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  1. Make the Right Gifts - Choose Gift Cards at!
    The biggest annual pain points of every holiday season are: 1. Waiting for your order to arrive 2. having a hard time finding the right holiday gift for your special ones. This year STREETiD Stores provide you with a great chance to make sure that the person you love will get a perfect...
  2. make the 2018 Passat R handle better

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    I got this VW to replace a 535 BMW that was going to cost me a bunch to maintain To make the Passat more fun to drive I replaced the rear springs with H&R OE Sport Spring Set and replaced the sway bar with a 23mm bar , both from ECS . the car sits 1/2 inch lower in the back then before and is...
  3. What drivetrain/suspension upgrades should I make ?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    OK, I have a 2002 GLX 4Motion wagon that I want to upgrade. What are the known weaknesses and what are the recommended aftermarket or stock drivetrain and suspension upgrades that are recommended ? Any and all suggestions are welcome. Thanks.
  4. New and trying to make my first post

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  5. Make 2001 Passat 4 motion FWD?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Just a curiosity. I know many Subaru AWD cars allow you to add a fuse to a port labeled FWD this will make the car virtually FWD, no power is sent to the rear. Is there any equivalent to this in a VW 4 motion?
  6. Underglow is back!!! XKGLOW | Make It Glow

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
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  7. Underglow is back!!! XKGLOW | Make It Glow

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  8. Did I make a bad decision?

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    2010 Passat 2.0T with 73K Miles So, I got on to the road, and accelerated a little strong but nothing too hard, to get up to speed in traffic. Immediately the check engine light started blinking so I let go of the gas and noticed the car sputtering at slower speeds and especially when stopped...
  9. Make the installation of window deflectors a snap with WeatherTech
    If you want to get rid of wind noise when driving with crack open windows or simply want to be able to get a breath of fresh air while driving in rainy weather - window deflectors will be perfect for you. Being custom fit Weatherech deflectors feature convenient in-channel design. For your...
  10. How to make an OEM-looking usb charging port

    B5 Garage
    I always wanted to do this mod, finally had the time and patience to actually do it. I found a PlayStation 2 next to the garbage cans a few days ago and I immediately saw the dual usb port on it. I took it apart and de-soldered what I needed. I'm pretty sure you can buy a USB hub on ebay, take...
  11. parts for 2000 and 2002 -- make an offer

    Parts For Sale
    FREE parts for 2000 and 2002 Passat - pickup in Twin Cities, MN Miscellaneous parts (see pics) FREE for pickup in Saint Paul, MN Some new, some used, some 2000, some 2002, all from b5 or b5.5 All reasonable offers considered. Door locks, wheel emblems, engine emblem, trunk lift strut
  12. these restrictions make me sad

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  13. Damn, Mopar can make an idiot-proof engine

    Anything Auto
    I changed the oil for a friend of the family that has fallen on hard times. Her daily driver is a '06 Town and Country minivan she got in the divorce. As she's pulling in the driveway, I hear a worrying Tick, tick, tick, tick. I pull the drain plug on the thing, and out of an engine that's...
  14. How can I make the front seat track slide more easily?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi all, I have looked at a number of 2003-2004 Passat wagons for sale, and they look like a great fit for my family, but there is one thing in the way. On all of the ones I have seen, it takes some force to get the driver's seat to move forwards or backwards on the track. This isn't a problem...
  15. B4 or B5? Probably going to make people mad right off the get go!

    Volkswagen Passat Early B Platforms Discussion
    Just bought this '97 Passat VR6 today and sincerely hope I'm not irritating more knowledgeable veterans right out of the gates here. Not my intentions for what it's worth. First thing I did was read the page about knowing what you have, but can only assume I have a B4 based on the (1997 was...
  16. I may need to make post #2?

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    I have received lots of fantastic advice to get my 30V 5sp wagon up to reliable condition. These include; *Sunroof drains reattached *Cam plugs replaced *WP coolant leak results in TB WP thermostat replacement. * Heater core flushed *Bleeding the cooling system *Replacing O2 sensors *Tips on...
  17. Make car doors close quieter?

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Hi, I have a 2013 VW Passat 2.5S and I've noticed that my door have an unpleasant closing sound unless I close them VERY lightly. Is there some mod I can do to make them close with a nice quiet thud? Beefier door seals? Any ideas?
  18. Parts for 99 B5 V6

    Parts For Sale
    Parts for 99 B5 V6 My baby is going to the crusher. 99 B5 Passat V6 Parts for Sale - Price as shown obo Plese email me if you want pics or other info ceatkinsoniii(at) 1. 1 Pair of Replacement Front Corner Lights $25 2. 1 Badgeless grill (one broken tab but holds...
  19. What aftermarket decisions would you make? -- 01 B5.5

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Just recently bought this 2001 1.8T Passat, 110k miles. I want to upgrade things on it, but not sure where to start. Those of you that have been successful with yours, what would you do? I know I'm getting new headlights & taillights as far as exterior appearance goes. But even performance...
  20. Anyone near Knoxville TN who wants to make some money?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Extremely new to VW's and need to do the coolant flange replacement, do some diagnosis and possibly replace the pads on the cam tensioner. Hoping there might be someone in the area who can lend a hand? Thanks.