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  1. I'm new lets talk about my lovely passat

    New Member Introductions
    I've had my passat a little over a year now. 2004 1.8t gls manual. I purchased it with 115,000 miles. As to my knowledge everything original but coilpacks. A lot of work has been done and I haven't even scratched the surface yet :banghead: The very first thing was to drive home from the lot and...
  2. May this Post be my life. B7 passat talk

    New Member Introductions
    For anyone who has a b7 passat 2.5 auto please lets talk about mods and stuff we have done to our cars. and things that have happened. After the first 6 months of me having the car I got tboned. Story of my life HAHA. But I get it fixed and I love the car. Had to bring it back due to the door...
  3. Talk to me about Part Revisions

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Explain to me like I'm 5 what happens when a part gets a revision, does it change drastically ? I just picked up a new flasher since mine intermittently beeps by itself. The original flasher was P/N 3B0 953 235 B And the new one is the D revision. Looks the same minus texture and call me...
  4. Lets Talk Wheels

    Wheel and Tire Forum
    My 2002 passat 4motion comes with the 16" factory wheel. I was hoping to explore cool premium wheels for her. question i have is, specifically what sizes, widths, bore diameter and specs fit on the passat? thanks for all your responses in advance. DoN
  5. Car Talk's Tom Magliozzi, Dies At 77

    Anything Auto
    I have enjoyed listening to Car Talk and the Magliozzi brothers for as long as I can remember and still can't wait for the re-run each week! Rest in peace Tom. :salute: Tom Magliozzi, Popular Co-Host Of NPR's 'Car Talk,' Dies At 77 : NPR
  6. All this talk about Throttle Bodies. Let's see why mine failed!

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    OK, My well published TB died a slow death and I needed to know why. Symptoms included intermittent ABS and TC lights, every couple of days, it'd go nutz and start crazy idling :icon_eek:...800, 1200, 750, 1400...since it's a 5MT, it's more pronounced. I put the last month or so of my VCDS...
  7. Talk me out of a B6 TSI 2.0T ...

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Currently own a '99 B5 1.8T that still runs fine but is showing her age. Tired of repolishing ABS headlight lenses every two years...headliner comes out soon for fabric replacement since it's beginning to droop. I've already read about common B6 2.0T issues such as the electric rear handbrake...
  8. Talk me into or out of a 2003 1.8T Passat

    New Member Introductions
    Hello, My in-laws are trying to sell me their 2003 1.8T Passat (109K miles). They've taken care of it and used nothing but synthetic oil and they've followed the recommended maintenance intervals. After years of complaining about the maintenance costs and lack of reliability, they want to sell...
  9. Carplay for vw - lets push them to talk to apple!!!

    Mobile Electronics
    I am resisting from installing anything else but a Carplay system on my 2014 B7 but I was so disappointed to see that VW is not even listed as a contender to receive this unit. C'mon!!! Chevrolet and Ford? KIA?? Seriously? Already in line for 2015 Volvo's and Mercedes, Honda and Ferrari among...
  10. Suspension Talk

    B5 Garage
    Hey Guys/ Gals, I know i dont really post here i come here for information and i lurk in the back to just to see what everyone is doing, Now it is finally time to ask a question and see what everyone is running and what they think about them. I saw a post on Audizine if i am not mistaken about...
  11. Stealership Estimate... Crazy Talk!

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hey fellas... 2007 passat here... (2.0T) My wife took it to the stealership because it had a check engine light on the dash... Two codes were pulled. One was P2187 (System Too Lean at idle) and P2279 (Intake Air System Leak) Per inspection they said Crankcase Breather Valve and Turbo inlet...
  12. A show like Car Talk?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    anyone know of a radio show that just discusses VW's? love car talk but get tired of hearing all the toyotas and hondas.
  13. Man - talk about VW trying to fleese me........!!!!

    B5 Garage
    Good afternoon, well is here at mo! Hey who else has found their local VW dealer tries to fleese them out of unnecessary costs for parts???? I guess I am not alone. I am going through the process of sourcing parts for my w8 - yep - cam adjusters. No problem, I can handle the jandle and we will...
  14. An entertaining Passat-related read, courtesy of Car Talk

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Today: Can Robert Trust His VW Dealer? | Car Talk
  15. Please talk me out of trading my V6 for this W8...

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
  16. lets talk BOV

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Okay I looked around and I thought about the 008 Premium Diverter Valve from but is that really all that great? Will this increase my boost. I also wanted the bov sound will this give me what I want or is there a better option. I also don't wanna get aan emmisions code.
  17. Lets talk suspensions.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I've searched and read alot of old threads related to suspension mods and upgrades. I'm not new to suspension or VW but this is my first B5 toy/daily driver. My last daily was a 4th gen Maxima and I went with a spring/strut setup and regreted it. The car looked good and was fine on smooth roads...
  18. Talk about low miles

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Found this one in Bay City Mi, only 10k on a 02 wagon. Too bad I already have a nice ride. Used 2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS (Blue Car) Bay City, MI
  19. Let's talk about turbos

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    what you guys think how much HP i can get out of that turbo... HOT side .48 T3 housing . compressor is 3 inches only oil cooled doesent say anything on the front side Will run UNITRONIC 630 file MADE IN BRAZIL BIAGIO .. first pict.. next to ko4...
  20. wires wires everywhere, lets talk about them

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    so, going to undertake a huge project and need some info. heres the deal, 99 sedan, 1.8t auto now manual, and DBC going to convert to DBW, i know i need to do the dash harness and engine harness and update the engine to have all the DBW sensors and TB. i need to know about interior/body...