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  1. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Found this 1.8T in the salvage yard and the guy said I can have it for $500. I am trying to figure out whats wrong with it. If I get it to work I would use it as a fun drive around and expirement car. Has some body damage and the inside donest look too pretty.
  2. The Showroom
    Hi all, New to the forum and new to passats! My passat is a 1.9TDI 103bhp S, i did not realise the S ment the basic of basic! but the way im looking at it is that there is less to go wrong/break which is exactly what i wanted out of a car. Its going to be my daily driver for a fair few years...
  3. WTB/WTT Section
    Heyo, Here's my shopping list... help me finish it! Looking to save by buying these off fellow enthusiasts rather than MSRP. 034 Street Density Motor Mounts / Transmission Mounts...less than 10k miles please 42DD or Mishimoto Catch Can... no eBay or off-brand junk. 034 Catch Can will not fit...
  4. Parts For Sale
    Selling my chrome projectors because I upgraded to black to match my wheels (see pic) They're in pretty decent condition. HID bulbs included... you just need ballasts ($20 for pair off ebay from China). HID's look good on the passat (way better than stock), but if you want regular bulbs, you...
  5. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I just got an aeb head for pretty cheap.:lol: I am currently cleaning it and prepping it to be put in with probably a frankenturbo setup but anyways. I probably wont be installing this head till the spring and I am curious about oxidation and storage. How will this hold up in a climate...
  6. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    The what: bought a 03 GLX 4 Motion with tiptronic auto. car was at an salvage auction for 4 months so the battery is completely dead, before it died they uploaded a pic of the cluster in the on position. . yes the trip shows DEF. the car had both pass side windows open, but i could not detect...
  7. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    like if I needed anymore but I couldn't let it go. It's a 2002 Passat GLS 4motion. The only downside is that it doesn't have sunroof but the 4motion setup is very appealing and I like a lot that it doesn't have all the whistles that the GLX have, I don't care for them. The V6 engine jumped...
  8. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello deer Passat lovers. A week ago I got my first car (Passat 2003 GLX). I love it so much I cannot describe it. - Makes me (ALMOST) forget about girls. :lol: My mother gifted it to me after graduating with A's and B's for 4 years straight. (hard work pays off) I am on my family insurance...
  9. Wheel and Tire Forum
    I am posting this because I own both a B5.5 and a Porsche 928. I know that Porsche wheels are very popular among VAG folks and there is an effort underway to get the classic Porsche phone dial wheel into production in an 18" diameter wheel in various contemporary widths and offsets. Weight...
  10. Anything Auto
    ...is coming along quite nicely. Not like you guys care... :P Everyone enjoys a good custom build thread, so I decided to log my progress in one spot here instead of posting in my old threads where I was more-so asking for advice. Hopefully, this will catch someone's eye and motivate them to...
  11. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi guys, I´m a proud owner of a 1997 b5 1.8T bifuel ( gas + lpg :thumbup: ), it has been serving me well without huge repairs thanks to everyone in this forum, so to begin, many thanks for all the dedication of all of you b5 owners and thank you for providing great info on how to keep this cars...
  12. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Just finished a little project on my grill. Not sure if I like it. I'm 50/50 on keeping it. Let me know your guys feeling on it Before: After with added chrome trim: Get rid of it? Like it? Finish the top horizontal bars as well? Or take it all off and go back to all black. Post your...
  13. New Member Introductions
    Just scored me a 99 B5 1.8T Sedan from it's original owner (and sole driver) for a meager $3200! It's a Silver 5 speed, with Black leather, 8 disc changer, and EVERY service and repair has been performed at the dealership it was purchased at. I have all the records to prove it! It runs...
  14. Wheel and Tire Forum
    [Note to reader] I write both DIY summaries and project journals. The DIY summaries are literal, step-by-step guides to completing a project or repair/restoration on Passat parts, components or accessories. The project journals are more a chronicle of a drawn out process, with all of my...
  15. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello everyone, I'm from Ireland and have just bought my first Passat its a 2000 1.6 Petrol B5 Variant/Estate/Wagon (my 5th VW). Bought this in December 2012 its had 2 owners from new last owner had it 7 years, really nice car, drives very nice but it is a little slow.... A few little jobs to...
  16. B5 Garage
    2001 1.8T AUG wagon automatic with 174,100 miles and unknown maintenance history. At least some of the oil changes were with non-502 spec oil but there is very little sludge buildup in the head (not entirely sure about down below). I purchased this as a project car to get running for fun and...
  17. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello guys, im new to the passat world, I just got as a gift a 01 1.8t passat...I was wondering what mods can be done to the engine and where can I get the stuff (other than andys auto sport).thank you
  18. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    My local dealer has this sitting around. The dash is lit up like an Xmas tree, but the rest of it looks pretty nice. Used 2003 Volkswagen Passat GLS For Sale | North Aurora IL .
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