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  1. window weirdness - door window has mind of it's own

    B5 Garage
    So I hop in my car today for that joyous Friday afternoon drive home, and my front passengers side door window was going up and down at will the whole way home. Possessed? Maybe, but not likely. :hmmm: This has never happened to me before. How can this happen all of a sudden? And conveniently...
  2. Have I lost my mind???

    New Member Introductions
    New to forum. Picked up 2008 Passat with 166K miles. This thing had a multitude of issues. HPFP and follower gone. No Boost. Tons of Oil in intercooler. Fans running on and off when the car is off in 15 degree weather. Hope the pros here can help me get her back on the road!!!
  3. Another Kiwi looses his mind and buys a W8

    New Member Introductions
    So I just bought my second VW, a 2003 Passat W8 Auto Estate (wagon) from Japan, and figured I'd better join this forum and learn all I can while trying not to look too stupid. Here's the car if you're interested VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT WAGON W8 4MOTION | 2003 | GUN M | 66,112 km | details.- Japanese...
  4. I think I have lost my mind. Z3 M in the garage

    Anything Auto
    Well been looking for a new ride for a while. Really wanted a roadster. Really, really want a BMW M series. I have a search notification on Craig's list. Up pops a newly listed 98 Z3 M roadster. 50,000 miles, mint condition , absolutely immaculate. Silver with black leather. Cover...
  5. Still 8-9 months from getting a car and changed my mind a dozen times already...

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    It's taken me a few years to get back on my feet. Four years cancer free now and almost as long without my own car. Been sharing the hubby's Forte. It's been a great little car and with the previous 2008 Sonata making it 2 for 2 with Hyundai/Kia reliability, I'm thinking of one for myself. First...
  6. NEED HELP 3.6 Passat Master mind or mechanic

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    I have 2006 B6 Passat.....I noticed you do not have much mods for the 3.6 FWD. I like the car, I like the power the car has but I was what else you can do to get more power of the car besides basic bolt ons and chip. I do not want boost it, more like naturally aspirated. The R32 has a 3.2 motor...
  7. need helping making up my mind about buying Passat.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I want to buy a diesel passat cause I commute to college and its getting pricey driving a 1.6 petrol. I went to see a passat today, a 1997 1.9 TDI 90HP. It was maroon with a few marks on the body which i dont mind cause im handy at fixing scuffs, respraying etc and engine in gneral but the car...
  8. New from Long Island, N.Y. With a lot on my mind.

    New Member Introductions
    My name is James & I'm from Shirley on Long Island. I have 3 high mileage cars, 1) 01' Blazer 4x4, (2) 00' passat V6 GLX, & (3) 99' Maxima SE. If I sell all 3 cars I still wouldn't be buying a used car that needs some work & I do not want to finance & have payments. My choice is to sell or part...
  9. getting my 99 passat today and got some projects in mind

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    picking up a manual 99 passat v6 with 116k miles today. THe car is fine mechanically but the exterior is not too good. The hood and trunk's clear coat is peeling off making the car look like it got sunburned :thumbdown ...but other than that i think 1700 is a steal for the car lol..i would...
  10. Cluster display has a mind of its own!

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    2004 ATQ w/ 99k miles. The display on the cluster will be nice and bright sometimes. Then it will be dim on the upper half. Then it will be dim all around. Today, for the first time since purchase not to long ago, it would not light up AT ALL. This is my g/f's car and she drives our daughter...
  11. 6 Hrs and 7 Coats to Keep My Mind Occupied

    Wax On, Wax Off
    Well I guess I'll begin by saying that this was an unintended exterior detail, I was supposed to be at work yesterday but awoke to find my faithful companion lying dead in the yard which was and still is tough to swallow. I had to keep my mind off of the whole ordeal so I detailed my car. To...
  12. Just some advice if you don't mind...

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello, I currently have a 2000 passat 1.8t fwd, don't remember engine code, love it but I will be giving it to my family. I'm currently looking into buying any year model of the b5 v6 passat. And I found one in my area and was wondering if anyone that has experience and advice to fill me in...
  13. I made my mind up - out with the gray!

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    ...and here is the result. I freaking love it. It toned down the "LOOK AT ME!" look and got the color scheme back on track (black/tan/chrome). Loving every second of it. And of course, had the parking sensors painted to match. Rear was also done, which I think makes the car look a tad lower...
  14. Hey you guys mind if....

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey you guys mind if a owner of a 2001 S4 hangs out with you all? I was a Passat owner, owned a 2004 Passat GLS 1.8T 4motion Wagon. some of the guys here know me like UU8 and a few others. its a B5 based car after all....:D
  15. help me plan, if you don't mind

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    so i'm planning on replacing my clutch early in the summer, maybe mid-june. at this point i'll also replace both axles, as the last oil change at firestone told me both cv boots were torn. my plan is to use this clutch kit...
  16. i would not mind rocking this classic

    Anything Auto
    :thumbup:
  17. Alarm has a mind of its own...

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hoping someone could point me in the right direction. when unlocking or locking the car remotely with the key fob the alarm goes off...i have to manully lock then unlock the door to get the alarm to stop. also the alarm will go off for no reason what so ever.... anybody have an ideas on what...
  18. Carlisle 2010 (Prepare To Have Your Mind Blown!)

    Anything Auto
    http://zilvia.net/f/off-topic-chat/321517-carlisle-2010-pictures-what-you-missed.html I couldn't post the pics on here, but this thread is a definite must see. ^ Look closely, that is not a FMIC, but a "cold air intake"
  19. sunroof has mind of its own??

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So today I was going through the car wash and the damn sunroof tilted up on its own slashing water all inside. Thankfully I turned the knob to full tilt open then shut to close it. Then as I was leaving the car wash through the dryers it freakin opened again!!! And I open and shut it like 4...
  20. been slipping my mind but ill ask

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    got a 98 b5 wagon 1.8t awhile back used to have a 01 wolfsburg jetta 1.8t, could really hear the turbo and feel it in that car, i cant so much in this like i can heear the dv but thats it, im alos high up on the clock for miles, is my shit dead?
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