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  1. Konis and bad roads

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I'm going crazy with this after all the research I've done. My mechanic, a VW specialist who has raced porsches, strongly suggested I NOT install Konis given how terrible the roads are around here (upstate NY). I'm not looking to go lower or track the car, just want a comfortable, tight setup...
  2. Yellow Konis

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    I have decided to drop the Passat even more so I am selling my Koni Yellow Sport Suspension. Front and rear is a 1.4" Drop. I have only driven about 14k miles on them. These will fit any B5 or B5.5 except 4 motion. These include the Springs and Shocks. The Shocks are adjustable for comfort...
  3. Konis and neuspeeds

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    Just found on craigslist, check this out:
  4. want to buy Konis but....

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Im of course shopping around and trying to get teh best price. MjmAutohaus has the Koni FSD's for 699.99 with Free shipping and A Torque mount. Problem is they are saying those Shocks are the same application for Jetta's and rabbits, also the other part numbers i have seen for the shocks are...
  5. Losing traction due to front end lift, can I adjust my konis to compensate??

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have a b5.5 chipped with some mods, in first gear it loses traction easily and cant put all the power to ground. Going to the drag strip next friday night with a few buddies with modded cars, so I want to adjust the car before then. I plan to also remove the front left grill and fog light to...
  6. konis paid for themselves today on the highway

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Was coming home tonight, it was dark, doing about 75mph when the Mercedes SLK infront of me swerve right really quick and back into our lane. As soon as I see him do this, I know hes trying to avoid something, i immediately swerve right just like him around the ladder that was sitting in the...
  7. 1yr old Konis, blown seals already?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Recently I noted my front brake rotors weren't looking so shiny. They seem to have a dull rather than shiny appearance and there are areas of gray spotting/streaking on them which don't really seem to clear up even with use. They're over 4yrs old and have weathered as many New England winters...
  8. Adjusting Konis

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I had Koni shocks and Eibach springs installed on my 2003 1.8T GLS at about 17K miles. When installed, I had the Konis adjusted to one-half turn from full soft at each corner. I am now at 82K and I wonder whether the Konis have kept the same stiffness for all 65K miles or whether they may have...
  9. best place to buy new eibach and konis?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I'm about to drop the car, since I need new dampers anyway. it's a 99 V6 5 speed, and I'm thinking koni dampers and eibach springs - I want a moderate drop and I want to keep a ride close to stock, since I drive 120 miles a day. any suggestions on where to buy this setup?
  10. FS: 2003 1.8T GLS Sedan w/new Konis, Neuspeeds and tires/North Carolina

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    I have this listed on Autotrader for $14,995 but would sell for $14,495 to any discerning PassatWorld Forum member. It's a 5-speed GLS (sunroof, power windows, mirrors, door locks, heated seats etc.) with a bit more than 39K miles, in great condition. Just put on more than $1,000 worth of Koni...
  11. Bilsteins or Konis...???

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    my 99 v6 5 spd is lookin' to get a new look... it is time to drop (and NOT roll! ;o) - but the question is, which manufacturer (Koni and Bilstein seem to be held in the highest regard here) provides a ride that is not too much dissimilar from the factory setup? I am looking to replace the...
  12. neuspeed sports, konis and 18s will they rub?

    Wheel and Tire Forum
    So I'm looking to drop my car since I got my rims and everybody lovingly said it looks like a touareg..I was going to grab the neuspeed sports and konis from the gb's, but first wanted to see if anyone thought I might have any rubbing issues. The rims are 18x8 with an offset of 40mm. Thanks...
  13. Passat lowered!! Neuspeed Sports+Konis

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Got my baby lowered today. Neuspeed Sports and Koni adjustable shocks. Currently pimping on stock 15"s :nervous: but will get some nice mesh 18"s when damn Michigan winter is gone. I love how it drives. It seems a little more bouncy on some of the rougher streets, but overall it drives...
  14. H+R Sports and/ Or the Konis are just too harsh! Advice..

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I put on H+R Sports and Koni Adjustables on my 01.5 passat a while back and while it was fun for a while, but I want a softer ride again. I DO NOT want the car back like when it was stock, but something inbetween would be nice. Or maybe my Konis are just set to firm.... but I think it is the...
  15. Ordered 1BE springs, bump stops,konis & PureMS stress ba

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So many choices....I did not want a big drop because of the snow. My 99 V630V TIP has neuspeed rear 28mm & front sway bar, meyle HD all metal tierod ends, Bilstein HD's, stock springs. It handles pretty good, it's just too high and the ride is a little too firm on rough Milwaukee city streets. I...
  16. WTB: Used Konis or Bilstein Shocks

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    Hi All, Now that i've got a good deal with some Neuspeed Sports Springs, i'll need some shocks to go with them. Anybody parting with their shocks let me the KM's/Miles travelled and send me picture. I'll pay for all shipping costs to Australia. Thanks
  17. help:how do I adjust my new konis?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I just bought a set of koni adj shocks from gb. I will be using it with neu-sport springs how do I adjust the shocks to its soft setting? Thank you for your help Ben
  18. 4mo lowered with H&R and Konis

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So Paul (PZ) put some blood and sweat into this install yesterday. I'm not kidding about the blood either. Hoping the rears settle a little more. But I've been really liking the results so far. What a different drive now! edit: changed link to pic
  19. Anyone with Adjustable Konis?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Anyone here running on the adjustable Konis? How exactly do they work? I have Eibach springs on my in need of new shocks.