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  1. 1BE bump stops with lowering springs?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey how's everyone doing today? I just got a used h&r cup kit in the classifieds and I was wondering if I should go with the 1be bump stops, since they are designed for lowered suspension. I need new bump stops anyway and I don't know if I should get the standard bump stops or the sport bump...
  2. KONI FSD + TDI Wagon OEM Sport Springs (1BE)

    Parts For Sale
    I will have available a brand new set of Koni FSD shocks along with Brand new VW OEM Sport Springs: KON FSD: 1998-2005 VW Passat B5/5.5 Sedan/Wagon 4/6 cyl FWD Description: Koni FSD (Frequency Selective Damping) is the first no-compromise shock absorber in the world. A revolutionary new...
  3. 1BE 4 motion 17mm rear sway bar and aftermarket front sway bar

    WTB/WTT Section
    WTB: 1BE 4 motion 17mm rear sway bar and aftermarket front sway bar I am looking to buy the 1BE 17mm rear sway bar with or without bushings. Part # 3B7 511 409. I am also looking to pick up a larger front sway bar if anyone has one they are looking to part with.
  4. Anyone Cut 1BE Front Bump Stops? or are Shorter Front bump stops available?

    B5 Garage
    Just finished installing Vogtland Springs with Bilstein Sport Struts and Shocks With 1BE Bump Stops Front and Rear and Meyle HD front control arm kit. I put the suspension under load to tighten the control arms and all bolts for the bushings and it looks like the struts are only a 1/4 of an...
  5. FS: 2003 B5.5 GL 1.8T Wagon, Chipped, 1BE

    Vehicles For Sale
    Would like to sell this in August. Original owner, 182K miles. Asking $2500. Anthracite Blue w/ Gray interior. Minor and major mods: APR chipped (91 Octane) 1BE suspension with about 30K miles on it (minimal lowering, great improvement in performance, European OEM suspension), ordered...
  6. 1BE Conversion

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So I've finally decided I'm doing the conversion to 1BE +Koni from my H&R Sport + Koni suspension. Troy at 1stvwparts has been really helpful, and has been able to track parts down but they'd have to be ordered from Germany (3-4 weeks delivery). I'm having some trouble deciding the actual...
  7. WTB: H&R OE Springs or 1BE springs for B5.5 1.8T Sedan

    WTB/WTT Section
    H&R OE Springs or 1BE springs for B5.5 1.8T Sedan. Not looking for H&R Sports. Let me know what you have.
  8. WTB: 1BE Sport Suspension rear sway bar

    Classified Archive
    Looking to purchase the OEM 17mm rear sway bar from the 1BE Sport Suspension. Thanks!
  9. WTB: 1BE Springs for 03 Wagon

    Classified Archive
    Anybody got em? If you do, let me know the color codes...so I can match them up for my ride. -g
  10. 1BE springs with Koni STR. T?

    New Member Introductions
    I have a 2000 V6 FWD wagon and am looking to upgrade the suspension since one of my rear shocks is blown anyway. After snooping around a bit, I am getting some idea of what direction I want to go in and was wondering what people thought of the set up: 1BE springs with Koni STR.T shocks. I'm...
  11. FS: 1BE suspension - NEW - $500 + Shipping

    Classified Archive
    I purchased this for my 98 1.8T wagon, but never installed it - parts are: Rear Springs: 4B0-511-115-AC Rear Shocks: 3B0-513-031-P Bump Stop: 4B0-512-131-B Front Springs: 8D0-411-105-CS Front Shocks: 3B0-413-031-R Bump Stop: 8D0-412-131-E Spring Seat: 8D0-412-066-F I believe these will...
  12. Bumpstops: cut, 1BE, or nothing

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I will be having some H&R sport springs and Bilstein sport shocks arriving soon and I was wondering what I should do with the bumpstops for this setup. Most of the threads about this deal with the Eibach pro-kit, and had mixed replies anyways. I don't know if the springs are designed to work...
  13. WTB 1BE springs for 2003 Passat

    Classified Archive
    I need a pair of rear 1BE springs for my 2003 1.8T Passat, but I understand if you have complete set that you will not separate. Please let me know what you have, even if it is for a B5 or V6. Thanks. Mark
  14. WTB: 1BE front sway bar

    Classified Archive
    looking to buy the 1be front sway bar. anyone got one? please pm me, checked daily.
  15. FS V6-Tip 1BE front springs.

    Classified Archive
    Sold... These are front springs only. They should fit all V6 B5/B5.5 Passats, but are made for B5 V6 Tiptronic. I had them on my wagon and they gave a .25-.5" drop. They are much firmer than stock, so handling is better with less bottoming out. B5 V6 Stick will have no drop. Suspension code...
  16. FS: 1BE suspension, new

    Classified Archive
    Greetings, I am selling a brand new 1BE suspension. I bought this for my 1998 1.8T wagon, but never installed it. I am asking $500 OBO for everything, plus shipping from the 60640 zip. Parts included are: Rear Springs: 4B0-511-115-AC Rear Shocks: 3B0-513-031-P Bump Stop: 4B0-512-131-B...
  17. 1BE Shocks with 1BE Springs OR Bilstein HD Shocks with H&R OE Springs?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I presently still have the stock 1BA on my 2005 B5.5 TDI. Pondering right now on a possible "Stage 1" change in the near future. Slight drop(nothing more than 1 inch), while tightening up the float on high speed dips, whilst maintaining ride compliancy over potholes and gravel roads. I have...
  18. Monroe and 1BE???

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I was looking around and wanted to know if any of you had thought about gettting the 1BE equivolent suspention from Monroe or another aftermarket brand. I went to their UK site and they have part numbers et al for the Passat Sport Suspention. If they are available there should we be able to...
  19. Koni FSD with 1BE springs?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Is it a bad idea? I know the FSD shocks are ride-height-sensitive, but 1BE only drops it by, what, 3/4"? Is that still in the "safe zone"? I ask because if my car lasts the winter, I'm going to put new shocks on it in the spring.
  20. WTB: 1BE Springs for 2003 Wagon 1.8t 5sp

    Classified Archive
    Looking for lowering springs that will lower about 3/4 inch. I had Neuspeed sports but where too low for all the driving I do. The only thing I can find are the 1be anybody have any suggestions or these for sale. Going to match them up with FSD's. Do about 25k a yr for work but want some...
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