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  1. Dealerships and Service
    Can anybody recommend a VW shop in the Twin Cities, Minneapolis / Saint Paul metro area? The closer to Saint Paul, the better.
  2. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi, I have an 2003 Passat with 108K miles and the dealer, Alexandria VW, where I've been going for service since buying the car used, says I need new upper and lower control arms on both sides replaces and an alignment. They want to charge me $4000 for the work and after doing some research on...
  3. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    '02 Passat 1.8t AWM - stuttering under load - coil packs or O2 sensor? Just as the title says. I've managed to get 240,000 out of the first set of plugs and packs, and it's time for new ones as I'm seeing a dip in fuel economy and some stuttering at high load acceleration. Looking at ignition...
  4. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi, I need to replace both front wheel bearings. What would be a good brand to buy? ECS has *** and also has VAICO, a little cheaper with free shipping. Is *** a good brand? What brand you guys normally buy? Thanks a lot.
  5. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have been driving with heater core by-passed for 8 months now (since ). Now that the temperature is heading single digit and wintry mix comes and goes, I regret a bit that I did not...
  6. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Mods, please move if appropriate. Well, the car resides in a place which does not allow work on the property... Can anyone recommend a competent, fair indie shop, preferably not far from Laurel? TIA.
  7. Dealerships and Service
    Just bought a new to me 05 1.8T 4Motion w/56k on the clock. Wanna find a good long term mechanic to keep this baby on the road. Any suggestions? I am in Lakewood but work in Lafayette.
  8. B5 Garage
    So I currently have a 98 wagon with a fully built AEB, dyno'd at 504HP with a GT3071R and I don't hit full boost until about 4900 RPM. Granted I can easily rev it out to 8k, it just sucks to have to get that high up in rpm to feel power. I don't much mind to lose a little power in order to gain...
  9. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Im making a trip from nh to ga and i took the wheels off my wolfie (just bought it) and the clamps or w/e and the whole assembly on all the wheels are completely covered in rust and bits of the parts come off with my fingernail. It just doesnt even look does anyone know a reputable...
  10. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey, I have a TT downpipe for an Audi A4 that "mostly" fits my 1.8t manual 4motion Passat, but it needs a bit of tweaking. All the exhaust shops I've dealt with in the past have folded up, and I need a place that can do fabrication and stainless steel welding. Can anyone recommend a place...
  11. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    What all should be replaced at 80k, dealer wants 510 for tune up. they also said I need to have the timing belt replaced. I don't have the funds at the moment. Dealers wants 1300 for the timing belt to be replaced. Would changing the timing belt be a hard job. I rate my mechanic skills about 5...
  12. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    I have 2007 B6 passat 4motion. I would like to put new aftermarket rims on it. Can anyone recommend me any brand or size? My budget is under $1000 for used.
  13. B5 Garage
    Hello..Id like to buy some engine additives, Ive heard of Seafoam, any good?..I was reading the bottle today and I was a little freaked out about pouring half the bottle into my engine block, is this safe?..Someone said pour half into your tank and half into the engine...What other products do...
  14. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Please PM me if you know any VW indy with good reputation. Thanks.
  15. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Bout to doan oil change on my 1.8T 4Motion. What oil makes my engine proform the best?
  16. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    hookin up my B5, but i wanna do the looks 1st. whats the best lip and where can i buy it?/do you have 1 for sale?
  17. Mobile Electronics
    Hey whats goin on everyone? I currently just got a mmats dreadnaut 15in sub. in a vented box. It being powered by a alpine mrd-m500 amp. The sub is a dual VC 2ohm. The amp I currently am using isn't 1 ohm stable. So its wired for a 4ohm load on the amp which it is (250x1). I was looking for a...
  18. USA - West
    Hey guys i know of one spot that does really good tinting but the guy charges $400 i dont know if thats normal or not. Can anyone recommend me a good place?
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