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  1. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Gentlemen, Have been doing regular preventitive maintenence on my 2001 B5.5 ,1.8T ,fwd ,tip, 180k, as time and money allows.....this site and it's members take a lot of the area being best I can are the PCV components. However I hav looked/searched the archives...
  2. New Member Introductions
    My wife owns a 2009 CC with about 43,000 miles on it. Rather than to buy a new car, I am researching installing some up to date safety features, i.e. backup camera and blind spot detection. Hope to get some help from forum members.
  3. New Member Introductions
    Hi folks. Great place here. I'm looking forward to being able to find info for maintenance on my aging wagon so I can keep it running.
  4. New Member Introductions
    I just traded in my 2001 Passat for a 2012 Passat. As the moderators noted, I could find just about any answer about my older car here, but my newer one has necessitated my joining the forum!
  5. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey Y'all, I got time to pull the inner side off my back passenger's door to find out why the road noise is very loud and the car is very drafty. Well, there isn't anything in it. It looks like more then half of the stuff that Should be in there isn't. This is after I paid over $1,600.00...
  6. New Member Introductions
    Love all the info found in these forums!
  7. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I'm trying to compile records of my cars service history. One dealership is defunct and the other has switched their internal system. Is Carfax a reliable source? Is there any other? Carfax wants $34.99 for ten reports and $39.99 for unlimited reports. I'd gladly pay that if I thought it was...
  8. New Member Introductions
    Hello all just joined this list and am looking forward to your input on a few Mods I would like to do. I have a 99 Passat gsl V6 5spd that I bought new. The wife has had the Passat for the past 5 years and I just recently got it back when she bought a 07 Mazda 3 GT 5 door :D . I really would...
  9. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    hey folks; i've been lurking mostly lately, but thought i would pass something along. i currently own an MKV GTI and have been a member at for quite some time. i am noticing that much on the B6 Passat is very similar if not identical to the MKV golf/jetta (especially those with...
  10. Amateur Motorsports
    Nicest, easiest to use track info site I've ever seen... Check out the tech articles... very informative for first time or even repeat racers.
  11. Anything Auto
    I'm thinking of trading up and I will go to a dealer, but probably not until I exhaust my search on the private market. I was wondering what the best resource is to buy or sell a vehicle. I know edmunds is popular, as well as Auto Trader. What else is a good place to look? If you've bought or...
  12. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    In my searches I have never seen any mention of on Club b5. It is an amazing place to find lubrication information. If you have any lube questions or just interested in lube issues go here: It might just...