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  1. Recent cold start issue with motor turning over then abruptly stopping(? mid crank!!

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey all! 04 V6 GLX auto with ~190k miles. I apologize for the long post but want to give as much info as I can. It has started getting cold here in Ral, NC. and I have noticed a strange occurrence (happened 3 or 4 times in the past 2 or 3 weeks) with the motor when trying to start the car...
  2. Just joined and recent Passat too...

    New Member Introductions
    Hi all...just signed up, recently bought a Passat sport 2.0 tdi estate...think its a B7 ?? 11 plate...couple of minor niggles I am hoping to solve with it...
  3. WTB: Looking for a recent V6 Passat steering wheel with paddles

    WTB/WTT Section
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  4. BMW announces recent purchase of VW

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    This year is my 15th year on this forum. I can't believe I've been on this forum for 15 years already. Where does the time go. I also can't believe you would fall for this and click on this post to see more. Happy April fools day !!!!! :-) :-) :-)
  5. Hi All... New to Forum and recent purchase of a 2013 Passat TDI

    New Member Introductions
    Just found this site/forum. I've had a 2013 Passat TDI SEL Premium for about 3 months now and loving it. She had 43K on the clock when purchased and I'm quickly closing in on 50K now. I drive a lot... which is why I wanted a TDI. You could say that I'm not new to VWs. When I first started...
  6. Thought I would share recent mods

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Well I got the mod bug and it has bit hard! Nice that mods and upgrades to the engine are so much cheaper than my old car saab 9-3 aero. Here are the cosmetics I have done: Smoked the bright orange turn signals because I could not justify the price on buying the blacked out after market ones...
  7. I'm new to the VW world and I couldn't be happier with my recent purchase.

    New Member Introductions
    Check out my new 06 B6 Passat 2.0T FSI. Photo Album - Imgur
  8. my b5.5 1.9 tdi s 130 passat, recent mods

    The Showroom
    started of like this when i bought it bought a set of rs6 alloys and lowering springs and a set of 8000k hid kit, left is hid kit and right is standard xenon bulb will be getting my lip spoiler painted and installed, all round medium privicy glass and fully colour coded so i will keep...
  9. The 5 years old B6 with some recent mods..

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hi guys! Now I`m entering the 5 year with my B6, bought it brand new in may 2007. Some pics of the car: A few new buttons: The new MFSW from a MK6 CC: The B7 vents: The MK6 instrument with the full color MFD: The new RNS 510 with 40GB HDD: The unit is not broken, the...
  10. Recent Nightmare

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Okay so for the past week my check engine light has been on + airbag light + cruise control error. So I took my passat to the dealer and they scanned everything with these results 1. Recall on the airbags fixes the airbag fault 2. Had an open recall on the electronic steering column lock 3...
  11. Recent new owner of well-used wagon...

    New Member Introductions
    Hi All, Picked up a 2003 V6 Wagon with a 5-speed last August. I've put close to 20k on it since then and it's now has just over 129000 miles on the odo. Though I occasionally pay for dealer service and the sanity checks they provide; I do a lot of work myself. My next task is to replace the...
  12. New recent purchase

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    First off, I’m sorry if this is in the wrong spot, i already looked in the Noob Tube, but didn’t see where to post introductions.... Hello PW, i have been coming to this site for a while now, reading up and taking in all the knowledge here... Well i recently purchased a 2004 B5 with 54,000...
  13. Recent Progress

    The Showroom
    So here is my waggie thus far. Rokkor coilovers, wheel paint, LED's... What do you think?
  14. Some recent changes...

    Mobile Electronics
    Did a few "nerdy" things to my car :lol: The other weekend I installed my new sound system: And then last weekend I went out and bought a Nook Color from Barnes&Noble... you're probably thinking what relevance does that have in this forum :confused: BUUUT I "rooted" it and got android...
  15. Oil leak related to recent work

    B5 Garage
    Drove my 02 V6 Tip this morning and I noticed a smell of burning oil. I lift the hood and sure enough I see a little smoke on the drivers side. The car has never leaked a drop and only recent thing done to it was the replacement of the ABS sensor on the drivers side. I know that the wiring from...
  16. Some Recent Shots

    The Showroom
    Well, here are the final pics of my car with all the goodies still on it, I am parting it and will be getting a new car soon, but I thought a few final pics could not hurt.
  17. Just some recent shots

    The Showroom
    Finally got my car back and decided to take some quick pics. Let me know what you think :thumbup:
  18. Recent Factors affecting Tire Pricing

    Wheel and Tire Forum
    Wave of Inflation Hits Tire Prices -
  19. My recent mods

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    R36 + R32 pedals, R-line doorsills, 30edition GTI steering wheel + shift paddles Touran rubbish bin, Passat CC swiches, licence plate LEDs , not the expensive ECS ones. still work fine ;)