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  1. Window Trim Adhesive, 3M industrial double stick tape?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I know this issue has been discussed several times on PW. I'm trying to find a RELIABLE adhesive to re-attach the thin upholstery trim strip that rides above the door. Many suggestions on previous threads. The one that sounds the best is what the user described as "3M industrial grey (thin)...
  2. 2.8 L 2000 Passat Dip Stick tube

    New Member Introductions
    I undid the bolt holding the dipstick tube in place on my 2000 2.8 L Passat. The tube is loose but I can't get it out. Can anyone help?
  3. Late AWM Dip Stick Handle...

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Oddly enough, the broken dipstick on my Sept. 2003 build AWM 1.8T has a handle (lower portion, still in tact) that looks like this: Yet, the one specified for my car based on build date looks more like this: The first dip stick is about 1/2 inch shorter (measured from where the plastic...
  4. 2 passat awm stick coils replaced twicejust biught ecs harness and coils.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have a 02 passat and just bought the ecs harness and 2.0 upgraded coils when all the parts get here i need to no how too do the harness any help are pictures wouod begreat.
  5. Love it when I stick it to a VW Dealer! Great story.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    No exaggerations, true story. My PCV valve has been making a super loud, humming noise for about 4 months. I finally got sick of it and did some online research. Basically came to the conclusion that I needed to redo my entire emission / crankcase ventilation system. My assumption was that...
  6. I need a dip stick fix

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I was doing an oil change and when i pulled the dip stick out it got cought on the clip and with no force the tube snapped into 3 pieces, now when ever i drive, only been 2 miles, oil is spraying all over the engine compartment. Is it a bitch fix or what should i do?
  7. I might stick with VAG cars forever.

    New Member Introductions
    So i lately got my first car, a B6 Passat. I bought it used and crashed, too. It had minor problems so i figured i'll save money fixing them. Now there is one very odd problem and i have no idea how to fix it, and so i ended up here. Hello! :)
  8. FS: 1999 B5 1.8t stick, 145k Best offer

    Vehicles For Sale
    This is my '99 B5 manual sedan, black clothe interior. It has ~144k miles and needs some work (most recent dealership visit came home with this list: worn timing belt, faulty throttle body, leaking gasket valve covers, and a worn clutch) The vehicle has some good basics- UpSolute Chip...
  9. oil dip stick always shows overfill

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    i've had my 2002 v6 4mo passat wagon for 7 years now, never been an oil burner and i change oil 2x year regardless of mileage. in sept i had a run in with a freakishly large speedbump. smashed the lower oil pan and cracked the upper oil pan. local garage replaced the oil pan for me, and i'm...
  10. oil dip stick tube changed

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi forum, U , vw s plastick tube on oil check place. So mine was broken, i bought some 5$ tube on ebay, it says passat 2001 compatible, i changed and i think it is half inch longer because doesnt checks oil level properly. Can recommend me really compatible for passat 1.8t gls 20011
  11. Converting 2.8 V6 30v to manual stick

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Howdy! Boy I love this forum. Any suggestions on converting my automatic 2.8 V6 2.8L 30V 1999 Passat GLS to a manual 5 speed? I already picked up a manual trans from a local VW dealership for my car, (only around 2,000 bucks for a practically brand new one, great eh?) now I just gotta hook it...
  12. converting stick to auto (!)

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    What would be involved in converting a B5 1.8t from manual to auto, other than an transmission, radiator with cooler lines (?), and shifter? would it require a different flywheel or custom adapter, a different ecu (and tcm harness?), brake pedal (some relay reconfig)? different mounts? would the...
  13. Dip stick

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Last night I went out to check my oil in my engine (AEB) 1.8T and it broke off in my hand. Now I have no idea where to order a new one from as I have been told that there is 3 different ones by autozone. Please help me as I'm lost
  14. Remove stick on mirror

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So this will probably be a simple question but any of you have any suggestions on how to remove one of those stick on mirrors from my drivers side mirror? The car came with it and I personally find it more distracting than helpful. I would like to get it off my mirror with out having to replace...
  15. Passat W8 4Motion stick shift!!!! Hellp with new Rims needed!!!!

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Will those rims 17x7 Enkei FD-05 5x112 (offset 50mm) fit W8 every where I check it says the will not . Amazon.com: 17x7 Enkei FD-05 (Black / Machined) Wheels/Rims 5x112 (434-770-4450BKM): Automotive My another choice American Racing Villain AR8857 Matte Black Wheel with Machined Finish...
  16. New Guy Driving Passar W8 4Motion stick shift!!!! Hellp with new Rims needed!!!!

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    Will those rims 17x7 Enkei FD-05 5x112 (offset 50mm) fit W8 every where I check it says the will not . My another choice American Racing Villain AR8857 Matte Black Wheel with Machined Finish (17x8"/5x112mm) offset 40 and those it says the will fit.
  17. How do you change the oil stick orange plastic housing?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    It's official! Today while changing spark plugs and T'stat for some reason I managed to break the oil stick orange housing. :banghead: I know some other people had also broke it. But how do you actually change it? I tried hard to get it lose from its base but no success. Any ideas or...
  18. How do you remove the shifter rod (or gear stick) on a manual?

    B5 Garage
    I was in a hurry and may be I overlooked a few things, but how the hell do you remove the shifter rod from a manual? I removed the knob in 2 secs it was just held together with a one-time clip, but the rod the knob goes into seems to be going inside a plastic tube and I can't for my life budge...
  19. Conversion stick fwd to 4motion???

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I been wanting to do this for a long time, my question has anyone tried this already? What is your opinion on this? Possible or not?
  20. should i stick with my v6

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    i really love my v6 glx butt i love speed and was wondering if i should invest on upgrades on the v6 engine or should i save up and get a w8?
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