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  1. Purchasing non-running 2002 Passat v6 - Possibly fuel pump?

    New Member Introductions
    To the mods, I will be posting this again in the discussion forums once I am granted access but unfortunately can only post in the noob tube section till the site registers my 2 posts. I apologize if this is misplaced or for future double posting. So I am purchasing a 2002 VW Passat possibly...
  2. 2010 CC SPORT 2.0T (CBFA) Dies 4 hours after purchasing from Dealer

    Volkswagen Passat CC Discussion
    Plugged in scan tool for a PO321 and 322. Car is immaculate inside and out. 78K. VW Service records don't indicate any trouble. I have about 48 more hours to rescind. Red Flag?
  3. Considering purchasing 09 wagon Have some questions

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hi, Im considering purchasing an 09 passat wagon, or a sedan. both are fwd 2.0t autos The wagon has 78k miles on it the sedan has 92 I have a few questions before i feel comfortable pulling the trigger How reliable are these cars? this is going to be my new daily driver. I drive 100 miles a day...
  4. Considering purchasing 09 wagon Have some questions

    New Member Introductions
    Hi, Im considering purchasing an 09 passat wagon, or a sedan. both are fwd 2.0t autos The wagon has 78k miles on it the sedan has 92 I have a few questions before i feel comfortable pulling the trigger How reliable are these cars? this is going to be my new daily driver. I drive 100 miles a...
  5. Purchasing B5.5 2004 Passat 1.8T 5spd manual with 125k miles.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi guys. New user here, new to VW world. (or soon to be) I have found a great deal on a 2004 Passat 1.8T manual with 125k miles. I need some suggestions and feedback: How expensive is it to maintain this car? I do most of the maintenance on my other cars by myself. What is the reliability on...
  6. Potentially purchasing a 2009 Passat

    New Member Introductions
    Looking at a 2009 Passat 2.0T with 67k miles on it. What should I be looking out for when looking at this vehicle. Thanks for the help!
  7. New here! Potentially purchasing a 03 passat glx 4M sedan.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey guys, hopefully i can join the community soon. I'm seriously considering buying a passat again. My first car was a 1999 passat and it was pretty awesome, it had its times but they weren't too much to handle. Then i bought a 03 a4, but we wont go there :banghead:. I've been rockin the 1.8t...
  8. Brake purchasing

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Looking to get some new pads and rotors. I found this website 2003 Volkswagen Passat Brakes and Rotors | Brake Kits | Brake Lines & Fluid It looks too good to be true. I'm not looking for a break upgrade just replace what I have. If I were to up my HP I would consider upgraded brakes but I think...
  9. Rear wheel fitment Q before purchasing

    Wheel and Tire Forum
    Hello gents. So I found a set of mercedes AMG 5spokes with new tire for a reasonable price for my b5.5 sedan. Wheels specs are; Front - 7 1/2j 17h2 et37 (7.5x17 et37) with 225/45/17. From the research I have done these should fit without any issues up front. Rear - 8 1/2j 17h2 et34 (8.5x17 et...
  10. 2003 Passat Driver's side mirror mirror flew off, purchasing and installing new one

    B5 Garage
    Greetings, My wife was driving our 2003 Passat and apparently the mirror flew off while on the road. I asked around and the local garages want to charge $180 to replace. I can get the part for $55 but don't know how hard it is to install. Any advice on where to purchase and how to install...
  11. Purchasing 2004 Passat GLX Wagon - Would like some input please

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Good Morning, I have put a small deposit down on a 2004 Passat GLX Wagon and before I make my final decision I would like your input. What I am curious about is the kinds of things I need to be aware of and look out for with this particular model and year. Up until last week we owned a 2002...
  12. Need Some Advice on purchasing a Passat W8

    New Member Introductions
    I'm new to this thread and to VW. I will start my first thread with a little introduction as well as some advice on a passat i'd like to purchase. I come from a family of BMW's, and still very much so LOVE them, best cars I have ever owned in my life. I have owned three BMW's so far, I just...
  13. 2003 GLX 4-Motion Sedan (thinking about purchasing)

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have been looking for an 02-04 Passat for my wife and I to purchase. I found this one at a dealership in the Chicago Suburbs (I live in the city). I stumbled upon this: 2003 Volkswagen Passat it is a 2003 GLX V6 4 Motion with 116K miles, for only $5590. This is a hell of a deal, so we are...
  14. Diesel Truck Purchasing Advice

    Anything Auto
    Looking for a tow vehicle for a car trailer/boat. The requirements are as follows. * Low/cheap/easy maintenance preferred. (i.e. no need for urea fluid, etc.) * Reliability is a big factor, I could care less about interior quality, looks, etc. What do you reccomend? I have my eyes set on a...
  15. Need advice purchasing some BBS Madras wheels.

    Wheel and Tire Forum
    There is a local guy who is selling his OEM wheels off his W8, he wants 400$ for all of them. The wheel faces themselves are in almost perfect condition, no rashes, dents, bends (just some minor scuffing where the lugs are). They roll straight along the garage floor as well. The kicker is the...
  16. Purchasing 03 Wagon V6 4motion - what to look for?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I am looking at purchasing a '03, V6, 4Motion, wagon, auto, tiptronic with 68k miles - my first VW. Other than the timing belt being changed recently - what else should I be looking for? It is clean inside and out, test drive went great, tires have 30k left on them.
  17. Purchasing Paint

    Wax On, Wax Off
    Where can I buy the original style paint (blue anthracite) for my 02 passat? is there any where on the internet? thanks
  18. Advice for Purchasing a Passat...

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I currently have a 1999 Ford Escort ZX2...great car, but with 194k miles and no A/C (I live in South Texas), I'm looking to upgrade my car. I'm trying to keep my budget around $6k (so I won't go wild) and have decided that instead of buying the newest car I could find for that price (like a Kia...
  19. Need Help purchasing HID kit

    New Member Introductions
    Hey guys whatsup. I was trying to buy a HID kit for my 99 1.8 and i came across this ebay ad for kits that cost $24.00 ( Yeah i'm like :icon_eek:) because when me my buddy did his honda the kit cost $200.00. So was wondering if I can get some feed back from my fellow B5 members on anyone who...
  20. Purchasing vehicle with no title?

    Anything Auto
    Looking for a little advice here. I've been looking for a project Caddy (VW Rabbit based pickup for those that don't know) for a while now. They are hard to come by and often expensive. Anyway, found one for cheap on ebay but the guy doesn't have a title for it. How hard is it to get a new title...