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  1. Parts For Sale
    New condition, in the box. I only bought it for the clips many years ago. If anyone in the Raleigh area wants it, let me know.
  2. USA - East
    Hi Folks, My immediate application is that I'd like to reprogram the rear gate on my B6 wagon to close as well as open. But it would be nice to have a vag com to share. The real thing is awful expensive... Thanks, Leo.
  3. New Member Introductions
    Hello everyone, I'm a noob. Please be kind when I ask questions. I'll search before asking and do my best to help out too. Happy to be a new (used) Passat owner
  4. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi, Last week, my serpentine belt split and I had my 1999 1.8t dropped off at the local garage. Got a call today claiming I needed to replace the tensioner and all the belts. I did notice that the tensioner looked slightly off when looking down at it. I don't mind replacing all the belts, if...
  5. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Does anybody in the Raleigh have a Vag-com that can help me get my ECU to work again? I changed my battery, now my car is undrivable. It was fine before the battery change, but the ECU dumped all of its data when my battery died. Looks like I need to do a throttle adapt. Thanks in advance!!!
  6. USA - East
    Hey, just seeing if anyone is from the Raleigh, NC area. I'm working on a substantial B5 project and would definitely like to meet some of you and perhaps do a little wrenching. I've got a pretty big project I'm working on and could use some local expertise. I live in Apex, and have a garage...
  7. Dealerships and Service
    After moving to the Raleigh area, I was recommended over to BFI from a couple of guys on the Vortex. I looked at their website and figured what the heck. I took my 98 Passat over there to have some brake work done and some minor maintenance. I brought my own parts (I was going to do it myself...
  8. Dealerships and Service
    hey, Like the title says I need a good place to go to for a A/C flush. Also I have a new receiver drier that needs to be put on. Should I do it before I take it to the shop or have them do it for me ? Rob
  9. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Looking for someone with VAG COM. I've got an AIRBAG FAILURE. Need to figure out where its coming from. Its very strange it just came on one day... I don't think Airbag sensors just go bad. Or do they? 01.5 V6 GLX w/ 5speed (dropped 1.75" w/19's). Recent maintenance was just a timing...
  10. Dealerships and Service
    Black Forest Industries 919 468 - 5400 http://www.blackforestindustries.com What a great place. I've been there three times now, and each time have left very happy and confident that the work was done right. They are an APR Authorized Dealer, so they know what they're doing. I had my ECU...
  11. Dealerships and Service
    Anyone have a recommendation for a VW Mechanic in or near Raleigh,NC? I've got a 2000 Passat and I need to have my timing belt done soon.
  12. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Moving to Raleigh NC in Feb. Need to know of good VW Dealers in the area for service.Have two B6's and 03 Jetta Wolfsburg.All purchased from Gunther VW in Fl. Always had great service from them.I want a Dealer that will treat me and my VW's right.
  13. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Been meaning to acquire one of the oil-suckers to do my own oil changes (from the top), but procrastination finally led to realization that that would have to wait for the _next_ oil change. Had tried Leith for my 10k mi service, and wasn't impressed (9 return trips before everything was...
  14. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi guys. I live in Raleigh, NC and am thinking about getting my windows tinted. Can anyone recommend a shop? Also, I don't know what to get my windows tinted with (i.e. which material) so go ahead and post pics of your car if you think yours is the shizzle (sorry, had to be done) and let me...
  15. USA - East
    welp, last week i purchased a 1999 Volkswagen Passat 1.8T. i got a good deal from a dealer who really didn't know what he had. heh, he didn't even know there was a 6-disc CD changer in the trunk :lol: i'm new to the volkswagen lifestyle. my previous automobile was an '89 Jeep Wrangler. i'm...
  16. USA - East
    2003 Passat Sedan GLX Reflex Silver Metallic | Tiptronic | Gray Leather Cosmetic: - NB Sunglass Holder - Blue aspherical mirrors - W8 Sunroof controls Planned mods: - Bi-xenon headlamps - JL Subwoofer and amp <![CDATA[2003 Passat Sedan GLX Reflex Silver Metallic | Tiptronic | Gray Leather...
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