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  1. Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Hi there, I really need some help here. My 2012 Passat has now 25k miles on it and in the last few months I've become more and more disappointed: The car has started lugging really bad (it runs in 6th gear at 30 mp/h), when slowing down from higher speeds and slowly accelarating again, the...
  2. Anything Auto
    Strategic Vision disses J.D. Power, crowns VW and Ford quality leaders Quality studies can be funny things in the auto business. It's not unusual to have one completely contradict another, which can result in an automaker that was panned as a loser in one study claiming to be a leader based on...
  3. New Member Introductions
    hello to all. im adam glad to join shuda a long time ago. says i need to posts up and i got some business to take care of on here...
  4. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi guys, Went to do my vac lines today, and found out the stuff I ordered off ECS was a tight squeeze! The hose spec is 3mm for the V6 30v engines, and I have 3.5mm diamater silicon from ECS. Problem is when I compare it to stock rubber hosing, the ECS stuff is much thinner overall. It's...
  5. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Black Rims.-Probably 18'' BBS,and new tires. Tint.-35% Tinted Tails.-From JohnsTintedTails Black Indicators.-Ebay Black Headlights.-Ebay What Will All Of This Cost Me?
  6. B5 Garage
    aka Block 020 for timing pull and Block 026 IIRC for knock voltage. Block 002 or 003 shows the timing IIRC. for those who don't venture past the Black Hole/Off Topic.
  7. New Member Introductions
    Hello everyone I'm interested in getting a 2000-2002 Passat with the turbo 4 engine. Everything I've read seems to be very positive in regard to the driving experience, interior quality, etc. But I'm concerned about the overall mechanical reliability. My current car is considered to be one of...
  8. New Member Introductions
    Im looking at getting right now a 01 b5.5 1.8T. How are they pretty good very ever major problems that year? I know ive heard to stay away from 02 had major problems. Is 01 an over all good choice cause its what i have the money for as of now.
  9. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I am looking for a good KO4 turbo upgrade kit. i have done extensive research. Overall I like AWE and GIAC kits, but I wanted to hear from members with similar kits. I'm not interested in any bigger turbo for price range reliability issues. If APR had a longitudal KO4 kit I'd go with it...
  10. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I am consideriing a purchase of the 2005 Passat TDI. As owners of these automobiles, what are you thoughts on the build quality and ongoing issues many of you have faced????
  11. Anything Auto
    OK guys, lemme hear it........what you think about the Mini Cooper. I know I was talking about getting a Toyota Tacoma a few weeks ago, but that idea fell through. Now I am thinking about opposite spectrum.......Mini Cooper
  12. Anything Auto
    Anyone watching the Dakar rally? VW in 9th overall with a 2wd 1.9 Diesel car! Though the Dakar is typically dominated by Mitsubishi and their Monteros and Hybrids...there are a few new entries this year to make the Car class more interesting. BMW entered 2 X5 Diesels, and one of them was...
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