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  1. Mobile Electronics
    Hi, I have a question regarding loading a large number of files onto my RNS510 audio system. I have about 3,500 files that I want to load and I don't want to place them into any folders or at the least only one. I have loaded them onto an SD card and whilst I can load a small amount of files...
  2. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Passat 2000 1.8t ATW So basically, i switched over to synthetic oil when my oil was due, mayb 2 weeks later oil pressure light went off and ignored because i saw no leak or performance change. drove to ny and back and the all of a sudden i lose power and sounds realy terrible, oil press light...
  3. Wheel and Tire Forum
    Hi, I have a set of Audi wheels which I think came off an A4 Cabrio. You'd think they would rub on the outsides but they don't clear the upper control arms and one rear rubs the fender well against the inner sidewall a little. PN on the wheels is 8H0 601 025 A, offset, etc is ET45 7.5X17. Tires...
  4. Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Hi, First "real" post on PassatWorld so I apologize if this is in the incorrect section. I have a 2013 NA Passsat SEL TDI, but this shouldn't apply specifically to the TDI line so I'll post it here. Does anyone else have an issue with the stock wiper blades pulling water back into the middle...
  5. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Alright, I need some help. I picked up a real nice wooden shift knob for my 2004 b5.5 passat. The knob is screw on but the stock setup uses a clip, or a metal ring. I took the clip component out of my stock one, and pretty much destroyed the stock knob. Any ideas on where to go next?
  6. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    So my wife just informed me that cold water occasionally drips on her feet when I have the AC on. I'm thinking a clogged drain somewhere? Anyone else observed this?
  7. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Has anyone tried to bolt on the turbo from the 1.8t onto the 2.8 v6? I'm looking to add hp without spending a lot and was wondering if anyone has tried this? I know the intake and exhaust manifolds are different for obvious reasons but besides that... thanks for any help John
  8. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    As above, post-2001 Audi A6's in Europe (and probably US) had aluminium hubs/uprights on the front, which are apparently 4kg lighter per corner (which is not bad to help unsprung weight). Apparently the caliper carrier bolt detail is the same and the driveshaft spline detail. Just a different...
  9. Anything Auto
    Wow I haven't been here in a while, the last time I came on here was to check out anything new about the passat! or VW in general... Then I logged off for a few months. I really miss being on here to chat with people about the car. I actually never got to mod my passat after some of the...
  10. B5 Garage
    My stock turbo has died after 300k. Will the larger turbo from a 2002 B5.5 be a direct swap? Thanks
  11. Wheel and Tire Forum
    Hi Guys, This is my first post on the Passat Forum, had a Mk4 Golf Estate before. I got a 2007 Sport 2.0TDi DSG Estate (wagon). Slowly and surely modding it to my taste. So far colour coded the black lower mouldings into body colour, which is black in anycase :lol: but makes the polishing...
  12. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So when i was claying/waxing the car over the weekend, I noticed some paint and minor rust issues on my hatch. One issue I knew about was the rivet screws holding the plate lights in place are loose, which I can fix... but there's two or three places where I have rust under the paint and one...
  13. Anything Auto
    The results don't disappoint, with the force-fed motor putting out 197 horsepower at the rear wheel and a peak of 227 lb-ft of torque at just 2500 rpm. Those figures compare very favorably with Hyundai's factory ratings of 210 ponies and 223 lb-ft, meaning that this little Korean's power is...
  14. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    I still have no clue if they do. I've been searching for suspension for the CC and can't find anything for it out yet. Was wondering if the B6 suspension can be put onto a CC with no issues?
  15. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I did post this up a while back with no response...:confused: Do i need to consider anything else when fitting coilovers to my V6 Syncro... Ive heard things about the rear end needing 'something'. Can someone please finally clear this up for me so i can get on with modification! :bowdown...
  16. Wheel and Tire Forum
    Does anyone know if Audi A6 wheels bolt pattern will go onto a Passat?
  17. Anything Auto
    Well, as some of you know, folks over the pond can get parktronic from the factory, but parktonic is not an option on US-spec MKV GTI's. I know that VW has a retrofit kit, but I wasn't gonna shell out $300+, so i went with a cheaper generic version. I know some people like it, others hate it...
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