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  1. What is the mean of Piston rings,purple,green,yellow ?!

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I got new piston w/conection rod (#4) ready to instal, but got confuse about this 3 color (purple,green,yellow on oil ring) i assume must be 120 degr. But how about colors ? Need Help please:confused: . Thank You.
  2. For Those of You Who Are "Boat-Nerds" (If you are, you know what I mean)

    Off-Topic Forum
    Just some ship pictures if anyone is remotely interested. The M/V Lee A. Tregurtha: Transiting Upbound in the Sault Ste Marie Locks: Downbound in the Rouge River: Passing the Peter R. Cresswell in the Rouge Upbound at 0200 with 10 feet to spare: The Pilothouse at Night in the St. Clair...
  3. what does DRL mean?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    When talking about lights what does DRL mean. I am thinking running lights maybe
  4. My Mechanic thinks it's "Carbon Lock"? what does this mean?

    B5 Garage
    Hi Everyone, My Passat sat for a few days in a Visitor spot in my complex, then I started it up, and moved it to my Driveway, and turned it off. It wasn't on for more than 30 seconds. Now it won't start. I called up my Mechanic, told him what's up, and he said it's a common problem with...
  5. Class Or Crass? Lotus Elis... Err I Mean Hennessey Venom

    Anything Auto
  6. What Does FAP Mean?!?

    The Black Hole
    Greatest thread evar! ^ read this first ^ :icon_eek...
  7. whats the 1st gear mean?

    Off-Topic Forum
    like it says, what does the first gear under my screen name mean?
  8. What does 'staggered' mean and why is it a good thing? Or is it?

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Just what the title says... What does staggered mean and why do people like it? Or not like it?
  9. What does this light mean?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    My 04 b5.5 has been running with this light on since last friday. Any ideas? I couldn't locate my manual to check what it means...
  10. 1 Mean B5.5

    The Showroom
    Sorry its been awhile since I last posted some pics of the ride..But Yeah Im still around... Its just that, I got so much moving pieces in my life right now, its kinda hard to get out and shoot some photos..But since things have died down a bit with work and the weather was beautiful this...
  11. Class Or Crass GMC Acad... I Mean Toyota 4 Runner

    Anything Auto
    Turns out the Texas State Fair has more to offer us today besides the 2011 Ford Super Duty. Toyota has also chosen the state shindig to debut its all-new 2010 4Runner SUV. Besides the all-new exterior and interior, the big news is the addition of a 2.7-liter four-cylinder engine and a new Trail...
  12. What does "bump" mean?

    New Member Introductions
    I know I sound like a complete fool. :crazy: But please enlighten me!
  13. what do these brake codes mean ?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    hey guys the cars (03 1.8T 5speed) ESP light is on so i scanned it and this is what i found : Address 03: ABS Brakes Labels: 4B0-614-517.lbl Part No: 4B0 614 517 P Component: ABS/ESP front 2330 Coding: 04275 Shop #: WSC 05311 3 Faults Found 00532 -...
  14. What do these codes mean?

    B5 Garage
    Address 01: Engine Labels: 058-907-55x-AEBN.lbl Part No: 8D0 907 557 N Component: 1.8L R4/5VT MOTR HS D05 Coding: 06001 Shop #: WSC 00000 3 Faults Found: 17967 - Throttle Body (J338): Fault in basic settings P1559 - 35-10 - - - Intermittent 16716 - Knock...
  15. I hate the Kalifornian Monar... I Mean Gov't.

    The Black Hole
    LOS ANGELES - Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is trying to quell the escalating debate over who should pick up the estimated $1.4 million tab for police, traffic control and other services related to Michael Jackson's memorial service. Villaraigosa, who was vacationing in South Africa a week ago...
  16. Passat B5.5 Mean Hood Extension

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Ive finally found it! The german tuner Mattig has the b5.5 mean hood. I went to their website and and started searching for parts for passat 3BG and this popped up. Its all in euros and i dont know how much it would cost in US $. U can check out this link takes u straight to the mean...
  17. Does Anyone know if the JOM B5 mean hood extension will fit a B5.5?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Does Anyone know if the JOM B5 mean hood extension will fit a B5.5? I dont want to spend $150 on something that wont fit. Pix if possible too please.
  18. CEL's P1127, P1613, P0302-What does this mean?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So after living with an ocassional hiccup/stumble for a while I got some codes read. Came up with: P1127 - Long Term Fuel Trim mult., Bank 1 System to rich P1613(pending) - MIL Call-up Circ Open/Short to B+ P0302(pending) - Cyl. 2 Misfire detected Any clues as to what this might mean? From...
  19. What's this indicator mean?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I started my car the other day and it cut off, started it again an it shut off again. Then I noticed a little car icon with a little key icon right below it flashing on the instrument panel. Anybody knows what this means.:confused:
  20. Winter wheels on can only mean one thing..........

    The Showroom
    Photo Shoot! You all know Summer Mode............... Here's Winter Mode.......... Bridgestone Blizzaks mounted on 18" RS4 reps I also had a free minute and painted my trunk letters black and mounted them onto my "winter mode" bra As well as installed some DVD headrests for the...