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  1. Sorry guys for not introducing myself..

    New Member Introductions
    I'm new to this forum but old school dub head. I currently have 3 Passat's and 2 other volkswagens. They are my passion. My baby is my 2000 1.8t manual 4 motion. Currently in process of building it up. I have a 2001 passat 1.8t tip that ran a 15.1 in 1/4 mile not to shabby but can't wait to see...
  2. sorry , didnt read the rules before i posted

    New Member Introductions
    love to work on my own v dubs , . my 4th, 72 beetle, 98 jetta, 06 jetta and now a 2000 Passat. good with wrenches , learn as I go , usually the hard way !
  3. Sorry To Ask But Should I Buy ?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi all, I'm new to the VW world so please be patient with me. Yes I saw the VW flow chart, yes I know no one likes seeing these posts but I could really use some input. I'm looking at buying a 1999 VW Passat, the details are as follows : 2.0t stroker motor (less than 5k miles since built)...
  4. Sorry to Ask But Should I Buy ?

    New Member Introductions
    Hi all, Im new to the VW world so please be patient with me. Yes I saw the VW flow chart, yes i know no one likes seeing these posts but I colud really use some input. Im looking at buying a 1999 VW Passat, the details are as follows : 2.0t stroker motor (less than 5k miles since built) (forged...
  5. 1.8T Engine Sludge, sorry for wrong thread location but new user. Sort of emergency

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    Ok first off, very sorry if this is not the right location for my thread. I guess I'll give a brief introduction, sorry if there's sarcasm but sorta in a rough mood based on my situation. Name is Scott, 27 years old, live in Indianapolis, enjoy long walks on th.... ok no. I am 27, don't know...
  6. Sorry,Only short question about install

    Mobile Electronics
    Ok hi everyone. Currently i own an 03 b5.5 . It has a stock radio at the moment. I am ready to upgrade now but i want to ask people do i need anything else. Here is my stock radio: The one i have ordered is the JVC KW-R600BT Link:JVC KW-R600BT | Car Audio Direct I tried to do some research...
  7. barely running car after messing with fuses/radio??! Really confused- sorry longish

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi all, rarely ever post here, but have found passat world to be a great resource and have used the forums to fix a lot of problems. Just cant find anything related to my current problem, which I'm slightly baffled at. First the car: 1998 V6 std , I believe a GLX (has a slightly weird variety...
  8. Sorry if this seems like spam.....

    New Member Introductions
    ...... I am really a human and just trying to get my required first couple of posts out of the way....
  9. Sorry, but yes, another URGENT call for help. (Overheating!)

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey guys, In about 7 hours, my family and I are hoping to hit the road for a 1K mile round trip in my wife's 210K 2000 Passat. B/c the temp has been wonky the last 12 months or so (usually hovers around 110 on the gauge), I decided to install a new coolant temp sensor and thermostat this...
  10. Sorry, no friends with Passat

    New Member Introductions
    Love to comply, and hope this counts.....I have no friends to recommend to this website.....apologies. :cry:
  11. another spacer question sorry guys ....

    Wheel and Tire Forum
    hi all i currently have audi a3 sport alloys (17's) with a et of 57 im wanting spacers but im wanting advice on how much currently the passat have been lowered 40 from standard , i was thinking 20mm all round some have said 30mm on the rear 25 on the front , how ever 30mm on the rear would rub...
  12. Sorry, sorry , sorry

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    How many post such as these are encounters is probably annoying. I was Club B5 member for awhile so don't kill me. I cannot post in the classified section. I've read the rules and did all my requisite posts and more. Is the classified section banned until like 200 posts? Please help...just...
  13. Another turbo thread! (Sorry!)

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey guys, As stated in my other thread, I just recently purchased my 99 passat 1.8T and I am beginning to think I need to replace the turbo. The turbo is the original turbo and it has 213k on it. That right there makes me wanna change it lol. Ever since I bought the car, I've been hearing a...
  14. The latest dead Monsoon question (sorry).

    Mobile Electronics
    After a battery discharge, the double-din Monsoon CD/Radio in my wife's early '02 GLX is stone dead. No alarm light, no display. I tried replacing fuse #37 (which has worked before), but nothing. At my suggestion, my wife went by the VW dealership to have the fuse on the back of the head unit...
  15. Yet another double-din Monsoon question (sorry).

    New Member Introductions
    I wasn't able to post on the audio thread earlier. I've moved this question there (like a noob).
  16. again sorry if wrong location

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    About a month ago there was a guy advertising about upgrading you stock 5.5 to a stage 2 and maybe even 3. All you had to do was send in the brain to him and in 2 days you got it back. I want to do an upgrade without adding a new turbo. Does anyone know who he is and how to get a hold of him. Or...
  17. sorry i'm sure it's been asked alot but i can't find the answer

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I removed 2 of my vents to replace the lights, the wires are unpluged so they are 2 unconected units. Do I have to remove the black piece where the wire plugs into and if so how. They are 2 units with out any wires attached. Any help would be great full. Again sorry i'm a new passat owner. Michael
  18. Where is coolant temp sensor on my car (with pix of “MY” car (sorry in advance))

    B5 Garage
    I know this has been talked about a million times and I apologize for another post. I have searched this forum and the web and still can’t seem to find it:banghead::mad:. Please help because I need to get this fixed asap. I have a 2003 1.8. I have used the following posts...
  19. Sorry

    New Member Introductions
    I've gotta post twice :/
  20. Sorry...

    New Member Introductions
    Didn't know a requirement of the site was to read Jay The Snorks' comments first......