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  1. New Member Introductions
    I get the lovely task of repairing/maintaining me and my wifes family's vehicles because I'm too nice to say no. Her B5 is driving me nuts right now, so came here looking for some guidance. Cheers, Logan
  2. Anything Auto
    Bloody hell? Time to trade in. Mother Of God, Justin Bieber Has A Leopard Print Audi R8 Now
  3. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Well, I am still working on my 2.5" exhaust. Thanks to someone I will not name, i didn't get the TT 2.5" down pipe (used), so i forked up the brand new one from (cheapest I can find new). Put on the test pipe, down pipe and straight to a magna flow exhaust. I also...
  4. Wax On, Wax Off
    I picked one of these kits with the powerball4headlights over the weekend for $20 and I am impressed with the ease and the price was right. It took me longer to mask off the lights than it did to polish things up to a nice crystal clear. Basically all I needed to do was mask off the lights...
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  6. Anything Auto ____________________ I am not the biggest fan of most wagons, but I would rock the hell out of this one. :bowdown:
  7. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So dudes, I just moved to the Island of Oahu in Hawaii and what do you know after only being here about a month, my oil cooler decided to fail on me. So to make a long story short I had to have it towed, because it was overheating, and that cost me $200, but at least my insurance reimbursed me...
  8. Anything Auto
    So this is a repost and its been posted before but i have to restate i i F&*KING hate people and the bullsh!t that they do with their F*&KING POS cars. If you guessed yes i got a mother f*&king door ding on my audi, i park as far out as you can at my school not a car around it within 3 rows so...
  9. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I noticed my black lowers were starting to look like crap, so I did a search and found out about Mother's. I used it the other day, and it is great. The lowers were all dull looking, and the Mother's made them look new again.
  10. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I love my mother in-law very much. She just picked up a 2004 B5.5 1.6T when in Arizona. We live in Washington. The car has no fixing for a front license plat and she needs one in WA. I told her how great the forum is, so guidance as to how best to get a plate holder or if and how/where to drill...
  11. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Just for S&G's, when I was polishing my black plastic trim just now, I tried this stuff out on the tires. It appeared to clean them well w/o leaving that crappy gloss that most "tire cleaners" leave. We'll see how it weathers, but for now it looks good. Has anyone else tried this?
  12. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    After getting the call about the oil cooler/pressure switch yesterday, they called back today to say they'd finished that job($1100) to find that the oil pump and turbo need to be replaced due to the low oil from the initial leak, and it needs a water pump, too. That bumped the bill up to $4700...
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  14. Wheel and Tire Forum
    :mad: well, i was driving around the other night on my rims i had just installed the day before..everything was smooth. then i caught a crater in the middle of the road, dead on w/my left front wheel. sounded horrible, jerked the wheel to the left. :nervous: now whenever i begin to turn the...
  15. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    there is a whole in my bumper it looks ( and god help the "street kids" if this turns out to be true) like some one melted a small whole in my bumper with a lighter or something anyway that fury put aside for right now the paint around the edges of said hole is starting to peel away WHAT...
  16. Anything Auto
    I did it. And not only that, but I don't have comprehensive insurance on my car. F'in deer... Anyone got $3k to borrow? :cry: Look ma, I got positive offset wheels! I think the hardest thing to do will be to match the color. Is it blue, purple, or green? You decide. And if 00Psst is...
  17. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Just wanted to wish all the Club :b5: Moms a happy Mother's Day! ...and a big :bow: for your choosing the Passat over the minivan! :wink: Who said the fun ends when the kid(s) arrive?
  18. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    :mad: I’m driving home from the bar tonight driving about 45mph on route 46 when BAM! :shock: I hit this pothole. I didn't even see it! :nervous: any way now I have this intense wobble in the steering wheel. Any ideas on how to fix it or what might be the problem? I don't think the rims...
  19. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I kinda like the icicle front spoiler... :thumbup: ...and the rear license plate diffuser... :lol: ...not to mention the side skirts... :roll:
  20. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    It doesn't have everything, but it's got a lot: History of the B5, history of the B5.5, a summary of some of the more significant reviews by Consumer Reports, Edmunds, Car and Driver, etc., picking the best buy among the available Passats, who should and shouldn't buy a Passat, chipping the 1.8T...