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  1. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Call me a fool, but the price was right on this 62K mile 2000. It is in really great shape apart from what I suspect is an engine that needs a bunch of work. I've commenced the tear-down, so far so good. I have been reading all of the fantastic posts from others that have dealt with bent valves...
  2. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    New to VWs and I have a few questions. Looking at a used 2000 Passat with 105k on the tick and a broken timing belt. Should I have any concern about bent valves or damaged pistons? Thanks.
  3. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey gang - (My car is ok... this post is for a friend) ;) A friend is looking at buying a 2000 Passat (GLS, 1.8T, tip) with 100K miles. The timing belt just broke. One cylinder has no compression, the other three are reading "normal" compression values according to him. Owner wants next...
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