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  1. 10 years later, my B5 Passat EV Conversion

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    My EV conversion after 10 years and 90k miles
  2. B7 Seat swap help needed

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Hello everyone, need some help with my passat seat wiring after i swapped manual fabric for power heated leatherette. Passat 2012-2014 b7 2.5l 5usa version. Driver side has black 10 pin connector (red/yellow, red/yellow, red black, purple/blue, brown, white, white/blue) One of the red/yellow is...
  3. Who wants to swap from auto to manual?

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    My '08 Passat was hit by a drunk driver. It's totaled, but would make a good donor for someone who wants to swap from automatic to manual. *See my add in the Vehicles for Sale section of this forum.* The engine still runs, but it's not driveable. Black leather interior is in good shape...
  4. How to re-learn memory seats after swap

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello everyone, I have swapped my cloth manual heated seats with leather power and memory function seats. I only have one problem. I had read before that the memory function wouldn't work without changing extra parts (ccm, wiring), but after just wiring the power and ground to the seat the...
  5. 2005 VW Passat 1.8T Engine Swap

    New Member Introductions
    I signed up to use the forum becasue I I have a 2005 Passat that I just loved, didn't even get to put 5K on it and someone rearended me and totalled my baby! So now I found an '03 body that is in good shape I just need to take its bad motor and tranny out and swap the 05 stuff in. I have good...
  6. Engine Swap

    B5 Garage
    Hi, I have found a donor engine for the 2001 V6 Passat. My question is is it easier to pull out and reinstall the engine with the transmission attached or easier to leave the transmission in the car when swapping the engine?
  7. Engine Swap

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi, it's official, the 475K Passat needs an engine swap. I found an engine that's in a car already selling for parts. Did a compression test on it, it reads 170-180 psi across all 6 cylinders. (V6 2.8) Are those good numbers? From what i read already anything above 140 is good. This car has...
  8. 2jz swap b6 passat

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hey y'all I have a 2009 b6 Passat and I was wondering if a 2jz would fit and any other tips would be great
  9. ECM swap

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I’ve got an 01 B5.5 1.8t engine code AWM Wondering if the ECM unit can be swapped without any programming needed. Thanks.
  10. 1.4 tsi turbo swap

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Hello gentlemen, I`m hoping you can give me an advice or idea on the following situation. There is this 1.4 tsi EcoFuel engine with a broken turbo (shaft playing on all axis). Engine code CDGA, Turbo part number 03C145701S. Side note - it`s on a 2010 Touran, but the engine is put on other...
  11. 1.8 to 1.8t swap

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have gotten my hands on a 1.8t b5.5 and plan on putting the engine and trans into my Passat b5. Only thing I am wondering is. The new engine has a fly by wire throttle body and my b5 has a fly by cable. So after changing the throttle pedals across I assume I have to change the ECU too. If I...
  12. W8, Audi supension / swap upgrade

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Well, because I don't have enough stuff on my plate yet, I finally pulled out the aluminum steering knuckles that will be going into my car. These were purchased from member vwb5t. This is a work in progress so the post might get slow at times for progress sake. I will post all updates as they...
  13. AUG vs. AWM - Can I swap in an AWM?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So I'm trying to figure out what to do right now.. my pre-facelift 2001 Volkswagen Passat 1.8T just recently had the oil pickup screen get clogged, and because I needed to get to work I continued to drive it (ten minutes away), and then drove it back home (30 minutes). During the entire time I...
  14. B5.5 manual swap.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Im currently doing a auto to manual swap. Just looking for someone that has done one. Im not looking for a post or YouTube vid. Just a person that has done one. Got my pedal assembly in last night. So much left to do but i just finished mocking up all the parts so im ready to clean and install...
  15. Drivers seat swap into B5.5 GLS? Suggestions?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    My driver seat is all torn and the bolstering is falling apart aside from another Passat what are some easy to fit seats? Going grave digging in a week or two.
  16. RCD 310 to RCD 510 swap

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Hi all, Just picked up a 12 3.6 SE and would like to upgrade the HU. My stock unit has BT with steering wheel controls but was looking to get the 510 unit instead. Is it a simple swap? Been reading about it and not sure if VAGCOM is required. I would definitely want to keep the BT capability.
  17. V6 4Motion Manual Swap

    B5 Garage
    I have an '03 GLX Wagon with the 5spd auto. It's starting to shift funny and I'm wondering if there is a transmission that could mount to a V6 with the 4Motion.
  18. manual swap

    New Member Introductions
    hey everyone i want to know what else do i need other than the cv axles, the bell housing, starter, flywheel, etc. do i need to get a computer that belonged to a manual v6 or can i reprogram mine? i want to do a transmission swap and the people from the dealer apparently cant tell me whether...
  19. Full swap from engine/gearbox 1.8t APU to V6 30v 2.8L AMX

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I would like know the pros and cons of the engine v6 30v 2.8l amx.(Reason for doing swap;the turbo and other parts had failed.)
  20. '05 TDI 5spd swap BSM delete and Stg 2 TDTuning

    New Member Introductions
    Greetings. I have a '05 TDI 5spd swap BSM delete and Stg 2 TDTuning thankful to find a semi-local guy to help me with the swap and engine repairs/modifications.
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