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  1. Installing aftermarket foglights. How to?

    B6 Garage
    Hi. I just received this foglight kit: https://www.ecstuning.com/b-assembled-by-ecs-parts/fog-light-kit/3c0998002kt1/ But does anyone have a guide on how to install?
  2. Aftermarket Tail Lights for B5.5?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I was sure I saw something about this here before, but I couldn't find it, so I'm sorry if this is a repost. I've been looking at body parts for my car, and I know for a fact that I'm going to be putting aftermarket headlights on it. Easy enough to find. Tail lights, however, are seemingly...
  3. CARiD Ultimate Shopping Guide: Detailed Overview Of The Aftermarket Headlights

    CARiD.com
    Looking to transform the front end look of your car, but not sure which headlights to choose? We've created our Ultimate Headlight Shopping Guide to help you get through the variety of aftermarket custom headlights and wisely narrow down your search. Review each type of unique lighting upgrades...
  4. Aftermarket External Transmission Cooler Recommendations?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi everyone, Although, I replaced the o rings on the transmission cooling lines at the radiator connection, a bit of fluid is still leaking. I believe it is the radiator side that has the problem. So, I decided to install an external transmission cooler, bypassing the radiator. Does anyone...
  5. Aftermarket parts

    New Member Introductions
    I need to find aftermarket taillights for my 2002 passat wagon
  6. Aftermarket stereo in 2017 Passat?

    Mobile Electronics
    Hi, I seem to have a little problem with replacing the stereo in my 2017 Passat S trim US model. I shipped the vehicle from the US to Germany (I am in the military) and it is due to arrive in a few days. I checked with a local German car hifi dealer to replace the factory stereo with an Alpine...
  7. Aux USB Switch Plug for Aftermarket Stereo

    Mobile Electronics
    I am trying to find a switch plug for my B5 Passat. I have only found this part for a B6 model...
  8. Aftermarket H7 Xenon LED HID lights...wtf

    New Member Introductions
    2015 Passat S: There are no cables to unplug from the light bulbs...It's like a parallel built in bracket...I can not find any compatible lights, that are 8000K or higher...Can anyone put me in the right direction?
  9. Aftermarket?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I'm looking for a set or aftermarket tail lights for my b5.5 wagon, and I can't find any anywhere. Anyone know where to get a set? I've tried eBay and all sorts of foreign websites. Looking for something similar to the pictures attached. If there aren't any, I may just go the route of throwing...
  10. After-Market Stereos

    New Member Introductions
    Hey guys, new guy here. I'm from London, ON Canada and I just got my first car, a 2008 Volkswagen Passat B6 2.0T. Wondering if anyone had any good options/suggestions for after-market stereos/sound systems. My main requirements would be Bluetooth, high quality sound, flexibility with EQ, and...
  11. Aftermarket deck question

    Mobile Electronics
    It is a 2002 passat with a monsoon I completely bypassed the monsoon system to install a aftermarket head unit and a 5 ch amp a few years ago. I taped into the Fuse block for constant and switched power for my deck . In the past year I started getting alternator noise in my components. I...
  12. Aftermarket Steering Knuckles???

    B5 Garage
    I got one completely shot upper control arm. Should I devil myself with the pinch bolt, or buy an Ebay aftermarket steering knuckle for $95. I don't have air tools or torches... I searched for used VW steering knuckles (8D0407258AL), but unsurprisingly they are hard to come by. John
  13. Aftermarket Radio connection problem?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I used to have the aftermarket radio work even with the key not in ignition just by pressing a button on the radio and as soon as I put the key in and out again it would shut down the radio. Now I have replaced the radio and it doesn't work without putting the key in ignition. I think that I...
  14. Added an aftermarket steering wheel control for my Android head unit

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    I know there are a lot of purists on this site that would not let anything like this near their Passats, but when I got a great deal on my Passat, I was too excited about the manual transmission and turbo to realize some of the finer driving aspects didn't come with the car. So I went ahead a...
  15. Backup camera adapter for aftermarket radio

    Mobile Electronics
    Anyone install a backup camera adapter such as...
  16. Backup camera adapter for aftermarket radio

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Anyone install a backup camera adapter such as https://www.aliexpress.com/item/High-Quality-26-PIN-RGB-to-CVBS-RCA-Converter-for-Volkswagen-Facotry-Camera-VW-Original-Camera/1737938580.html? I'm about to replace my RCD-510 with a Kenwood Deck and Maestro RR but I'm not sure I know how the...
  17. Aftermarket Stereo Upgrade

    New Member Introductions
    Second Post
  18. Aftermarket Stereo Upgrade

    New Member Introductions
    I have a quick question; so I want to install an aftermarket radio into my 2004 VW Passat. I found this one online https://jet.com/product/2002-2004-Volkswagen-Jetta-Car-DVDiPhonePandoraUSB-Bluetooth-Receiver-Stereo/b326fa1b09b54e02915d4a0e7f5d3f05 and was wondering if it is compatible, if so...
  19. Aftermarket Cat for a '12 Passat SE 2.5

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Greetings Everyone, I have to replace the catalytic converter on my '12 Passat SE 2.5 liter. It went sideways around two weeks ago and yes, it's throwing too many codes for those who are going to ask. I'm looking for an aftermarket one, but prices are all over the map so I'm not sure where...
  20. B5.5 Passat 1.9TDi aftermarket cruise control install (different cables)

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi everyone, I thought I would share what I learned while installing an aftermarket cruise control with totally nonsense-colored cables. It was a pain in the a** to install it for the first time, because I found a diagram which had my cable colors but it was wrong. So the second time I took my...
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