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  1. Wow

    New Member Introductions
    Lots of post on the new R line just have the opportunity to buy one, I'm glad I turn it down.
  2. New Member Introductions
    This is a fabulous resource... playing with Search function for my 'new' '08 Passat. Thank you!
  3. Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Ok, really just a general question as I've never owned a VW before this Passat. 2015 Passat Wolfsburg 1.8t Wife drives around 80 highway miles a day, maybe 5 city. She drives like a pussy. Rotors are already warped and VW says new pad and rotors needed. 34,000 miles. Is this common with...
  4. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    My mechanic & Friend just flushed my coolant today and had a new coolant bottle installed cause it had a small crack in the bottle, new g13 coolant and installed new NGK 6458 PFR6Q Laser Platinum Plugs, I cant believe the difference. The plugs were shot. He said one of the plugs was not all the...
  5. New Member Introductions
    The graphic/video thing was very confusing, and I didn't know what "platform" meant until I looked it up. Would be appreciated if sign-up was a bit more user-friendly, took 4 tries, and I've been in IT for 20 years! Thanks for the site though, very helpful!
  6. Volkswagen Passat CC Discussion
    Hi guys, Picked these up off eBay and I have to say that they look brilliant. The chrome matches that grill and they really look factory. I thought Wiring was going to be a problem but turned out that all I need to do was connect the positive to a source that is on when the ignition is on and...
  7. New Member Introductions
    Just wanted to drop a line and introduce myself. My name is Mark and I just picked up a 2009 Passat Wagon. This is my first VW and so far I'm loving it. Went from a 3/4 ton truck to this light and nimble joy. They couldn't be any more different from one another. Big, heavy and slow to Small...
  8. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Changed the wipers and air filter on my daughter's car today. Wipers were a breeze, took two minutes. The air filter took a half hour! After I Seafoam it in the next few days, I'll change the oil. What's an oil change like on this thing ('04 1.8T)? Anything I need to know in advance...
  9. New Member Introductions
    So I have been rocketing my 5.5 1.8T wagon all over the country and it just worked until recently. I know a couple of guys that are totally like click and clack who fixed any problem- until now. So I came here and I was blown away by both the sophistication of this machine and the depth of...
  10. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Stumbled on this deal while looking for gifts to give away at Xmas. Car Diagnostic Tool, USB Car Diagnostic Cable Interface | USB Car Diagnostic Cable Interface, VAG-COM OBDII 409.1 USB Car Diagnostic Cable Interface, VAG-COM OBDII 409.1 Features: More features, small and...
  11. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    right guys i bought the car a few weks ago and i though to my self this is not running like a turbo ( wasnt pulling very well ) and it had a oil leak. went into garage for a while ( 4 days ) had the oil leaks sorted ( rockers and some oil seal) at the same time had the belts done ( Timing ones)...
  12. Wow

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Sup guys...just bought the wife a 09 Passat that makes me a new so bear with me...there's so much info and mods on this site...wishing i bought the B5 for some intrest in the window and sunroof mod and the skyline rear lights...really like the 2.0T engine lots of...
  13. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    After i changed the valve cover gasket this morning (for a small oil leak), I decided to clean the throttle body.... before: after: The acceleration difference is incredible! After I did that, I decided to clean the MAF sensor and while my acceleration problems didnt go away...
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