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  1. Man I love this car and occasionally hate it !

    New Member Introductions
    Long time lurker here and I want to thank all the posters for the valuable information I have used/needed. I have been slowly getting a 2003 4motion back to top running condition. In the last year I have replaced a timing chain and both tensioner's, fixed the oil leaks, abs module rebuilt, rear...
  2. Wife hit man hole ripped off oil Pan

    B5 Garage
    2001 2.8L passat.Wife smashed into a manhole cover today and ripped open her oil pan and smushed some internal stuff. I can replace the oil pan, but there are 2 lines she kinda smushed. what are these lines and i think i can bend them back but im not sure i can or even should.
  3. Pissed off man throws rock at lamborghini

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  4. a very frustrated man in need of appreciated help

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    hi so i went for a mot and the car didnt pass got the work done but the 10 days retest period has passed so went somewhere else cheaper thinking the car will pass but the person i went to is very picky among other things that the person picked out is the brake lights staying on slightly but...
  5. New Audi R8 in Iron Man 3

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    New Audi R8 in Iron Man 3
  6. Iowa Man Slams His B5.5 Into The Side Of A Police Cruiser At 140+ MPH!!!

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    Iowa driver killed after plowing into police cruiser at 130 mph, but 5-year-old son miraculously survives Jeremiah Eldon Johnson, 33, was on the run from police and was wanted for evading police in Georgia during a traffic stop. He was also in a custody dispute with his son’s mother and was...
  7. Man - talk about VW trying to fleese me........!!!!

    B5 Garage
    Good afternoon, well is here at mo! Hey who else has found their local VW dealer tries to fleese them out of unnecessary costs for parts???? I guess I am not alone. I am going through the process of sourcing parts for my w8 - yep - cam adjusters. No problem, I can handle the jandle and we will...
  8. Poor Man's VAGCOM - check it out!!!

    B5 Garage
    I have had a ball playing with my latest toy - the ElmScan 5 w/ the OBDWiz software - $28. (this is not a paid advertisment, I just think it's really cool, and so much cheaper than VCDS or a high-end scanner tool--of course you need a laptop, but most folks have that already). :thumbup: I...
  9. how to drive a semi like a boss

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    i bet this left one hell of a skid mark.... in his pants :icon_eek:
  10. Deploying airbag literally brands man as an Audi driver...

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    Deploying airbag literally brands man as an Audi driver Obviously wasn't following the 9 and 3 or even the 10 and 2 position recommendations.
  11. Swedish man survived for two months in snowbound ca rthanks to 'igloo' effect

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    Swedish man survived for two months in snowbound car thanks to 'igloo' effect Swedish man survived for two months in snowbound car thanks to 'igloo' effect - Telegraph A Swedish man survived for more than two months in a snowbound car in temperatures as low as -22F (-30C) thanks to an "igloo...
  12. my journey in the life of a vw man

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    I may be 19 years old, but that doesnt mean anything when it comes to cars. ive been around cars since ive been a small child. my whole family have owned vws. like my sister has a 2004 jetta tdi, my dad now has a brand new mustang but owned a 84 jetta, and i now own a 2000 jetta 2.0, and my...
  13. Man I hate my 2001 Honda Accord.

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    While my A5 has been out of commission, I've been commuting to work in a 2001 Honda Accord that is my daughters car (but she's in Philly for 2 years). I have to say, going from the A5 to this makes me really appreciate my A5. 1) Power... um, none really. The gutless wonder of a 4cylinder with...
  14. man what a load

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    have to post 2 msgs in newbie and send a new member a msg to welcome but cant send them a msg till you post 5 times , hahaha am i being punked?
  15. For the love of God, man; get the triple square

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    For any of you out there that are as stupid as me and think you can get by without a triple square when it's called for. This is one of the screws the holds the rear lock module to the door. One bolt came out with a 6mm allen, but this one didn't. Needless to say, I had to dremel slots in...
  16. Man born without arms changes brakes on car with his feet

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    big props for this guy not letting his handicap stop him! Man born without arms changes brakes on car with his feet — Autoblog
  17. Adam vs The Man: Jefferson Memorial

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    I see wrongs on both sides. When i was there less then a month ago, there is a sign that says, "No Demonstrating". They even said them self on youtube, they where celebrating the freedom of speech by dancing on his memorial. I posted my peace on youtube and got FLAMED. So, ya, don't post...
  18. WTB: Ink Blue B5.5 Man

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    Hey guys. Some of you might remember me. It's been a few years since I've been here. I go outa dubs for a while cus I went back to college, which was it's own moneypit. So now I'm back and I'm looking to get back into dubs. I really wish I hadn't sold my car, which is why I'm looking for one...
  19. 5 Speed Man Transmission 2001 B5

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    FS $350.00 picked up EHV engine code. I bought this transmission used but never installed it. The website stated it had about 60K. It is for a 2001 B5 (old body style).
  20. one pic, man i cant wait for summer

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