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  1. Cylinder head BOLT socket size

    B5 Garage
    I called the dealership for the socket size. He informed me it was a polydrive but couldnt recall if it was an M12 or M14. Haveing a hard time finding sets of polydrives too. Sent from my LM-V405 using Tapatalk
  2. Fuel tank size

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So out of pure curiosity, I decided to see how low I could get my fuel tank today. I ran it until the fuel gauge red near zero and also my mileage left panel got to zero, and I still drove it another 10 miles. When I fueled up it went to 13.8 gallons. I have read everywhere that it should be...
  3. B5 and B5.5 the same size?

    B5 Garage
    Is the roof (panel?) the same size for both? Im trying to redo the headliner in my b5 and I have a b5.5 donor car. Im like 97% sure they're the same but just want to be sure. Also is the trunk the same? Thanks guys!
  4. Passat B5 what size do C5W light fits?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I'm looking to buy a LED RGB C5W light for my B5, what size do I pick, 31mm/36mm/39mm/41mm? Thanks for any advice.
  5. ID Size of Fuel Line at filter

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Does anyone know what size the ID is for the fuel line is in the last picture of the DIY instructions in thread? It was really cold this morning and I got a fuel leak at that short two inch flexible fuel line that connects to the filter. I went out and jacked up the car and looked and I can see...
  6. Bolt size

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello just thought I would check here by chance someone new. I was changing valve cover gaskets and on the passenger side you remove the hex bolt that holds the tube to the block. Well I dropped it down blow looked every wear can't locate. Any have the size handy don't know squat about metric...
  7. HL0 1J0 959 753 F Key fob battery size

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi guys I have a key fob model HL0 1J0 959 753 F, the old style 3 button with no chrome ring at the bottom. I currently have CR1620's in it right now which are completely smoked. I was wondering if CR2032's fit in these, or if it's only 1620's? And what is the original size? Thanks, Elliott
  8. Stupid me, bought the wrong tire size, would they still fit?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I made a mistake yesterday and bought 4 225-55-17 tires to replace the ones I have on my B5. I do realize I should have bought 225-45 instead but I screwed it up. Should I still try to mount them and try them on the car or is it a waste of time or even dangerous? My car currently has 3...
  9. Looking for bolt size for viscous fan bracket

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Does anyone know the correct size 6mm allen head bolt for the fan bracket? I rounded one of mine during removal and I tried to get one at the junkyard yesterday but unfortunately none of the front ends were removed/in service position, and I didn't have the time to get into that. Fans were not...
  10. 2017 Passat SEL Premium - LED Bulb size for fog lamps

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    I have a 2017 Passat SEL Premium TSI (US version) which has the factory LED headlights. For some reason VW decided, however, to use regular non-LED bulbs for the factory fog lights. Does anyone know: 1) what is the bulb size/model number (H8, 9006, etc)? 2) if there is a "direct...
  11. Wheel Size

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    What wheel size and offset can I go with a very small drop (1") without rolling the fenders? Or adjusting the camber. I like the look of some Audi wheels but just wanted size. Thank you in advance.
  12. Alternator wire size change 90A to 120A?

    B5 Garage
    I successfully (and easily) replaced my dying 90A with a 120A, thanks to the excellent article with plenty of pics I was denied access to replying to (???). Somewhere I read about not replacing some 50A fuse, which seems counterintuitive. Is it because the original main charging wire not a large...
  13. 2.8 V6 AMX frost plug size

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I'm planning on installing (or get installed) a block heater and I'm trying to find out what size is the frost plug so I can get the right extractor tool. I've searched but have not found one definite answer. I'm wondering if it is 36,6mm, but can anyone confirm? Thanks.
  14. what size are the Flange Bolts For a 2003 passat Wagon

    B5 Garage
    what size are the CV drive Flange Bolts For a 2003 passat Wagon
  15. Stripped the caliper carrier bolt hole on front brakes - what size helicoil to fix?

    B5 Garage
    *sigh* It was supposed to be a simple front brake job. I stripped out the caliper carrier bolt hole on the front driver side. Anyone know what size helicoil I need to repair this? The bolt is fine. Went to tighten it and it just kept going and going. Backed it out and there were the filings...
  16. Tire size!

    Wheel and Tire Forum
    Hey guys, I really lucked out today, picked up four 18" Samarkand wheels today for my b5 Passat wagon. Haven't decided what color to paint them yet, they are currently lime green. My question for you guys is what size tire do I need for them? I want a lower profile, definitely don't want a big...
  17. Upping tire size

    Wheel and Tire Forum
    I currently have 235/45/18 tires. What has anyone here upped the tire size to without a problem. That is staying with 18" rims. Thx
  18. AC Schrader Valve Size

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hey all. I have a MY07 Passat 2.0T. My low side schrader is leaking VW/AUDI list it as part #8E0-820-855. Now then; what size tool tip is needed to remove this? I have been round and round about this issue. It is definitely NOT the same size as "standard" US. It is larger yet it says in the...
  19. correct battery size for 1998 passat variant (estate) 1.9 TDI

    New Member Introductions
    Anyone know the correct battery size and Spec for 1998 passat variant (estate) 1.9 TDI
  20. Tire size for my Helio's

    Wheel and Tire Forum
    So I need new tires but I'm finding my current size hard to find a variety of tires to choose from. The previous owner had 235/35/19 on them. I looked up vw's factory size for Helios and its listed as 255/40/19. I currently have them on a B6 w/ stock suspension w/ no current plans to changing...