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  1. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I've searched the forum but haven't been able to find a write-up for a back-up camera install on a B5 sedan. Does anyone know if one's been done yet? Thanks!
  2. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    so after numerous times of removing my wheelz, i got fed up with having bolts and not studs, so i did a stud conversion and surprisingly there isnt a write up already, so wanted to share my own experience. my wheelz are currently 17x8 and the rears were tucked under the fender, so to fix this...
  3. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello, so thanks to John (DerhsLacidar) I now know what is wrong with my car. We found a few vacuum lines that were cracked and on vagcom, my secondary air system failed, but the pump works perfectly fine. I am pretty sure I want him to replace the vacuum lines, but I may do it myself. I just...
  4. New Member Introductions
    Hello everyone and thank you for reading my Post I just hope I do this right. I have a 2002 Passat wagon and I need to remove the sunroof and replace it would love to see a shop write up on the procedure
  5. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Well looks like it is my turn to change out the oil pump in my 2001 B5 with 1.8T (AUG). I know there was a couple really good write ups on here that showed the easiest way to do it but of course now I can't find them. Can someone point me to them. Appreciate it.
  6. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Was reading the V6 tensioner/belt replacement write up and the pictures seem to be missing. Just small placeholder squares for the pictures and the link at the bottom is empty. Can someone else check to see if it's just me...
  7. B6 Garage
    Hi all, I recently had to clean the oil pickup again. I think I know the root of the problem this time and have fixed it again hopefully for good. I took photos of the work I did this time and will do a comprehensive write up on it as soon as I get back from vacation. If I feel industrious I...
  8. B5 Garage
    I have an 03 B5 V6 that needs an oil pump change. My mechanic wants $800 for labor alone. Is this something that is a relatively easy DIY? I have basic mechanic skills. Does anyone have a write up for this? Thanks
  9. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I just ordered an adjustable fuel pressure regulator for my b5 1.8 passat. cant find a write up anywhere, even tried to google. I know my fpr only has one nipple on the side how do i make the afpr work?
  10. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Is there a detailed write up how to change the CCM on a 1999 Passat? Mine is shot, have the replacement on hand, but would like some input how to change it.
  11. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey all, So I've seen a few :b5:'s with different variations of lower grill fog lights, and I'm really itching to install some S6 lights on my B5. There are LED setups on either ECSTuning or TMTuning so I know where to get them, but before I get them I was wondering if anyone had a 'how-to'...
  12. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I'm finally putting on my PSS9's, which have been sitting around all summer. I found this good write up on AudiWorld, so I'm stealing it and posting it here. The front can be ignored, as it is basically the same as our Passat's, and HermanH has a great write up that I followed when I did my...
  13. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Ok...this is kinda cheesy but I was bored. And while I know this isn't the most technical of subjects, I thought it could be a handy remedy to what I presume is not an unique personal situation. The metal "rings" of our key fobs are made of crappy metal and frequently break off. In fact...
  14. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Just like the description says if anyone has a write up on how to replace pcv valve i would appreciate it. I am sure there has been many post on this subject but i cant seem to find any with pics. I have a 99 passat AEB 1.8t. Thanks
  15. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Well I didnt want to spring the dough for a new BOOT, and I like doing crap myself so I figured HMmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm, why cant I make a shift boot ???:confused: My boot has seen better days LOL, between working in a foundry for a few years, and using the shift boot as a "Man Purse"....Not to...
  16. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Is there a write up on r&r the a'c control unit? The bexel that goes in the dash I mean ~D
  17. B5 Garage
    I have a 99 passat 1.8T 5 speed i need a turbo timer write up. i havnt bought the turbo timer yet i wanted to check to see if there is a writ up i can follow first help me out guys!!:wrench:
  18. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    This is rather odd question, I've seen it many times on cars on the street that people sell, do they write it with Crayola crayons? Thank you in advance.
  19. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have an '01 B5 (pre facelift AUG engine code) and I am wondering if this write up http://www.passatworld.com/forums/showthread.php?t=150638 will work for this steering wheel http://www.ecstuning.com/Volkswagen-Passat_B5-FWD-1.8T/Search/3_Spoke_Steering_Wheel/ES6784/ please advise so I can get...
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