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  1. B5 Garage
    Recently changed my inner tie rods on my b5.5 Passat and cleaned off the sterring rack a bit, and i think i should regrase the part i cleaned, question is: What grease should i use? I have copper grease quite easily accessible so could i use this? If not What do i use?
  2. B5 Garage
    I’ve been trying to get my inner tie rod out of the steering rack recently, due to the outer being seized to the inner, I though the inner one would be easier due to the boot preventing salt and debris entering however when I started trying I realized this was not true, the only thing I can...
  3. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So, I just picked my car up from the mechanic for fixing the passenger front inner tie rod. It was a week waiting for the part, and I paid $117 including a 2 wheel alignment which I was actually happy about. I thought I'd be paying out the rear. However, they told me that my drivers side has...
  4. B5 Garage
    Ordered MOOG tie rods (inner and outer) for my 2000 B5 (V6 ATQ 146K miles). The parts arrived in two separate boxes(!) which should have hipped me to an issue....The parts are clearly not the same. Here's a picture. Are these...
  5. New Member Introductions
    Hey everyone, I am posting here in an effort to assess the damages to a minor car accident I got into a few days ago and I would really appreciate your help! I hit the concrete median of a highway with my 2003 Passat Wagon after hydroplaning when the car in front of my slammed on their...
  6. B5 Garage
    I've changed brakes and rotors and switched out the CV axles on my own. Would tie rods be within the same level of difficulty? P.S. I've already found the DIY thread here.
  7. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Just a bit of advice to those of us that have or are planning to go with the fcp control arm kit: It comes with a set of standard outers and a full set of hd inners/outers. I was too lazy at the time to do the inners/outers, so I just threw on the standard outers. After only two months of...
  8. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I just bought the Febi upper control arm kit and tie rod ends from ECS. Can anyone point me in the right direction? Any vets with some pro tips?? Useful write-ups??
  9. B5 Garage
    Hey everyone, I got a question. I've found some very helpful posts on this site about how to install a new tie rod, so i'm not too worried about that. Here's my question...Just talked to my neighbor...and he seems to believe that there are different types of tie rods depending on if the car...
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