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  1. *RARE* B5 clear headlight covers

    Parts For Sale
    Ok, so I bought these last year with the intention of adding some unicorn B5 flare, but they won’t work in conjunction with my head light eyebrows. I cleaned up and polished the lenses best I could, but there are still flaws in the lens from use from their intended purpose. I also removed and...
  2. Hello all- looking for a few rare switches

    New Member Introductions
    Hello all, I am looking for several switches: 3rd position taxi switch 3rd position funk 6th position funk 6th position overhead dome 6th position powered vent shade Please PM me pics and prices thanks
  3. Found a NEW Genuine B5 OEM Votex Trunk Spoiler. Some questions about this rare item.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I know this has been discontinued for almost ten years. I have not had any luck finding this new or used in any color, let alone in my color, Black Magic. The only other options that exist are weird Chinese trim things that look a bit weird. The genuine Votex one has an integrated brake light...
  4. Is my passat rare?

    New Member Introductions
    I have an automatic AVF engine and if I look at wikipedia it says that the engine was never produced. Is wikipedia wrong or do I have some sort of rare one of a kind passat?
  5. I Got a Rare One!

    B5 Garage
    I just picked up a 2004 Passat, 1.8T, 4Mo with a manual transmission! Based on production numbers there were relatively few made with this drivetrain. The timing belt broke, so the price was cheap. 162k miles, beautiful leather interior. I did find that the crankcase breather hose is broken...
  6. FS *RARE* European Engine Covers/Blinker Caps

    Parts For Sale
    For Sale I have is the European Power Steering Engine Cover. Will fit all b5 models iirc. PN# 3B0 119 487 C. Also for sale is the European air box cover PN 3B0 133 849 A. Looking to sell both together. $250. Shipping will be at buyers expense. Tell your B5 friends. [/URL][/IMG For sale are...
  7. FS: 034 Motorsport Control Arms - Rare Wood Grain Steering Wheel - OEM BBK for B5.5

    Parts For Sale
    Hello all, Looking to offload some stuff I've had lying around after I sold my Passat First is the OEM BBK for any 01.5 - 05 Passat. It includes: 034 motorsport aluminum control arms with brand new hardware and street density bushings (2) B6 S4 aluminum spindles (w/ dust shields + sensors)...
  8. Passat 2003 Left Rare Brake Caliper Replacement Cost

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi All: I reached 200k on my Passat 2003 about a couple of weeks ago and around the same time, I received a 200K service coupon from the VW dealership that I purchased my car. Took my car there and with the coupon, it cost me $336.00 to get my car serviced (waste of money). After the service...
  9. 17" rare STAGGERED monoblock AC schnitzer typeII 5x120 rims $TRADE LONGISLAND

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    17" rare STAGGERED monoblock AC schnitzer typeII 5x120 rims $TRADE full set of staggered 5x120 17 inch AC schnitzer type 2 monoblock concave rims. 17X8.5 et15 17X9.5 et22 *hard to find/rare 4 wheels 4 caps LOCALS ONLY... WILL NOT SHIP looking for staggered 18in or 19in 5x100 namebrand wheels
  10. Uber Rare Euro Passat Content

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Can anyone guess what is so unique and rare about this item? ? I have a couple of other cool Euro projects in the works that I'll post up once I'm done, maybe even a write-up or two if I don't get over zealous and forget to take pictures. Updates to come within a week...
  11. B5 Parts For Sale (Some Rare Euro Spec Items!)

    Parts For Sale
    Up for sale are some parts I had hoarded for my B5, but now that I've donated it, it is time to sell these parts to someone that can give them a good home. (I will be updating this thread with pics later on) 1) Full set of KYB GR2 shocks, these have about 15k miles on them seem to be operating...
  12. B5 Part out : OEM, Votex, Zender, Euro and rare goodies

    WTB/WTT Section
    all the info is on here VWVortex.com - B5 Part Out.. Votex, zender, euro, and rare goodies But feel free to ask me questions on either forum. [email protected] for quickest response
  13. FS: Rare and super baller Skoda shift knob -- $100 shipped!

    Parts For Sale
    Holy crap, sold already! Thanks all.
  14. Rare Net OPTIC Kits - B5 and B5.5

    Parts For Sale
    Carbon Fiber look or can be removed to show the stainless steel look. Available: Drivers door - 85$ Passenger Door - 35$ B5 1 din w/ cubby hole - 70$ B5 Euro - Cup Holder under slide out Both *confirm it fits both - B5* - 50$ Rear Door inserts (2)-15$ B5 Rear Ashtray Cover piece -15$...
  15. Do I need to change rotors if my rare brakes only needs new pads?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello Everyone: My service manager said that my 2003 Passat rare brakes need new pads, but I should change rotors too, b/c if I don't my brakes may chatter, they could be noisy or squeaky! Cost: $372.00 (dealership) What do you think? Thank you in advance for your help. Ellie
  16. FS: 4 GENUINE BRAND NEW Oettinger RXX Wheels/rims 20x8.5 5x112 ET45 *MA* *VERY RARE*

    Parts For Sale
    SOLD SOLD SOLD These are 4 *BRAND NEW* Oettinger RXX Wheels/rims w/ the original box. These were ordered for my brother's A5 and never fitted or installed since he decided to purchase a condo instead. OETTINGER Part number is: OE 361 163 00 Specs: 20" Diameter 8.5" Wide 5x112 Lug Pattern...
  17. FS: Votex lip... UBER RARE

    Parts For Sale
    please text me because I rarely get on - 252-342-8794 $400 picked up in eastern NC $470 shipped one small crack in the bottom that is hidden and a couple of paint scrapes. otherwise pretty great condition. I actually plastidipped over the bmp paint to try and preserve it a little more My...
  18. How rare is this? (my first passat)

    New Member Introductions
    Okay guys I come from a not so distance world called the vwvortex :) My username over there is >_< I'm usually on the corrado forums. Long story short I'm selling my golf and tomorrow first thing in the morning my credit will be cleared and I will receive a phone call to put my deposit...
  19. Uber Rare 2003 W8 6-Speed Wagon

    Vehicles For Sale
    NOTE Not mine, just thought I would share this with the rest of the Passat World community. It's a 2003 Passat W8 6-Speed B5.5 Wagon in Red with Black Leather interior. This has to be one of only a few in the entire country. With only less than 100K miles. I can't speak for the condition...
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