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  1. New Member Introductions
    Hi, I'm in the UK and have a 65 plate Passat and need roof bars. To start how do I ID the of Mk it? Also in some listing sites they talk about the bars fitting B5 / 3G2 models etc. Again, how do I ID mine? After all this, can anyone recommend 'reasonable' priced place to get some? Thank you ?
  2. Volkswagen Passat CC Discussion
    have stock sway bar and would like to put polyurethane bushings but the non lube type and not from ECS tuning. thx
  3. Wheel and Tire Forum
    I just got a set of MSW Type 14s for my 2018 Passat SE. They look great but the center caps look dreadful. I'd like to get VW branded center caps. They are large - they measure 74mm across on the outside, about 71mm inside. Does anyone know a VW part that till fit? Thanks in advance!
  4. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    I an wanting to perform an oil change on my recently purchased 2010 Passat 2.0L. From the top end of the filter it appears to be a typical metal spin on filter. When I look to order a filter I see spin on types and cartridge type. Just looking for direction before I pull the filter. Thank...
  5. Wheel and Tire Forum
    As stated I have some Borbet Type A 5x112 15 inch 7.5 wheels with flat caps and standard caps. Not sure what to do with them any thoughts if I should keep or let go??!
  6. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So in doing some reading I want to change my plugs. I've done some digging and found a great tutorial (http://www.passatworld.com/forums/volkswagen-passat-b5-discussion/150816-v6-spark-plug-change.html) However! I'm not sure if what plugs to buy after reading the different types of ignition...
  7. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Came across this Passat browsing forums and fell in love with the headlights all I'm finding is cheap jap headlights that look like this...anyone know who makes these headlights and where I can buy them?? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  8. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello, just purchased my 03 Passat GLS with 101k. I want to do a complete tuneup and would like to know what parts and items I need to replace. It just turned to 101K, dealer replaced timing belt, cam/crank seals, water pump and both L/R axles. I don't think a full tuneup has been done on my...
  9. New Member Introductions
    I have been poking around looking at things for the Passat SE that I have my eye on. One thing came up that I haven't been able to find an answer on here on this forum or elsewhere. What is the difference between the CBTA and the CBUA engines? The Jettas have them and the consensus is that...
  10. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I replaced my VCG on my 2003 AWM 1.8t today. And I got this noise after everything was buttoned up: 362CFFC6-3C17-427C-9625-4FC5F611E650.mp4 Video by madfoxdesigns | Photobucket The cam chain looked good, no slack. Tensioner seemed clean and ok. Plastic covers over cams ok. Didn't encounter any...
  11. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I was wondering what is the correct bulb type for the following lights on a 2000 B5: 1) Front Corner Light 2) Tail Light/Brake Light (bulb located on the top socket of the tail light) 3) Rear Turn Signal/Blinkers (bulb located in the middle socket of the tail light) 4) Back Up/Reverse Light...
  12. New Member Introductions
    2006 Passat, 2.0T By the way, which type of engine do I have of these types: 2.0T FSI, TSI, and TFSI (EA113) [EA113 4-cylinder 2.0 liter turbocharged direct injection FSI (VW), TSI (VW), and TFSI (Audi) engine] OR 2.0 TSI and TFSI (EA888 Gen 1 or Gen 2) [1st and 2nd generation EA888...
  13. Wheel and Tire Forum
    Can anyone put a name to this rim? Seller states they are 18'' rims. Also, what car were they original too? Thanks
  14. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello, I drive a 2000 ATW Passat and recently I replaced the drive belts, tensioner and AC tensioner. As well as the timing belt and such. The noise is coming from the front and only happens while I am stationary and the engine is running. As soon as I start moving it goes away until I either...
  15. Mobile Electronics
    Hi, I recently replaced a rotted roof antenna on my B5 Passat. My only problem is that the cable that comes through the roof is too short and does not reach the cable that it is to connect to. That and I glued a sharkfin over it and cannot get it out. :( So I am asking to know what kind of...
  16. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi, I recently replaced a rotted roof antenna on my B5 Passat. My only problem is that the cable that comes through the roof is too short and does not reach the cable that it is to connect to. That and I glued a sharkfin over it and cannot get it out. :( So I am asking to know what kind of...
  17. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I'm trying to buy a transmission but for my 99 auto B5 1.8t but apparently there are different types of autos for this year so I was wondering how I can find a tranny for my specific car. I don't have the car with me but I do have the vin. Anyway to look it up? I've checked google but no solid...
  18. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello, I had the PSP replaced and I'm not sure if the shop used the factory type mineral oil or CHF. I think they used some basic power steering fluid. Immediately after they started the car it was just blowing foam in the res. They claim the part was faulty from the box. It was a reman from...
  19. Volkswagen Passat TDI Discussion
    No idea how this happened.
  20. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey PW. I got a 2000 1.8t B5. It is Black Magic Pearl (LC9Z/Z4) I'm wondering if anyone knows what type of paint was used originally for our b5s. I know there is like acrylic lacquer, acrylic enamel, acrylic urethane and water-based... Does anybody know what our paint was originally. My car...
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