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  1. Do it yourself web links?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Is there a link to show me how to change my valve cover gaskets and my cam adjuster seal kit? According to my VW shop you do not need to pull the cams on my V-6 to change these seals these are the ones located on the back of the engine. Mine is 2001 V-6 Passat made early in the model yar, I...
  2. Don't you LOVE creating more work for yourself?!

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Sooo... I'm replacing my bad turbo, and the jack knob who had the car last cut a section out of the oil supply line and replaced it with a rubber hose and clamped it on. I don't know why. So I figured id replace the line. Little did I know it was a major PITA! Meanwhile, while putting the...
  3. You Consider Yourself A European Car Enthusiast?

    Anything Auto
    Then explain to me why you have never heard of the BMW M8... :poke: :crazy: :puke:
  4. Audi Ingolstadt Factory Tour, Prepare Yourself! (56k, Go Read A Bedtime Story...)

    Anything Auto
    (Not My Story, Lifted From TCL) _____________________ I studied abroad in France this spring semester (Aix-en-Provence, specifically. If you haven’t heard of it before, research it, truly amazing place) and needless to say did a lot of traveling. As a big car guy, I was most excited about...
  5. Need help... see for yourself

    B5 Garage
    (I figured out how to get rid of the middle one lol) The abs one is probably the abs module, or so I read. The check engine on the other hand... I found this when I got under the car Im not sure what it connects to but I followed the line to this then this then that should there be...
  6. Prepare Yourself! 2011 VW PHAETON!

    Anything Auto
    http://www.autoblog.com/2010/04/22/third-times-a-charm-volkswagen-unveils-2011-phaeton-in-beijing/ This is what Audi should have made with the new A8......miles better in every way
  7. One pic, One Word: See for yourself!

    Anything Auto
  8. Angel Eyes Installation: Do it yourself or take it to the pro ?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi guys, I received this morning, long awaited Angel Eyes for my B5. Wondering if I should take em to a garage and ask them to do the installation for me, or I should endeavour myself on the weekend? :||| confused...
  9. DIY Do It Yourself SRT-8 HID installation

    Anything Auto
    I thought the 2005 SRT-8 would come with stock HID but i guess not. For 50K they should have them stock. Anyways here is how it looks with high, low and fogs at 6000K.
  10. Do it yourself oil changes?!?!

    B5 Garage
    I'm in a huge bind. Sludge killed my B5. And I have receipts for all oil changes except for the one I did my self around the Apr-Jun time-frame. Wonder how I can get a receipt like that. hmm. a receipt for oil and a filter. that's all I need and I'm good. Can someone help me out?$...
  11. Do it yourself oil changes?!?!

    B5 Garage
    I'm in a huge bind. Sludge killed my B5. And I have receipts for all oil changes except for the one I did my self around the Apr-Jun time-frame. Wonder how I can get a receipt like that. hmm. a receipt for oil and a filter. that's all I need and I'm good. Can someone help me out?$...
  12. Do it yourself oil changes?!?!

    B5 Garage
    I'm in a huge bind. Sludge killed my B5. And I have receipts for all oil changes except for the one I did my self around the Apr-Jun time-frame. Wonder how I can get a receipt like that. hmm. a receipt for oil and a filter. that's all I need and I'm good. Can someone help me out?$...
  13. Do it yourself oil changes?!?!

    B5 Garage
    I'm in a huge bind. Sludge killed my B5. And I have receipts for all oil changes except for the one I did my self around the Apr-Jun time-frame. Wonder how I can get a receipt like that. hmm. a receipt for oil and a filter. that's all I need and I'm good. Can someone help me out?$...
  14. Do it Yourself: Engine Swap (How hard?)

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    As stated in a previous post, my engine is most likely toast, Thanks to my stupidity. Early June I changed my oil (which I've done ever since I got the car). I was looking on here and someone said to use 5w-40 oil. Well, Prior to the oil change I went to walmart (which is the only place open...
  15. Sunny, Snowy and Shinny: 1st Picks of ShowmeW8 (56K don't fool yourself)

    The Showroom
    Cold Days in Missouri don't always mean that the sun doesn't come out. This is a nice change from the -15 wind chill a few days ago. Passat is starting with these small items and as soon as the flowers bloom, the heavy items will come out. KW V1 coilovers, GIAC Chip, VW Helios or Madras (Kansas...
  16. Can you paint a kamei grille yourself?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    and if so, does anybody have any techniques on what primer/paint to use and how to apply the paint? i really don't wanna pay 100$ for a tiny paintjob... btw i have a b5.5 passat (black)
  17. ABS Module Reuild Yourself?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Anyone have any pictures or diagrams for reubilding the ABS Control module yourself? Pulled mine off the car today and thought I would ask if there was info on this before I sent it off. I only found on small post with no pictures or diagrams. Thanks for any help.
  18. Giving yourself a raise again! WTF?

    The Black Hole
    8 out of the last 9 years Congress was given a raise. We aren't talking the huge 1% increase like I get at my Fortune 100 company either. 23% increase in the last 9 years. I know when my company was short certain years, we didn't get increases or bonuses. Doesn't matter to them, but we still...
  19. W8 Oil Change? Do it yourself?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Just wondering how hard it is to do an oil change on the W8. I just got one and was quoted $98.00 to get it done at the dealership. I know it takes a ton of oil, but was wondering if anyone here has done it themselves. I tried to do a search, but didn't come up with much. Thanks - hoskister
  20. Put yourself on the Passatworld Map!

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    http://www.frappr.com/passatworld Enter your PassatWorld username so we know who you are and your zip as well as a pic of your car!
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