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  1. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    ECS Heated Blind Spot Mirrors For Your VW Tired of blind lane changes and scraping snow from your mirrors every morning? Start making the most of your European performance car with ECS Heated Blind Spot Mirrors for your VW to enjoy the finer side of luxury German motoring. Click HERE for...
  2. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    ECS Heated Blind Spot Mirrors For Your VW Tired of blind lane changes and scraping snow from your mirrors every morning? Start making the most of your European performance car with ECS Heated Blind Spot Mirrors for your VW to enjoy the finer side of luxury German motoring. Click HERE for...
  3. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello, Very interesting and simple video on Dynos. Most of the info given are basic but very important. Not all dynamometers are created equal. This Episode of COBB U should clear up any confusion related to interpreting dyno results, understanding percentage gains, and how to compare data...
  4. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hello, Very interesting and simple video on Dynos. Most of the info given are basic but very important. Not all dynamometers are created equal. This Episode of COBB U should clear up any confusion related to interpreting dyno results, understanding percentage gains, and how to compare data...
  5. Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Hello, Very interesting and simple video on Dynos. Most of the info given are basic but very important. Not all dynamometers are created equal. This Episode of COBB U should clear up any confusion related to interpreting dyno results, understanding percentage gains, and how to compare data...
  6. B5 Garage
    Hello - I am a noobie with car maintenance and would appreciate some advice. After having owned a 2000 VW Passat 2.8 L V6 for over 17 years, I decided to do my first DIY oil change. I struggled some with an over tightened oil drain pug and oil filter, but thankfully both are out now after much...
  7. WTB/WTT Section
    Hello PW I'm looking for the following items. Feel free to post shipped prices here, and I'm PayPal ready. Front cup holder (black) KHedges rear cup older (black) KHedges rear cup holder (gray) KHedges front headliner d/s pull handle (gray) PURCHASED single DIN center console...
  8. New Member Introductions
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  9. B5 Garage
    Ok, here goes... I have a 2001 VW Passat 1.8T AWM with right at 198K miles. I had an overheating issue and found a faulty waterpump, so I replaced the waterpump and timing belt. So now I have an issue where I'm losing coolant with no visible leaks anywhere. My first thought was I had a blown...
  10. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So the rear passenger side of my wagon has started to fill with water every time it rains. Did some reading on here and general consensus is that the drains are blocked. So I rip into the rear section looking for these so called drains. Apparently accessible behind the CD player ect. Not a damn...
  11. Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Makes me proud to see a great B7 group in the passatworld forums. I'd appreciate a Facebook "like" at fitzpatrickautosport. Racing videos, pictures, and a lot of Passat and VW enthusiast friends. I'm trying to prove that the VW Passat is one of the toughest vehicles on the road... and the...
  12. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    About a year ago I noticed one afternoon all 4 wheel centers on my V6 wagon had evaporated. I was pissed, one I could understand, but all 4! some toerag had removed them for me. I had been loath to replace them at $12 each, but every morning looking at those sad wheels finally got to me. Sprung...
  13. New Member Introductions
    The graphic/video thing was very confusing, and I didn't know what "platform" meant until I looked it up. Would be appreciated if sign-up was a bit more user-friendly, took 4 tries, and I've been in IT for 20 years! Thanks for the site though, very helpful!
  14. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    OK, My well published TB died a slow death and I needed to know why. Symptoms included intermittent ABS and TC lights, every couple of days, it'd go nutz and start crazy idling :icon_eek:...800, 1200, 750, 1400...since it's a 5MT, it's more pronounced. I put the last month or so of my VCDS...
  15. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Do I need to replace my upper control arm? And, if I do, how soon? Can I drive the car on an 8-hour round trip before I replace the arm? Below shows the location of the arm when I look in over the drivers side front tire. below is a picture of the front drivers side upper control arm...
  16. The Showroom
    i want to seee all the slammed b5s out there on air,static it doesnt matter as long as is slammed down and done up!!
  17. New Member Introductions
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  18. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    i was finaly poking around the car today and saw this on the core support .. ??
  19. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello, Is there no way to use a camera off some sort, maybe fiber optics or other to see the oil p/u screen through the oil drain hole w/o having to drop the pan? Thanks!
  20. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hi there I've recently purchased a 2009 B6 Passat variant, it has the CBBB 2.0TDI engine. I took the undershield away recently to drain the oil and I noticed a few drips from this part I suspect it has dripped onto this part from above but as this is my first vw tdi car I was wondering if...
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