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  1. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I just finished replacing all my front suspension 'stuff'. At alignment shop and was asked where I got the outer tie rod ends. The tech showed me where the threaded shaft coming out of the actual end moved in and out of the end piece when the wheel is wiggled by hand. Is that correct? Is...
  2. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Bought the inner axle boot replacement kit to have it changed ON A RAXLE and for the hell of it it does not want to come off. I already destroyed the whole thing and it wone come off. Supposedly original caps are press on and should come off but this is not the original one so who the hell...
  3. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello Guys, This is not a how to remove the outer axle joint question but rather anyone ever had one that will not come out no matter what you do to it? I got a replacement of rebuilt axle from Rax already and I am just messing around to see if there is anyway to get the damn thing off.(after...
  4. Parts For Sale
    Please lmk if you have anything, Thank you
  5. B5 Garage
    2002 1.8t auto wagon. needs driver side outer tie rod end. Moog after market does NOT have the thrust bolt that goes down from the top. Is this ok ? maybe not the correct part?
  6. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    2002 1.8t auto wagon. needs driver side outer tie rod end. Moog after market does NOT have the thrust bolt that goes down from the top. Is this ok ? maybe not the correct part?
  7. Parts For Sale
    I bought the wrong ones for my axles and it will cost me more to send them back so I will sell them here. I have two, both are for the outer CV joint, both brand new. Asking $16 shipped each.
  8. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I had the chance to drive my 2004 B5.5 on the Easter weekend, first time for me in 4 months. My boys drive it and had failed to notice the clacking in sharp right turns, I guess their music was too loud:hmmm: Lots of love here for Raxels, but they don't really ship direct to Canada, and that...
  9. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So pulled the wheels to inspect the TREs and they're worn. Bought the replacements but when I tried to remove them the passenger side pinch bolt wouldn't budge even with w 3 lb. sledge and the driver side bolts came out easily but the outer doesn't want to unscrew from the inner. I pre-soaked...
  10. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I am such a tool. No really, I am. I rebooted my axle a couple of weeks ago, now I see that the big clamp is half off towards the hub side, and a llittle bit of grease has come out. :banghead: I am really annoyed at myself. I removed the whole axle, cleaned it gently and thoroughly, had nice...
  11. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    In a couple of days I will change both Outer Tie Rods in one of my Passat's :wrench: Is there any DIY here on PassatWorld or any other VAG oriented internet site ? Anything special to look out for ? Will I be needing some special tools ?
  12. Parts For Sale
    B5 Passat outer tie rod ends. Purchased new 2009 but sold the car before they were installed, stored inside since. Febi Bilstein 4B0 419 811 E $20 for the pair includes shipping. Located in Cleveland, Ohio. Matt
  13. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    As the title says, I have decided to switch from Passat soft boots to Audi A4 hardboots. I am on my third set of the boots at 132000km. Last time I have used boots from Marty at Raxles( thanks}, and I got 2 years out of the{ his are OEM}. Combination of cold winters here, my wife parking in the...
  14. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    After 10+ years of use, both of my switchblade keys are pretty beat up so I'm looking into options to just replace the outer case. From what I see the the key blank is secured by a roll pin and the circuit board lifts out; I should be able to remove the pin and lift out the circuit board and...
  15. B5 Garage
    I received a Meyle control arm kit today, and it came with the solid metal outer tie rod ends. From what I understand, the all-metal versions give more precise steering control, but you feel a little more road vibrations as a trade-off. I'm primarily concerned with a smooth ride, so I'm...
  16. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    If I'm stopped or going really slow (i.e. maneuvering into a parking space), I can hear a soft creaking when I crank my wheel to the left. Is this a sign my outer TRE's are going out? If not that, what? A visual inspection doesn't show anything like torn boots.
  17. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Planning on changing a tie rod outer on the front passenger side of my 2002 Passat GLX 4mo Wagon I have the tools and the part, but I have a few questions. Here's a representative pic of what I have Under the rubber part, there is a ring of metal wire that sort of looks like a keyring. Do I...
  18. B5 Garage
    Will be installing outer CV boots soon and have questions about using the "bolt method" to remove outer joints from a hollow drive shaft. ('99 AEB 5 spd) Obviously, you'd need the stub axle to be in line with the drive shaft so the bolt threads into the drive shaft. Does this somehow release...
  19. B5 Garage
    Hi guys. I had my tie rods replaced back in June. I don't drive the car very often, so I've put very little freeway miles on it since then. Yesterday, I was on the freeway and it felt like the wheel(s) was/were riding uneven - there seemed like a wobble at higher speeds (>50), and it was...
  20. B5 Garage
    I have a 2002 V6 Passat GLX 4Motion. I brought it to garage to have exhaust work done. And the garage owner who seems like a slippery guy called me over to look at the brakes as the front wheels were off. He pointed out that on the faces of the rotors on all 4 wheels, the outer 1/4" has a layer...
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