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  1. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi. Setup: Garrett gt1749va .205 stock nozzles stock pump What is the max power for stock nozzles and bigger turbo? Can I reach 150 hp?
  2. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi. I got a bit confused cause I have 2 Passat's. One 2002 and one 2003 so no difference there ... The thing is that on one of them it come like a squeaking noise from it when I turn the wheel max to left or right. Sound like it could come from the steering servo? Cause on my other car it is...
  3. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Anyone know the Maximum Final Torque after the 30 and additional 2 -90 Degree turns Give or take? Some one said 117 to 125 but i always like to be sure. I really hate not knowing that final torque. It drives me crazy. Thanks if you got an answer.:thumbup::wrench:
  4. WTB/WTT Section
    The wheels would go on a 2004 1.8t passat. I don't know my stock offset but I believe it's 45. Bolt pattern will be 5x112 i think.
  5. Wheel and Tire Forum
    I am looking at some 17" Audi OEM twin spoke wheels 17 x 7.5 et 45 - Plan to wrap with 225/45/17 rubber Currently, I've got stock set up with Road America's - they are 16 x 7 et 37 w/205/50/16. I looked at a sizing program and it says running a 17 on the above will put the wheels 0.7" closer...
  6. Mobile Electronics
    Ok, so i am a New member, but i truly did spend about a half hour looking to find a answer to my question but no avail. So i have a jvc headunit, and am looking for an amp/sub setup for my 2003 b5.5 sedan (90A alternator) i have a few questions 1. what is the Highest watt amp (RMS) that you...
  7. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Whats the max boost i can run on my stock b5 1999 1.8t?
  8. B5 Garage
    I've been working with a local performance shop that has built a hybrid turbo and wants to use my car as a test. For fit, tune, all around functionality of the turbo kit. My only concern is that we are wanting to test the turbo with Unitronic stage 2+ tune. Which is rated between 260-hp/300-tq...
  9. New Member Introductions
    I got my first VW last year, and I am in love with it. It's a 2001 Passat 6cyl that I got a steal of a deal on ('cause apparently no one wants to drive manuals anymore), and is the best car I have ever owned hands down... and I've been through some cars.... Got a problem that I'm hoping the...
  10. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey everyone, so I heard that all 2002 W8's with automatic tiptronic transmission can only hold up to 300 hp, strictly because of the transmission. I just wanted to confirm that this rumor is true or false. I have about 290 in it now and would like to do a bit more, but definitely do not want to...
  11. B5 Garage
    I intend to bring in my 2000 passat v6 4mo to a VW/Audi indie garage to have my brake pads and rotors changed: what's the max I should be paying for all this? (Providing I go with pretty standard rotors and pads.) PS: I found in a post that Mintex red box are good for pads, and that ATE and/or...
  12. Anything Auto
    What's the difference between just "A/C" and "Max A/C" in cars? I used to think Max A/C was recirc vs fresh air, but a number of new cars have a separate recirc button. Tried to look this up online, but no joy. Any of our automotive gurus out their have a brief explanation for this? Does it...
  13. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Ok, here goes. I bought my beloved car brand new in 1999, and I have loved this car like she was my child. I have done modifications, as-well as done all maintenance at the required intervals. My car has been sitting in the garage for the past few years, and run enough to keep happy. I...
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