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  1. Bearing, pressure plate, and MC may all be bad. What's the cost of repair?

    B5 Garage
    Hi all, My son's 2002 1.8T wagon may be dead. It recently had a blown slave cylinder repaired and the stealership warned me that the throwout bearing, pressure plate, and mater cylinder could also be bad. I haven't seen the car yet the but my son can't get the car in gear. So my question is...
  2. May 26th Sunday Cayuga TMP track event, 5 - 9pm! 2012 7th event

    May 26th Saturday @ Cayuga 5:00pm - 9:00pm! 2012 7th track event Hello all drivers, We're starting to build a drivers list for the Cayuga track event signup on the May 26th We have the track on Saturday afternoon from 5:00pm - 9:00 pm A little background - Cayuga Toronto...
  3. May 19th Shannonville Full Track event 6 - 9pm, 6th event of 2012!!!

    2012 6th lapping event (Shannonville Full Track) - May 19th, 6pm - 9pm, Saturday evening---- Signup Sheet Hi all drivers, We have the track 6pm - 9pm, Saturday cost will be $82 prepay Full Track Map We will have a short briefing prior to getting out on the track, followed...
  4. May 13th Sunday Mosport DDT track event 1-5pm, 20+ Events Brought to you by

    2012 May 13th Sunday @ Mosport DDT Lapping event, 5th event!!! 20+ events 2012 Brought to you by Less accidents, Less down time More time on track, more fun.. No firetrucks, No burning cars, No rogue wheel rolling onto the track!!" Instead, you will have tons of track shots when you...
  5. Any US VW shows 18th May to 4th June?

    New Member Introductions
    I'm on the West coast (SF-Vegas) from the 18th to the 30th May then NY and upstate NY from the 30th to the 4th June. Any good shows on during this period?
  6. W8 owners may want to download this for reference

    B5 Garage
    W8 owners may want to download this for reference...
  7. May 5th Shannonville Full Track event 6 - 9pm, 4th event of 2012!!!

    2012 4th lapping event (Shannonville Full Track) - May 5th, 6pm - 9pm, Saturday evening---- Signup Sheet Less accident, Less down time More time on track, more fun.. No firetrucks, No burning cars, No rogue wheel rolling onto the track!!" Instead, you will have tons of track shots...
  8. May Buy These.. opinions?

    Wheel and Tire Forum
    Audi 18" rims On contiprocontacts with "good tread left". From an S4 so all around equal wear. There's deff rash to be refinished on at least two, how much would that be? And I have no idea what model wheel this is, how do you guys think they'd look on a B5 lowered a bit. Will I rub?! He...
  9. Should I just part out dump my 01 Passat that may possibly need an engine?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So, according to, autotrader, etc. my car is probably worth about $3000 to 4000 at best if it ran. It's broken down and my engine may need replaced. I was wondering what you guys thought about parting it out, what I could get for it and how to do it. It's in the shop pending the mechanic...
  10. This may be the end.....

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I puchased my 2000 B5 GLS Manual Variant at the end of August as a replacement for my previous car, a 2001 Saturn L-200 Manual, that became totaled by a SUV while my wife was driving to work. I truly loved that Saturn, and thought nothing would be as pleasureable to drive until I test drove the...
  11. i got allot of parts from all kind of passats ask away may be i got what you need....

    Parts For Sale
    as the title says i have allot of part here so ask me if you need anything.
  12. This may be the end...

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Got hit in the front passenger side today. I stopped, the other person didn't... Radiator busted, bumper busted, A/C busted, alignment, sub frame, hood. All from a 97 Toyota corolla with a driver who was cutting through a parking lot. Gonna miss the W8...
  13. What may be the first bad Raxle!

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I just talked with my local indy, and he confirmed that the driver's outboard joint on my Raxle is bad. (No boot damage, just a bad joint.) I've already talked with Marty and of course he'll fix it without quibble, but he doesn't usually cross-ship for warranty repairs. One thing I thought...
  14. Want to know who made your battery? this may help.

    B5 Garage
    :thumbup: who makes duralast batteries « Batteries | Compare Reviews and Trusted Advice from Battery Experts so there you have it folks!
  15. May???

    Wheel and Tire Forum
    Oh yes! 1552 RML Snowflakes to be exact! 18x8.5 et35 all around with 225/40s. I think I'm in love with my car again. thoughts? Fyi - Im lowered on H&R Sports and Koni STR.Ts shocks.
  16. April showers bring May flowers

    Off-Topic Forum
    So why the effe is it still pouring all through May??? We've had the wettest April in decades and May is looking to be the same. Mother Nature... stop it the effe already!!!! Give us some sunshine!!!!!! :mad::mad::mad::mad::mad::mad::mad::mad::mad::mad::mad::mad:
  17. Going to be in VB and Busch Gardens next weekend (12, 13, 14 May)

    USA - East
    I'm chaperoning a highschool band trip next weekend, and will be in the VB area. I will likely be able to meet up with anyone who is interested in meeting up on Saturday eve. We'll be staying at the Best Western Oceanfront in Virginia Beach.
  18. Passat of the Month for May, 2011: Bleser

    Passat of The Month
    This month, we're moving to the Gateway to the Midwest - St. Louis, Missouri! We've had several B5s and B5.5s lately, so it's time for them to move on over and let a bad-ass B6 move into the spotlight. Bleser has his own unique story to tell, and it is time for him to tell it - take it away...
  19. Help Aaron with his suspension GTG in CT, May 14th

    Events & Gatherings
    Hey everyone, I'm trying to gauge any interest in helping Matt (vwb5t) and I change my suspension Saturday, May 14th. This is my first time tearing the suspension apart entirely and I may not be all that helpful, so I figure the more hands the better. I'll provide coffee and donuts in the...
  20. May I see your gas lines? Brackets? PICS

    B5 Garage
    Hello everybody, Yesterday I noticed a tiny leak through one of the gas hoses that attach to the gas lines, more specifically the one "missing" at the picture above on which place I circled on white. This piece of hose was already replaced a couple of years ago, no big deal so far, I'll replace...