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  1. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    1BE Parts from Mr. Richie have arrived. 2003 1.8TManual Initial thoughts: - Springs Color Code 2 grey 1 blue with Audi Logo - Struts/ Shocks - Sachs Gas Shock with Audi Logo - BumperStops - Look Like OEM - Packaging was not adequate - one strut had punched a hole in the box with minor...
  2. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have been looking at a 2003 W8 with 32000 miles and have haggled for two days. I am going to get a 4yr 75k mi warranty and we are near the right price. My big question is are there any concerns I should have? This car seems very complicated drive train and it kind of scares me to pay over 20...
  3. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    ... and this is delviered- full OEM leather / alcantara sport interior:) can't wait to install it, have been looking for this for ages!! Will post better pics once delivered and installed.
  4. Europe
    Can't wait until tomorrow....... (new pics) when the courier turns up with this...... Full heated leather / alcantara interior inc door panels, heated switches & loom from a V6 4mo!! Just need to get it installed once it arrives!! Looks like I'll have a full 2003 sport interior for...
  5. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    called the dealer dis morning, and got a quote for fixing the driver side regulator, $129 for a new regulator, and 61 for labor. believe that this is not a ripped off :beer: :beer:
  6. Mobile Electronics
    Big Install Going down tomorrow **** pics added *** Well it looks like it will finally happen tomorrow. I will be taking out my factory HU and front comps. I will be installing these: Alpine Cda-9833 Elemental Design EDI 6000's ( fronts now and rears will be installed later) Memphis Belle 16...
  7. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So an ex from Europe is coming to Quebec and i'm going take a spontaneous 600mile driving trip to see her either tomorrow or Sat. Yes, I am a fool but closure's a much needed thing :) Anyways, I can either use my frequent miles or drive from DC and I've decided to drive just because of the...
  8. Anything Auto
    I got invited to BMW's "3 Across America" event -- basically every generation 3-series (including the new one) is crossing the country as a big publicity thing. I got my confirmation number and everything. Can't wait to drive it, I'll post a review when I'm finished. My email reminder says...
  9. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello. I have my car scheduled to go in tomorrow (Pep Boys) for PA State and emission testing. As the car just turned 20k mi, I was going to have the oil changed. The oild has been changed in the past at the dealer who has used good ole' dino oil. I asked them about the use of synthetic oil...
  10. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    ... because tonight I pulled my Wett chip out of the ecu to be reprogrammed with their 1.1 bar software, and had to put my stock chip back in. I started it up to make sure it ran since I can't be fuckin' around with that stuff at 7am, but it's gonna be a slow ride to work, that's for sure :hmmm:
  11. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Matthew's remnants are headed West, so the weather looks great for my second Tail of the Dragon run! Hopefully I'll have some great pics to post when I get back to Indiana.
  12. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Tomorrow is gonna be a big day!! I'm installing a GIAC Chip and Tip chip, Bailey DV, and possibly a downpipe. I'll post impression ASAP!!!!!
  13. Wheel and Tire Forum
    What do you guys think of these A8 replicas? I am putting my order through tomorrow. Replacing Stilauto 5+5's. I bent one, dealer scratched another, and they are out of production. :evil:
  14. Anything Auto
    Sorry if this is off-topic a bit. I signed up for this through a link from VW that my cousin had forward to me. I will have to leave my car at the W Hotel in Westwood near UCLA and take the Phaeton at 7 AM. It's due back the next morning at the same time. Will let you know what my impressions...
  15. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Tomorrow i am ordering a ABDracing rear sway bar 28mm, i wanted to know if it is ajustable like the neuspeed sway bar, and if you have heard any problems or bad review about it? I am also ordering a 42 draft designs 11 A pillar boost gauge console. I wanted to know what kind of pillar we have...
  16. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    i have an appointment to bring my b5 in for a giac chip tomorrow morning. i have butterflies in my stomach! i dont know if its excitement about the chip or the $400 i'm about to drop. i guess for the $$ there is no better mod for your buck. something tells me i'll be going through front tires a...
  17. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Well i've finally decided to do something about my power issues. I'm makin my way down to AWE tomorrow. Gettin the 1.8t engine chip and the tip chip. I'm stoked, I'm a little worried about driving back alone and like something goin wrong. But wish me luck.
  18. Anything Auto
    Taking a '89 Ford Crown Vic with a V8 that allows me to get 200 + miles to the tank and it has 82K original miles... I call it "The Boat" It has no suspension, meaning it wanders over bridges (like a boat going over the waves), the trunk pops open depending on how hard I hat the bump. I got...
  19. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Since one of my coil pack failed last winter, I've been feeling paranoid everytime I go on a long trip. So yesterday, I thought I've had it and decided to call the dealer and demanded that they replace all of my coil packs for free. To my astonishment, they said, sure, bring it in this Saturday...
  20. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So I bring Pepe in tomorrow because the front end sounds like a squeaky mattress everytime I turn the wheel. It also "clicks" sometimes when I turn. I also have a small oil leak from somewhere in the rear of the motor. I read through some prior threads about oil leaks and front end probs but...
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