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  1. Audio system upgrade

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    I have a 2015 Passat with the Premium VIII audio and would like to upgrade to either the RNS 315 Audio and navigation or the RNS 510 model. Can I also install a non VW radio while still maintaining steering wheel controls? I asked the service department at the VW dealer and he said it can’t be...
  2. Monsoon Buttons not Functional

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Happy Thursday. I have a 2002 Wagon with the Monsoon audio system (Double DIN head unit). It has 115k miles and is a recent acquisition. I have been dealing with getting the regular maintenance items up to par and now working on less critical items. I have read a few threads on the audio...
  3. FS: JL Audio Stealthbox for Passat

    Parts For Sale
    Has 10" JL Audio sub built in. FIts in back passenger corner. This thing hits as hard as you want and takes up none of the main usable area in the trunk. New it was over $600. Also have a JL Audio 250/1 mono amp to drive it $300 plus shipping for stealthbox. $400 plus shipping for the...
  4. B6 Audio System Reboot?

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hi everyone. I am new and searched the archives but didn't find this particular issue addressed previously. I apologize if I missed it. I have a 2008 Passat wagon 2.0T with the basic audio system (CD, radio and aux jack located in the armrest). Bass, treble, balance and fade are controlled...
  5. Whatsapp audio / video messages will not play on Passat B8

    Volkswagen Passat B8 Discussion
    Hi It's frustrating not to be able to play audio or video messages on my brand new 2018 Passat from the Whatsapp App on my iPhone connected via bluetooth All my other cars that are a lot older can will play them without any problems After googling on the subject, I came across an article...
  6. 2016 Passat - Stock Stereo Addition

    New Member Introductions
    Greetings everyone. I have a 2016 Passat S with the stock 6-speaker stereo. I'd like to add a subwoofer to it. Any suggestions ? I'd like to keep the existing head unit and speakers. Thanks. -Stephen
  7. H/U upgrade help needed!

    Mobile Electronics
    Hey all! I'm new here but it looked like a great community to help with a few upgrades to my PASSAT. Can someone help with problems from interfacing a new HU with the factory system? Vehicle: 2013 PASSAT TDI SEL PREM with Fender Audio H/U: Pioneer AVH-4100NEX...
  8. RCD300 AUX audio connect via CD Changer Port

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hello dear forum members, anybody has experience with connecting an AUX audio (3,5 Jack) to RCD300 audio system via the CD Changer Port? (perhaps other connecting solution?) I want to play the music from my phone via the RCD300 unit. I have seen on internet they sell several types of adapters...
  9. B5 Passat parts clean out. Headlights, Corners, Aspherical Mirrors, Grom Audio, etc.

    Parts For Sale
    Parts are located in Boston MA. Price is shipped to the lower 48 states. DJ Auto European Halogen Headlight Set - Mfg Part #3B0998002 Great condition, used about 6 months, one tab is cracked on the drivers side housing but could easily be glued back on. Sold as a pair. - $140.00 TYC...
  10. B5.5 Wagon Tablet as Audio Source install

    Mobile Electronics
    So I starting a new thread on my wagon, since lots of things have changed, I'm not longer running a headunit in my car, opted for a nexus 7 tablet running timur rom (USB rom), Arc AUdio PS8 (getting fixed) / JL Audio TwK88 (at the moment), going into my amps to accomplish this, I had to...
  11. 06 Passat has no audio

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    my 06 passat has no sound but everything else seems to be working also how can I reset the date in the information display it is a day behind actual date was wondering if that may have anything to do with it dynaudio system
  12. Steering Wheel & Audio Mods

    B6 Garage
    Hi everyone. I have a 2010 Passat B6, and my steering wheel has no buttons. I was searching the forums and found out that i can install them, but ain't finding the right way to do so, and the correct parts i'm needing. Also, I have RCD510 radio without bluetooth and would like to install it, i...
  13. cleaning out the house and garage - a/d/s car audio subs f/s

    Misc for Sale
    Brand new never used still in the box. I have (2) of these. a/d/s a10s subs. 10" dia subs. These subs are all about sound quality vs SPL. Yes they can get loud, but they don't SLAM. If your into sound quality and are looking for that clean low tight bass, these are for you. There aren't very...
  14. cleaning out the house and garage - Kenwood car audio amps f/s

    Misc for Sale
    Kenwood car audio amps. All (4) of these amps I purchased brand new before year 2000. The KAC-823 amps were used in my car to power the whole system front and rear doors with no subs. I then added the KAC-927's. One of the KAC-927amps was used to drive all the tweeters, the second KAC-927 was...
  15. JL Audio HD600/6 Amp

    Misc for Sale
  16. Programming SWC--PAC audio

    Mobile Electronics
    Hey there, if anyone has experience with programming the steering wheel buttons for an aftermarket radio utilizing the PAC SWI-RC module, I would appreciate your input. I did a search but didn't find much. Here's what I'm dealing with. I've had a Pioneer double DIN stereo installed in our '05...
  17. JL Audio HD 900/5 Amplifier- Hurst, TX

    Misc for Sale
    For sell is a slightly used JL Audio HD900/5 amplifier. It is in like new condition. Very powerful and compact amp. Bought brand new in December of 2013 from Cartoys. If interested text me at 214.699.1719 or pm me. I want to sell local but willing to ship at buyer's expense. Asking $675 or obo.
  18. 2006 2.0T Audio Upgrade

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hi all, I am wondering if anyone has the specifications on what the woofer and tweeter dimensions are for the 2006 2.0T FSI Passat. I am seeing some different specs from different sites. Some say that the woofers in the front and rear are both 6.5" and the tweeters are 1" for front and rear...
  19. Audio system upgrade with booster

    Mobile Electronics
    Hi guys. I have a B5,5 Passat Variant. My car has the MCD navigation system with only the front speaker. I am a bit of audiophile but i really like the stock look of the car. I have also a lot of experience with previous "stealth installation" but a bit of advice are really welcome because it's...
  20. B5.5 w/ Monsoon sounds hollow/tinny after new HU install

    Mobile Electronics
    just put a new Kenwood double-din head unit in my wife's 2001 5.5. The unit works just fine but it sounds terrible. All the channels are there but the sound has no depth to it at all. I believe I connected the amp turn on lead from the Kenwood to the metro harness. Should I not have? Would...