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  1. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey guys, So yesterday I finally went APR stage 1. I currently have the 2.0t coil conversion kit from ECS tuning installed. I'm trying to find what spark plug gap I should run. I'm currently using a gap of .040 as everyone recommends with these coils. But here is the problem. I'm not sure if...
  2. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Just got back from EuropaParts in Piscataway. Staff was friendly and knowledgeable. Flash took about 15mins and got 20% off. No dyno but car is way faster than stock. File is nice and smooth. Roads were wet on way home so I spun a lot but all in all I'm very happy. 3" Down pipe, resonator...
  3. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey hows everyone doing, Yesterday I got my 2002 b5.5 Passat flashed with Unitronic's stage 2 software, and the power increase is insane, but I think something isn't right. This tune, according to uni, is supposed to make 18psi, I don't know if thats the spike or hold psi, but I think its...
  4. Parts For Sale
    SOLD Hello! As stated I have a stage 1 APR tune for sale. It has the stock mode, 91, and 93, and I believe a 4th( I can send a picture of the paper work.) Has Valet mode, security lock out, check engine erase, and throttle body adjusting. Immobilizer deleted so literally plug and play. I've...
  5. B5 Garage
    I need some assistance with selecting a stage 3 clutch for my Dub Here are the ones I'm looking at. Also is there anything else I might need to buy? ECS https://www.ecstuning.com/Volkswagen-Passat_B5-FWD-1.8T/Drivetrain/Clutch/ES2725255/ SPEC SPEC Clutch Stage 3 - Volkswagen Passat 1998-2003...
  6. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey! 2001.5 VW Passsat AWM 1.8t FWD, Sedan, Automatic Transmission Last week I put on a 3" 034 Test pipe with a spacer on the second o2 sensor hoping that it will not throw CEL. Well, it did went on which I kinda expected, but I did not scan the codes. Over the weekend I purchased a Stage 2...
  7. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I am looking into getting a big brake kit and was wonder if anyone has done this kit or one similar to this. If so did you have to do any other modifications? Please post pictures of your setup http://www.ecstuning.com/ES262961/?gclid=CKn8ptDYv8YCFdgKgQodsMIG7A
  8. Parts For Sale
    SOLD, SOLD, SOLD :) I'm selling the very last piece of my KO4 turbo setup. I now have a diesel Passat and can't use it. This ECU will work on a 5 speed or an Automatic, not immo defeated. Asking $300.00 shipped to the lower states. Paypal preferred. I can also be reached at [email protected]
  9. Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    TDI ECU Tunes..? I am hoping to collect thoughts on who is the better company to go with for a Stage 1 ECU Tune/flash? I've heard of APR and Unitronic are there any other guys I may not of heard of? I have a 2014 Passat TDI SE, and I have the Ad-Blu. Thanks.
  10. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey passatworld, I have 2004 b5.5 5speed wagon.For the last few months I have been seriously thinking about an ECU chip. Ive heard really good reviews about unitronics but no reviews really for the b5.5 1.8t. I live in california so I want to go with the stage 1 tune being that i cant find any...
  11. Parts For Sale
    For sale I have a reflect stage 1 tune for AEB 1.8t 5 speed b5. I'm asking 175$ Obo shipped.
  12. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey all, we just got APR Stage 1 installed on my bf's 2005 Passat wagon today, AWM engine and FWD auto transmission, around 133k on the clock and until the APR flash was bone stock. The tune feels great but...we've been getting misfires. Seems to happen when you get on the gas and the RPM's go...
  13. Parts For Sale
    Sold! Thanks!
  14. Parts For Sale
    FS. REVO STAGE 1 ECU with IMMO Defeat and REVO SPS 3 switch. This will work on any Auto AMW 1.8T. My car had 4motion/quattro so dont know if that matters don't think it does. VIN is removed from ecu coding so it can be used on any car without having to send it away for a vin change. I also...
  15. New Member Introductions
    Good morning Passatworld! I am new to the site, although I have been reading it for nearly a year now. I have a new-to-me 2004 Passat 1.8t 4motion 5-speed manual. Pretty rare. Anthracite leatherette. Having looked at the leather condition in other b5.5, I have to say the leatherette looks...
  16. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hey guys I have a 2010 vw passat all stock. Going to get a cold air intake from carbonio and apr stage 2 tune. I need help in picking an exhaust system for the stage 2 program. Do i just need a new down pipe or full exhaust? What do you guys reccomend? THANKS IN ADVANCE. :)
  17. Parts For Sale
    I had a thread on here a while ago but I guess this forum deletes old threads? Whatever, thankfully VwVortex doesn't do the same and I was able to find my old thread.. I was almost ready to get this back on the road and ran into tranny/differential problems and just can't dump more into it at...
  18. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hey guys! I just got my Stage II tune done with the 42dd 3" catless & non-resonated downpipe and made a short video comparing the sound before and after the downpipe install. I'll be changing my muffler soon but let me know what do you guys think! :lol:
  19. B5 Garage
    Does anybody have or know anyone who has these? I was looking at the s4 mounts but these really cough my attention and would like some feedback before pulling the trigger on them. Thanks in advance! Sent from AutoGuide.com Free App
  20. Anything Auto
    [Note to PW] Because I am still a Passat owner, and because my Audi is a distant cousin of the B5.5 Passat, and because I am a moderator here and have been asked to share my new project, I am reposting this here from my thread on AZ. Though I have to tell you, the audience there is a toughened...
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