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  1. B5 Garage
    Hello Everyone, I have seen about six different manufacturers for the V6 timing belt. Any preference, any one to avoid? Thanks, Peter
  2. Wheel and Tire Forum
    I've seen lot's of different rim styles on this platform, which do you like best and why? I couldn't be more inbetween/indecisive on the subject myself, looking to purchase a new set of wheels. For me, I'm stuck between a 10 spoke what look like r32 ones, Omanyt's are similar ...or perhaps a...
  3. B6 Garage
    Contemplating a first tune up for this ride I just bought, one I'm not really familiar with yet. Four questions for ya on spark plugs. Thanks! 1. Your preferred spark plugs for this engine. Brand, single platinum, double-platinum, iridium, unicorn horn tipped, etc. 2. Brands or plug types...
  4. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    As the title asks, what is the preferred auto tranny fluid? Doing a change on my '01 and not sure what to put in.
  5. Dealerships and Service
    Looks like I will try to get my Passat a new paint job. A few too many scratched and some oxidation means my ride needs a new coat. One coat of paint and clear coat are what I have in mind, and could leave the car with a body shop for a few days when heading out of town. Anyone in the...
  6. Classified Archive
    If you're interested in a set of RS4 replics with Nitto Neogen tires (only 5k put on the tires), please email me at [email protected] Will get pictures to send out later this week. One wheel was bent but has been repaired by one of the best in the business (Ye 'Ole Wheel Shop in...
  7. Classified Archive
    NEW PRICE!!!!!!!!!!! $1500 LOCAL SALE takes priority :D Benz Wheels 18x8 (don't know the name but its beautiful!) Tyres: 225/40/18 Marangoni with 95% thread left. Offset: ET44 Wheel condition: some curb rash but not ver noticable unless you spend a day looking for it. Used for less that 2...
  8. Classified Archive
    See new thread: Mark
  9. Classified Archive
    SOLD: Euro spec Hella HID $500, local sale preferred Mods, please remove, thanks. Well, it's been a great 7 yrs on this site, time to part out my beloved 99 B5. First to go are the Hella xenon headlights in perfect working condition, no dings. I had Xpel protection film on them since brand...
  10. Classified Archive
    OEM VW Roof Rack with 2 Fork Mount Bike Carriers for B5.5 (DC local preferred) - Pics VW OEM roof base carrier bars (2, front and back) AND 2 OEM Fork Mount bike racks. Roof carrier bars fit 2001.5-2005 model Passat sedan. I have all the tools (mini torque wrench), straps, covers, keys, lock...
  11. Classified Archive
    I need it...someone side swiped me. If anyone has an extra one lying around let me know. It doesn't matter if its a little scratched. My painter will repaint it if its not fjord blue color. Get at me... [email protected] $onny
  12. Classified Archive
    Up for sale is a pair (2 pieces) of JL Audio 12" Sub Woofer 2 pieces with the box! I couldn't see the model# although I already took them out of the box (see pictures), but the Subs work excellent. I am selling it because I sold the car and not interested anymore to install it in my Passat and...
  13. Wheel and Tire Forum
    Just went to a wheel shop and saw a Camry that had a new set of rims....... the front rims extended beyond the wheelwell around .5", looked horrible. What's suggested offset for B5.5s? I'm looking at 17" rims...... (but rim diameter shouldn't matter, correct?).
  14. Classified Archive
    Details -Black -2.0 Engine -5 speed -94k miles (mostly highway, 60k+ first two years of ownership) -Eibach Pro-System Plus Suspension Upgrade last summer -Borbet Type C 17" wheels -Continental Extreme Contact Wheels (~10k miles) -Set of 15" steel wheels with Cooper Weather Master snow tires...