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  1. 15" Michigan wheels/tire good tread Set of 4

    Parts For Sale
    15" Michigan wheels with stock size Dunlop signature II tires. $100 OBO. No shipping, but can meet within 50 miles of 21001. FYI shipping is like $140. Some minor scuffs and tiny bits of rash. 7/10 IMO. Center caps and removal tool included.
  2. VAGCOM Locator -- looking for someone with VAGCOM in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I think I remember seeing something in this forum to help people find a local person who can help with diagnostics, etc. I am trying to find someone with Ross Tech VCDS / VAGCOM in Bloomfield Hills Michigan who can run the VAGCOM Instruments, Output tests. The Output tests make the gauges...
  3. Any good affordable VW B6 and TDI mechanics in Michigan?

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    I own two B6 and a TDI. Repairs are getting expensive. Any good VW mechanics in Michigan who operate from their garages that I can work together and learn or any affordable VW mechanics in the area that the forum members can recommend? My best recommendation though bit expensive is Steve's...
  4. Hello to all from Michigan!

    New Member Introductions
    Hi everyone! This site has been a great reference every time I need to work on my lady's Vw. This time I have to say I can't figure this fix without help. Fluid is leaking from the tube behind the thermostat housing. Looks like the tube has popped out of its seat. will post image as soon as I...
  5. n00b from Michigan

    New Member Introductions
    Hello, so far this site has been incredibly helpful, the amount of information on here is amazing, so to everyone here, Thank You! Now introductions, My name is Kenny, I live in Northern Michigan, and I'm 28. I currently own a steel blue (don't know the color code/ proper name) 2001 VW Passat...
  6. Call to someone is West Michigan

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey all, been awhile... My car rolled 205k a couple days ago and it is starting to have its share of problems. None of them prohibit the car from being driven, however, they are extremely annoying. My trunk does not latch anymore, whitch causes the warning ding to go off every other second. 3...
  7. Recommendation for auto repair shops in michigan to rebuild VW engines

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hello Can someone recommend a good auto repair shop in michigan to rebuild or fix a 2006 VW 2.0T engine? Even if i can order a new rebuilt engine from other states in USA, that is fine too. Thanks Prakash
  8. Are 20's too rough for S.E. Michigan roads?

    New Member Introductions
    I've been doing homework about what rims fit and look good on the new Passat before I order one. I love how the 19" and 20" rims look, but worried I might regret it after driving on the roads here in South East Michigan. I'm leaning towards 20' because of tire selection, but might have to...
  9. 99 passat for parts, or buy whole Michigan

    Parts For Sale
    1999 Volkswagen Passat FWD 2.8 v6 140k miles The rack and pinion went out last friday, and I am not going to replace it on my driveway. So time to sell it. The good front tires 3 months old, rears about a year recent timing belt, water pump, and radiator replaced. Replaced emission lines and...
  10. Service in Southwest Michigan?

    New Member Introductions
    Hello, I would like to get some fresh transmission fluid change for the VW. Does anybody know where I could get it done? I live in Paw Paw, MI but willing to drive as far if I have to.
  11. Michigan

    USA - Central
    Any B5 people on here from michigan? Muskegon here.
  12. FS: OEM Headlights and Tail lights for B5.5 Passat

    Parts For Sale
    Selling taillight set. These came from a 2004 b5.5 and are original as far as I know. All harnesses and bulb holders come with these, and they were working last time I had them in 6mo ago. $80 for both tail lights together. $50 to buy each individually All of them have some minor wear and...
  13. New guy from Michigan

    New Member Introductions
    New to Passats but not VWs! I had a 97 golf 2 years ago for about 4 months before it became immobile due to bent valves and a bunch of other things so I sold it to a friend of mine who had the means and funds to fix it and bought a 90 Honda Civic. I had my fun with it (lowered, exhaust, rims)...
  14. Looking for Some Help With Timing Job. SE MI

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey guys, I bought a 1999 AEB 1.8T Passat about a month ago. I replaced the turbo, and I'm working on a few more problems. Still don't have it running yet, hopefully within the next few weeks. Anyways, the car has 147,000 miles and I bought the car not knowing any of the previous maintenance...
  15. FS: B5 Gray Cloth Interior SE Michigan

    Parts For Sale
    Hey guys. I'm swapping my gray cloth interior for black in my 99 passat 1.8t. I'm selling the front and rear seats, console, carpet, glovebox, pillars and plastic trim pieces. I would like to sell it all as a set for $250 OBO PICKUP ONLY. I do not want to ship. The interior is in pretty...
  16. GR, Michigan

    New Member Introductions
    Anyone from this area?
  17. Hello from Michigan!

    New Member Introductions
    It's a pleasure to share this forum with other VW funs.
  18. 2006 passat for sale, Holland MICHIGAN

    Vehicles For Sale
    hey guys i've talked to the wifey and its time to get rid of the Passat we owe more on it then it is worth and so asking price is $10,000.00 (i know, its too much BUT you know im coming down in it) it is a grey 2006 passat with no options and 17 inch Jetta wheels on it 2.0 Turbo with a 6...
  19. New to VW - Michigan Passat Owner!

    New Member Introductions
    Hello everyone! I just recently picked up my 12' Passat SE. I traded in my 09' Chevy Malibu and I think the room and the handling on the Passat is a very big improvement. Got the car with 25 miles on the OD, and I couldn't be happier. I just love everything about the car, from the looks to the...
  20. WTB: 1 Michigan OEM Wheel

    WTB/WTT Section
    Last night I ran over a pretty gnarly sized piece of wood that was in the road covered in leaves. Never the less it ripped my sidewall and put a good sized dent in the rim. I'm just looking for a single Michigan OEM alloy wheel to complete my set. No tire necessary this is the wheel: