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  1. Dyno Forum
    So I was out at Raceline USA today in Temple City CA. I wanted to get an idea of what my stock 2001 Passat has as far as power goes, it is a 5 speed fwd 1.8t with 141,436 at the start of the session. My highest horsepower and torque were on the same pull. This is my base, soon to begin my build...
  2. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have a 03 Passat 1.8T GLS. I has run through the oil pressure low, drop pan and replace pickup screen/pump process. The problem was fixed. For being such an unlucky man my wife's Sienna van is having the same issue now. Probably I should not post it here in stead a Toyota forum. However I did...
  3. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hello All, I was driving on a warm day and had all 4 windows & sunroof open. Well when i wanted to close the windows & sunroof everything was able to close BUT the front passenger's side window. I read somewhere to powercycle the car for a similar issue (unplug the battery for 5 seconds then...
  4. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello everyone! Background information: 2001 VW Passat B5 ( NOT B5.5) Mileage - 189,000 KM 1.8T FWD I must have lost about a quart and a half since my last oil change in February. It has been put on the back burner until recently my belly pan had torn off under mysterious circumstances...
  5. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Im doing some preventative maintenance and wondered if a coolant flush is in order. I have an 01 and I bought the car used at 141kms a couple months ago. I'm now at 150kms and was just wondering how I would go about flushing and refilling the coolant properly. Thanks.:D
  6. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hey guys! I'm back. I was out of this forum for a while, so I'm back and wanna see what's going on here. I love this site. I see there's a lot of new information but not too many new sets of wheels, I'm a wheel whore ha ha
  7. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I ran across this article by the inventor of Auto-Rx and thought it was a good deal. Oil can't lubricate through dirt.etc so you have drag/friction. Oil additives just the same. Clean metal allows any oil to lubricate every nook & cranny. Now you have no drag/friction so engine needs less gas...
  8. The Showroom
    Here is mine, this is Gutted Cat, stock downpipe with a QTP electronic exhaust cutout, then stock suitcase, with rear muffler removed. Nuttin like the sound of Turbo Spoolin at the flick of a switch;) Oh and BKSuperman......this is not a ebay "turbo" lol:lol: wat do u think?
  9. Anything Auto
    Go here. Too much Power???
  10. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Today's Union-Trib. has a syndicated article reviewing Toyota's, Chrysler's, and VW's sludge problems: http://www.signonsandiego.com/uniontrib/20050514/news_lz1d14sludge1.html There is nothing new here, although I was glad to see an emphasis on crankcase breather systems and driving style...
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