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  1. New Member Introductions
    Hey, new to the site, but not VW's. I've had an 03 GTI 337 and a 12 GLI. I just bought an 05 Passat 1.8T 4Motion wagon. Got a pretty good deal on it.
  2. The Showroom
    I thought I'd go out for some pics right before I put her away for the winter. Enjoy! :thumbup:
  3. New Member Introductions
    Just picked up a 13 passat s 2.5l 5 speed manual..I work at a dealership in Pittsburgh. 3riversvw if u have any concerns or problems just lmk
  4. Dealerships and Service
    This shop does everything, has a vagcom, and wont tell you everything needs replaced when you go in for an oil change. definitely worth the a shot. 412-337-4523
  5. USA - East
    Hey what's up the names Marcus. I gotta 03 passat 1.8t. I live in Pittsburgh, Pa. Pretty much looking for anyone to help me with some repairs and hook up mods. Id rather have someone that knows what their doing than go to a dealership and get waxed. I have a nice spending limit so please help a...
  6. USA - East
    whats up everyone have had my car for a little bit now and just havent posted anything. anyways it is a 1.8t 99 passat. i have done some work to the car. however. first off it is dropped on springs. put a full front mount on it. chipped by revo running 15 pounds. straight pipes from test pipe...
  7. Vehicles For Sale
    Well its offical Im listing my car for sale, As many of you know this is one of a kind, RARE Modded Passat...It may be one of the earliest Passat, production date 6/97. It is almost completely euro spec. It is equipped with the AEB 1.8T which is a tank, SOOO easy to work on compared to later...
  8. New Member Introductions
    Hi there, I just joined as I stumbled upon this site while looking how to replace a glovebox for a 2001.5 Passat. This seems to be a great resource and I'm happy to now be a member! I have a black 2001.5 Passat V6 which I got last year. Before that I owned a 97' Jetta. Thanks, Mike
  9. Events & Gatherings
    It's been awhile since I've been able to find time for the passat. Pson and I got together and changed a 1.8T AND V6 timing belts simultanously step by step. The 1.8T had more steps but after 8 hours and 45 minutes both cars started up and ran for 22 miles so far. Water pumps replaced as...
  10. Classified Archive
    No hubcaps, junk rubber on 'em (Goodyear 195/65/15), perfect for your new set of snow tires. Local pickup only. $40 for the set. PM me if interested, otherwise on Craigslist they go.
  11. Classified Archive
    Looking to score some cheap B5.5 part's around the Pittsburgh area, anyone parting? or seen any in any of the yards? Looking for front end, chrome window,battery tray cover, few other things... let me know or PM me if you've got any ideas. i don't really wanna ship stuff so. Cookin'
  12. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hey guys, does anyone in the Pittsburgh area have a Vag-Com unit?? I would be willing to pay you a few bucks to disable my DRLS. Thanks Josh:driving:
  13. Events & Gatherings
    So i'm helping organize the 09 GlowStick Cruise to H20i in OC md. my portion of the cruise will be leaving the PittsBurgh Area thur's 24th of sept. and making a few stop along the way to meet other and the rest of the cruise in DE. if your interested in joining. please check out the Thread...
  14. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Anyone know of a good independent VW shop in or near Pittsburgh, PA? I have a 2003 1.8T GLS wagon in need of rear CV boots, rear pads (and prolly rotors), and new AC line seals. EDIT: So I'm thinking either German Motor Werks in the Strip District, or Next Level Performance Tuning in...
  15. USA - East
    I need to change my tie rod ends and front control arms and change my shocks/springs with a set I have already purchased. If anyone can recommend a good shop I can go to while I'm there this week or if anyone wants to do this work post here please. Thanks for looking! :wrench:
  16. Classified Archive
    These are the last things I have from my passat. This is a set of Radius (marketed as MODA in US) R6 18 inch wheels with a set of michelin pilot sports with nearly new tread on them. The tires are size 245/45 ZR18, and the offset on the wheels is ET 25. I used these for about 1 week after my...
  17. B5 Garage
    Want to get my timing belt and associated parts replaced on 2001.5 1.8T Passat. Any suggestions on good VW mechanics in and around North Pittsburgh, PA?
  18. Dealerships and Service
    Timing Belts ANY 2.0/1.8T/V6 - $450/550/650 - Allentown, PA (Maybe Pittsburgh also) Hey everyone. I figured I'd toss this out there for anyone who is interested... A buddy of mine does timing belts (please PM me and I'll give you more info ;) ). Anyhow, he has done over 30+ timing belts...
  19. Classified Archive
    I bent two of my Mille Miglias on a damn road construction defect (they cut a 6" wide by 3" deep trench across the raod and didn't bother to put up a sign saying "bump" so I hit it at like 40 MPH which was the posted speed limit). Anyhow I'm leaving for a trip to the Outer Banks on Sunday and...
  20. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I am the owner of a '99 B5 1.8T passat, and at 108,000 I understand that a timing belt/tensioner/water pump replacement is overdue. I live about 5 minutes from the Day/Apollo in Moon. I know they will probably try to charge me and arm and leg to replace such things, does anyone know of any...