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  1. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Most of you know exactly what I'm talking about. I brought my '98 GLS back to life earlier this year and it has for the most part been a reliable and pleasurable ride. But as of late I have been cursed with hydraulic issues with the brakes and clutch. The brake issue I got resolved, done. But...
  2. New Member Introductions
    My wife's parents bought new a 2000 Passat 2.8 fully loaded. It lived in a garage in North Carolina its first 10 years and never saw snow or road salt. They offered it to us for free!!!. It has a few issues but I am working through them. I had a slight clunk in the front end and found two worn...
  3. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I parked my car came back few hours later i noticed a puddle under the car. Right in front drivers side right near the wheel. Liquid was clear slippery sweet tasting. I turned the car on waited for few minutes inspected for leak nothing. I drove off now noticed a ticking sound coming from the...
  4. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I was browsing for a filler item on Amazon to get my free shipping and I needed an oil filter. I cane across this deal Volkswagen 1.8 Turbo Passat Oil Change Package : Amazon.com : Automotive 5 quarts of syntec 5W-40 and a OEM large filter and new drain plug for $9.24. It's sold through...
  5. New Member Introductions
    Bought a 1999 Passat with only 99k miles, GLX model V6... and I went through it with a fine tooth comb, I thought. Anyways, I had the engine running and was inspecting under the hood yesterday, and noticed it started smoking under the driver's side bank of the V6... did some searching and...
  6. The Showroom
    FINALLY...I get to put this on the car :lol: It has truly been a long time coming. All those who knew me in MD heard my stories of 'hopefully' being accepted for flight school and 'hopefully' receiving the aircraft assignment I wanted. It has now become a reality 1 year and 11 months after...
  7. New Member Introductions
    i am new to being a member here, but have been finding my help here for over a year...i have an issue with my aeb that after much searching i cannot find a solution or anything to point me in the right direction...i see that i have to post 2 times before i can ask any questions, but if anyone...
  8. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I am hanging up the towel on my car. Bought it for $4k 2 years ago, 98 1.8t with 76k miles on it. It now has 94k miles on it, just spent $3k on redoing the front suspension and steering rack assembly at the dealership. Couple daays ago it wouldn't start, so we end up having it towed to the...
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  10. New Member Introductions
    Hi there. Just helped my daughter buy her first car - an 04 Passat. We're excited to explore the forum and to learn more about how to care for and maintain and auto...and what all that costs! She's already learned so much in the process - knowing to ask if the timing belt has been replaced...
  11. Anything Auto
    Baltimore 2004 Volkswagen Passat W8 4MOTION Used Station Wagon York Towson Carbiz She looks pretty, a little too much mula, but it would be nice.:driving: **CERTIFIED PRE-OWNED** **ONE OWNER - Rare Passat W8 4MOTION Wagon with 6 Speed Manual Tranmission!** **Sport...
  12. Anything Auto
    http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=492494 ____________________ I am not the biggest fan of most wagons, but I would rock the hell out of this one. :bowdown:
  13. The Showroom
    Shes my 2nd passat, a 01.5 ink blue/tan leather 1.8TM please excuse my lame photography attempt! ;) and my first love Penelope, a '99 black magic pearl/tan leather 1.8T Tip
  14. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    ebay find I was thinking about getting the dual angle eyes (once i get the car running correctly. see my other post regarding to those issues). So, black angle eye with these in the fog area. all connected to the parking lights. in my mind, it will look cool being that it is different...
  15. Anything Auto
    check it out, been following it since he started it http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=4635267&page=1 :thumbup: some day i would love to get a mk1 wabbit :driving:
  16. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    The chrome passat door runners are on an amazing buy here. http://www.ecstuning.com/Search/ES342632/ES342632/?utm_source=vortex&utm_medium=forum&utm_content=B6&utm_campaign=b6passatsills I picked these up in literally 2 minutes. I def think its a mod worth getting to add some class to your...
  17. The Showroom
    :thumbup: I took about 6 feet of electrical tape off of it, and the antenna was in half at the break. So I just threw the top part away...and used some black grip tape and wrapped the bottom part before the break. Looks 10x's better now. Still works the same, I might possibly go grab a...
  18. Classified Archive
    PPI 356CS 6.5" components for $110 shipped, pretty sweet comps if you're on a budget. For under $150 I don't think you'll find much better. Rebadged a/d/s. I just picked up a set for fun mostly. Anyone have any first had experience with these? $110 after microsoft cash back...
  19. New Member Introductions
    Hey Passat World. First time V Dub owner, just picked up an 03 1.8 Tip last weekend. Pretty f-in stoked about this new ride. It's my first car that doesn't handle like a boat and doesn't have tons of rust, so I'm lovin it to death. Just got a CEL this week, sadly, kind of a bummer that the...
  20. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Back story: My 7yr. old pug was mauled and killed by one of my old next door neighbors pit bulls. No remorse on their side. Yes there was a privacy fence. Pit bull dug a hole underneath it and drug my dog to his side. Fast forward 6 months--sold the house because of them. I am driving with my...
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