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  1. 1998 VW Passat Wagon / Avant 1.8t Auto 119k... Coilovers, 18s, etc- **SOCAL**

    Vehicles For Sale
    Link to the craigslist ad 1998 VW Passat Wagon / Avant 1.8t Auto 119k... Coilovers, 18s, etc FOR SALE: 1998 VW Passat Wagon/Avant 1.8t automatic. 119k miles. $3600 on rims, $3000 on stocks wheels with good tires. Runs great. Only reason for sale is my mom said she would lease me a new car if I...
  2. St coils and 18s

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Just got em dialed in. Looks sweet to me. Sorry for the dirty ride
  3. 17s or 18s on B5.5 sport - whats best.

    Wheel and Tire Forum
    Ok, basically im looking at a set of 17 or 18 wheels, both are off a VW and are et35. Will both fit without any rubbing, knocking etc - mine is the sport so slighlty lower i believe. Do 18s look ok on this car? Thanks in advance :D
  4. buying a 2000 1.8s

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    after buying a complete dog of a passat before, im thinking of buying a 2000 1.8s what should i be looking out for as far as faults.
  5. 17s vs 18s @ stock height on waggie

    Wheel and Tire Forum
    Hey guys, two of my wheels have a slight bend in them giving off a mild wheel vibration. Along with that my tires are going to need to be replaced soon. I figured I can kill two birds with one stone. I have a dark green b5.5 wagon and am trying to decide between 17s and 18s. I am at the stock...
  6. Detroit 18s with Pirelli P-Zero Neros

    Parts For Sale
    I was cruising the part department at my local dealership while getting some service today and I found these: I snapped the pics to consider them myself, but if you are interested, I can vouch they are in perfect shape, less then 1k wear on tires, original owner traded them in for 17s...
  7. 18s or 19s?? Help

    Wheel and Tire Forum
    Need help choosing between 18s or 19s? Is it just personal preference or is there logic behind this. Besides that what would you suggest on a 2006 silver 2.0t passat. If you have ideas of rims also, all input is needed. (color, size, kind, Ect...) Thanks! -Ross
  8. Wtb rims, 18s or 19s, 06 2.0t

    WTB/WTT Section
    Hey all, just looking for some rims. I know this sounds stupid but I'm looking at pretty much anything. I am a new owner and member. I don't know what would look good on my 06 silver passat. So if you have any or know anyone with some just let me know. Or if you have ideas! Located in grand...
  9. 17s or 18s (Wheel Damage) and what about Staggered Wheels

    Wheel and Tire Forum
    Hi All, I just bought a 02 Passat Wagon. It has the stock 15" steel wheels and obviously needs replacements. My question is what size wheels to go with but not really fitment, I'm interested in ride quality and wheel ruggedness. I'm in the Chicago area and was running 205/40/17s on my...
  10. Need help quick, 18s front/19s rear?

    Wheel and Tire Forum
    can I run 18s in front and 19s rear? Anyone done it? 19x9 et 35 rear. Some craigslister is selling 2 RS6 reps 19x9's for 200 no tires (minor rash, minor inner lip bend). I have 18x8 rs6 reps already, is it worth it? Thanks in advance:salute:
  11. WTB:16,17,18s. Maybe Tampa, FL local? Trade for stock 15's

    Classified Archive
    You know the deal. 5x112. My rims got a bit of curbage (one has a face scratch) put Iwant to find a set for 400 and under preferably. Ive been looking on CL but I keep getting to late. Anyone have anything in my pricerange on here
  12. Staggered 18s on B5 Wagon

    Wheel and Tire Forum
    Looking at getting this setup. Its 18x8 in the front (235/40/18) Its 18x9 in the rear (265/35/18) Says it has a 38 offset. Any recommendations on this. What should I check for? Thanks
  13. WTT 18s for stock rims

    Classified Archive
    i need a set of stock rims of a b5.5 15" or 16" with tires i have these 18x8 et 40 chrome i have some tires that are pretty bald but usable i can throw them in if you want straight trade or give me an offer price
  14. Help Me Stagger 18s

    Wheel and Tire Forum
    Help Me:confused: Want to stagger my B5.5 with 18s. Which of these options work best? Front: 18x8 with 235/40x18 Rear: 18x9 with 255/35x18 or Front: 18x8 with 225/40x18 Rear: 18x9 with 235/40x18 or Front: 18x8.5 with 225/40x18 Rear: 18x9.5 with 235/40x18 Don't want any rubbing or...
  15. 2000 VW Passat GLX TV/DVD Lowered On 18s, Make Offer

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    2000 Volkswagen Passat GLX Top model!! Power everything, Dual power seats, Windshield wipers come on when it rains automatically!!!. 7 inch in dash TV with DVD player. Sound system. 18inch Giovanna rims on new tires. car just had a tuneup and a new timing belt put in . car is mechanically sound...
  16. 18s installed. Problem. Need advise.

    Wheel and Tire Forum
    Hello. I just installed my 18" A8Ls. Took it for a spin after install and I'm hearing a howling sound. Drove around at 40-50kph (my neighborhood's speed limit) and parked in my driveway to see what's going on. There's no indication of rubbing with the Upper control arm or the fender. The wheels...
  17. Anyone running 18s with 45 profile rubber?

    Wheel and Tire Forum
    So I have a set of 18s I've been trying to sell, but with the weather getting nicer and no one wanting to buy them, I've been thinking about slapping them back on the car with some new rubber. I was running 40profile but experienced a few bends on hard hits and some rash, so I've been thinking...
  18. FS OR FT Staggared set 18s for B5

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    FS/FT TSW 18's Staggared 550obo Tampa,fl I have a set of TSW MONDELLOS 18x8 front 18x9 rears. They have new tires on them. one rim has slight curbage. they are 5x112 off of a b5 passat. Looking for 4x100 deep dish or some 17 in 5x112
  19. FS or FT staggared 18s for b5

    Wheel and Tire Forum
    I have a set of TSW MONDELLOS 18x8 front 18x9 rears. I only have 3 rims. one front two rears. The other front rim was stolen, but they were chased off b4 they could get the others. They have tires on them. some curbage. they are 5x112 off of a b5 passat. Looking for deep dish 16s or some...
  20. thinking of buying 18s

    Wheel and Tire Forum
    i'm thinking of buying some 18s for my 3.6 B6. but i'm not gonna drop my car, the question i have is, will it look weird with 225-40-18 tires?