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      some would say that the v6 is lowest maintenance...

      some would say that the v6 is lowest maintenance engine platform once you complete the necessary refreshments. It has been referred to as "bullet proof" so long as you take care of it. main concerns...
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      V6 (ATQ) ECM reflash

      Hey all,

      I'm scheduled to have the ECM on my 2000 Passat V6 (ATQ) reflashed for code P0431 (aka bad cats / warm up cats below threshold). curious if any of you on here have done this and what...
    3. After some phone tag with EJ we have me set up to...

      After some phone tag with EJ we have me set up to do the reflash soon. updates to follow but he seems like a stand up guy. thanks for the contact. if all goes well I will surely return for their help...
    4. Thanks for the tip. I have added this suggestion...

      Thanks for the tip. I have added this suggestion in the original post right after step #7.
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      If you really want to fix any possibilities of...

      If you really want to fix any possibilities of oil leak I would suggest replacing all parts found in this kit.

      http://www.ecstuning.com/Volkswagen-Passat_B5-FWD-V6_30v/Engine/Emissions/ES2090782/...
    6. bump. buy as an xmas gift for your tuner brother...

      bump. buy as an xmas gift for your tuner brother who got you into VW's in the first place. show him that you really care. he doesn't need another VW shirt from the dealership swag room
    7. duuhhrrooolllllllllll :eek::beer:

      duuhhrrooolllllllllll :eek::beer:
    8. Thanks for the Contact. I will give him a call...

      Thanks for the Contact. I will give him a call now. And im 99% sure this is a dealer only thing.

      B5 Passat v6 engines (code ATQ) were originally programmed with ultra sensitive readings on cat...
    9. Who's got VW dealer contacts? (seattle / b5 / ecm reflash)

      Hey crew,

      Any of you have solid contacts at VW dealers around the Seattle area that wont jerk me around? Specifically needing services to do an ECM reflash on my ATQ v6 engine. Throwing code P0431...
    10. haha...you very well could be right. at any...

      haha...you very well could be right. at any rate...you get what you pay for. I have been maintaining the hell outta this car so im hoping with the care I have been treating this car with, parts will...
    11. I have a local ma 'n pa shop. I've been giving...

      I have a local ma 'n pa shop. I've been giving them as much business as possible for the last 10 years. I think that is a factor, but I never ask for discount or shop around, I just assume the price...
    12. DIY: Passat B5 V6 Manual Transmission FWD Axle (cv joint) Replacement

      DIY: Passat B5 v6 Manual Transmission FWD axle (cv joint) replacement

      This DIY will outline the removal/replacement for VW Passat B5 v6 manual transmission FWD cars. This will be exactly the same...
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      werd. ya i think i've got most the parts sorted...

      werd. ya i think i've got most the parts sorted on what id like to use. you'll have to drop a list on what you went with and some feed back in a few months.

      Hoping to see dave for a unitronic...
    14. bump. or trade for 2 x 205/40/17 tires with...

      bump.

      or trade for 2 x 205/40/17 tires with good life no camber wear + lil cash
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      are you helping dave with the install at all or...

      are you helping dave with the install at all or did you just drop it off? I thinking of air soon but I kinda want to do the install myself or be apart of it.
    16. :thumbup::thumbup:

      :thumbup::thumbup:
    17. how long will install take there?

      how long will install take there?
    18. ^ unfortunately I will be using the perches for...

      ^ unfortunately I will be using the perches for the time being. When they come out I will certainly keep you in mind for them. Hoping all the coils will be replaced soon with something funner
    19. weld them bad boys up and keep rolling. your prob...

      weld them bad boys up and keep rolling. your prob going to want to weld them up if you decide to sell the car anyhow.
    20. I recycled the rear perches and lightly modded...

      I recycled the rear perches and lightly modded the rear H&R springs so they work well together. The springs on the other hand..i want nothing to do with. To be honest they are pretty dang soft. I...
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