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VW Passat Transmissions for sale

The VW Passat was one of Volkswagen’s defining cars [believe it or not]. Not nearly as famous as the Beetle, it was the first VW to use a modern day front wheel drive system. It was also the first VW to use a water-cooled power-plant. Thus, the Passat and Golf were the beginning of VW’s modern cars. Using completely redesigned transmissions. If you are searching for VW Passat Transmissions for sale, this is a different breed of VW’s.

The original VW had a rear engine and rear transmission/differential assembly. The car became a legend due to it’s mechanical design and body styles. The Passat is built on a totally different platform which is called a transverse mounting system. This system is in use by almost every manufacturer today, in it’s own form.

To simplify the matter, a transverse system is as such: the engine and transmission are bolted together and mount up front, under the hood, sideways. Having said that, an axle protrudes from each side of the front of the car, and it goes to the respective front wheel, thus pulling the car instead of pushing it.

Listing each transmission is a waste of time. It’s easier to ID the car by the year and model number. Allow me to list the different generations and model numbers for your convenience.

1. B1 [Type 32] 1973 to 1981.
2. B2 [Type 32B] 1981 to 1988.
3. B3 & B4 [Type 35i] 1988 to 1996.
4. B5 & B5.5 [Type 3B/3BG] 1996 to 2005.
4. B6 & B7 [Type 3C] 2005 to present.

Now that you have an idea of what you may be looking at, we need to discuss which transmission replacement variant suits your needs. GotTransmissions.com has transmissions ready to go, a terrific variety of good used transmissions, and new crate transmissions. What this allows is that our customers are not pinned down to one choice.

In general, transmissions are the best value. One reason is the older Passat models have simple transmissions which are not expensive to rebuild. And, it’s hard to find ‘good’ used transmissions for something that old. Usually the affordable pricing changes most customers minds once they see what a great value we are offering.

One of our best qualities is our customer service, we pride ourselves on outfitting you with the transmission that suits you best, and having it delivered ASAP. We have as much time as you need to discuss your situation and provide solid reliable answers. Call GotTransmissions.com and speak with a living human being who speaks your language in terms you understand. Call 866-320-1182 right now.

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