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  1. any input on upgraded torque converters for B5.5 TDI's

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I understand there are upgraded TC's?? 04 passat tdi
  2. Any way to tell if my B6 has upgraded ECM?

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Thanks to anyone looking at this. Last week I bought a 2010 Passat Wagon. It came with DRL disabled, H&R Springs, and Koni Shocks. It runs pretty well and I was speculating that it might have had the ECM flashed/modified. Is there any way to tell? Maybe using a VAGCOM cable?
  3. How low to justify a upgraded belly pan

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have searched this and have gotten floods of plastic belly pans being needed/not needed posts. I am curious as to how low you need to be to justify buying/adding the weight to your vehicle. For reference my old 99 eclipse was slammed. I mean front bumper couldn't fit a pair of vans classic...
  4. Upgraded intercooler

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have a B5.5 Passat 1.8T, where can I go for piece of mind to buy a bigger intercooler kit? I plan on going the KO4 route(No Tune Yet).
  5. :: ECS Tuning :: VW CC & B6 Passat Soumatrix Upgraded Speaker Kits - Click Here !!!

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    :: ECS Tuning :: VW CC & B6 Passat Soumatrix Upgraded Speaker Kits - Click Here !!! Click HERE to order or for more information. VW CC & B6 Passat Soumatrix Upgraded Speaker Kits - Upgraded Speakers Kits for your VW CC & B6 Passat - the bottom line: Xtase Woofer: Aircraft-grade Rohacell...
  6. :: ECS Tuning :: VW 2.0T Pierburg Upgraded Piston Diverter Valve - Click Here !!!

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    Click HERE to order or for more information. VW 2.0T Pierburg Upgraded Piston Diverter Valve - When the 2.0T engine was introduced, the rubber diaphragm in the original diverter valve failed regularly, even at stock boost levels. The improved Pierburg diverter valve has a piston valve design...
  7. upgraded exhaust manifold...

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Ive had the GT2X eliminator kit with a 3inch DP on my 99 Passat 1.8t for almost a year now and the only thing not touched as of yet is the exhaust manifold. also installed was a 3inch inlet pipe from ATP which made a world of difference in my opinion. Besides the ATP manifold which is very...
  8. upgraded turbo to manifold and turbo to cat gasket?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    This is the 3rd time my turbo started to leak at the manifold. I tried new gaskets each time. And also got the parlayed spray copper gasket that I was told to use. That didn't work. So I got another gasket and the 034 turbo screw locking tab. And also sprayed this new gasket. And still a few...
  9. Upgraded B5.5 Face and Tail.....How do you like it?

    The Showroom
    Well for the spring I have the front badge less grill painted black magic and custom VW emblem on hood, (also just finished plati-dipping the front chrome strips and added my euro plate holder to the bumper and removed the North American Market one, the NJ front plate is still attached to the...
  10. WTB 1.8T forge split R DV valve, upgraded shocks fwd for 04 passat few others

    WTB/WTT Section
    Would like a 1.8T forge split R divertor valve or a HKS anything quality and in good working condition, also would like lightly used shocks for front and rear for my 1.8T passat fwd 2004 wagon. If you would like to sell your whole setup, lowering springs + shocks as long as its in good working...
  11. 1998 Passat GLS KO4 upgraded

    Vehicles For Sale
    Hi Everybody, I am putting my Passat up for sale. It is a 5 speed manual 1998 GLS with about 108,000 on the clock. It has fully functioning power equipment, sunroof CD changer and cloth seating. I have used Mobil 1 since I purchased the car with 46,000 on it. The car has never been in any...
  12. Upgraded OEM diverter valve for sale

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Greetings bretheren, as stated in the title I have a never used in box OEM DV from ECS tuning for sale. Reason for sale is I decided to do some preventative maintenance:wrench: on the wip thinking i had the old rubber diaphragm model. Lo and behold when I took it out it was the upgraded...
  13. It was a fun run but I upgraded

    The Showroom
    So after having 2 VW's I am finally moving on, I loved my variant way more then my Jetta but I just wanted something more luxurious and of course more fast :P Picked this baby up on auction with 31k on the clock, only downside is Mercedes is full auto but I wouldnt want to be shifting this bad...
  14. Upgraded TB tensioner

    B5 Garage
    With all the talk about upgraded TB tensioners for the AEB engines - has anyone ever found out what the upgrade consisted of ? And is there any outward difference in appearance other than the part # ?
  15. who has upgraded manual transmission mounts?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I'm going to install some new transmission mounts for my 5 speed MT (90000 miles). I jacked the car up today and I could move the transmission a certain amount with my hand when I apply some force. I have new motor mounts and I probably should have done the two things at the same time. Who has...
  16. upgraded heat shield for turbo oil feed line?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have a 98 AEB KO4 & was reading about a upgraded heat shield for turbo oil feed line? I noticed how close the CAT is to the bottom side of the oil feed line, especially the 90 degree angle where the line goes around the back of the engine. The line is bolted up correctly with the stock head...
  17. Upgraded, after market brake disc + pads

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi Guys. Looking to upgrade my 1.9tdi highline's brakes. What kind of disc's and brake pads, have you fitted to your Passat? Any recommendation's, EBC, Tarox, Black diamond? Wee Mark.:)
  18. Has anyone ever upgraded from a 1.8T engine to a V6?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I know someone who's in the process of selling the parts off his V6 2004 VW Passat and was wondering what sort of modification I would have to make to my 1.8T 2005 passat to fit the V6 engine.
  19. Upgraded alternator on an AEB 1.8T?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Does anyone out there have an upgraded alternator on their AEB 1.8T engine? If so could you please describe what you have, how you did it, cost, and pics? I would be very grateful!
  20. :: ECS Tuning :: OEM Upgraded 17mm 4motion Rear Sway Bar - Now Available !!!

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    OEM 4motion 17mm Rear Sway Bar Kit Upgrade the stock 15mm sway bar on your 4motion Passat to the 17mm sway bar from the sports package. Click HERE to order or for more information.
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