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by rob c
Tue Aug 19, 2008 8:44 am
Forum: B5 & B5.5 PASSATS
Topic: B5.5 Total window closure
Replies: 9
Views: 682

Re: B5.5 Total window closure

This can be done with VDS Pro (but not Vag-Com), well you press and hold the Lock/Unlock button and the windows roll up/roll down... I have done this on my B5 and also Winkle's B5.5 and both work a treat!! Be careful with the KVW100's as once used they lock you out the CCM and you cant modify it any...
by rob c
Thu Jul 24, 2008 10:37 pm
Forum: B5 & B5.5 PASSATS
Topic: VAG com key fob options B5.5?
Replies: 6
Views: 545

Re: VAG com key fob options B5.5?

pachanga231 wrote:
rob c wrote:Yes it can be done, I set it up on my car the other day!! Woohoo... Used a new cable i bought and some software called VDS Pro!! 8)

can it be done via vagcom then i have the cable etc?
It cant be done with vag com, BUT if it is a serial cable and not a USB cable it MIGHT work with VDS Pro...
by rob c
Thu Jul 24, 2008 6:35 pm
Forum: B5 & B5.5 PASSATS
Topic: VAG com key fob options B5.5?
Replies: 6
Views: 545

Re: VAG com key fob options B5.5?

Yes it can be done, I set it up on my car the other day!! Woohoo... Used a new cable i bought and some software called VDS Pro!! 8)
by rob c
Wed Jul 23, 2008 2:36 pm
Forum: B5 & B5.5 PASSATS
Topic: Vag com
Replies: 4
Views: 430

Re: Vag com

For the service indicator lookie here

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by rob c
Wed Jul 23, 2008 1:18 pm
Forum: GENERAL CHAT
Topic: **LONDON TO PARIS CHARITY BIKE RIDE**
Replies: 8
Views: 472

Re: **LONDON TO PARIS CHARITY BIKE RIDE**

Would'nt it be easier to just send direct to your paypal if people are going to donate? Well i guess so, i did the just giving site as it goes straight to Diabetes UK, it was just to give people who decided to donate the piece of mind that the charity actually got the money... Will add the option o...
by rob c
Wed Jul 23, 2008 9:46 am
Forum: GENERAL CHAT
Topic: **LONDON TO PARIS CHARITY BIKE RIDE**
Replies: 8
Views: 472

Re: **LONDON TO PARIS CHARITY BIKE RIDE**

Birthday Bump!!
by rob c
Tue Jul 01, 2008 8:56 pm
Forum: B5 & B5.5 PASSATS
Topic: Front number plate relocation pics please!
Replies: 12
Views: 629

Re: Front number plate relocation pics please!

Plate, relocation........what number plate!? hehehehehe... i have mine on my dash, well kinda sometimes, never had any problems, but for MOT etc, it gets cable tied to the lower grill at front... think a couple of people have got Plate mounting brakets for something else and fixed them to the lower ...
by rob c
Thu Jun 26, 2008 2:21 pm
Forum: B5 & B5.5 PASSATS
Topic: Remote Central Locking
Replies: 18
Views: 839

Re: Remote Central Locking

Where abouts are you!?

Sync'ing the key shouldnt be difficult at all, i did mine first time, before it was cut or even coded to the immobilser!
by rob c
Thu Jun 26, 2008 1:28 pm
Forum: B5 & B5.5 PASSATS
Topic: help me open my bonnet please
Replies: 9
Views: 481

Re: help me open my bonnet please

I kinda remember someone saying you had to get the grill off, and then drill a hole in a part of the plastic where the lock is and then use a screwdriver and it will release... I think it is on here somewhere...will post a link up i find it. EDIT: Found it, ok it wasnt on here but hey, were not all ...
by rob c
Thu Jun 26, 2008 11:53 am
Forum: GENERAL CHAT
Topic: Would you cheat on yer other half
Replies: 19
Views: 616

Re: Would you cheat on yer other half

I have never cheated on a girlfriend, have had it done to me once big time which was not fun, so i packed my bags and never went back... even worse that after all that she found out she was prenant, but thats all another story!! So my answer is No, if i was in a proper relationship with some then no...
by rob c
Thu Jun 26, 2008 11:15 am
Forum: GENERAL CHAT
Topic: Whats your mileage
Replies: 5
Views: 370

Re: Whats your mileage

Rob C 1998 B5 134776
Jonny448 2000 B5 110332
Imran 1999 B5 96032
MadRob6 1998 B5 88817
Dubber36 2004 B5.5 50954
MadRob6 2008 B6 2130
by rob c
Tue Jun 24, 2008 12:54 pm
Forum: B5 & B5.5 PASSATS
Topic: What is this (vortex?)
Replies: 7
Views: 420

Re: What is this (vortex?)

madrob6 wrote:As col said it's part of the optional Votex alarm fitted to certain B5s. I have tried adjusting mine and it does sweet F.A.
If you have an after market CD player you might find the sensor has been unplugged, mine has been and havnt got round to plugging it back in...job for this weekend me thinks!!
by rob c
Mon Jun 23, 2008 8:56 am
Forum: B5 & B5.5 PASSATS
Topic: lowered cars on ferries??
Replies: 10
Views: 522

Re: lowered cars on ferries??

Well going by all the replies so far it looks like im the only one that has had problems with the Channel Tunnel :( On the way there they put me on the normal car carriages, caught and got stuck getting on, eventually got on, then depending if my speed was over 2mph i caught on the door stops inbetw...
by rob c
Mon Jun 23, 2008 8:44 am
Forum: GENERAL CHAT
Topic: **LONDON TO PARIS CHARITY BIKE RIDE**
Replies: 8
Views: 472

Re: **LONDON TO PARIS CHARITY BIKE RIDE**

madrob6 wrote:There you go :)

I must say that is the most annoying form to fill out.
Pm'd :mrgreen:

Ummmmmm, your not meant to say that!! Its a REALLY REALLY easy for to fill out!!!!!! :lol: :wink:
by rob c
Sun Jun 22, 2008 9:23 pm
Forum: GENERAL CHAT
Topic: **LONDON TO PARIS CHARITY BIKE RIDE**
Replies: 8
Views: 472

Re: **LONDON TO PARIS CHARITY BIKE RIDE**

Bump!!

Come on people, no matter how small the donation, every little helps!!
by rob c
Mon Jun 16, 2008 10:37 am
Forum: B5 & B5.5 PASSATS
Topic: Hello, newbie here with loads of B5 questions :)
Replies: 17
Views: 713

Re: Hello, newbie here with loads of B5 questions :)

Thought i would come in and say hi considering im have been talked about :mrgreen: To be honest 1k does seem a bit too cheap, makes you wonder what they are not telling you...but in general you get what you pay for, mine all in all has cost a fair bit BUT i think i have only spent about £200 on non...
by rob c
Tue Jun 10, 2008 11:13 am
Forum: GENERAL CHAT
Topic: exhaust..... where from?
Replies: 2
Views: 336

Re: exhaust..... where from?

Have heard that Longlife are good, had a quote from them a bit back and was very resonable and cheaper than most places!!
by rob c
Mon Jun 09, 2008 9:31 am
Forum: B5 & B5.5 PASSATS
Topic: Tyre wear
Replies: 23
Views: 1136

Re: Tyre wear

I would get another set of tyres and see what happens, probably going to be the cheapest way to see if its still a problem, like i said mine were uneven wear when i got the Wassat, changed the tyres,did the tracking and got the front suspension height measured (1 side was a little out so I adjusted ...
by rob c
Sat May 31, 2008 11:49 pm
Forum: GENERAL CHAT
Topic: **LONDON TO PARIS CHARITY BIKE RIDE**
Replies: 8
Views: 472

**LONDON TO PARIS CHARITY BIKE RIDE**

Hi everyone! As some of you know already and by my signature, I am taking part in a London to Paris Charity bike ride next year in Aid of Diabetes UK. I am aiming to raise a minimum of £1500, but obviously the more the better!! For more information and (more importantly) to sponsor me PLEASE visit ...
by rob c
Thu May 22, 2008 1:23 pm
Forum: B5 & B5.5 PASSATS
Topic: Your thoughts on a few small ideas in my head.
Replies: 7
Views: 1282

Re: Your thoughts on a few small ideas in my head.

Personally im not one for chrome on the outside, but it does look good, i just wouldnt have it... Get a photoshop done with the black bits and see what it looks like, i think maybe with the door handles done black might be a little too much and might look out of place... but like i said, PhotoShop!!...
by rob c
Thu May 15, 2008 12:09 pm
Forum: CAR RELATED CHAT
Topic: Key fob locking on Golf's
Replies: 7
Views: 319

Re: Key fob locking on Golf's

My Ex had a MK4 1.4 s Golf and hers did not have a fob, only keyed entry, it did have the roll down and the door LED to... So he wasnt being imaginative... 8) A tip, check the fuel lines, the fuel rail etc... as they have a tendency to leak and had major problems with my Ex's car regarding this, asw...
by rob c
Sun May 11, 2008 10:54 pm
Forum: CAR OF THE MONTH
Topic: MARCH 2008 -k33p it low
Replies: 34
Views: 6941

Re: MARCH 2008 -k33p it low

Nice write up!!

and Well Done!! 8)
by rob c
Fri May 09, 2008 10:02 am
Forum: UKP- REGIONAL MEETS: MIDLANDS, SOUTHERN, SCOTLAND ...
Topic: The "Quarterly Southern-area Meet" idea thread
Replies: 23
Views: 5246

Re: The "Quarterly Southern-area Meet" idea thread

Sounds like a plan!! 8) BUT how about moving it around each time, that way a few more people might be up for coming if that quarters one is closer to them!? IE. Dorking, Brighton, Eastbourne, Newhaven... It also means its not always the same people that have to travel a fair distance... ok ok eddie ...
by rob c
Tue May 06, 2008 11:40 pm
Forum: B5 & B5.5 PASSATS
Topic: VW Centre Cap
Replies: 0
Views: 226

VW Centre Cap

Right i now own a set of sexy Steels wheels, im after some centre caps to cover up the hub nut (or whatever its called!!) I used to have a set of centre covers for my Mk2 Golf GTI and would like something similar. As below: http://i5.ebayimg.com/04/i/000/e3/02/e548_1.JPG i have phone VW nd asked the...
by rob c
Tue May 06, 2008 9:57 am
Forum: B5 & B5.5 PASSATS
Topic: straight thru exhausts?
Replies: 3
Views: 405

Re: straight thru exhausts?

I have heard that long life are very good... and have a depo near Epsom!! They are very good prices too, I was quoted £300 all in for Cat-back system, discreet back box... Where as i was quote by others including the above, £400... Chuck them an email and see what they can do for you 8) http://www...