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  1. Mobile Electronics
    Faulty Head Unit or speakers. Ideal output for stock speakers? I started this thread when I thought I had blown my driver's door tweeter. I replaced it and it seems to be good now but I have since been going out of mind trying to determine the source of more crackling coming in particular, it...
  2. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Mine is at 190F always after driving. But engine becomes hot to touch. But is 190F right? Just making sure.
  3. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello I have a problem whit rpm. When i drive and take gear out and let it role free the rpm will be 1200-1500. When the car stops, rpm will slowly fall down. When i turn AC on, then the rpm woun't stay up on 1200-1500rpm. I have replaced the MAF and the vagcom doesnt give me any errors. Has...
  4. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I want to raise my B5 back up (1999 V6 sedan) but not use the stock springs. Currently Im on the most aggressive neuspeed springs which are just too damn low and give me terrible inner tire wear (too much camber). Whats the ideal height so that I wont get tons of negative camber? Do I need to...
  5. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    What is the ideal RPM or speed to get the best fuel economy on a 2002 - Wagon B5.5 - 1.8T? Taking a road trip and want to get the best possible gas mileage.... Thanks, Matt
  6. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I purchased a set of Bilsteins this past weekend and would like to get a set of springs that can be used for autocross. Is there a set of springs other than H&R or Neuspeed that won't dramatically lower my car, yet increases the spring rate. Can the SRS Springs be used with Bilsteins sports...
  7. Wheel and Tire Forum
    What is the ideal tire pressure for a 215/45 on 17x7.5 on all season tire (yoko avidh4s) Currently, all four are set at 28 all around-- although quite comfy, i feel that perhaps that pressure is too low and maybe unsafe for this size tire or am I okay at that pressure? i want the setting in...
  8. Europe
    I have posted a list of useful car related translations for people looking at German / English Motor / engine Ansagbrucke / intake manifold Abgaskrummer /exhaust manifold Kabelbaum / loom Steuergerat / electrics Stossdampfer / bumper Stosstange / bumper Auspuff / exhaust...
  9. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I'm looking to get some wheel spacers from and they have a variety of widths. I want to push my stock wheels (02 1.8t) out so they are flush with the fender wells. What is a "good" typical width I need to look for vs. what it will actually look like? Thanks ya'll :wink:
  10. Mobile Electronics
    These are pics from an A4 Avant. Has anyone built anything like this? Any pics you can share?
  11. Wheel and Tire Forum
    I understand that lighter is better, but usually more expensive. So for a combined 16" wheel tire weight, what would be a good acception. 40lbs, 50lbs? Concerns, Fuel economy, and handeling compared to stock 15's I don't know. Any thoughts
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