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  1. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    I just completed my hid upgrade, now to find out I need vag-com and sw to enable them, I live in SI NY and would like to know if anyone has a vag-com and can help me setup my hids, I have a 2006 passat 2,0 T, thx
  2. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    I am sure this was asked a million times and I missed it.. I am gearing up to do the HID swap.. I would love to do the 55w but will I melt anything? Anyone have pics of a passat with 55w? thanks
  3. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    If i put an hid kit into my 2003 3 vw passat would the daytime running lights then be hid or do they run off of different bulbs? also i want to get a pair of halo projector headlights and would the dtrls control the halo's or is it a completely different bulb for the halo themselves and what...
  4. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    I installed my new DDM 5000K HIDs in the Passat tonight. Which German whiz kid had the bright idea to use H7 bulbs in a blind hole? Good Lord what a PITA!!! :crazy: Gonna do the "xenon no shutter" dance with the VAGCOM tomorrow as I left the laptop and cable at work. Next: HID fogs...
  5. Parts For Sale
    SOLD!!!! SOLD!!!! SOLD!!!! Hello, I have a pair of Euro HID headlights for B5.5, these do not have ballasts, or bulbs.... $250+ shipping, on to the pics, This shows the back cover tab on driver's side broken this is not a mounting tab it is for the cover... These are European & have...
  6. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi I have a 99 1.8T and I have been told to disable the daytime running lights so that they dont burn out the ballasts. How do I do that, and is it true? I dont want my HIDs on all the time either so a little help for an HID noob?:confused:
  7. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey all, I tried removing my front bumper on my 2004 Passat to put in my HIDs and was basically there until I ran into problems with the screws that attach the grill to the bumper that are like between the grill and the headlight. These screws have a nut on them and I figured I could just keep...
  8. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I'm thinking about upgrading the headlights in my 2001.5 Passat. My last 4 cars had factory HIDs, and I'm not that thrilled with the output of the standard lights that the Passat has. I don't have a problem with the lights being fogged up or anything--they just don't light up the road like I'm...
  9. Parts For Sale
    S O L D !!! S O L D !!! S O L D !!! S O L D !!! S O L D !!! OEM Hella HID's from a domestic W8 Lenses clear, non-pitted, non yellowed. Includes working bulbs AND integrated ballasts
  10. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I've heard having HIDs as DRLs as the passat is bad for the HID bulb because DRLs are low beams at 50%. Any truth in this? Cant be asked to take the relay out :salute:
  11. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    im wanting to change mine out but dont know where to start looking for the parts. anyone know a good site i can go to? also, post pics so i can see what yours look like
  12. Classified Archive
    Im in need of 2 of the alternative wire relays from the HID kits at the groupbuy. If I can just cover shipping that would be great but if you want to sell them versus giving them away let me know.
  13. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I cannot figure out what style bulb goes in the new S5 devil eye low beams. I want to do the HID kits form the group buy and I know its not the same as the H7s for the OEM headlights. does anyone know? also what about the fog lights? thanks! dang it! I finally found this right after...
  14. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    who as switched from 35w to 55w hids and are you happy about your decision? What temp were/are you using? im specifically looking for opinions from a b5.5 owner but all welcome to answer. They may even help someone else in the future. I'm thinking about going from 35w 5k to 55w 5k or 6k. I'm...
  15. Classified Archive
    For sale: 1999 Passat Sedan GLS 137,000 miles, great driving condition. Shows expected wear for 11 years. Mods include: • OEM Xenon Headlights (HIDs) • Clear corners • Clear sidemarkers • Badgeless grill • VDO boost gauge • Neuspeed Sport springs • Zimmerman cross-drilled rotors (front & back)...
  16. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    After driving with literally safety-hazard-headlights that were so clouded and yellowed I could barely tell if my headlights were on or not, even in the darkest, least lit areas of the city (even worse in the rain), I finally spent the money on some HIDs (low beams are 6000K, high beams are H7...
  17. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    whats the best brand i put in fogs and head lights but the fogs went already they were only like 80 bucks and 2 diff ballasts.... anyone have a reliable company website for them:confused: I did have my car vag comed for the switch jus need the set again thanks -Nick
  18. B6 Garage
    :confused:Hey guys - I've lurked around here for a while and read most of the "HID help" threads and I'm still completely lost... All the threads got kind of hectic with one person saying they had no problems, the next saying disable DLRs to get rid of flickering, pulling relay 173, etc etc...
  19. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Thinking of getting in on the projector group buy with the pre installed hids. But i want to throw my hids in the hi beams so i need to know what temp i have now, they are a tad bit more aquaish looking than the pic but it shouldnt be that far off right?
  20. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey guys, My 55 watt hids arrived this afternoon. I'm going to be installing them within the hour. My question has to do with the stock b5.5 wiring. Do you guys think i will need to use a relay harness with the 55 watt setup? I currently have 35 watt hids in my passat now without a relay...
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