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  1. New Member Introductions
    New member, just purchased a 2003 Passat GLS, 65000 miles, very nice condition. I've had a lot of different types/brands of cars and I really like working on the VW's when things are needed. Very well built cars.
  2. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Looking for any and all swaps ie: center console swaps etc .. Looking at a mint pic and pull B5.5 and was wondering if there was anything worth swapping over. Looking at doing a center/arm rest console swap but do all B5.5s have a sliding armrest or is that just some years ? Do I need the...
  3. New Member Introductions
    I just can't believe how popular the Passat is world wide!!!! I am on other forums with other cars I have owned and none compare to the scale of this one! Can't wait to get more involved! Thanks all. Alex Braid.
  4. The Showroom
    Last year i did set of these.... These will probably go to someone on here....:lol:;) How about some alcantara for this year? :crazy::lol: :salute:
  5. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Recently I have noticed a raspy sound from under the front of car. Its only audible when I have a windy down or in the garage. Sounds like a air pump. I was hoping I wouldnt have to do any more work on this car before the spring summer. Is there a popular place where these exhausts like to leak...
  6. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Ive never bought headlights before, im looking for whats selling really well right now, or like what you guys would love to buy if you had a chance right now. I have a b5.5
  7. Anything Auto
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MPVlZht9y-M http://www.elementownersclub.com/forums/showthread.php?t=54567 I was searching for a write up on how to remove the taillights on a B5.5 sedan, and came across this. FWIW It actually looks pretty good. Apparently they took the Brake lights from a B6...
  8. Wheel and Tire Forum
    Hey guys the $ 50 rebate is back on 4 General tires. Here is the link with more details.:thumbup: http://www.tirerack.com/tires/specialevents/gen_50_spring09.jsp Rudy 1-800-428-8355 X664 Please remember if you order online to reference "Passatworld" as a portion of the sale goes back to help...
  9. Anything Auto
    Hottest car colors Friday September 14, 6:00 am ET Erin Peterson In the car color popularity contest, silver continues its reign. Nearly 20 percent of all 2006 vehicles (the latest year for which figures are available) were silver -- the seventh consecutive year that the color has taken the...
  10. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I've been poking around and trying to get a feel for what problems may arise once I own a B5 Passat. I've noticed that ball joints are a popular replacement item, and that the sludge issue keeps popping up. What problems often occur with these, and is there usually a time span or mileage when...
  11. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I'm curious as to why more Passat'ers don't run Neuspeed chips. I read all about GIAC, APR, Wett, now Revo is coming along, but rarely do I find anything about Neuspeed. The search function brings up tons of stuff on Neuspeed springs, but about 3 threads with Neuspeed chips in it. Is there...
  12. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    www.handsfreewanted.com We're thinking of getting behind this.....What do you guys think? as always, Thank You VW RICHIE
  13. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I did a quick search and I don't think anyone has posted this yet. In the current issue of Popular Science they have an article on chipping cars and they put an APR chip into a 1999 B5. Check it out at http://www.popsci.com/popsci/auto/article/0,12543,688972,00.html. Before and after dyno...
  14. Wheel and Tire Forum
    I have a hunch about which rim it is but would really like to know. Obviously this is not a scientific poll but I would be interested to see posts of what you actually have on your car. So let me know what you got. OK, I took it apon myself to tally up from page 1 of member profiles. Just got...
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