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  1. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey guys, i've been on passatworld for a while, but didnt post so much. I always find guys here are very helpful and kind. i can find almost everything i need only by search function, but not for this... I'm reticently trying to upgrade my brake system to Boxster's for my B5.5. I did the...
  2. Car Reviews & Videos
    Read the complete 2013 Porsche Boxster Review at
  3. Parts For Sale
    I used to be a B5 passat owner so I thought I'd throw these out there and see if anyone is interested in them! I am looking to sell/trade my Black Leather Porsche Boxster front seats. I had them in my MK5 GTI. Seats are wired for power and I will include the OEM Porsche wiring harnesses as well...
  4. Parts For Sale
    Porsche (Brembo) Boxster Calipers FS $500 OBO Selling my Porsche Brembo Calipers I bought about 5 years ago from ECS (go to ECS tuning site if you need more info. They came off my B5 Passat. It comes with all the Hardware and Adapter. I recently grit blasted it using 240 grit aluminum oxide...
  5. Parts For Sale
    This is from a 2003 but it goes from 1997-2004 Porsche Boxster 986 Front Brake Calipers This set was pulled from a 98 986 with low mileage. Both calipers are in good working order with no damage. One of the brake cables is clipped. These Brembo brake Calipers would make excellent replacements...
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  7. B5 Garage
    i've got the 986 boxster calipers now and done a search but cant seem to find the exact answer. :bowdown: 1. for using the pad sensor, do i need to use back the porsche pad sensor or the old passat pad sensor ? any fitting problems to the b5? 2. for the brake lines, what lines should i be...
  8. Parts For Sale
    Porsche Boxster Calipers and Brackets, excellent condition, a bit dirty, but no issue. Asking $750 Paypal Verified member since 2001 Ryan
  9. Classified Archive
    SOLD----------------------------------------------Porsche Boxster Brembo Calipers (2) Porsche Boxster Brembo Calipers (2), included: pads, pins, clips, sensors. $SOLDshipped Ryan
  10. Anything Auto
    LA Preview: Porsche reveals new lightweight Boxster Spyder (w/ more pics & video) Never did understand this auto industry game with the model year numbering. Anyway... If the current Boxster S has 10 fewer hp, weighs almost 200 lbs more, and in proves that it reaches 60 mph in 4.1 sec...
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    This is a big brake kit taken off my recently sold 2005 VW Passat Wagon TDI. The kit has 20k km on it. It is from ECS tuning in the US and retails for $1275. Asking $500. ECS Tuning Stage 2 version 1 kit includes: CNC machined 7075 aluminium caliper brackets Porsche Monobloc Boxster caliper...
  13. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Im working on getting all the parts for my BBK. A couple of months ago when I looked ECS tuning had the hardware kits for these, but it now seems to be gone from the site. I sent them and email and did not get a response. Anyone have any idea where I can pick these up? Thanks Ethan
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    SOLD SOLD SOLD for sale front calipers off porsche boxster. its very popular/affordable BBK setup, uses 312x25mm rotors can help gather the rest of the kit for cheap. PM or email slayerrule at asking $350 or best offer
  15. Anything Auto
    All manual, of course! I won't be getting rid of my beloved '02 1.8t anytime soon but I just had a major itch to drive these German masterpieces since I drive by them EVERY day M-F. I couldn't take it anymore. They all were just asking for it. First of all, it was the first time I ever drove...
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    Sold to quality_sound
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  18. Anything Auto
    Because we all love the Tsukuba battles:
  19. Anything Auto
    Any first hand experiences? I found this: Doesn't seem too bad. It looks like its lifetime timing chains, tranny fluid every 90k. Also, anyone have a list of year-to-year changes? I'm wondering what year they started including a glass rear window...
  20. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Just started to assemble the parts for by boxster front brake upgrade. Got the calipers and brackets and about to order discs,pads & brakelines. Have seen HermanH's writeup but I'm sure I saw another one detailing changing the bleed nipples and connecting lines round for VW applications but...