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  1. FS: Yakima Whispbar S43 Rail Bar Low Profile Low Wind Noise Roof Rack

    Parts For Sale
    Used Yakima Whispbar S43 Rail Bar Low Profile Low Wind Noise Roof Rack Bought it for quite a bit more a couple years ago. Shows regular wear but works perfectly! Guranteed...(tested) Works on VW Volkswagen Passat Wagons made between 1998-2005 (B5 generation) Located in Norton, MA $200...
  2. Caliper Wind Back Tool Jammed in Caliper--Any Options

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    OK, so now I've gone and done it. I'm replacing the rear pads on my 2000 Audi A4 Quattro. On one side the pads were nearly worn through, so the piston was relatively extended. There wasn't enough room to properly place the caliper windback tool, so now it's wedged in there and I can't get it...
  3. Wind Deflector

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    We have the factory sunroof wind deflector installed on our '13 Highline. Not sure I like the look of it but, perhaps more importantly, am I right in assuming it might add to the road / wind noise on the highway? Does it really do any good? We're still a month or so away from having the roof...
  4. Wind Blew Door Open HARD - Closing problem

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I guess I am not getting a break haha! After fixing my engine lights (gas cap and bad MAF were the problem) and my battery problem I now have another "problem". Not really a problem but an annoyance. I got out of the car at the gas station and the moment I open the door the wind blows EXTRA HARD...
  5. Wonky in the Wind

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    thats exactly it, my car is wonky in the wind. im hoping somone can shed some light on this somewhat of an annoying issue. the car is an '02 wagon 1.8T, and when i am a stop light and its windy, the rpm are all over the place and the car shutters. this also happens in the car wash when it is...
  6. Weekend Giveaway: Enter to win FREE wind deflectors!
    Hey guys, our weekend prize giveaway is available on Google+! Follow us and comment on this post for your chance to win a $100 set of wind deflectors from CARiD. You just comment by Sunday 9/9 11:59pm EST, and by Monday noon you can be the owner of new wind deflectors. It’s that simple!
  7. Gaps/space between windows and frames (wind noise)?

    Volkswagen Passat CC Discussion
    Hello, I'm a new owner of a passat CC and in general I love it. However I do notice a bit much of the wind noise at 70-80mph and more. I was wondering if the windows/doors are properly adjusted/sealed in my car, the gaps between the windows and the center frame (the one that divides the front...
  8. Wind whistling from front passenger side

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    My car is a 2003 GLX 4-mo wagon & it whistles when driving at about 45+ mph. Not always, it seems like if it is really calm wind it is quiet. If is is a strong headwind or crosswind it is really loud & turning up the radio doesn't cover it. It seems to come from the front of the (front)...
  9. Wind Power "Hybrid" Teaser

    The Showroom
    So...I havent rally been on PW for a while. I've been busy at school, but I have a little project that I've been working on that I want to share. What do you think?
  10. wind shield wiper motor gone bad

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    wind shield wiper motor gone bad. about to buy one used but need the code to buy the right one> i have a 98 passat(aeb)
  11. Wind Storm Near Miss

    The Showroom
    Well, the wind storm last night came within a few feet of mangling my car; but I got lucky(Sorry for the photo quality, but it was pouring at 0715 this morning): Just to show how big the limb was:
  12. Roof rail wind noise?

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Do any of you wagon owners suffer from wind noise from the roof rails at 70+ mph? It's like a high pitched whistling noise that seems to be a little dependant upon the prevailing wind direction. I've had my wagon from new and it has always suffered from this. I'm putting it down to the roof...
  13. votex base bars wind deflector?

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    does anyone know of a good roof rack wind deflector for the passat? i have the votex base bars and at high speeds they are very noisy and i dont think that vw makes a deflector do they? any help would be great.
  14. 2008 Passat horrible with windows open!

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Ok so I've owned many cars before and the 2008 Passat which we have owned since day one is the most annoying ever whenever you have the windows open, whether all the way down or just a tiny bit. It's extremely loud and it gets very very windy inside the car and it's as if there are 40 MPH gusty...
  15. Class Or Crass? Renault Wind Roadster

    Anything Auto
    Renault has just released information on its diminutive new roadster dubbed "Wind," a car they will debut at next month's Geneva Motor Show. At just 150.7 inches long, the Wind is just about five inches longer than a Mini Cooper. In keeping with the current fashion for hardtop convertibles, the...
  16. Wind sound

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I don't know how else to write up this topic, but a lot of you, when going, 100km/hr(60ml/hr) hear all the winds from your car if they were not shut properly...? Anyone got any drivers side door shuts properly but doesn't asrrive flush with the back...
  17. Votex front installed without wind deflector?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So, for all you knowledgeable votex people, please let me know what you think, and what should I do. The wd has to be painted and then somehow installed with out ripping the votex spoiler off the front bumper. Do you guys think this is really needed. It looks like it protects dirt and crap from...
  18. Wind Power + Passat

    The Showroom
    Went camping in IN and took a pitstop (aka got lost) over the weekend. Took a few pics, and this one stood out. I thought it reminded me of a grandfather looking at the progress of the young and being proud. 12mm wide angle lens (excuse the distortion). Have a few more if interested... I...
  19. Wind Buffeting / Noise at Highway Speeds

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Wind Buffeting / Noise / Vibration at Highway Speeds Hello fellow B6'ers... I really hope this ends up being something simple as it is really starting to get to me. I've been doing a lot of decently long highway trips this summer (5 hrs @ 75-80 MPH) and I've noticed that the 2008 VR6 Passat...
  20. Why would you get wind deflector

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I'm thinking about getting wind deflector for my sunroof only to cuer wind noise problem I'm having sometimes. What do u guys think?