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  1. B5.5 Knocking/Clicking in Steering Due to Universal Joint - Safety Issue?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have a 2001.5 Passat (B5.5) with over 190k miles. Over the last 3 years or so (maybe more), there has been some play in my steering wheel. Right at the midpoint, there will be some play. When I turn the wheel to 9 o'clock or 3 o'clock, the wheel will "catch" and there will be a clicking or...
  2. Universal Exhaust

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    I am interested to know what is the best universal exhaust I should buy for my 2004 VW Passat 2.8 V6. I am just looking for an exhaust that will make my car sound good. I would like to keep my baby in stock condition but with a good sound. Any advices?
  3. :: ECS Tuning :: Universal Schwaben Coolant Evacuation Tool Kit - Click Here !!!

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    Click HERE to order or for more information. Universal Schwaben Coolant Evacuation Tool Kit - Only $74.95! Fresh coolant is paramount to safe & reliable engine operation. The process of bleeding the air out of your cooling system during a coolant refresh is tedious & therefore often neglected...
  4. Got a Remus universal muffler and I have some exhaust questions that I need info on p

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I picked up a used universal Remus muffler for 50 bucks for my car which is a 2.8 30v B5.5 and a friend and I mounted it up. What we did was cut the stock muffler about an inch before the inlet tubing ends, welded the right size adapter on and decided to start it up before mounting the Remus. It...
  5. Just wondering if this will fit....

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    It's an automatic shift knob, i don't know really anything about them, but i don't really like the one in my b5. So, will this one fit or no? UK Style Universal Black AUTO Shift Knob Speed Car Gear Knobs Rod Shifter Manual | eBay It says there are 3 different sizes.. 8mm 10mm and 12mm and it...
  6. Are universal rims safe?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I'm looking at these 18" rims, here's the ad. These universal Zyoxx ZX8 wheels were used on a VW Passat with a 5x112 bolt pattern. The tires are Fierce HP size 225 40 R18, with good tread. The pictures tell the story and they are priced to move. My question is, since the hole(s) are drilled...
  7. 18" chrome rims for 5lug universal

    WTB/WTT Section
    Recently sold my passat and want to trade my chrome 5 x 112 rims for possibly 18 or 20" universal 5 lug for a Honda odyssey. Only used my rims for 2 summers and never exposed them to winter conditions in ct my profile has a photo but if you'd like more photos pm your email and ill you some..
  8. is this universal

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I found this rear deck on ebay for a B5 98-05 it says. I have a B5.5 05. The deck I have does not have the screen this one does and thats what im looking for...
  9. super S universal synthetic atf

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    anyone have any experience with this stuff? today my salesman tried selling me on super S (smitty's) universal synthetic atf. ive never been a fan of any universal atf, since different manufacturers have different designs and require different properties to get what they want done, but this is...
  10. universal FMIC

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    My buddy has a universal intercooler that we had installed on a mr2 spyder turbo project, apparently Toyota engines don't like boost too well. :thumbdown I was thinking of putting it on my 99 AEB 5spd. It has the universal piping kit and couplers and a blow off adapter piece (which i know i...
  11. Universal CAN OBDII VAG Programmer Combo Experience?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    VAG PROGRAMMER COMBO TOOL I was wondering if anyone has had any experience with the VAG Scanner in the link. I just sprung $170 on it and it's mostly because I didn't want something that only works for my car. Thanks.
  12. Universal trunk spoiler

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey guys I am looking for the M3 style lip spoiler that I have seen on some passats around here! I tried doing a search for one but it just turned up stupid crapon fiber ones, and it wasn't even real! Does any one have a good source on these!
  13. Bazooka Installation with FAST-9999 Universal Harness

    Mobile Electronics
    Bazooka Installation with FAST-9999 Universal Harness Application: 2001 B5 OEM Monsoon Stereo (w/cassette) OEM Single CD player (in-dash) OEM Monsoon amp (rear deck in trunk) Okay - I've read all the threads on this and received some helpful PMs (thanks, guys). I pulled the trigger on a...
  14. Insurance industry's campaign to discredit universal health care

    The Black Hole Watch the entire show 3 segments "Health and money in Washington" "Wendell Potter on profits or patients" "Health care reform on the table" You can watch the clips or read the transcripts
  15. STS Universal Turbo

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Today while looking around on the internet for stuff for my 01 B5.5 I stumbled into this company called Squires Turbo Systems at They have both bolt-on turbos and universal turbos. Apparently they patented a "remote-mounted turbocharger system". Seems really cool. Priced at...
  16. universal mufflers

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    so i really want an exhaust...preferably the tt 2.5 inch w/ a borla muffler but unfortunatly i dont have tt and borla money soooo i want to get just a universal muffler right now for the sound whats recomended? magnaflow? borla? suggestions? has anyone used these before?
  17. Universal Remotes compatible???

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Just wondering if anyone has had luck using a Universal Remote (replacing banjo) to work the keyless entry functions? I have a banjo remote and I would GREATLy Prefer a universal remote. My buttons are worn out and falling off. I don't think it will work, but I'm hoping for a successful...
  18. 18" Universal Enkei Rs6 (silver) Wheels And Tires

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    ASKING $650 picked up $750 shipped... 1 tire needs to be changed soon the others have about 65% thread left... Located in Coral Spring, Fl. Wheels and Tires I have FS:
  19. 18" Universal Enkei Rs6 (silver) Wheels And Tires

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    ASKING $650 picked up $750 shipped... 1 tire needs to be changed soon the others have about 65% thread left... Located in Coral Spring, Fl.