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. lose exterior door handle

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    ?the passanger side exterior door handle on my 00 is gettin lose and im not sure where to start?
  3. URGENT: Advise needed on lose CTS

    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. I might lose the passat i need help!

    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. Gear shifter lose?! Grinding too

    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. Your opinion? Keep or lose the chip?

    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. How to lose an argument online

    The Black Hole
    How to lose an argument online 1. Have an argument. Once you start an argument, not a discussion, you've already lost. Think about it: have you ever changed your mind because someone online started yelling at you? They might get you to shut up, but it's unlikely they've actually changed your...
  8. Lose wire, where does it go?

    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...
  9. tb alingment cause lose of power?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have a 00 passatt atw and have had a problem with no 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
  10. can you "lose" giac software from dealer scan?

    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...
  11. 2014 S5 will lose up to 880 pounds. S4/S5 could go 4-cylinder in 2014

    Anything Auto 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...
  12. Would i lose power if i took my cat off?

    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...
  13. Are we in a lose lose battle with pollution???

    The Black Hole
    I was watching a show few weeks back about pollution/global warming. They were saying that if we cut down on pollution around the world it will have a TRAGIC effect on temperature, worst then NOT cutting it at all. Pollution we produce actually protects us from the sun, so when it's gone or...
  14. lose of power and boost in a B5 any suggestions?

    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...
  15. Lose weight, you fat bitch!

    Anything Auto
    If you didn't catch the headlines on CNN or ESPN: And, eyecandy. :bowdown:
  16. New CD Deck = Lose 4 speakers ???????

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I went into best buy the other day to pick up a new cd deck and they were telling me that if i buy a new deck they have to re wire the entire system and pull out the speakers and blah blah blah and i was totally confused so if anyone knows where to get a deck that wont require me ripping out my...
  17. metal thing lose in my headlight

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    the little metal defector came lose inside my headlight i havent had a chance to fish it out yet i tired threw the fog light hole but its to big to fit anyone have any suggetions
  18. Exhaust leak, lose power?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have 2003 1.8T with Miltek exhaust and I was wondering about this for sometime now. I noticed some leak after the install so I bought some U clamps. So I'm using both clamps and it's much better but there's still is a very little leak, I mean very little. That's why I wanted to know if you...
  19. VW Could Lose A Billion

    Anything Auto
    VW Could Lose A Billion Rough sales times at home and in the U.S. draw Germany’s big automaker into the red. by Joseph Szczesny(2004-10-25) Volkswagen of America could lose as much as $1.2 billion this year on its business in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. Bernd Pischetsrieder, Volkswagen...
  20. SAFETY ISSUE: Variant Stock Roof Rack Coming Lose!

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Passenger side front end of stock roof rack is lose and rattling. Has anyone had similar problem(s)? This looks like it requires removal of the headliner. Ideas? Suggestions? THX