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  1. Would you buy a 2 year old car sitting in show room?

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Looking at maybe selling our minivan for a 2015 Passat V6 SEL. Supposedly brand new in a dealer showroom. So I have a few questions: 1) How much should I pay for it? 2) What should I look for in terms of issues for a car sitting in a showroom or lot for 2 years? 3) Would you do it? 4) Should I...
  2. New Brake Pads/Rotors - Calipers not Enough Room?

    B5 Garage
    Maybe I am doing something wrong, but it seems like I cannot compress the front brake calipers enough to get them over the new brakepads and rotors. I bought the rotors and brakepads as a kit and they are definitely the right ones. I noticed some rusting around the end of the brake piston...
  3. Room For One More

    New Member Introductions
    Well I'm new to site. I made one when I first got my car and forgot but I have solved a lot of problems by reading on this web site. I have a 2000 Passat glx with the 2.8 v6 30 valve exact 90 degree engine. I gotta say I love it but damn If the drivers side seat looks like ive been eating it...
  4. Room for one more noob

    New Member Introductions
    Hi guys just bought a 2001 tdi b5 one small prob the cluster don't work I.e speedo / rev counter / temp gauge / and fuel gauge any clue what could be wrong and what to check
  5. Room for the dog

    Volkswagen Passat CC Discussion
    Hi guys, Thought I would share what I have done to allow the dog to go in the back of the car. My wife is short so that gives more room behind the passenger seat so I built a platform. She is used to having room to move. Cheers
  6. FS Glass kitchen/dining room table, 4 chairs, NEED GONE ASAP NJ

    Misc for Sale
    I'm moving into a new place and have no use for this table set anymore. I need to get rid of it ASAP, Preferably before April 10th (Sunday). Four chairs, I just really need to clean dust off the glass and it's perfect. Only 1 1/2 years old. :) Located in Toms River NJ & looking to get $130 OBO...
  7. little of subject- room for rent in brookfield ct

    USA - East
    hi fellow passat owners, recently agrred to divorce and i am looking for a roomate to share 3 brm house. nice neighborhood huge yard. wanted to post this as this divorce has really hurt me in so many ways. thx
  8. Want to make more room in my engine bay, what can I get rid of? Gotta pass CA smog

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi, I have a 2003 Passat 1.8 and I live in California so I need to make sure my car will pass emissions, but I also want to start removing unnecessary vacuum lines and parts from my engine bay. I have seen threads about removing all the check valves and rerouting vacuum lines but I wasn’t sure...
  9. Need a minivan room, don't want a minivan

    Anything Auto
    So my sister decided to try for baby #2. Everything worked out great with one exception, they were trying for baby #2 and are ending up with baby #2, #3 and #4. Yep triplets. Now for the problem, they currently have a 2006 Chevy HHR and a 2004 Passat GLX. Neither of these are will fit the new...
  10. 30MPG + 55-60Inch Hip Room Options

    Anything Auto
    For what I understand the Passat (looking at a 2002 Wagon) has 53" hip room My question is Is there a car that averages 30MPG (Or Close to it) and gives me back room around 55 to 60". I have a toss up between a 300M (59") and the Wagon (53") and i guess its either one (MPG) or the other...
  11. Room Cleaning, Passat stuff

    Classified Archive
    All is from or fits a B5. All items are OBO Subtract 5 dollars off each item to be picked up. K03 Turbo Housing. 40 shipped K03 Actuator. 30 shipped Used Rear floor mats Beige. 20 shipped New Serpentine belt 10 shipped Barely Used Cam Shaft Position sensor. 80 shipped (thought mine was bad...
  12. Wireless Room to Room Video,PC to TV or VCR send/receiver

    Classified Archive
    this will allows you to connect your PC screen to a TV screen, make sure you have a S video port in yor PC $35 shipped. still in like new condition . sender and receiver and power cord are included. you will need a S video to RCA adapter and your own RCA cables. 2.4 GHz 4 Channel Analog...
  13. Got room for a newbie?

    Evening all! Anyone mind if I take residence with my new toy? Picked up a 2001 SE TDi 130 on Sunday to replace my 2002 Peugeot 206 SW Hdi. Finally got fed up with the Pug and decided to get something a little bit more comfortable. Pic of the new tub below if anyone is interested. Am I right in...
  14. Uh oh! No room for wires!

    Mobile Electronics
    Ok well I've began my car-puter install and I've run into a bit of a snag. I have my amp power wires running down the left side of the car and the speaker cables running down the left. My problem is that I still need to run a vga (thick) and USB extension from the trunk to the front dash. In my...
  15. (Walks into room quietly).....I own a B5..but not a VW--->

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I figured I'd walk around the forums where the rest of the B5's are and try not to deal so much with AW (where the B6 is king sh!t). Anyways..little on me first...then I'll get to my question. I'm the proud owner of a 98.5 A4 1.8T quattro (AEB..w00t!!). Currently has a homebrew FMIC , an ATP...
  16. Yao Ming Leg room is th key!

    Anything Auto
  17. Parting out 99B5 V6 THIS STUFF NEEDS TO GO ASAP no more room

    Classified Archive
    ALL PARTS ARE OFF OF MY 1999 30V V6 Please email me with questions, or price recommendations, or offers. Prices are not set in stone, BUYER PAYS SHIPPING ON ANY ITEM THEY BUY Neuspeed Sport Springs - 175.00 SOLD Bilstein Sport Shock/Struts - 300.00 SOLD UUC Short Throw Shifter (Push...
  18. Can the car be at room temperature and still get an accurate

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Can the car be at room temperature and still get an accurate oil level reading? Just wondered if I check the oil level after the car has been sitting for about 3 hours and find that I need to add about 1/2 that accurate? Or should the car be running for a while before I pull the dip...
  19. how much foot room can a person want?

    Anything Auto