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  1. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Just picked up a 2004 1.8t manual 4motion with 146K on it. 2nd gear synchro is bad on it, grinds like a mofo shifting into 2nd unless speed is perfect and you double clutch. I'm weighing my options, Ideally I'd just like to swap the tranny which would be the easy way out if I could find...
  2. B5 Garage
    Hello I am a bit stuck with a electrical problem, I'm not really a mechanic but do try and have a go at at least trouble shooting a problem before, handing it over to a mechanic, mostly as I am rather skint at the mo. My car will not start. It turns over very slowly. I have tested the battery it...
  3. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi guys and gals, I've tried the search but can't find an exact answer to my problem - hopefully someone out there can help. My Climatronic aircon doesn't seem to want to blow air out the vents. It started becoming intermittent about 2-3 weeks ago. Then it stopped about a week ago (did come...
  4. New Member Introductions
    Right I have just joined that's me below saying hello. I have joined as I am about to renew my PCV hoses, vacuum pump and check valve. There is a good write up here which has prompted me to get on with it. I am also going to clean the throttle body. I am hoping this will cure a stutter at low...
  5. Volkswagen Passat Early B Platforms Discussion
    Does anybody out there have any idea how to find out how many of these little beauties were exported from Germany? I am a proud owner of a '92 Passat G60 Synchro sedan (no wagon or 'estate' stuff for me), in Canada. Volkswagen Canada claims they don't keep records back that far. The numbers...
  6. Anything Auto
    Wow! http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/1987-VOLKSWAGEN-QUANTUM-SYNCRO-COMPLETELYMODIFIED_W0QQitemZ200400297864QQcmdZViewItemQQptZUS_Cars_Trucks?hash=item2ea8c9df88#ht_4004wt_1167
  7. The Showroom
    She's still a work in progress, but fun nonetheless.
  8. B5 Garage
    Bought wifey a Passat oil burner (well if I have to drive one so does she) and it's a lovely car with one slight worrying problem, when changing up from 3rd there is a slight catch as if the synchro isn't fully working, any ideas?
  9. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Would this be expensive to replace? Or would it be something I would be able to do myself? My 3rd is grinding badly unless I shift really slow, or should I just buy a new tranny?
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