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  1. Parts For Sale
    I'm re-selling the turbo I bought from a fellow member from this thread: click me I bought it expecting I would need to replace the turbo on my dad's car when I was trouble shooting very low boost, but it turned out his CAT was clogged so this is back up for sale. I never even installed it...
  2. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    My '03 1.8T 5M, w/Giac 1.3 bar ECU since ~40k, now has 180k. No barney blood. No excessive engine vibration at idle, but its not like new either. Shifts are a bit clunky and hard to make smoothly (which I was convinced was DMF failure since that's original also), especially in low gears. I...
  3. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have a 2004 Passat with aftermarket blaupunkt radio and I wanted to go for the OEM look and fit the original RNS MFD (see in pictures). Will all the functions work as I dont think I have gps installed. Also the radio that I found has a code that the owner doesn't know, nor does he have the VIN...
  4. Vehicles For Sale
    Satin Silver, Leather, Sunroof, V6, manual trans., 210K miles. I have maintained this vehicle very well. Have done all the work myself. It seems the original clutch is finally giving up the ghost. It seems to be slipping, but I could be wrong. It has newer tires, rear Bilstein shocks, rear...
  5. New Member Introductions
    Hi Guys , I just got myself a Original ROSS TECH VAG COM cable HEX-USB+CAN cable. I am in the Northern VA area . If anyone needs to retrieve any DTC code's or run a complete auto scan , let me know. my email is [email protected]
  6. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I am ordering the parts and making my plans to do the timing belt service (along with all of the other related items - water pump, thermostat, tensioners, snub mount, various seals and so forth), but my question concerns driving the car for the next three weeks or so. Am I already in Death...
  7. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello all, seeking a small bit of advice. I am thinking of purchasing a 2001 GLX 4mo with an original mileage of 38,000, original owner. Older woman (78) who has had to stop driving, has always been garaged, basically driven to/from shopping. I previously had a 2002 4mo which I got rid of (had a...
  8. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Just changed battery.. they below was a perfect fit in my 2008 2.0T BPY engine car. Exact size the battery covers and cases also fitted perfectly, the battery hold down clamp also fitter perfectly, vent available on both sides.. I blocked the one near the negative terminal.. kept the opposite...
  9. Parts For Sale
    Sold Pending Funds: B5.5 Passat All Weather Mats ( Original VW Mats ) SOLD Pending Funds Guys, I have a few items for sale, I have a used set of four ( 4 ) All Weather mats for sale. $ 47.00 Shipped UPS Ground to the US 48 ONLY with Tracking 1st " I will Take It " with a follow up PM...
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  11. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So both joints in my passenger side half axle are going out. Having read the many cv replacement guides here, I'm trying to get a raxle replacement. Marty, being the great guy he is, wanted to make sure I have the original to avoid the core charge. So I've checked, but there is no sticker as the...
  12. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I am new to the euro game just gave up jap cars for good once I rode in a VW and Audi I was sold. The others are POS's. Im working on a B5 2000 Passat gls atw 1.8t 5sp Now, being new Im going to have some dumb questions and Im saying sorry now, I was going to install my oil pressure sending...
  13. B5 Garage
    A couple months ago I got to work after a 20 minute drive on the freeway and noticed FL wheel was smoking and the rim was all black with brake dust, with 165K on my 04 4Mo wagon I figured it was time to replace/rebuild calipers. Got rebuilt calipers and replaced both sides and everything seemed...
  14. New Member Introductions
    Mostly a great car, save a TSB on the front suspension bearings and a heater core replacement.
  15. New Member Introductions
    Bought the car new in Feb 02. It's in perfect condition and I can't find anything I'd like to upgrade to so I'm gonna spend some money and make it haul A**.
  16. Parts For Sale
    Hey everyone, i have an extra ORIGINAL zender 3 piece molded spoiler, painted Satin silver, but the paint is rough and will probably need to be repainted. I picked it up a while back in case of mine would need a replacement. Let me know if there is any interest out there, i'm in NO hurry to...
  17. Vehicles For Sale
    Tinted windows, newer tires, MP3 player, all leather, and moon/sun roof. Automatic and all wheel drive. Comes with an extended warranty that covers all parts of the car until 2016 or 100,000 miles. ($2,500 value) Had the dreaded torque converter replaced that cost over 5k alone. You won't have...
  18. Parts For Sale
    The original, unmolested (and never installed) Shine Racing SRS rear torsion bar stiffener I modeled the now fabled run of SnunkBars after. Personally — and I am naturally biased — the SnunkBar is a better get, but they are all gone. So I offer this gen-u-wine SRS rear sway with mounting...
  19. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    They are selling cloudy old headlights on ebay for $60 each.. or you can get em new for around $100. Am I missing something here? Even if the new ones are not OEM, at least they're not cloudy. I replaced mine and I was gonna chuck the originals, but..
  20. Vehicles For Sale
    Selling my 2003 W8 4motion, Automatic. Excellent condition. All maintenance records kept. Garaged almost it's entire life. Just had the dreaded torque converter replaced!! It was, is, and always runs perfect, but the engine light came on one day and BOOM I was told I needed the torque...
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