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  1. Roof rack / hitch rack

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I've always rode bmx so it was super easy to just toss a 20" bike in the back(or even a few) but I've gotten into big bikes lately and a 29" mountain bike just doesn't fit well. I have a b5.5 wagon with roof rails but I need the cross bars or a hitch... What's my cheapest option? Does anyone...
  2. Seeking B5.5 towbar / hitch advice

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Seeking comments from those who have installed either Westfalia or Bosal hitches. My vehicle: 2005, B5.5, TDI, Wagon, FWD. I’ve been doing some looking – would like to add a hitch, and like the invisibility of the “euro” hitches. (There are a number of less-expensive hitches which end up with...
  3. F/S: B5 Passat Curt Tow Hitch

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    I had this put away for few years and it won't fit my current model (4motion) so somebody come scoop this up, Not really trying to ship due to weight located in Brooklyn NY comes with hardware $60
  4. Please help with installing hitch receiver

    B5 Garage
    I have purchased hitch receiver at etrailer.com :-) I need it to carry my 2 bicycles with me. It arrived with instructions, which are not super clear... http://www.hitchpro.net/Application/support/instructions/N24698.pdf Before I phone them tomorrow, can you read it over and maybe tell me what...
  5. Trailer hitch for W8?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I've noticed that it's hard to find trailer hitch mounts in the U.S. for some Passat models. Particularly any of the all-wheel drive models. I have a W8, which is like a unicorn here in the North America. Does anybody know if there's even a hitch mount available for these? Or am I wasting my...
  6. Passat B5.5 and B5 Trailer hitch for sale

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  7. Should I install a hitch?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi guys. I haven't posted on here in some time, which means all the other fixes that this site has helped me through are holding. No water leaks in over a year (knocking on wood). Also, no new headaches have shown up - the car is running well. :thumbup: Well, I don't drive the car much...
  8. Westfalia hitch

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    hi everyone . just wanted to point out there is Westphalia hitch for sale for B 6 & B 5 on Craigslist in Chicago for anyone who is interested.
  9. VW Passat Wagon hitch bike carrier question

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    Hello, everybody! I have a 2008 VW Passat Wagon (I was told it's pretty similar to 2007 model). I am considering installing a 1.25" hitch and buying a rear bike carrier that is then installed on the hitch. However, I need to carry 4 bikes. The 1.25" hitch for this car is Class-I rated. The bike...
  10. looking to put on a hitch.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    2000 GLS Variant V6 2.8 manuel transmission 209,000 miles im looking to put in a hitch to do some light towing, under 2000 pounds. anyone have referance to a good brand, or tips to an easier install. im not looking to put one on yet, it will be next spring.
  11. B6 3.6L 4 motion wagon trailer hitch

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Can anybody throw some light on the issue why there aren't any trailer hitches available in the US for the 3.6L 4 motion Passat wagon? There is a model available from the European Westfalia and I have heard of a Canadian manufacturer but nothing in the US. The Westfalian model is very pricy...
  12. What are the Trailer Hitch differences between 4 motion and FWD sedan?

    B5 Garage
    How is the FWD Passat sedan different from the Passat 4 motion sedan when it comes to mounting the following hitch: Curt MFG 11076 - 2000-2005 Volkswagen Passat 4Motion sedan (except W8, TDI) - Class 1 Trailer Hitch | SuspensionConnection.com Apparently, the hitch above is not compatible with...
  13. B6 4Motion trailer hitch question

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    I am looking for a hitch for my 07 Wagon, and don't want to pay the $$$ for a westfalia hitch from eurohitches. I found this hitch from PF Jones in the UK. Even with shipping it is $350 less than the westfalia hitch from eurohitches. Has anyone purchased one of these? Or have any knowledge or...
  14. Trailer Hitch for B6 3.6 4mo Wagon?

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    I am searching for a trailer hitch for my 07 3.6 4mo wagon. The only one I can find is the Westfalia for $600+. Are there any other options out there? :confused: Has anyone bought a hitch for fwd and fabricated it to mount for 4mo drive train? Any custom hitch shops in Chicago area that could...
  15. Tow Hitch - DIY - Reto Fit or Dealership

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Ladies and gents I would like to table the following question: What are the Pro's and Cons's of installing a tow hitch by the following methods: DIY::wrench: Hardware: Where to buy? Installation guides? Electrics: What Type? Bypass relay ? Retro Fit::whistle: Hardware? Where to get...
  16. Hitch for a 1.8t 1999 passat

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I need to buy a high for my 1.8t Aeb engine style Anyone know a cheap place to get them? Found one for a 2.0 for only 75 bucks but idk if it will work for my car. Does anyone know if it will? Any suggestion are welcome thanks in advice
  17. 2004 Passat trailer hitch kit - $75

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    I'm selling a Hidden Hitch brand trailer hitch. All mounting hardware is included and pictured. This was off of my 2004 VW Passat. It will likely fit other years Audi A4. It may fit other vehicles as well. I cannot advise on what other years or models it will fit specifically, so please do your...
  18. Building a custom hitch for a B5.5 Wagon

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    This is something I've been thinking hard about this year since my roof rack needs to be replaced. This project started since I need to haul 4-bikes on occasion. The commericially available hitches don't suggest running more than a 2/3-bike rack due to the torque induced on the spare tire...
  19. B5 Trailer Hitch $75

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