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  1. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So, I was working on the wife's car tonight, 4 hours of just nothing but pure hell. I got the passengers side suspension back on the car, yeah 4 hours for that. (we need some new smileys - I need one with a gun to the head) I swear putting that suspension on tonight was like reeling in a 600lb...
  2. Volkswagen Passat TDI Discussion
    Looking for a passat lowered with springs on 19's. I heard it looks lower than mine does on 18's. Im lowered on H&R springs, thinking of coil overs, i just want to barely tuck tire.
  3. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    G'Day, 2001 2.8 v6 B5.5,4motion,Passat, Aussie RHD GLX, Black Betty, I fixed the ...................................MUTHER, Warning this thread is long, maybe funny and something you can relate to, But in the end problem solved. Read all first and check the last solution that solved my...
  4. WTB/WTT Section
    Well, it happened today. I was driving to work and i smelled that lovely burning smell. Realized my seat caught fire under my arse. Left side of the bolster decided to light a hole right through the leather about the size of a nickle or a small cigar. So i'm now on the search for some S6...
  5. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    OK, My well published TB died a slow death and I needed to know why. Symptoms included intermittent ABS and TC lights, every couple of days, it'd go nutz and start crazy idling :icon_eek:...800, 1200, 750, 1400...since it's a 5MT, it's more pronounced. I put the last month or so of my VCDS...
  6. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    2000 passat v6 5 speed. FWD 121,000miles. When I put the key in the ignition and turn sometimes nothing happens. Dash lights don't light up nothing. Not even seat belt chime. Other times it will crank but no light off. Like it isn't getting fuel or ignition. To fix it and make the car run I...
  7. New Member Introductions
    Looking at replacing the SAIP this week-$500 new for OEM or $100 for aftermarket.....I was a bit surprised the dealer parts dept would want $100+ for just the secondary tube that goes to the air box.
  8. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I bought B5.5 1.8T AWM I found on craigslist. It has a solid ABS and blinking BRAKE light on so I've been watching the videos on the ABS removal. I noticed something else. I have an empty space where the cars in the videos have something there. What is it? My engine seems to run fine so is it...
  9. The Showroom
    wrong post, moderators please delete
  10. Parts For Sale
    Just a heads up as this seems to be quite cheap ($414.99). Wish I had a B6. Again, this is not mine, I was actually looking for a bumper for my 3BG and came across this by accident. :beer: 06 07 08 09 10 Volkswagen Passat Front Bumper Grill 2006 2007 2008 2009 B34 | eBay
  11. Vehicles For Sale
    This is not my car and have no vested interest in the sale of it. Just passing along info. 2003 VW Passat W8, Rare 6 Speed Manual, 4 Motion Jason
  12. Parts For Sale
    Anyone else want to learn to love the whine? :D PES G1 Supercharger FWIW, I'll have an ATQ tune sorted in a few days. I also have an AHA ECU tuned and on my bench for B5ers wanting to get blown in rare style. :wrench:
  13. New Member Introductions
    Hello, I misunderstood the purpose of the "2 posts" rule... initially. I bought my 2003 (B5?) Passat Wagon 1.8T in the summer of 2002. I really think there's something about the wagon styling that is classic. She's about to pass 100k miles. I have done an exceptionally poor job at maintenance...
  14. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    hey, so I just broke off my key in the door, and it is the only one I had left. Called the dealer and a new one costs $250. Anyone know of a cheaper way to get a key? Its the switchblade style for a 98 passat. I looked on ebay and found them for $25 but dont know how to program them or get them...
  15. New Member Introductions
    A picture speaks a thousand words so they say, I'll warn people before some of these photo's wont be to everyones liking not sure if this will work or not
  16. Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    So after much deliberation and internal conflict I traded in my beloved Superduty Powerstroke Diesel in last night for a 2012 Passat SE 2.5 with Sunroof. I have to say, I test drove the Camry, Mazda, Accord, Civic, Focus, Taurus, Malibu and the Impala and the Passat definately came out ahead to...
  17. Parts For Sale
    Not mine but here is the info. I know a few people were sniffing around for one. if not no biggie. It is on SC Audi, Supercharged Audi and VW Forums -> G2 Kit for sale pic http://scaudi.com/sc/index.php?act=Attach&type=post&id=586
  18. The Showroom
    Hi all Recently i joined passatworld as one more passat owner (1997 B5) Mine first introduce post with some pics of car, questions (no one responded so i decided to ask here again, hopes thats ok) and cusomising progress so far (would like your opinion about it)...
  19. Anything Auto
    I've only been away from my Passat since the 19th and I'm already experiencing withdrawals!
  20. The Showroom
    Hello all....well just want to say thank you to Gnar and everyone else posting those cool DIY threads...I learn alot...I learned from Gnars interior design and did mine own...it saved me so much money...upholstery shop quoted me like 300 buks....so it only cost me about 30 to 40 bucks...and im...
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