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  1. quick question about turbo

    B6 Garage
    can you use a 1.8 turbocharger on a 2.0? I know its kindof stupid to ask but you never know.
  2. Quick Question

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Is it possible that a bad cam chain tensioner can cause oil starvation to the cam journals?
  3. A quick math check for alignment.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Just need someone to check the math for me as it's been a while since High School. And yes, this really was high school math. I picked up a set of Toe Plates: Longacre Toe Plates 79501 Instead of simply measuring and setting the toe by the difference of the 2 measuring tapes, I want to...
  4. Quick timing question

    B5 Garage
    Got a 2003 2.8 passat, I noticed this writing when i bought it a couple days ago and thought "jackpot they changed the timing belt" now i look at the belt and it looks like it could be a belt that has the full 112k on it.. well what does this writing mean then? I just changed the serpentine...
  5. A quick hello

    New Member Introductions
    Hi everyone just a quick note to say hi to you all. Cheers Yeti:)
  6. some quick big brake kit info (cayenne calipers)

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    hey guys, ive been doing quite a bit of researching around for some solid information on the Porsche cayenne BB upgrade. I have a 2002 Passat GLX wagon 4mo. recently I have come across a guy selling cayenne calipers, rotors, and lines for a steal, but ive been chatting with him in regards...
  7. A couple quick questions about O2 Sensors

    B5 Garage
    I"m changing both of the post cat O2 sensors on my 2005 B5.5 ATQ V6. 1: there are four O2 sensors but I only see 3 plugs on the passenger side when I open the hood. Shouldn't I see 4 plugs along the cowl? 2: The bank one sensor plug in the engine compartment is a different shape than the bank...
  8. Quick Trunk Question

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Does anybody know if the trunk from a 98-01 B5 is a direct swap with a trunk from a 02-05 B5.5 with no modifications other than the Key cylinder being replaced? Thanks In advance guys & gals
  9. Quick intro

    New Member Introductions
    Hey, Just helped my son buy a 2000 passat with 142000 miles, black on black. He wanted something a little sporty but everything is expensive and he liked how this drove and the price wasn't to bad. First thing on our list is we are going to do the timing belt repair seeing that we do not knnow...
  10. Quick question, well hope so...

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Will removing the relay for the saip or fuse cause any driving issues with the vehicle? Basically will it cause any damage to vehicle or is it needed to function? Just wondering like the ABS control module can be removed but still have brakes. Looking to pull out some parts to either get...
  11. heater return hose quick connector to the engine block were to buy

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I need to find were to buy the 90 elbow quick disconnect connector. I think they changed them to straight oness not sure My 2000 V6 recently developed a coolant leak from the heater return hose quick connector to the engine block. Any help what you. I just need the connector at the end of the...
  12. heater return hose quick connector to the engine block were to buy

    New Member Introductions
    I need to find were to buy the 90 elbow quick disconnect connector. I think they changed them to straight oness not sure My 2000 V6 recently developed a coolant leak from the heater return hose quick connector to the engine block. Any help what you. I just need the connector at the end of the...
  13. CCTA lower rad hose quick connect!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    story, wife driving home, either lower rad hose blew or oring. had towed home, now need to remove to find out WTH. I lifted the quick connect clip and for the life of me cannot get the stupid quick connect off its base. Ive been searching for 3 days all over the internet looking for an answer...
  14. Need a quick answer, What size 12 pt socket do i need to turn V6 crank

    B5 Garage
    Have to change thermostat housing. Looking all thu Bentleys; biggest waste of money, and cant find it.I am probably missing it. I know I need to get one.
  15. Changing front right axle, quick question

    B5 Garage
    Hey guys I'm currently changing my front right axle on my 04 1.How tight should I make the bolts that hold the axle to the side of the transmission. Should I just use a 3/8" impact?
  16. Need quick, easy answer re ABS fail; does cruise still work?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Yes I tried searching but I'm trying to decide whether to reinstall my broken module for a 12-hour drive today or leave it out. Does cruise control work with ABS module failed? (I'm guessing no) Thanks in advance for not calling me lazy; I'm old and have pharmacologically destroyed more brain...
  17. Going to install a bost gauge today and havea quick question

    B5 Garage
    Hey guy, I'm going to be installing a NSP boost gauge today and have a quick question. Since I'm going to tap into the piece of rubber hose that goes from the FPR and the intake manifold, will I need to de-pressurize the fuel system before cutting the hose from the intake manifold and FPR?
  18. Quick question on crank lock plug

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I'm going through the timing belt procedure, things are going well... Until I need to install the crank locking tool. Which bolt do I pull? The big one, the insert one, or the other one? :-)
  19. Coolant leak location and quick connect o-ring question

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I've been chasing a small coolant leak for a couple months. It will leak down from the max line to the min line after 3 or 4 days. I can see it on the the belly pan, but it's hard to tell where it's coming from. After taking some pictures around the coolant flange area and the connections...
  20. Totaled my Passat B5 AEB, local need salvage parts Central CT quick!

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I accidentally just posted this in the garage section, posting here so more can see it: Good engine & manual trans available for AEB cars! I used to be very active on ClubB5 and PW, then got banned by my work from posting during the day etc. Known as Neil (Neil's shortcut on taligent for...
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