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  1. B5 Garage
    And your oil cooler seal fails a gasket off your old oil filter works at least on a 99 1.8t. Friendly heads up been running mine with that for like two months now no leaks
  2. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    yeahhhhhh....... I have been asking for my carfax from when I bought my car and my step dad finally got it so I could look over it again.... it was from 2011 and no one caught that, so I have no idea what the records were from 2011-present. I just don't feel like paying 40 dollars for a car fax...
  3. B5 Garage
    I'll be doing an engine swap in the 2001 B5.5 sedan I just picked up (with a blown engine). As a result, the torque converter will be off the trans. I figured it makes sense to drain as much fluid out of the TC as possible while it's removed. I'll also be dropping the trans pan and changing...
  4. Anything Auto
    The owner tried to calculate how much he spent on maintenance, this picture is the result... :P :lol:
  5. Anything Auto - Brutal Crash on Icy Highway Truck vs SUV just to let you know it is brutal, no gore but the imagination fills in all the blanks, but it is so sad, a simple skid turns so bad in a second. words just cant describe it.
  6. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Ok, so I got the P741 code and the tranny started leaking a little. So I pull out the tranny to get the TC rebuilt and replace the seal. Most TC just slide right off, this one is stuck on. I've never seen anything like this. I tried to pull hard on the little center nub with channels...
  7. Anything Auto
    I read about this setup some time ago, was instantly fascinated by the very idea, and I looked pretty dilligently for a while to find actual proof of it's existence, but came up with nothing. I think I first read about it on Wikipedia and I chalked it up to some jerk adding cool-sounding crap...
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  9. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    After NINE hours of strenuous labor, the timing belt is done: Belt Tensioner/idler Water Pump Coolant Flush Greedspeed Snub Mount Serp. Belt She runs super smooth, and I'm really glad I did it. All in all, I spent about $200 in parts, and paid my indy with McDonalds to help me. Next is all...
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