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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. Air Lift Performance | Drive it. Show it. Track it.

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    Whether you're building for the track, the street, or the show Air Lift Performance has what you need to get low to the ground.* Air Lift Performance | Drive it. Show it. Track it. Click HERE for your Audi Air Lift Suspension Upgrades* Click HERE for your BMW Air Ride Upgrades Click HERE...
  3. Show & tell from work

    Off-Topic Forum
    Something I did at work a few weeks ago. Putting wrench flats on a upper bearing end for a custom 2,000 ton hydraulic cylinder. Part is about 24 inch diameter.
  4. Maybe I need to rethink the definition of car show.........

    Anything Auto
    For starters, I confess to being the oddball here. I like cars just as they come from the factory and the lack of love I get for my ride certainly reflects that sentiment. When I returned to a Passat last fall after trying in vain to fulfill a delusional vision of water-cooled New Beetles and...
  5. Win $1K at the 1st Annual ECS Virtual Car Show | Are you Best In Show?

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    Does your car have what it takes to be Best in Show? Prove it! The first annual ECS Tuning Virtual Car Show is NOW, submissions end 03/31/2016 How to Enter: Email [email protected] • A short 500-character essay listing all of the upgrades that you’ve done • Maximum of 3 photos (format...
  6. Heater fan packed up. Is there a video to show me how to remove?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi. I am suffering a number of water ingress problems and also the VW Climatronic Heater Climate Control on a 2001 VW Passat has packed up. I was on YouTube but was a tad confused by the various videos on offer. Does anyone have a link for me to follow so I can strip it out and have it...
  7. Coolant in cylinders- white smoke show

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    2001 1.8T Passat- 140K Low oil pressure light came on. Skreeching sound from passenger side front engine. Changed oil pick up tube and oil pan. The tube was cloaked with dipstick fragments and other debris. Pain looked surprisingly clean. This resolved the oil pressure problem. Started...
  8. Show me your gauges!

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I'm looking at installing some aftermarket gauges- Boost and Oil Pressure Gauges. Can you post pictures of you gauges so I can get an idea of what's available? Any suggestions would be great! I'm looking at the pros and cons gauges and also looking for the ideal gauge locations- on steering...
  9. Wrap Up Euro Show (Dust Off 2) Newport R.I

    Events & Gatherings!/events/696905570400448/ WrapUp - Euro Car Show. Sunday, October 19 at 10:00am - 4:00pm. Easton's Beach - Newport, RI 175 Memorial Blvd, Newport, Rhode Island 02840. Brought to you by Ocean State Dubs and our friends at Foundation Blue Legend Metal Co...
  10. Pep Boys "Battle Of The Imports" Car Show

    Events & Gatherings
    Hey Guys and Girls, I am doing my 3rd car show of the year on Aug. 31 and best part of it is that it's FREE Registration!!!! The Show is open to all Classes
  11. AGA Power in 2014 S.M.S Perry Model Show

    New Member Introductions
    The Southeastern Model Show (SMS) held its annual Swap meet/ model aircraft extravaganza on the fairgrounds of Perry, Georgia100 miles south of Atlanta, Georgia. On Feb28th and March 1st of 2014 , Raffles, Indoor Electric Flying Demo's, Indoor Fly-In Friday and Saturday, Exchange/Swap Meet...
  12. Pep boys #0153 car show

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    Hey Guys, Sorry I havent been on in a long time but since I had my Passat up and running been a happy camper and even happier now that I traded up to a 2011 VW CC Sport. So, I am the General Manager at the Pep Boys in Miami Lakes and if anyone needs anything on parts or service you can...
  13. Call in show

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    Hey Everyone, I wanted to let you all know that I added a new call in feature to my blog. It will allow you to call in and ask questions and get advice. It is not a live thing. I will listen to the calls, then respond in video or podcast style form. If you are into it, cool. If not, don't...
  14. Show me your roof rack setup(all racks welcome)

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Just want to see what people have there passat to give me an idea of what I can get PLEASE GIVE INFO ON THE RACK AND SETUP(where you got it and cost)
  15. 2013 LA Auto Show Coverage News Coverage

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    The Los Angeles Auto Show has quickly become one of the most anticipated auto shows on the circuit, with many automakers making global debuts. Nine cars are expected to be shown off for the first time at this years LA show, including the Porsche Macan, MINI Cooper and Subaru WRX. Connected Cars...
  16. Come Visit Blauparts and Ravenol live at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas

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    Come check out Blauparts live @ the SEMA Show in Las Vegas! Visit with Kojan Detzmeier, Paul, Huri and Jim Blau at the Ravenol Booth (#34292). If you are a repair shop or parts distributor and would like to supply Ravenol products, please contact Jim Blau at the show or call (920) 758-3232...
  17. Show my 2002 B5.......

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  18. Top 10 Cars of the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show

    Volkswagen News
    Geographically speaking, the Frankfurt Motor Show is one of the biggest auto shows in the world. Aside from being a venue to wear holes through countless pairs of sweaty dress socks, it's a place where a venerable collection of sheet metal is sure to arrive every two years. If the 2013 show...
  19. 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show Coverage: Live Photos and Video

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    This year's Frankfurt Motor Show will host the debut of many new European luxury cars, high-class super cars and brand new, eye-catching concept cars. Stars of the show will include Jaguar's new SUV concept, The VW Golf R, the Infiniti Q30, the Mercedes S-Class Coupe, the 700-hp Audi Sport...
  20. Transporterfest 013 VW Show Day

    Events & Gatherings
    I been going to this for a few years now and its one good time. see old, new, and in between VW's. love those old busses. like to restore one. anyway good people, food and vw history and car history cause the price includes entrance to the car museum.