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  1. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello everyone, I have a problem with my 2004 Passat B5.5, 5 speed automatic tiptronic transmission, EU model if that's comes in handy. My father had it yesterday for a short trip about 20Km he arrived without a problem finished his job and after some 3-4 hours got in the car, put it in reverse...
  2. B5 Garage
    i am rebuilding the 2.8 out of my 2003 Passat sedan. What is the lowest CR pistons I can put in the block? I am keeping an eye on a Future 2.7 swap, and would like to only buy pistons once. Can I put 9:1 pistons in the 2.8, keeping in mind that it will be N/A for about a year.
  3. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So since I got my car back to stock and my new wideband installed I can see the a/f of stock. Idk what its suposed to be but I think its a little lean under wot. From 13.7 at 3000 to 11.5 at 6000. . At dle it slowly goes between 14.2 to 15.3 back and forth. So. that sounds good knowing 14.7...
  4. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I installed the Innovative Motorsports MTX-L wideband air/fuel ratio gauge about two years ago. MTX-L Wideband O2 Digital Air/fuel Ratio Gauge It's been great up till a little while ago. Then I started getting error 08 which is usually a bad O2 sensor. I got a new sensor but not wanting to...
  5. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I need a biggest ratio for my final drive and i'm not able to find this... If anyone know where i can by this part, please answer me by PM. I'ts for a manual tranny passat 2004 1.8T. TKS MAth
  6. Volkswagen Passat CC Discussion
    I've been struggling with mine in slow moving traffic, I'm an engineer so I simply can't hold a clutch half engaged for more than a few milliseconds without seeing images in my head of burning friction disc's. I find that with the clutch engaged in 1st gear when she's close looping the idle...
  7. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Ok i just bought this car and Im already having tranny problems. I had the ignition coil recall performed and the vw dealer scanned for codes since tranny was also in limp mode. They pulled a P0735 Gear 5 incorrect ratio code. Of course they suggested to buy and install a new transmission from...
  8. Wheel and Tire Forum
    Hi, I'm new. I read the FAQs in this section but I could not find the answer to my questions. I have a 2003 Passat wagon. Would it be best for me to get winter tires or winter performance tires? I live in Westchester, NY. What do you guys use where you live? I went to Consumer Reports and they...
  9. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    anyone know the compression ratio on a stock 2.8 v6 30 valve?
  10. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    does such a thing exist im looking for one for my 2000 Passat anyone know if one even exists or can the stock rack be rebuilt and made into a quick ratio rack. so far my search has come up empty, any idea if an S4 rack is a different ratio than the A4 rack?
  11. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    i am having a problem hooking up my a/f ratio gauge. on the pre-cat O2 sensor there are 5 wires and according to the haynes repair manual i have, it says there is only 4 and the wire colors are different then they say in the book. can anyone tell me which color wire i have to tap into to get...
  12. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    hey guys , i have a question, im trying to hook up a narrow band O2 gauge on my 2003 turbo, can i just tap into the O2 sensor (either pre or post cat?) and if so what colour wire would i use? or do the 03s come with wideband both sides ? thank
  13. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I know B5's have narrowband 02 sensors, so hooking up an AF gauge won't really tell me much until WOT. I'm about to buy some gauges, and I'm wondering if i could add a wideband 02 sensor and hook it up to the AF gauge. Anyone done this or something similar? I'll be building an exhaust soon so i...
  14. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I'm running a bit lean and I'm looking for a simple solution to get it fixed. Is there anything I can do with a VAG-COM or am I going to have to do something else.
  15. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    hey guys any1 knows how to wire the af ratio gauge. i know it goes on the o2 sensor but which wire is it. thanks
  16. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    hey i have a Air and fuel ratio gauge and i would like to know exactly where do i have to conect the 3 cables that it brings? thanks
  17. B5 Garage
    This probably is out there somewhere :confused: but I cant find it. I got a C2 Air/fuel ratio wideband gauge now I need instructions on how do I conect the electrical part, and where is the 02 sensor.Tahnks
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