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  1. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    a guy is parting out a w8 and ive been thinking about gutting my cats and switching over to a different set of mufflers, although i would prefer to keep the noise down. anybody around here running the w8 mufflers on their v6? and if so, is it much louder/throatier? any info is appreciated...
  2. B5 Garage
    So I was driving today and heard a like clicking or brushing noise. It sounded like it made a noise every time my tires did full circle. It was coming from the passenger rear side and I honestly haven't found anything useful on the internet so far. I had the brake pads and rotors changed about...
  3. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey guys, Just wondering if anyone knew the trick on how to make the forge 007 dv louder, like more of a whistle mixed with rice:P. Something with zipties around the horn? Thanks
  4. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Is there anyway to make the turbo whistle louder? This is my first turbo charged car and being a diesel mechanic I enjoy the sound of the turbo spooling up. I know there are ways to remove certain baffles and piping, just curious if it would work on mine. 2001 B5 1.8T AUG
  5. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Is there anyways to make my exhaust on my 2002 v6 glx fwd just a little bit louder? something that i can just cut or just a tip something cheap, i want it just a little louder just to hear it just a little more? but nothing like a fart can, just a little more PURR.
  6. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey there, Ive had my b5 passat in the shop for a while because the mechanic ruined it. He replaced the clutch, then car wouldnt crank or start, then alternator blew. Anyways, he replaced the clutch, after that he fixed the starting problem with a ghetto switch, which decreases the value like...
  7. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    so i was just wonder. i have a 98 passat gls 1.8 4cyl b5. automatic. wen i accel and then let go of the gas i can hear the bov go off. pretty cool sound and ive always loved to hear it :] basically im just wondering if there is any way to make that sound any louder for my automatic???
  8. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello all, I have owned my Passat for a couple years now and I have always felt that it performs well, but not as good as It should, I am interested in possibly improving some areas of the cars performance but I really would like to avoid making the car any louder if possible so I am looking for...
  9. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    '03 wagon, had the motor mounts replaced Friday, the car seems to have less vibration than before which is good but now seems to have a bassy, droning noise at low rpms say 1500-2000. Once it shifts into 4th? 5th? gear the drone becomes much less noticeable. However city driving is in that...
  10. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    This is the tip tranny that got a hole punched in it and I had to drive it home with fluid pouring out. Since I got it back it works fine, better than before, But it's a little louder than before. I can faintly hear gears whirring or something like that. Is it burrs on the gears or some other...
  11. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    hey im new to the forum but ive looked on here before, and i got a 2006 Volkswagen Passat candy white. the car is pretty much stock other then bright white headlights that i put in. im thinking about making my car sound lounder and i want to know what's the best way to do it. i dont want to...
  12. B5 Garage
    2003 Passat 1.8T - 140,XXX miles. My car has been getting louder and louder (tick tick tick) since I bought it back in '05 with 65,XXX miles on it. Then in the past year it's been intermittently throwing the 16395 and 16396 timing codes. I did my research (I've been lurking on here since I got...
  13. New Member Introductions
    Any tips on making the turbo whistle louder without upgrading the turbo and intercooler?
  14. B5 Garage
    The secondary air pump on my 03 V6 is starting to make the loud whine sound at 73,000 mi. There is a lot of info on problems with these for the 1.8s, but not much on the V6. I assume I need to check the combi valves and if everything looks good, just replace the pump. Anyone have any advice...
  15. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I already have a 20" glasspack in place of the suitcase resonator so i decided to switch out the stock muffler with a Magnaflow muffler......... its alot quieter than the stock..not really what i was looking for...anyone run into this crap?
  16. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    i was driving beside my buddy who has an Audi TT 1.8T (225hp) and his turbo was very noticable when he accelerated, i know its the same engine with the k04, but its not fair that the Passat's turbo is so quiet (i know i know family sedan oriented, but who says family doesnt like turbo sound...
  17. B5 Garage
    Hey PW, V6 30 v 2001.5 74k I still have a very rough idle after timing belt change. 3 months ago. Two dealers say no codes and motor mounts fine. No metal touching metal either. Getting louder is a pulley noise that increases with a drive. Squealing! Dealer could not pin point...
  18. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    does anyone know if there is some way to switch out the passive alarm horn on my b5.5 for a louder one. when i have made it go off, it really isnt that loud, but i figure that might be cheaper than a whole alarm system. if not, what are some good alarms for our cars? thanks.
  19. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    sup guys, Has anyone noticed that when the outside temp drops into 20's or lower, we lose our precious boost. At the same time exhaust is much louder and the performance isn't there. I'm in maryland and the temp's going up again and so is my boost. So can you guys give me some kinda idea...
  20. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    the alarm on my '99 B5 is hardly audible.. when i hit the panic button or intentionally set off the alarm there is a buzz that goes off (sounds like it's located near the trunk) it's audible, but wouldn't wake anyone up in the middle of the night. so my question is: should the buzz be...
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