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  1. FS: 4 sets of VW rims 15", 16" and 17" in Greenville SC $250 per set

    Parts For Sale
    Here are examples of each of the sets I have for sale 17" Bi-stars. Could stand to be touched up or great candidate for plasti-dip Caps for BiStar. Have all 4 17" rims from 2007-2011 VW's Don't have access to pics but here is the CL AD link...
  2. Per rules: 2nd post

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    Original owner of well maintained 2004 Passat 1.8T -stew
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  4. FS: OEM B5.5 15 inch wheels $35 per wheel

    Parts For Sale
    I have a set of 4 OEM B5.5 VW Passat wheels (Michigans). 15 inch. $35 per wheel. They are not pretty but they are all straight. Asking scrap prices, so price is firm or else I will take them to the recycler instead. Just seems a waste to let them get scrapped. Would make a good set of...
  5. does bigger injectors mess up the display miles per gallon

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have a 1.8t with k04 and pc16 tune with the Bosch red top injectors. My average mpg I'm getiing on the dash says 27.9mpg. The trip mpg hits 34 some days depending how easy I am with the throttle. So Ya question is is this display on the dash correct or not with bigger injectors? I only fill...
  6. 450 mile per tank club...who's in?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    452 miles on 13.255 gallons for 34.1 mpg. My best tank by a long shot since owning this car. (2002 AWM 1.8t 5spd. 120k miles.) I'm sure many of you have done similar, right? :D
  7. Help: Getting 150 miles per tank filed with Ultra 93 Gas

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Ok so heres the story I have an 00 1.8t Mods: Lowered on H&R Springs, Blisten Shocks 17in Rims with low profile summer tires I do not run syntetic oil Cold Air Intake with big cone I am not chipped 132,000 miles on my car Exhaust is stock except for the flex pipe being changed out and the CAT...
  8. FS: Beige Leather Seats & Interior Parts - ONLY $10 PER SEAT OR ANY ITEM!

    Parts For Sale
    Everything except the upper dash now sold, thanks.
  9. Per Jay's prodding... need info on the B6 2.0T manual waggie

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Looking to replace my B5 and found an 07 B6 waggie with the 2.0T manual with 62000km on it at a dealership with the extended warranty for CAD$20,500. Can you B6 brothers help a B5er out and let me know any downfalls or issues to look for? Plusses? Thanks!
  10. $.10 per gallon off at Shell

    Anything Auto
    Wasn't quite sure where to post this, but I just found Shell and Kroger have some arrangement to receive a discount of 10 cents per gallon off Shell gas at participating locations. See for more info. Hope this helps. It'll ask for Kroger...
  11. So if you get 300+ misfires per minute on 1 coil...but you replace it and...

    B5 Garage
    Setup. AEB engine/management in a rabbit. Raced it this past weekend and now it misses. Got VAGCOM in today and scanned it. misfire on cyl 1 and random misfire. Block 15 shows cyl 1 missing every pass. It's counting in 4s and 5s! So I swapped the coil...same thing swapped the plug...same...
  12. How many miles per gallon do YOU get with your car?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    2002 Passat 2.8L 30v V6 250 miles per tank 20 MPG :puke:
  13. 60 miles per 1/4 tank

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Like the title says Im getting around 60 miles per a quarter tank, which seems quite low to me. car is a 98 1.8t AEB and is GIAC chipped. i usually get around 300-340 miles a tank which isnt that great since i dont jump the gun and accelerate outrageously fast. i replaced the spark plugs about...
  14. Rear gate apart per robc10x, but no luck. Help!

    B5 Garage
    So I have the rear gate apart and lubed the "ball bearing" as suggested in the write-up by robc10x. I then plugged it in to see if the handle now works. HOwever, it doesnt. So, I unlocked the gate and started to open with the key when the electric switch mechanism activated. I tried it several...
  15. The War: Wall Street vs Main Street...only on Pay per vew!

    The Black Hole
    Is there a war or did CNN just make this up? Are there fundemental differences between Wall Street and Main Street's objectives? Is it possible to have economic policy that will satisfy both? Discuss...
  16. Whats your best mileage per tank? 500+?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    This past Saturday I departed on a 1700 mile trip from Denver, CO to Providence, RI. I figured it would be the best opportunity to test the max MPG for my car (B5 1.8t 5spd). My average speed for the first tank was a timid 60 MPH. With a average of 38 MPG. The total miles on the first tank were...
  17. MIlitary Score Per Island

    Can anyone tell me how you can tell what the Military Score is per Island or even if it is possible. You have four Islands and your military score is say 3,426. Is there a way to break it down per Island? Ex. 2200 belongs to this island, 1200 to this one, so on and so forth.
  18. When i hit 80 miles per Hr my 1.8T rocks side to side??

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    i kind of feel like its unbalanced when on the highway driving over 80 mph. Its only feels like that when i hit over 80. I grip the wheel tight and it still moves left or right by itself...really strange
  19. Special 8k New Mcculloch Hid Capsules 80 Sshipped Per Pair

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    Till the end of February I'm offering a special to all PW member on New Authentic McCulloch HID single beam capsules with one year warranty. 100% waterproof Type TV-20 High quality silicone wires Made in USA AMP connectors German Xenon gas Nylon 69 molded bases Any bulb bases for 8K in stock...
  20. What's your all time MPG per tank record?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I'm not talking about instantanous gas milage, trip gas milage, or other things calculated by the computer. I'm talking about the old fashoned way, miles driven on the tank divided by gallons pumped at the next fillup. I got what may be my all time record today, a MINDBOGGLING 25.05 MPG for the...