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  1. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have a 2003 Passat W8. Got it a few weeks ago used. The Head lights weren't not working but I thought that can't be that much money to fix it so I got the car anyway. I've could not be more wrong. Went to a Repair shop to get the light's fixed (there's a lot of Plastic in the motor...
  2. New Member Introductions
    Can anyone please tell me what the 3rd 'stranded fiber wire' is on the W8 Bi-xenon ballast harnes? Yes I cut it. :mad:
  3. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have an '03 Passat W8 Wagon which I just pulled apart the whole front end to replace the HID bulbs which had burnt out. It appears the ballast are also worn because the lights don't aways come on first time. I have to lightly pull the emergency brake to turn them off, they release and they...
  4. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    I just got my ballast replaced at the garage (I supplied the ballast from ebay) and they said that I need to take it to a VW dealer to get it coded as it has not been coded. I have vcds and have tried to code it myself by clicking coding on Xenon Range selecting the module listed as ID-L fehlt...
  5. B5 Garage
    I have the stock Hella HID lamps in my '03 W8 Passat. I was having issues with the passenger side not coming on reliably. A quick reset using the parking brake to turn them off, and allowing them to turn back on would usually fix it and both lamps would come on. Then the drivers side started...
  6. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Sick of my dim halogen headlights, I finally decided to buy the VVME digital slim HID kit. I figured for ~$50, including the optional harness, it wasn't a big expenditure. Well, the install took me 5 hours! Mostly because of two reasons: The freaking bulb holders are a horrible design and...
  7. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So ive previously posted threads about my DDM 55W 6000K HID kit. I have removed the 173 relay now, but after reading up on some threads debating over deciding on 55W and 35W im wondering if the 55W will cause any damage to my projectors or wiring. Will this really be an issue ? And under what...
  8. B5 Garage
    So my drivers side headlight works when it wants to and i've come to the conclusion i have a bad ballast. I was wondering if anyone knew if the ballast packages from vvme were w8 compatible, or if anyone knew of any other kind :wrench:
  9. The Showroom
    I recently purchased a DEPO angel eye xenon headlights for my baby and need some photos, suggestions about wire installation, where to put a bunch of wires. For me it's a really headache because there no place to put everything, my right bulb is flashing from green to blue because ballast is...
  10. Parts For Sale
    Hey Guys I have a couple Hella Xenon Ballast I am selling. These Ballasts are actually Brand New never been used. Just have some scratches on them. The Hella part number for these is H55760611. These are selling for over $400.00 on Amazon and other websites. I just want $125.00 a piece and I'll...
  11. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I was wondering if anyone knew of a good place to get an HID ballast for the OE HID's on the Passats. Takes the D2S bulb. I have the passanger side one that doesn't always turn on, you pull on the Ebrake, and let go it will come on so I know that the ballast is bad. I checked at the dealer...
  12. New Member Introductions
    Hi Guys can anyone help me i'm from dublin ireland and am not very auto tech minded, any help would be very much appreciated as i'm really stuck. basically i bought a passat sport last year, lovely well spec'd car all the extras inc factory fitted xenon HID headlights, what i didn't realise is...
  13. B5 Garage
    One of my HID headlights is crappin' out and wondering if anyone had some input as to whether the bulb or ballast is the issue. The bulb flares up slightly but then flickers and goes out instead of turning on and gaining intensity as it should. Figured I'd see if anyone knew for sure whats...
  14. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Am missing a ballast bracket for OEM B5 Hella HID headlamps. Anyone know if the part number is 3B7 941 613? Am trying to track this down... Thanks.
  15. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    anyone can post where do you mount all your HID ballast inside ur V6 engine bay ? seems like there is almost no room for the ballast inside there. anyone can share pict with me ??? :thumbup: :whistle:
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