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  1. Excellent L & M Foreign Auto experience

    Dealerships and Service
    Hi all, Thanks for the advice, instructions, and recommendations over the years. I highly recommend L & M in Brooklyn, NY. Bill Roth is exhaustive in his questioning and analysis, and more than fair in his pricing. In all, I had the timing belt replaced (and all that goes along with that), the...
  2. 2001 VW Passat 1.8t B5 Auto NYC

    Vehicles For Sale
    I have owned the car for 4yrs. I got the car with 132k it now has 141kmiles. Car was involved in a small accident during the last years winter storm had to replace the hood. Everything on the list below was done during my ownership unless otherwise specified. I have receipts for most of the...
  3. Trusted shop or person in NYC

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Ok, my car got the p1100 issues occasionally, and rattling noise, which I suspect it was the time to change my cam shaft chain tensioner. And I think I might not be able to do it all by myself, considering this has to open up the valve cover. So I went to a shop I trusted as always. They did...
  4. Set of (4) - 15" Wellingtons (Greater NYC)

    Parts For Sale
    Have my original geniune 15" Wellingtons...set of 4. These are 7Jx15H2 ET37 with 5x112 bolt pattern. All true. No bends. They aren't the prettiest things to look at with at least a little rash on each but they'll make a good winter set. Upgraded my brakes and can't use 15 inchers any more...
  5. 15" Steelies - Genuine VW (Greater NYC)

    Parts For Sale
    Set of (4) genuine VW 6Jx15H2 ET 47 steel wheels with 5x112 bolt pattern. Asking $20 for the set. All true. No bends. Only blems are where weights were removed. Upgraded my brakes and these wheel will no longer fit. Otherwise they're in excellent condition. Used for 3 winters. Bought...
  6. Tired of nyc potholes 225/40/18

    Wheel and Tire Forum
    Hey guys Im running a Stock height 2003 GLX WAGON 4motion with 225/40/18, interested to know what are the thickest widest tires I can throw on. I also would like to put spacers to get a flush look. I've got Detroit GTI rims on now if that makes a difference. I was just admiring how thick my...
  7. Where are the current DUB meet locations in nyc 5 boro's

    USA - East
    Looking for dub meet location and meeting time in nyc 5 boro area
  8. New Member.. Help Needed NYC

    New Member Introductions
    Hey, I have owned a 2005 VW Passat for over a year now. The car is great; I have not had any major issues with the car. However, there is one very annoying and tedious problem with it. The link below is what I am referring to. Next to the drivers seat, the leather siding of the car is...
  9. FS: 18x8 5x112 BBS VZ wheels with Continental DSW 235-40-18 - NYC

    Parts For Sale
    I'm leaning more towards selling than not, so rather than look at the wheels stacked in my garage, I'll just post them up and see who wants them. Specs: 18x8 5x115 37mm offset 57.1 center bore The wheels are off my car, have been washed, and are awaiting a minor detailing to clean up some...
  10. FS: Brand NEW FK Highsport Coilover kit for B5.5 Passat (W8) - NYC

    Parts For Sale
    I bought this kit in September 2012 and received it in January with intensions of installing this spring. I then picked up another vehicle, so lost interest in modifying the W8. I waited 4 months to get these. No one in the US stocks them and the only people that have them listed at the moment...
  11. NYC area, Many good parts

    Parts For Sale
    All Parts are in Good and working condition, i just recently upgraded some parts this past year so here are the parts i took off (1) ko3 turbocharger 76k $100 (2) oem front calipers + Pads 3k $150 (2) meyle rotors 3k $50 (4) 2011 Dunlop Direzza dz101 tires 40% left 255/40/ 17 $200 (1) oem...
  12. Damn, NY Inspection Sticker! I Hate You!

    B5 Garage
    Sometimes I just hate the hell out of living in NYC. I had my '02 Passat serviced and tuned up in Jan., drove it 14 hours straight, and have had zero problems since. My check engine light came on and the damn machine says something about the catalytic converter and a misfire error. So, now I...
  13. Mobile mechanics in metro NYC area

    Dealerships and Service
    Does anybody know of any independent mobile mechanics who can work with me on working the front end of my wagon. I am in the metro NYC area and have access to a lift and some tools.
  14. WTB rear calipers in NYC area

    WTB/WTT Section
    got them!
  15. HEY..B5 in NYC

    New Member Introductions
    I've had my B5 for about a year now and even though its fun to drive it has so many problems..got two major ones left though BUT in the mean time i wanted to "flush" my OEM 17" rims but i was told not to at least not with VW rims......please i'm in need of help on this to help me decide what to do
  16. FS: Brand NEW set of OE 18x8 BBS VZ wheels (W8 sport wheels) - NYC

    Parts For Sale
    SOLD!!! Cliff Notes version of the story...... I have a set of these on my W8. After dealing with a slow leak for about a week from one tire, I come to find out my wheel had a 1" crack. Thinking the worst, I freak out and went on a hunt to get a replacement wheel, to which I discover is NLA...
  17. FS: OEM B5 Hood, local NYC

    Parts For Sale
    Sold!
  18. Bronx VW meet.

    Events & Gatherings
    Fairly new meet I went out for the first time last week. It's on Fridays at the Friday's parking lot near bay plaza from 9pm until whenever. I was the only passat there so I posted this to see if I might get some company.
  19. The Bronx

    USA - East
    I just recently found out about a start up meet in the Bronx on Friday nights. It's by the Friday's parking lot near bay plaza starting around 9pm until.... I went for the first time last week and I was the only passat there so I figured I'd post here and see if I could get some company.
  20. Fed up Rant

    Anything Auto
    So I'm a little peeved. About 3 weeks ago I went to go take my wife to work and what do I see? the front drivers side quarter panel just behind the corner light is squeezed in and white paint "accenting" my blue anthracite pearl. :mad: The paint was rubbed off easily, but the dent is still there...
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