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  1. B6 TDI Starts...then dies / cuts out / stalls . Plus limp home mode bonus.

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hi there - I've tried the Google search quite a few times, and trawled 10 pages of this forum and 6 of the garage: couldn't find the same thing. Any help and advice appreciated: I have a 2007 B6 TDI Estate - have had it for about 6 months. I put my key fob in a little....yellow steering wheel...
  2. P7 Cinturato All Season Plus - my experience

    Wheel and Tire Forum
    So, I just ordered a set of 4 new Pirelli P7 Cinturato All-Season Plus tires in size 225/45R17H to replace the ones I've had for the last ~3 years. I run Nokian WR-G2's in the winter months so strictly a 3-season tire for me. I got probably around ~45k or so out of the last set which is fine...
  3. Exhaust leak $600 plus quotes from Auto Repair places

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hello I had issues with engine noise and power with my 2006 2.0T Passat and took it for diagnosis. I have the following issues with my exhaust pipe a) The Downpipe joint is broken with a hole b) Flex Joint is rusted and about to fail c) Exhaust tip is rusted I am quoted $600 plus for...
  4. P0421 Catalyst warm up code (Plus rant)

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi guys, I got a check engine light with P0421 again. For once I didn't get it for my secondary air system. However, I got an evap code (large leak) guess what? The wawa I got gas at didn't freaking put my gas cap back on and I lost it when she said we throw them out just get a new on at walmart...
  5. Leather Steering wheel with controls MFSW/Stock Wheel/Interior parts plus more

    Parts For Sale
    Leather MFSW/Stereo/Amp/Fog Lights/CD Changer interior parts/PCV Vac lines Hi all, Over the time of my ownership I've purchased lots of parts and no have many duplicates. Generally upgrades to add to my GLS Wagon. There are also some B5 parts where I've accidentally purchased the wrong...
  6. Memory Test... automotive style. Plus adventure & rescue!

    Anything Auto
    My dad has a late 60's or early 70's boat that's been sitting in a garage for an unknown number of years. It's got a Mercruiser 120 engine which is actually a GM 2.5 liter four-in-line industrial engine fitted out for marine application. It wouldn't run so I went through the typical...
  7. Checking fuses killed stuff?? No Power steer, park brake, speedo, plus steering colum

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Has anyone heard of this happening I was checking all the fuses in the panel in the pic - I may have had the accessories on when I pulled some of the fuses. Then this happened EPC Light ABS Light Steering light Steering Column Locked Warning See pics No Power assist on steering No park...
  8. FS: 2013 Jetta TDI Premium Plus Nav 6MT

    Vehicles For Sale
    I'm looking to sell my clean, single-owner Jetta TDI because I recently got a job in the city. 38,425 miles. I love this car, but I don't need such a nice commuter anymore. $20,000 is what I owe on it. I've put it up on Craigslist and EBay for $22,000, so this is the PW/friend/family discount...
  9. any one runing a efr turbo kit? 3500$ plus software

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    RAI Longitudinal 1.8T EFR Kit Looks likeit would push good numbers.
  10. Shocks and struts, plus exhaust?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I asked this question before about lowering my car, I only want to lower it 1-1.5 at most will I have to really worry about CV and control arms going out faster or is that only if I slam my car? Either way I really need new struts and shocks and looking for suggestions for a quality set up. Now...
  11. FS: used NexS coilovers $500 OBO plus shipping

    Parts For Sale
    As stated NexS coilovers - 40,XXX on them $500 OBO plus shipping Coils retail for over $800 new Completely stripped cleaned and anti seized
  12. Weird Electrical problems...Headlights won't turn on plus other.....

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Ok, I just finished doing the water pump, timing belt, etc. on my daughter's 01 GLS 1.8T. I finished buttoning everything up on Saturday, temp outside was mid 50's when I finished putting it back together. I tested everything out when I got it done, all electricals worked fine. I heavily...
  13. FS: B5/5.5 Votex Roof Rack — $150 plus shipping

    Parts For Sale
    Original VW Accessories Catalog Votex Roof Bars with locking endcaps and keys. Perfect fit for B5/5.5 chassis sedans/saloons. They was like this when they was new: Now they is still neat and tidy, but I don't has the allen tools or the rubber bar inserts. I has all the caps and key though...
  14. Springs, Struts, Shocks, Side Markers plus more added ASAP

    Parts For Sale
    Bentley manual, Springs, Struts, Shocks, Side Markers plus more added ASAP PRICES ARE ALL OBO. I am not sure what the OEM suspension is worth so I'm marking at 150. I have no problems sending better pictures if interested. I just snapped a couple really quick Best way to get a hold of me is...
  15. 210,000 Miles - 2001 Passat 1.8T AUG - Timing Belt Plus What???

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Getting ready to change the timing belt for the second time. Still have never done the water pump but I figure it's time. Any recommendations on other parts I should change with this many miles? I'll do everything in the timing belt kit (belt, pulley tensioner, thermostat, etc.). What about the...
  16. Twin Turbo B5 remote mount plus stock 1.8t hmmm........

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey guys. This is more like a hypothetical thread. I have been roaming around the site and ran into a thread about a remote mount twin turbo setup. I read about how cheap it is to setup against the normal front mount setup. Sounds much cheaper. My out of the box idea (may be written...
  17. VIDEO: 2014 Audi R8 V10 Plus Track Test

    Car Reviews & Videos
    Read the complete 2014 Audi R8 V10 Review at 2014 Audi R8 V10 Plus Review: Car Reviews
  18. B5.5 Front and rear seat plus door panels

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi guys, I came across a posting on craigslist in Columbus ohio. Front and rear black leather seats and the 4 black leather door panels for $ 400.00. The seats look near perfect. This is a great deal. If I knew how to do a link I would. Let me know if you need someone in this area to pick them...
  19. FS: vagcom,bentley,tyrolsport,jackpads, brakes pads and rotors plus other stuff

    Parts For Sale
    The passat is sold and I’m cleaning out the garage. My car was an 02 AWM/5 speed so that’s what I can say this stuff should fit although most of it probably fits any b5 or 5.5 but you should check to be sure. If you are near me (central MA, RI, Northern CT) local pickup is possible otherwise all...
  20. FS: 3 Spoke Leather Steering Wheel plus Airbag looks new!

    Parts For Sale
    Sold :beer: