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  1. B6 Garage
    Hi all, new here but not new to wrenching. I picked up a 07 Passat BPY 2.0T with some known issues involving oil pressure. Currently weighing my options on how I want to get it reliable again. The easiest way is probably to replace the head, oil pump, etc etc on my BPY engine. the result of...
  2. B6 Garage
    Starting to prep for this process and have a few questions before money starts flying. Info: Current car configuration is a 3.6L 4Motion. Does it matter if the engine is from a 2wd 3.6L? Basically are they interchangeable? Will a 2wd engine it bolt up to the trans of a 4mo car? Were there...
  3. WTB/WTT Section
    Neutral -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Location:uk euro rub strips for b5.5 estate "swap" Hi Would anyone in the U.S be interested in swaping your rubbing strips with marker lights, for my uk spec black ones?. If so, i would be interested...
  4. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    will b5 a4 wagon seats fit my b5 sedan i will find out soon since these seats are now sitting in my living room anyone do this before and got some pointers
  5. Anything Auto
    You could put a V8 in a Civic, or a V12 into a Miata, or even put two VR6's into one VW polo. But what about a 27 cylinder rotary engine that's ready to go? Ya cooling might be a challenge for the engine and the driver :icon_eek::icon_eek...
  6. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Curious what other people have done, here is my list Center console Cluster Lower dash panel Seats Cruise control stick Edit, fogot some Aero twins battery cover visors rear dim mirror
  7. Anything Auto
    i just picked up a 94 wrangler. long story short it needs an engine, it's originally equipped with a 2.5 auto. since the 2.5 is the geyest thing i've i've ever driven in my life a swap is in order. so i've heard of v8's being swapped into wranglers before but was wondering if anyone had any...
  8. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I searched cuase I know this was covered and done before by a friend from over the pond. Couldn't find it, though. Want to take my 98 Wagon interior and make it black leather; hopefully heated and powered, too. The questions: What will be direct swaps (ie, no fab work on the seat rails)? Want...
  9. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    dvx and dhw- I bought a "rebuilt" transmission from phoenix remanufactured tran (phoenixhardparts). DVX Transmission -i had it put it and went about 2 weeks. -sent it back and it took 6 weeks to come back...
  10. New Member Introductions
    A coworker of mine had his 1998 1.8T passat motor seize on him from sludging, but does not have records of oil changes to get VW to replace the motor. He is offering to sell it to me for $750 just to get it out of his driveway. I'm new to VW's and was wondering if there are drop in swaps from...
  11. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I installed all 8 control arms on Saturday. The route we took was removing all 4 control arms per side, then reinstalling them one at a time, the lowerers first. When all 4 control arms were off one side, the upright assembly was left dangling only by the TRE. Additionally, we kinda contorted...
  12. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    sorry, i did a search but didnt find the info i need, can anyone give me some info and links on engine swaps,, i just want to see what possiblilities are out there in that direction, i have a 1998 1.8t 20v gls 4door sedan, and am woundering if a. whats out there i can transplant, b. what would...
  13. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Are there any B5 members out there that are experienced with motor/tranny work on VWs and BMWs? I have a few projects I am working on at the moment in the SouthEast and would love to coordinate some group work. My primary ride is a modified black magic B5 but I recently purchased a theft...
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