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  1. Somewhat silly question about 2008 driver side mirror

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    My driver side mirror won't adjust out far enough. I've always adjusted my mirrors so that the rear of the car is visible on the inside edge of the mirror. With my Passat, with it out as far as it can, half the car is still taken up by the mirror, and none of the blind-spot is visible. The...
  2. Salt Lick Silly Noob

    New Member Introductions
    Greetings! Laughing at myself, for not "finding" this sooner! Though I only bought my car last Thursday. I started my VW journey in 1972 with a 1965 Bug. My Dad and I over hauled that with the loving support of the classic Muir book: How to Keep your Volkswagen Alive ... Since then I moved...
  3. This seems really silly that I have to post this to post anything else.

    New Member Introductions
  4. per the silly requirement

    New Member Introductions
    I am a new member
  5. Silly Question: How far do you go for service?

    Dealerships and Service
    I need to have the timing belt changed on my 2000 Passat. I can go to the dealer, 30 minutes away, for about $1200. Or, I can go to the recommended Edge-Motors, 1:15 away, for about $700. And, I'm a one car guy, so I need to sit and hang out while the car is being serviced. Which would you...
  6. silly noob question....wheres atf dipstick?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Just got a 01 passat b5, cant seem to find the dipstick to check/full auto transmission fluid...anyone give insight?
  7. Silly part, but is there a part number for it? Wire Holder!

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Dear fellows, After removing the wires from my coilpacks to clean the mess left by the oil spilled around, both of these stupid wire holder cracked and could not be reused. Is there a P/N for them? I have checked VW Spare Parts Catalogue but could not find them! Thanks! edit: sorry for the...
  8. a silly dilema

    Anything Auto
    so my present car is a 04 passat, 1.8t manual, chipped and rims that i love to death. i really enjoy driving this car and no matter how many times i watch top gear episodes with super cars, i can still get into my passat and feel the turbo pull and be happy. now, knowing that, i also know that...
  9. B5.5 Silly Foglight Question. Turning them on lol

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Not sure if my fog lights are for decoration, lol, but how do I turn them on? Sorry if this is a retarded question but I turned everything on, tried with just low beams just high beams, windshield wipers on, lol no idea how to turn them on at all. Couldn't find a switch. I see a foglight logo on...
  10. Silly Kids You Thought The Isetta Was Only For Girls (and turtles)

    Anything Auto 1957 BMW Isetta 300 - Izzit An Isetta? It Is-And Possibly The World's Fastest March, 2010 By Isaac Mion Photography by Isaac Mion 1957 Bmw Isetta 300 Hatch Open Jim Anderson's 1957 BMW Isetta 300 For those used to flipping through these pages and...
  11. my tranny is silly. help?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    so awhile ago water got into my car(2003 passat wagon). big suprise. dealer fixed the TSB (pollen filter and sun roof drains), or so they say. after the water the car would not shift in D. you would go to D, and then have to go to TIP and back, then it would work. figured the TCM was sad. then...
  12. Silly question but... is this my MAFS?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    The guides I have seen have the MAFS on the outside of the air box but mine looks like it is on the inside of the airbox. So is this actually the MAFS or am I missing something?! THanks!
  13. Silly Noob Question.

    New Member Introductions
    I hope this doesn't get me banned, BUT... I have always given my autos, especially the VW's names over the years. My virst beatle was "Valerie", I've had a Jetta named "Toto" (We're not in Kansas any more...) and the Golf GTI was named "Gitty" Now having a new (to me) B5.5 silver-blue...
  14. Some silly shots of my car Pics!!!

    The Showroom
  15. Silly Question time .......

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Got this Passat B5 2000 Model 1.8 & No Turbo ..... Ok.... 106K Ran fine when cold & like a bag of poo as soon as it got warm (sounded like it was misfiring, no power, idles rough as a dog) .... Changed Maf didn't help ..... The dude at my local garage pulled the electrical plug off this wiered...
  16. Silly kids and their toys, i mean honda

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Not that this really pertains to anything important at all but i felt like sharing. A buddy of mine just got an 01 GTi VR6, mojave beige, same as mine, ironic lol. anyway we're out in a parking lot taking some pictures, mind you its 1 am, we're in a some what busy area, there's fast food...
  17. This maybe a silly question.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I went to the stealership for an oil change and I was suprised. They used Castrol GTX. My car was using vw oil and they switched. Is Castrol a good oil? Does my car need synthetic. I have a 02 passat v6 4motion GLX. I thought I was using synthetic and their service record said my car was using...
  18. Silly questions from a noob

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey! I currently own an '04 Jetta GLS 1.8t and have been thinking about selling it and getting a 4motion Passat Wagon but I have a few questions that I'm sure will seem very stupid. 1. Is the Passat 4motion only available with the VR6? No 1.8t 4motions? 2. Is it possible to find one with a...
  19. Silly personal automotive statistics

    Anything Auto
    So I'm bored at work. Of all the cars I've ever owned since 16 years old (of which there have been eight): 88% have been German 75% have been VWs 63% have had manual transmissions 50% have been Passats 88% were purchased new 38% were traded in, and then regretted doing so 13% was the worst car...
  20. Silly Parts Question

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I'm missing a part that is so small it's probably not worth mentioning, but I will ask anyways. My center console flip down rests on two small black rubber nubs. I'm missing a nub and a hole is exposed. Anyone know where I could find one? I checked with the wreckers in my area and no one has a...