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  1. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi guys, thank you for your time viewing my post. I recently purchased a VW Passat 1.9 TDI v reg (1999) 110bhp. After looking at some of the sticky posts I believe it is a B5 model. The car did not come with a hand book so I'm here trying to figure out a problem. I tried searching google and...
  2. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    New to the forums... I've found a source for the right underside rocker molding for my 2007 sedan (~$100.... if anyone knows of somewhere cheaper, maybe help me out? :) ) On the forums, I've seen help for replacing the molding for a B5, but nothing for a B6, so any and all help would be greatly...
  3. Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    I "painted" the rockers panels of my Passat in photoshop - tried to imitate the GLI - not bad (I think)! * Lowered with H&R springs (Stock strut/shocks) - rides great.
  4. New Member Introductions
    Got new engine installed after completely knackering old 2008 2.0 TDi Highline. Having episodes of white smoke, and finally noticed a small crack in the rocker cover. I've failed miserably so far trying to find out where I can source this as every time I search the web all I get is hits for the...
  5. WTB/WTT Section
    Yes due to my car ending up with 10 gallons of water in passenger side I'm looking for a Black Carpet , underpads , and interior Rocker Trim for my 2003 GLX 4Motion Wagon... Prefer in NJ,PA,NY,CT areas as I'll help or remove ... Thank-You :wrench::banghead::cry:
  6. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I bought my 99 B5 last September, and the guy I bought it from(owns his own auto body and paint shop) painted the rocker panels and other black accents around the base of the car... at the time, I really liked it, as it made the car look "whole." Now, as I am realizing... that paint does not...
  7. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi im down in Aus here and need help. I need a DIY on replacing Rocker cover gasket for this car. I have done it before on previous cars, However they had an easier platform. I just need a DIY to clarify what i need to unbolt and take off so i dont snap anything etc... Also are there any...
  8. B5 Garage
    Hi, looks like my rocker cover gaskets are leaking any tips for successful fitting? As they are rubber I presume they go on 'dry' after cleaning up the mating surfaces with something like petrol ? Thanks, Alec
  9. B5 Garage
    looking to install some skirts and need to remove the ends of the rocker panel. i got three screws out of the front one and its still sticking on something:banghead: pics are always appreciated TIA
  10. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    so i was thinking o painting my rocker panels side front and rear...wondering if any one has a black b5 with the lower panels painted a diffrent color. if think it would look nice if the car was black and the lower panels where silver or soemthing to make it a two-tone.. i onyl ask...
  11. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I keep on cleaning and washing and it keeps coming back !!? Any advice on how to get rid of it once and for all?
  12. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    My passanger side front door lower molding and rocker molding were damaged. I ordered new moldings from Drew (THANKS), but wasn't sure on the install. Do the existing moldings just pop off? And then I assume the new moldings just "pop -on"? There look to be a couple screws in each wheel...
  13. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    When I bought my car, I noticed that there seemed to be a small piece missing on both sides of the rocker panels. It seems like there's supposed to be some sort of plastic cover that snaps in where the jack points are, but mine were nowhere to be found. I've noticed quite a few other B5's that...
  14. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    :cry: Lots of weather related road damage around here. I just had a big chunk of loose asphalt flip up and hit my lower rocker panel trimwork when I drove over it. :( The rockers are the black plastic trim that runs just below the doors on the sides. My question is has anyone replaced this...
  15. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Maintenance of plastic matte textured rocker panels?Also,wax removal question. The rubber plastic rocker panels are hard to clean perfectly...what is the recommended material of choice and the type of cloth/brush to use? I'm talking about the nonmetal portion below the doors on the Passat. One...
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