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  1. Rock auto clearance on some items

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Got email from Rock Auto about some clearance pricing and i got some really good deals. Wholesaler Closeout Parts : 2003 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT 2.8L V6
  2. Anyone order a reman cylinder head from Rock Auto? Curious of quality...

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi guys. I had bent valves on my AWM 1.8T head, so had a local machine shop rebuild the head. The cost ended up being very close to the cost of a remanufactured head sold by Rock Auto. Looks like a decent deal at $1400, compared to the VW price of $2200. Looks like the Rock Auto offering has...
  3. Brake pedal rock hard/sticking in freezing temps only

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    My wife has a 2002 Passat GLX AWD 4motion with the 2.8L v6 engine, roughly 112k miles. Whenever the temperature is below 30 degrees and the car sits for a while, the brake pedal is rock hard. It seems to get better if we let the car warm up for 20+ minutes. Occasionally, the brake pedal will...
  4. Let's rock n roll

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  5. rock crawler build...

    Anything Auto
    holy sh!t!!! How to Build a Rock Crawler - Album on Imgur
  6. Wont start after a run, some clicking. rock on Park and then it starts.

    B5 Garage
    hi all, Ive had a search around but cannot find a similar issue out there. Thought I'd post just to see if anyone else has heard of this issue. Normally 9 time out of 10 the car starts fine, sometimes when I've been out and I stop, get back to the car, ignition on, dash lights on, turn the key...
  7. Do any of you use Rock Auto?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    This is only the second time I've used them but the first went pretty well. It honestly beats Hawaiian prices down here, Oriellys wanting 100+ for some damn spark plug wires! This is my second order 1998 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT 2.8L V6 Valve Cover Gasket set $ 49.58 PUROLATO...
  8. Pissed off man throws rock at lamborghini

    Anything Auto
  9. Need help removing rock chips off my passat asap!!!

    New Member Introductions
    Hi my name is Thomas, I am new to this forum… I have a 2001 Volkswagen Passat B5 (Grey) with some rock chips on the hood and bumper, I've been doing a lot of reading in the forum but can't find anything about rock chip repair… I saw a TV commercial this past Sunday on Car Crazy on the Velocity...
  10. Brakes are hard as a rock again when trying to slow down.

    B5 Garage
    Hello, So I had posted this before I am revisiting this topic. So Last time I had this problem I had replaced my brake booster, master cylinder, replaced all four brake calipers and ABS sensor on passenger tire. I have also rerouted the vacuum hoses so that now a single vacuum hose goes directly...
  11. BMW M3 Lime Rock Park Edition Revealed

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    See more photos of the M3 Line Rock Park Edition at
  12. Charlotte, Gastonia, Rock Hill, Surrounding NC

    USA - East
    Any Passats in the Charlotte area?
  13. Voyeur first tread! you guys ROCK!

    New Member Introductions
    Hi guys! I'm a 2 years user of passatworld site. I've always been a Volkswagen enthusiastic and owned Volks since i'm 18yo. I got a 1988, white 2dr golf for 8 years with minor mods. A 1996 black "trek" Jetta for 8 years. (like to keep my cars for long....since it's good!):thumbup: I've...
  14. class or crass my ass, I'd rock this in a heartbeat!

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    2011 Dodge Challenger SRT8 392 470 horsepower and 470 lb-ft. of torque
  15. I have arrived! Rock Hill, SC

    USA - East
    Finally, got my self back to the east coast! Just thought I'd say HEY! :D
  16. Rock 1....Trans Pan 0

    The Showroom
    So last Saturday I ran over a rock the size of a softball...had no where to go, there was a truck on my right and opposite traffic on my left. Just sorta held my breath and lifted my ass up in the seat (like that was gonna do anything) and hit it. Pulled over looked under expecting the worst...
  17. Genuine VW parts at rock bottom prices.

    Anything Auto the 1982-84 Passat syncro tranny looks tastey.
  18. this weekend is gonna _rock_

    B5 Garage
    haha. so, heres what i am going to do. uncripple my recently banned xbox 360 (soldering to the xbox motherboard to dump nand info, mash it up with a hex editor and upload the changes back onto the box). replace my passat's steering rack. joy! :P of course im here to ask you guys about my car...
  19. You Guys Rock

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I found a 2000 passat with 85k miles on it for 5200 dollars and jumped on it. Since then ive been a religious viewer of this site and have been rewarded with more knowledge and more help than i could have ever possibly hoped for. Im not a car buff, im not looking to squeeze the most HP i can...