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  1. Valve stem seals

    B5 Garage
    I have a 2003 passat that needs new valve stem seals. I just got quoted 4600.00 to replace them with head still on car. I'm in southern California if anybody knows a shop or is capable. Let me know. Thx Eric D.
  2. Passat 2.0 AZM Valve Stem Seals

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi Everyone, I'm wondering if anyone could help me with some information, The valve stem seals on my 2001 Passat need replacing, like many owners of a car this age the cost of the repair at a garage far outweighs the value of the car, I generally look after the car myself unless it requires...
  3. Valve stem seals. DIY while in car?

    B5 Garage
    I have seen a few write ups about changing the valve seals. I would assume it is easier to do it with the head removed, but I have seen others saying they used compressed air to hold the valves in from dropping. The local machine shop says the 5V are hard to work on because they are so small...
  4. FREE BBS valve stem caps + Cheap VW emblem caps

    Parts For Sale
    FREE BBS valve stem caps GONE. thanks for looking.
  5. Help needed! OZ Racing Vela 2 threaded valve stem.

    Wheel and Tire Forum
    I have a set of 18x8 OZ Racing Vela 2 wheels which I need to find a replacement valve stem for. OZ says they were discontinued and didn't use the same valve in any other wheel. I find it hard to believe there are no valve stems any where I can use. See pics below.
  6. FS: Brand New in Package Black/Silver VW Valve Stem Caps

    Parts For Sale
    got rid of the OEM wheels I was going to put them on and have been sitting in my extra parts storage box ever since. no issues whatsoever. these sell new on ECS Tuning for $13. asking $7 plus shipping. please let me know if you have any questions @ [email protected] or 443-834-9281. please...
  7. FS VW valve stem caps

    Parts For Sale
    i bought these on ebay and they were not what i expected. so instead of just throwing them away or whatever, i thought maybe someone on here would want them. pay the shipping only and its yours. just wanna get rid of them but i dont wanna throw them away.
  8. FS VW valve stem caps

    Misc for Sale
    i bought these on ebay and they were not what i expected. so instead of just throwing them away or whatever, i thought maybe someone on here would want them. $5 and its yours.
  9. FS: stock springs and VW metal valve stem caps

    Classified Archive
    Just as the title states, I have a set of springs and a set of valve stem caps I want to get rid of. The springs came on my B5.5 V6 FWD and they have approximately 40,000 miles on them. I put on Neuspeed Sport Springs, so I want to get these out of my house. I dont think it is necessary to put...
  10. FS: VW Valve Stem Caps - Blue Logo

    Classified Archive
    FS: (open package) Never used, 4 drivergear vw valve stem cap logos. Retails for $13 + tax + s/h. http://drivergear.vw.com/default.cfm?fuse=productDetail&item__code=ZVW355005B&user_category=VWACCES&brand=VWDS Yours for $10 shipped.
  11. volkswagen R line valve stem caps../R line KEYchain..

    Classified Archive
    15.00 shipped... cant buy these separately...come as part of the accessory R line kit from VW. keychain with R logo..very nice...13.00 shipped. 25.00 for both keychain and valve stem caps..(shipped) please add 1.00 for paypal to any amount. thanks.
  12. volkswagen R line valve stem caps..

    The Showroom
    wrong damn forums...sorry... mods erase this..:(
  13. B5 random stuff...(valve stem covers, spare, console, keychain)

    Classified Archive
    oem sunroof grey console..switch not included... $25.00 shipped. Vw "R" line valve stem covers...(from r32 aristo wheels) they are very stylish...never used...$17.00 shipped and paypaled.. Vw "R" line keychain....never used...$15.00 shipped/paypaled.. (1) adelaide 15 x 7 spare....with...
  14. BBS Stem Cap replacements?

    Wheel and Tire Forum
    Someone jacked one off my VZ's. Anyone know where I can pick up replacements cheap? I've seen few vendors sell bbs caps but they warn that if you use a different type of metallic cap, ie chrome when aluminum should be used, it could have some harmful affects. Don't recall of my VZ caps were...
  15. Bush vetoes stem cell research bill...

    The Black Hole
    It certainly isn't unexpected news, but Bush vetoed the stem cell bill; http://www.cnn.com/2006/POLITICS/07/19/stemcells.veto/index.html So, here's my question; how can someone see stem cell research as morally wrong, but yet have no moral qualms what-so-ever with "grey area" wars and capital...
  16. FS: VW Valve Stem Caps

    Classified Archive
    NIB VW valve stem caps, two sets available. $12.00 shipped (continental US). Please add 3.25% for PayPal. http://drivergear.vw.com/store/accessory.asp?parent%5Fcategory%5Fid=12&category%5Fid=48&subcategory%5Fid=212&product%5Fid=2320
  17. Stem cells and the Bush daughters.

    The Black Hole
    If the Bush daughters were crippled from a drunk driver hitting them, and doctors told Mr. Bush about how stem cells could help his daughters. Do you think his position would change, and why?
  18. Someone took the valve stem caps off my wheels

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I know its not anything as bad as actually getting my car stolen, but seriously, who decides to take the caps off. Not only 1, but all 4. Its just messed up. It happened during school. I am just glad they didnt let the air out of the tires.
  19. Valve stem cover thieves...getting tired of this

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So, I was washing my car and once again, I noticed that those [email protected]#$% kids have stolen yet more of my valve stem covers. With the rims they dont' look good with the copper ends showing, so I have been buying more to replace. I am now thinking I am contributing to these kids habit of stealing...
  20. I need to replace the valve stem seals for my '99 20v Turbo

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I've done a bunch of searches trying to find out if any of you have replaced valve stem seals and what steps I should take to replace mine. After some research, I have concluded that my morning startup (and sometimes afternoon) exhaust smoke is a result of oil leaking through the deteriorating...
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