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  1. Passat B5 wagon in the news; not necessarily a good thing

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So maybe you've see pictures of the apparently nice Passat wagon, owned by the guy whom the court kicked out of his parent's house in New York. The story I read implies that he has other Passats in storage, so he's perhaps a PassatWorld B5 forum member?
  2. FOB hack news

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    Did anyone see the news on VW FOB hack (including our generation) of cars? :icon_eek: Is this old news? Another blow for VW owners: millions at risk for key hack - CBS News
  3. News

    New Member Introductions
    Just purchased a 2001 Passat! From NC
  4. Bad news.... How screwed am I?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Rear ended someone today. Drive able but the radiator is damaged and leaking
  5. Passat 1.8 Reliability in News

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    10 Cars That Will Last For Over 250,000 Miles - Gleems
  6. Upcoming Holiday News
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  7. Local News Interviews A, Well, Uh... (possible NSFW)

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  8. 2013 LA Auto Show Coverage News Coverage

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    The Los Angeles Auto Show has quickly become one of the most anticipated auto shows on the circuit, with many automakers making global debuts. Nine cars are expected to be shown off for the first time at this years LA show, including the Porsche Macan, MINI Cooper and Subaru WRX. Connected Cars...
  9. Japanese local news

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    I would watch the news more often if this was the case state side Sent from Free App
  10. Got bad news today on my 98 1.8T...

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have been around these boards forever and still come here lurking for DIY advice all the time. My wife called me yesterday to say the old Passat was giving her some trouble. Stuttering and making some rattling noise. I immediately thought that this was another bout of bad coil disease...
  11. LMFAO @ my local news channel got trolled so hard

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    i saw this on the news and couldnt stop laughing. my local news channel here in the bay area got trolled so hard by whoever submitted this info. just saw it posted today on wshh Video: They Wrong For This: KTVU News Channel Reveals Names Of Pilots From Flight214 Crash
  12. Good news I found the leak. Bad news I found the leak

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I posted before about what looked like Carmel dripping from the car. Now I know that my radiator has a leak. Sent from Free App
  13. News from Zee German - No more Passat

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    Hi guys, didn't post here in a looong time ... (ca. since the board changed). I missed the fun on this board lately, but my latest purchase won't make a big change. :( Worked hard the last years, now it's time to reward myself and play hard, also. Got a GTI today! :lol: The Passat (3C) is...
  14. CTS pops out of flange...spouting coolant everywhere. News coverage at 11

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Has this ever happened to anyone? Driving down the road the other night my car starts smoking like a mother...low coolant light comes on. Get it home after putting in a little water, and see it is spilling out from the back of the block. Notice that my coolant temp sensor is just hanging...
  15. Good News!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Remember last week when I said my car died and it was beyond repair and the mechanic said I needed a valve job or a new engine and you guys said that was crazy and I should take my car somewhere else and I did. I brought my car to Langan VW in Vernon Ct. Well they called me today and told me...
  16. What bad news to wake up to..

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    So today I was awoken by frantic phone calls from my mother, telling me how my dad had suffered a heart attack and collapsed at work this morning. They told us it was a severe attack, and it would require some form of by-pass in the near future. I was wondering if anyone had experience with...
  17. Braking News - New Rotors w/ Pics

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    So it was time to replace my rotors as you can see from the first 2 pictures. Beleive it or not as bad as they look there was no pulsing or anything :icon_eek: I was debating a few different options, I have the OEM A8 upgrade and I was thinking of going with ECS 2 piece rotors. Then I saw there...
  18. news you can use

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    here's an article on how to be a little more anonymous online: SlashGeek · How to be completely Anonymous online
  19. Concept Cars - the Latest news and photos

    Anything Auto has just launched a new section on its redesigned site dedicated to those wild and wacky concept cars. Along with plenty of photos, there's the latest news on new concept cars as well as up-to-date stories on if and when they'll make it to production. Click here for the latest...
  20. Have a light beige B5 interior and want the B5.5 center console? Good news...

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have seen that many people with beige interiors upgrading to a B5.5 center console complain that the B5.5 beige does not match (too yellow), so they go with a black center console. 1998-2001 Passats with beige interior have a "light beige" interior. From 2001.5-2004, the B5.5 had a beige...