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  1. New users - Post 2 new comments OR post 2 new threads?

    New Member Introductions
    I found lots of useful info on this site and decided to share some knowledge but am having a hard time replying to the thread I want to give input on. I have posted two new comments within "The Noob Tube" thread but still cannot post any where else. This post is a test to see if Noobs must...
  2. Modified A6 Strut Brace Users, Especially Auto-Xers

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Please feel free to weigh in with your personal experiences. It is a three your old thread, but I don't appreciate the accusation by the recent poster I was some kind of shyster peddling snake oil solutions. VWVortex.com - FS: Passat B5/5.5 Front Strut Tower Cross Brace (from Audi C5 A6)
  3. any uk users on here ?

    New Member Introductions
    just wondered if theres anymore uk users on here i,m from Sunderland
  4. Question for VCDS / Torque users

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I'm trying to diagnose a problem connecting with VCDS, which I use to run fault scans and fuel trims every couple of months just to stay on top of things. I'm wondering if anyone else has had a similar set of issues and thank you in advance for any help you might have. The major issue is this...
  5. PSA: UZI has a recoil issue, users beware!

    The Black Hole
    First, some confessions: 1. I do not own any handguns. 2. I have only ever shot air powered shot guns and handguns. 3. I question the validity of how anyone in populated, policed society should feel safer with guns on their person or in their home. Having said all that, WTF was going on in...
  6. Rear sway bar users - Be careful this winter.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    With the snow and ice we've had the past week in NJ and the Northeast; I figured it'd be good to encourage everyone with a rear sway bar to exercise caution on the roads. It's cold and the melting snow keeps freezing up on the roads. Anytime it rains, I always am careful about taking turns or...
  7. Blauparts suspension survey -- any new users?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    From searching the forums, it looks like most of the discussions around the Blau suspensions dropped off a couple years ago, not long after the company first offered them. Now it looks like they're selling a pretty wide array of suspensions for VAG cars -- prices are between competitive and...
  8. Any users from Long Island or New York?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Just trying to see if anyone is in my area, from wrenches to enthusiasts! I'm probably going to buy a new VCDS setup over the next few months, a friend and I are starting to dip cars recently too ( cant wait for my pearl/anthracite dip ) I see posts from PA and MA, lots of East Coasters, but...
  9. new users

    New Member Introductions
    my first vw.
  10. HID Users, Insight

    B5 Garage
    Hey everyone, I had just purchased in the mail and recieved the VVME 35W 6K conversion kit for my b5.5... My question is: What are your experiences with a relay harness, do you use one? If not, have u have any problems? I have a relay harness, but am probably going to try my lights out with...
  11. Ross-Tech VAG-COM users

    B5 Garage
    Trying to track down a no start issue with my 02' 2.8 Passat. Fuses are good, getting spark on all cylinders, fuel pump seems ok. Took off feed line on rail, key off nothing, but once I try to start it, fuel comes out.(normal?) Timing belt looks ok. There are no codes coming up. I'm at a lose as...
  12. Flickr Users

    The Showroom
    I started a PassatWorld group on flickr since there was none and due to lack of passats(im tired of seeing bbs rs's on mk5s in every vw group)... So if you got a Flickr acount become a member and add your photos to the group pool..
  13. Passatworld Google map site for passat users. get on it

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    someone asked, I made one. link here http://maps.google.com/maps/ms?hl=en&client=firefox-a&ei=Nx84SueFHY7hlAfyq8TyDQ&ie=UTF8&msa=0&msid=109216327051252694493.00046c7ecd36f6b3a5258&ll=40.614897,-74.163938&spn=90.092814,108.984375&z=3 have fun. SAVE IT TO MY MAPS!!!!! you have to have a...
  14. 6000k HID users , need fog and city bulb help

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have 6000k hid's and want to get the same color bulbs for the fogs and city lights. got any links? ONLY post bulbs that you have used and work longer than 3-6 months..i don't buy sh!t stuff for my car. thanks
  15. Vag-com users help regarding key matching

    B5 Garage
    well instead of paying a dealer to a add me a key to my passat i was hoping that i could do it my self, i got a 2001 passat b5.5 and i need to know how to use the immobilizer to add a new key ?
  16. Calling all V-Maxx users

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I know there are not a lot of us out there but I have a few questions and wanted to get all of your thoughts. I heard this suspension was not stiff enough for the track, at least I thought I read that somewhere. All I have to say is holy F:censored: how stiff are the suspension you guys are...
  17. Radar Detector users

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    If any of you want to hardwire your detector, here is a link for a cheap, fast delivering hookup... http://buyradardetectors.com/Products/Accessories/Radar-Detector-Accessories.aspx and if you are clueless as to WTF i am talking about.... Radar Hardwire Guide w/ Pictures - Passat World Forums...
  18. eBahn users?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I've been browsing my eBahn Reader and have some concerns. I'm used to the old paperback Bentley manuals for VW's I've owned the in the past ie 80's Gti, Rabbits, 90's GTI, etc. Those books had a high level of detail for description and function of all the different systems on the car. I am...
  19. Phat box, or Kenwood music keg users

    Mobile Electronics
    I am presently controlling a sirius satellite tuner and I have the option to also add a kenwood changer, or a music keg. I do not have experience with MP3's at all. Is it possible to maintain the 16-bit/44kHz resolution with a music-keg? Is the music keg the way to go, or is iPod much better...
  20. Vag-Com users please give opinions

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have a 1999 1.8T 5 speed / AEB - neuspeed 1.0 bar chip. I picked up a third party cable, and downloaded the shareware version from Ross-Tech. Have been playing with the version for a couple of months - and figure I should get the full version. The website says that the full version will not...
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