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  1. Anything Auto
    Do you want an extra $1,000 or 5,000 in your pocket, if not more? "This car is a money pit", " I am done with it", "Expensive non reliable piece of junk", "The worst car I ever had", " I fed up!!!", "Is it time to get rid of it?" e.t.c. Most of the times it is not a...
  2. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Please don't respond, when the wheel falls off! I did my CV Joint this weekend. Replaced the boot and regreased the joint. I then put it back together. When it got to the point of putting the joint back on the axle, I did that, tightened the boot clamps and then, holding the axle vertically...
  3. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Before I get yelled at for searching, that's what Ive been doing for the last Hour and a half. When I had my mechanic look at my 03 GLS he told me I needed to put some tree pins in the belly pan to keep it up. Well this was just over a week ago. I bought the car a couple days later. So less...
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    Super repetitive question im sorry.. thanks boys
  5. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Main Question =========== my driver side outer CV boots is torn, how do I find out whether there is already damage to the joint (or whatever mechanism inside) or not? I hear some medium-pitch noise while I was driving at highway around 70-80 mph within last 150 miles? is that possibly CV...
  6. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    i've searched the forums, but i've been unable to find any convincing answer as to whether the doorcards and center armrest cover are real leather or not. my car is an 04 gls sedan with leather seats and i could swear the entire doorcard (including the part you rest your arm on) and center...
  7. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Are there any special marks on the belt or somewhere I can see from a simple visual inspection without tearing a ton of things off the car?
  8. Anything Auto
    So yesterday my government professor was pondering ways to reduce our dependence on oil based energy sources. Somehow, the discussion turned towards her miata(she is in love with the thing). it's a manual, 5 speed, with a regular run of the mill 1.8 I4 engine. She then proceeded to tell us...
  9. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    i wana spend around 500-600 bucks total a local shop has this apr chip http://www.fixxtuning.com/store/catalog/product_info.php?manufacturers_id=11&products_id=44. or the koni lowering kit I really want to do the apr i think anyone have any experience with this chip for a 2002 1.8t auto tip
  10. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    There has been a wicked cold spell this past few days here with the temps going down to -33C/-27F at night and sad to say I'am parked outside and not plugged in. Well yestersay morning on the way to work my ASR light came and then my EPC light would turn on only when I came to a complete stop...
  11. Anything Auto
    11 mos. after being a very very fun little car to drive...I'm getting the feeling that the car is simply too small and there is no real ability to mod the engine without paying lots of $$. So I've started taking a look at options for other vehicles and have come to tw vehicles that very much...
  12. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    sup guys, I just put miltek exhaust about a month ago and I am thinking about getting the boosted tech for some additional power(if there is any). I needs some feed back from everyone who has any kinda intake on. I've already tried the COAM with K&N filter and looking for something...
  13. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi, I just take a look at my CCM because of all the problems that I have ( Windows, Lock Doors, Lights and some other stuffs don't work at all). I checked the CCM storage, and the module seems almost new physically, no water coming inside the storage for the CCM. The wire connection seems...
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