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  1. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have a lot of Liqui Moly 5w40 Diesel synthetic left from when my 2005 Jetta TDI was working. Long story short, it was the worst cat I've ever owned. Liqui Moly is expensive stuff and I don't want to waste it. Will it work in my 2003 Passat 1.8T? What is different about the diesel 5w40...
  2. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Anyone using the Harbor Freight 1.5 ton aluminum race jack? I look at this every time I'm in the store, but can't decide if it's worth having. Is it total junk?
  3. B5 Garage
    Ok I bought a 99 Passat with the 2.8L V6 and 5 speed manual tranny. First off, it RUNS great but you'd never know it due to all the electrical problems. First problem. I can be setting at a light and my tachometer glitches and dives up and down, even going below ZERO yet the car engine is...
  4. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    i have a 2004 1.8t and i want to do some stuff to the engine and give it some more hp but i dont want to spend a butt load of money 3000 is what i have to spend can anyone tell me some stuff that would give me more hp without spending a lot
  5. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    .....but it was well worth it! Here's my past mods: Suspension Wheels/Tires Buncha lame stuff inside like mats, euroswitch, antenna Painted Valances Here's what I just did: APR Chip Techtonics Tuning Exhaust w/ modified Borla Muffler (different resonator) EVO Diverter valve Timing Belt...
  6. B5 Garage
    I'm looking to purchase a jack/stand combo.. However, Kragen and Pepboys sells these items at approx $20.00 (combo) 2 Ton capacity, i find it very cheap-**Are these safe for a Passat?** Sears sells a name brand (Craftsman) priced at $129.00- its a 3 ton professional type. I trust Crafstsman...
  7. Wheel and Tire Forum
    I will soon be the proud new owner of a 99 1.8t Passat. It currently has 15" steel wheels and I'll need to put something better under it. I really want to go with something strictly business... something light-weight but that still looks good but doesn't break the bank. I don't want to go any...
  8. Anything Auto
    Both the B5 and truck can haul 4 or more pple, but the B5 does so more comfortably. The truck can tow much better than the B5. It can haul more stuff too. The B5 is more fun to drive since it's a manual tranny, but the truck tranny has a Tow\Haul mode that the B5 doesn't. The B5 has a better...
  9. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I need to buy a jack and jack stands for Passat. Is 2 ton ok? :roll:
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