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  1. Gauge locations? show me yours

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I just ordered air ride for my B5.5 wagon and I ended up going with switchspeed management, so I am going to need to mount up two gauges in my car. long term I am going to upgrade to elevel and a dakota digital setup that will fit in the ashtray, but after shelling out the loot for bagyards and...
  2. I'll be dropping my 09 Passat: comments on yours please ?

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    I juste ordered through ECS Tuning a VW Sport Spring kits (Mfg Part# 3C0071679). The regular price was 275$, and it's in sale for 47$ only....what a bargain ! Now I'd like to have your impressions for those, who are running this OEM kit. How improve is the drive ? How long it takes to install ...
  3. My Maintenance Records (What are yours?)

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    The Car: Passat B5.5 (1.8T, AWM engine) Transmission: Auto Year: 2002 (bought new August 1, 2001) Current Odo: 62K miles (98K Km) Maintenance: Engine Oil and Filter (Every 3K Miles "never missed", Castrol 5W-30) Fuel Filter (Once) Rear Break Pads (Once) Thermostat (Once) Timing...
  4. Gauges, Gauges, show me yours...

    The Showroom
    Hi. Where did you guys put your extra gauges? I have a single din on my b5 variant, and i dont know where put them and look stock. I´ve putted 2 extra gauges (VDO), right next to the gearbox, using this: but i dont "love it". Dont like the gauges on the pillar... Show me where you did put...
  5. b5 fog lights show yours

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    i am looking for b5 foglights i NEED some badly i like how they look show your pictures of your fog light i dont know where i can find some good ones ive seen some people with the audi a4 fog lights on their passat do they fit?? show me some pics so i can get some ideas and let me know if u...
  6. Worst Intersections! Did yours make the list?

    Anything Auto
    Full List: America's Worst Intersections Jon Bruner, 02.25.09, 12:01 AM EST The bottlenecks in these 100 cities will slow you down the most. Read Full Story: America's Worst Intersections 2008 Rank 2007 Rank Area (Pop Rank) Road/ Direction Segment/ Interchange County State Length (Mi) Hours...
  7. What size is yours?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I just bought a replacement side view mirror for my 99 passat. They sold me a smaller looking one and said its more common. Now I have to different sized side view mirrors. Does anyone else in here have this set up? Is it common?
  8. Does yours do this too?

    New Member Introductions
    Ok, two wierd things about my new ( new to me ) passat are bugging me. Its a 99 wagon, and the first thing that bothers me and freaked out my wife the first time it happened is that if i leave the keys in the ignition with it turned off, after about a minute, the doors all lock and the alarm...
  9. APR snub mout? how do you like yours?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    What does everyone think of the APR snub mount, what are the benefits in real life?
  10. WTT my clean 18" OEM S4 wheels & tires for yours plus cash PNW

    Classified Archive
    these are now gone!
  11. Had you not bought that Passat of yours.. what would you most likely be driving?

    Anything Auto
    Take us back to the days right before you purchased your Passat.. Like most car buying experiences, you find two or three cars that you really like, and are then forced to pick, just one. Had you not bought the Passat, what would you most likely be driving..? Any regrets?
  12. Monster Mats- what do yours look like?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I bought some new monster mats and when I installed them, I noticed a big gap between the tranny and the mat. When I put them on top of my wife's mats I noticed that they were smaller. Looks like VW redesigned them for no apparent good reason. In my wife's B5, the do ride up ever so slightly...
  13. Salty B5... here's mine, let's see yours

    The Showroom
    It looks a lot worse in person:lol:
  14. How much has yours cost?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I was riding back from getting my new H&R springs in athens and I was wondering how much money have I put into this car? And how much do I plan on spending? Excluding Labor, paint, and shipping I got this much in it: 18'' HP Evo w/cooper zeon------------1000 Memphis 3 way all the way...
  15. Turbo timer - where's yours located?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    been meaning to install one for a while now but now that i'm seriously considering, wondering where you guys installed them? what's the sleekest place you found? what makes for the easiest install? few places i was thinking was one of my single din pockets, arm rest, or the little compartment...
  16. New Top Speed...what's yours?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Not mentioning where I was, but... I got the Passat up to 120mph yesterday. :lol: '99 VW Passat 1.8t no performance mods I used to own a Grand Am and the engine would cut to idle when you got to 110mph. I haven't found that point with the Passat... What have you gotten yours up to?
  17. VW Tool 3357 - Can I borrow yours? (Manual Trans. Oil Change)

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Anyone out there willing to mail me their "VW Tool 3357" which is the special Triple Square Transmission Drain Plug Socket Tool? I'd be happy to pay shipping both ways etc. For some of these specialty VW tools that folks only use every few years, I think it would be great for PassatWorld to...
  18. my PCV isn t like yours!?!

    B5 Garage
    well.. this is a view from ashman78's V6 PCV replacement DIY on the info-base (valve area): and this is what my own PCV looks like around the valve area. What is this black part (not present on ashman78's pics): I ordered the part number recommended on the DIY for the breather, and it s...
  19. Question.. How old to rent a car when you bring yours in?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Just curious as to how old I would have to be to "rent" a car when I bring my 2002 VW (NOT UNDER WARRENTY) in for a 2+day Service Tomorrow... THanks, TJ
  20. Would you get rid of ROXY if she was yours?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have this: I'm seriously thinking of getting a new A3. This is Oettingers version. This car is smaller, sportier and WAY sexy. But I've done so much to Roxy. Someone will get a cool car for a great price if I do this. Still not sure if I want to. Scott EDIT: IF I sell her, she is...