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  1. New Member Introductions
    hello... again... this stuff is weird.. please figure something else out.
  2. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Wifes 100k mile 06 just got the parking brake faul warning. chimes going off all the time. right after it started the brake engaged at a stop and had to press the button to release. Bought a new switch and installed didn't fix. disconnected battery a for 10 minutes, reconnected, started the...
  3. B5 Garage
    Hey everyone I have a few questions for you all.. 2004 1.8t AWM Soooo i am in the process of getting my 04 1.8t awm tuned with an APR flash and want to upgrade the DV. I am ordering a new DV and some vacuum line and was wondering if i get the TT710N will i be able to use the standard 3.5mm...
  4. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    I just wanted to share my experience with rectifying my noisy 2.0T FSI (Diesel sound) I bought my 2006 2.0T FSI used from a VW dealer as a certified pre owned car a few years ago here in Canada (90,000km/56,000 miles at the time). I had read various reviews and reports all indicating the 2.0T...
  5. Anything Auto
    I took this from AZ, I absolutely had to share. Thanks [email protected] This is a fascinating look into new technology which may change how engines are built in the future - Free Valve technology which does not require a camshaft to run.
  6. B6 Garage
    Hello everyone. My B6 came with 16" steel wheels and I repurposed them to be winter wheels; they now have dedicated snow tires on them. When these wheels are on the car, the ride is smooth. For the summer, I bought these rims Touren TR9 3190 Matte Black Wheel (17x7"/10x112mm) and had a set of...
  7. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    how hard is it to install a Forge FMIC into a B5.5? is there any drilling/cutting/custom fibrication? thanks for any help.
  8. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    When I changed the back ones, I had to borrow the special retractor tool from auto shop. I want to think that the front does NOT require it, but want to be sure before I dig in.
  9. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    When I bought Passat, previous owner mentioned that for V6 engine I can use 87 octane rating fuel and premium with 91 octane in required only for turbo engine. Is he correct? Also, I was told that by using higher (91) octane fuel I can get better mileage. How much difference you can expect among...
  10. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I religiously use Mobil 1 in all of my cars. I'd like to Auto-RX my Passat's engine, but I really don't like the idea of putting non-synthetic oil in it. Is there a reasonable explanation for why I would have to use cheap oil?
  11. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello, I am going to replace all tires and wondering if an alignment is required? In addition, where do you guys get your tires? Thanks for help.
  12. B5 Garage
    I am planning on ordering a set of driver and passenger side front axles and replacing mine. Will the car need to be realigned or will alignment not be affected? Thanks
  13. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    this spring i plan on getting my '99 1.8t chipped. What should i do before to be prepared for the extra boost i'm prety sure that the stock dv can't hack it. What do you recomend i should get. if there's a good one in the 50$ range that would be great, but i must spend more then i can. This may...
  14. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    This is a pretty straightforward suspension install question, hopefully someone can help out for the common good ;) In a DIY suspension job, exactly which bolt or bolts must be re-torqued with the suspension fully compressed? Second, it is best to accomplish this with the wheel off, using the...
  15. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    anyone have a picture of the TT system for 5.5 with Borla tip? i really want to see how big the tip is, and how is it look on a 5.5 be4 i purchase it. sound clip be appreciated. thx :thumbup:
  16. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    :mad: judging from the height of the damage, it must've been a truck or an SUV. Will this require a new bumper? It looked small from the pics, but looking it's horrible looking, if you know what I mean. MAD. MAD. MAD. Can anyone share your stories about parking lot hit and run?
  17. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I am going to be swapping Throttle Bodies in a while and I know the Vag is required for the DBW cars, but I am not sure for the non-DBW cars. Will the key in the ignition, driver side door and hood open work, or will I need to do a Vag TBA? TIA!
  18. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I've been having an issue lately with my front rotors warping and I believe it's directly due to over-torqueing the front wheel lugs. First off, I'm running a set of Audi A6 2.7T wheels (the ones with 5 fat spokes). Recently, I torqued all wheels to 75 ft-lbs and noticed a severe vibration...
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