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  1. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    ok, so i went through a drive-thru this morning for the first time in the passat... ya, that didnt work too well. i forgot how short these cars are. i had to pull forward and get out to get my order. either that or michigan has some insanely high drive-thrus. anyone else have this issue?
  2. New Member Introductions
    Hi, I am new to this site. I drive a 2006 Subaru Forester with 253k miles. I will be trading it on a new car in the coming year, I came to this site to try to learn more about the Passat TDI. I think it is a good looking car but it's greatest appeal to me is the fuel economy. My big question is...
  3. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    so i went to see a friend last night and it was pouring down rain, pull up to his townhouse and there sat a manhole sticking a foot out of the ground. Needless to say my oilpan is gone, i havent even looked under the car but im sure its worse than that. Also both driver and passenger airbags...
  4. Anything Auto
    I've always loved the 50s and 60s sports cars - the big Healeys, Porsche Speedster/Spyders, MGs, Jags, Triumphs, etc. I'd love to own one or a replica of one - however, my stature (6'3", 180#) has limited me on every one that I've sat in. Recently my wife came home in love with a car - very...
  5. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    After having an aftermarket shift knob on for a while, I re-installed my stock shifter on my '04, and it looks too tall to me. My aftermarket knob was actually bigger, so I don't think it's just an optical illusion. I had used some double-sided tape on the shaft, so I'm wondering if that kept...
  6. Mobile Electronics
    Title says it all. I'm shopping for 6.5s to replace the stockers and I know the specified stock mount depth is about 2.5 but I know I can count on using spacers for the fronts (IIRC). So basically what is the max spacer I can run and subsequently the max speaker depth I can use for F & R...
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