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  1. Our "New" 2008 Passat Wagon

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    First off, I'm a wagon guy. I like Station Wagons (I grew up in them, I think they're cool, and really hate that it's a body style that's been largely abandoned) Second off, Back on 6-1-2014, we found a great little wagon - a 2011 TDI Jetta Sportwagen - White Gold exterior with a Corn Silk...
  2. what are our lowering spring options

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    i just started looking and all im seeing is h&r, i was hoping to get something with a bit less drop than their sports and the oe's dont look low enough. are tgere other ootios? also i plan to run 18's with a et35, ive seen a few setups with that offset but just want to reconfirm that they...
  3. 15 Years with our B5.5

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    15 years ago, this B5.5 came into our lives from a dealership in Vienna and has traveled through 25 states and 2 countries. It's been a faithful companion and hopefully will be for years to come! I have driven most everything that could be classified as a car and having experienced such a...
  4. Are either of these safe for use with our G12 coolant?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Have a leak. Know where it is, (flange on back of head), but don't really have the time to work on it for a while. Are these safe to use in our G12 systems? And do they work? B5.5 1.8t
  5. Our latest mileage run..2.5 l. gasoline..

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    We just got back from a 404-mile, round trip run from our place to Bend, Oregon.. Hit rain over the pass to the eastern side, car is/was a mess..dust to instant mud, just add water.. Anyhow, we averaged 33.7 mpg. which is not too bad, IMHO. Car ran beautifully. S.E.
  6. *MORE* on the 87 regular vs. 91 premium in our cars...

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Finally someone got it: VWVortex.com - gas 87 vs 91 Please see post # 3 and post # 8....
  7. Ok..so what's the best aftermarket radio/Nav for our B6 Passat?

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Replacing my non-nav factory radio with an aftermarket nav system/Bluetooth...thoughts, recommendations? Peace, Disgoduc
  8. Rewarding our protectors - 10% Emergency Services Discount at CARiD!

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    CARiD is thankful for all members of the Police Force, Ambulance Service and Fire Service for the dedication that keeps our communities safe every day, and cared for after accidents and disasters. We know that Police, Firefighters and Emergency Medical Technicians rely on their personal vehicles...
  9. ECS Has Big Brake Kits For Our Passat

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey guys! Browsing the ECS Tuning website today, I just saw that they have made big brake kits for our B5's. Might be worth a look and a test! Volkswagen Passat B5 FWD 1.8T ECS News VW B5 Passat 1.8T 312mm BBK
  10. Saying Goodbye to our 4Mo Wagon, with regrets....

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Possibly one of the best cars I have ever owned, 04 Passat 4Mo wagon with 1.8T Triptronic but after 10 years and 172k going to be replaced by a 2011 Touareg. I truly have a love affair with VW's, my wife knows that and accepts me for my faults, and even though the triptronic was not my choice...
  11. initial thoughts and observations on our newly acquired 2007 passat wagon 2.0T

    New Member Introductions
    clean but smells really funny/bad inside....will have to find some industrial strength cleaner and see if it does the trick some kind of fault with the electronic park brake....light on dash constantly, sometimes takes a few tries to engage/disengage and I can hear the motor operating (don't...
  12. Just bought our first Passat, looking for accessories in Australia

    Rest of the World
    Hi I'm new to the forum. Just bought our first VW, a 2010 Passat 147TSI B6/C3 Wagon with 37k kms on the clock. Was going to buy jap but after sitting in the Passat we changed our mind as it was just light years ahead on style and performance. We also bought a 4 year manufacturer equivalent...
  13. What type of paint is on our B5s?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey PW. I got a 2000 1.8t B5. It is Black Magic Pearl (LC9Z/Z4) I'm wondering if anyone knows what type of paint was used originally for our b5s. I know there is like acrylic lacquer, acrylic enamel, acrylic urethane and water-based... Does anybody know what our paint was originally. My car...
  14. Do our cars Hibernate?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    My 99 B5 has been sitting parked in the snow for a while. I forget how long now. Probably over a month, maybe longer. I just noticed the little red led that flashes to indicate the alarm is active had stopped flashing. I assumed something had drained my battery and that's why no blinky blinky...
  15. Gonzo Tuning for our 5's and 5.5's

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey Guys, so everything I've read on Vortex says Gonzo really has the transverse setup dialed. It's reliable, drivable, and dynoing at 255-356 WHP. The kit includes 550cc injectors, intake pipe, manifold, turbo and 3-program tune for $1,799. After talking to them and finding out that the only...
  16. Found a Passat video tape from our purchase nearly 13 years ago

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I was looking through a box of items from when we bought our 2001.5 Passat new from the dealer. I found a few interesting things like the original window sticker, the SKC key tag, a VW pen, a VW keychain, the original purchase docs, and a few delivery pictures from the dealer. What was most...
  17. Our '02 is going to a new home

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    After nearly 12 years and 149K miles, we finally said goodbye to our '02 Passat. It has been an absolute joy to own and drive; the only reason we sold it was because I found a super deal on a '12 Passat SE dealer program car with only 4K on the odometer. I haven't made a lot of posts here, but...
  18. Has anyone has Success with HID kits on our 12-13 B7's ?

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Just an HID kit is what im wanting to do not diffrent Headlights or anything LED. Any for sure kits that dont cause issues ?
  19. Q: Does the Audi TT short shifter work on our B5?

    B5 Garage
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  20. One from our local vw/audi meet

    The Showroom
    New wheels coming soon :)
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