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  1. WTH heard a "pop" wheel skidded ended up in someones front yard nothing wrong?

    B5 Garage
    WTH heard a "pop" wheel skidded ended up in someones front yard nothing wrong? 2005 1.8T 4 motion. I replaced the front right control arms and steering knuckle a few months back (that's another story) and I know its been out of alignment and just put it off for awhile, needs tires anyway...
  2. Salvage yard in eastern MA or southern NH?

    USA - East
    Looking for a salvage yard in the eastern MA/southern NH area. Hoping to find a decent shape front bumper cover in reflex silver for my '03. Current one has had a 2x2 hole in it (with the flap still attached, so its "covered" but butt ugly) from a receiver hitch incident. Or if you're in my...
  3. whats your best junk yard score?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    2 cam plugs, 2 tensioner pads, cam chain, 2 RTV silicone tubes, all new in package in the shipping box. with receipt for right around $80. 17MM axle bolt socket. one (sigh) good smooth fender lense. a 381 relay (it was on the seat). a B5.5 Water Deflector...
  4. Atlanta Area Salvage Yard Passats - Some Good Parts Are Available

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I just wanted to let folks in the Atlanta area know that "Pull-A-Part" and "You-Wrench-It" have several Passat salvage cars that still have some decent parts available. I have looked at the three "Pull-A-Part" yards and the one "You-Wrench-It" yard. The Pull-A-Part Yards are much cleaner and...
  5. Passat for sale - last chance before it goes to junk yard.

    Vehicles For Sale
    see this url this I put in the 'parts' forum
  6. Alternator? Speed sensor? Scrap yard?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    2001 B5.5 Passat 1.8t FWD manual Two weeks ago my Passat was running beautifully. One day i cranked the car after it beeped three times loudly saying "STOP, Brake Fault, Service Manual." The "brake" light on the dash was blinking and the battery symbol was on. I checked my brake fluid and it...
  7. Rear bumper dent - Paint Job or Junk yard bumper?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    2002 B5.5 Passat 1.8T I hit the concrete edge of a lamp post while backing out, slightly damaging my rear bumper, a vertical serrated shape. Went to a junk yard and found same color bumper for $250. It has 3 minor scratches on the back (fixable) and a dime-sized patch (black) on the left...
  8. 2001 B5 1.8 Automatic FWD Going to Scrap Yard

    Parts For Sale
    As of 08/06/2014 at 12:45 pm Sold so far: All seats, door panels, rear shelf, seat belts, plastic air intake, center air ducts, drivers air duct. There is a 2001 1.8 at the shop at the end of the street that is going to the scrap yard. Engine was a victim of sludge. Owner abandoned it and...
  9. Salvage yard Rally - DFW

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Me and member BigTexMex hit the yard yesterday! Awesome day - lots of fun! Always hurts seeing those poor babies all beat up in the yard but their working parts will be put to good use. I myself have a Franken-car with parts from over 10+ different Passat's ranging from light bulbs over glove...
  10. Salvage Yard PES 1 Supercharger found! Guy wont sell it separate from Engine.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Salvage Yard Supercharger found! Guy wont sell it separate from Engine. I went to a salvage yard in Oak Cliff, Texas. (not a nice place) Anyways back to topick - When entering the salvage yard you walk through a big building were all the transmissions and engines are. In the corner of my eye I...
  11. Eibach Pro Kit from junk yard!

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello all, So, I went to the junk yard today to return the cc modules. In the junk yard, I saw a 2001 SW 1.8T with almost new Eibach Pro Kit front shocks. The boot and other rubber components are crack free. The car is intact. No body damage. Would the kit give me a better ride? I have been...
  12. Salvage Yard 1.8T Project

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Found this 1.8T in the salvage yard and the guy said I can have it for $500. I am trying to figure out whats wrong with it. If I get it to work I would use it as a fun drive around and expirement car. Has some body damage and the inside donest look too pretty.
  13. Going to pick at a VW / Audi junk yard. Need anything?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Probably going within the next week or two to pick up a few items for my b5: Trunk threshold, Axle, Sunroof shade trim, other misc interior trim, Wheel well liners (need driver rear and maybe the fronts). Fronts are are very hard to find that haven't had tires rub through. Trunk license plate...
  14. pick your own parts yard

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Got lucky today and got a complete set of floor mats and driver's side sun visor at the local do-it-yourself salvage yard. The mats will need cleaning, but for $25.00 for everything, not a bad deal. Next is to decide if I want to get the carpeting out of it to get the pins that hold the mats...
  15. Powering Up a Junk Yard Car

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    With 225K on my 2000 1.8 Tiptronic, I suspect I will be needing a transmission soon, even though I don't really know what the typical life expectancy is. I think I detect a slight slipping when it changes to 3rd but I have no frame of reference really. I can get transmissions (used) for $100...
  16. Mid-Atlantic Salvage Yard for VW Parts?

    USA - East
    This came from Chris at CoStar today related to my GB posting for OnStar bluetooth conversion... :banghead: Hi Keith, That's great news. I think we are in business. Send me your address and I will get a unit out to you. Now, the bad news is I have not been able to locate your button board...
  17. Snorkfest 4.5 in my yard tomorrow, 26 January 2011

    Events & Gatherings
    that's if you can drive into the yard. ;) lmmfao!
  18. Trying to find a VW salvage yard in TX

    Anything Auto
    What the title says. I live in central Texas and I can't for the life of me find any salvage yards with VWs.
  19. Used part yard search

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Greetings, I saw a thread here recently and it had to do with a junkyard in which the author described "Rows and rows of VW's stacked like a supermarket." or something close to that. I hit up the search, but to no avail. Can anyone here remember what it was? While we're on the subject, are...
  20. Audi Salvage yard links

    Anything Auto
    Hello, i remember reading about a place to pick up used engines and stuff from a audi salvage yard in michigan or new york. they had a descent website, anyone remember what this place is called?