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  1. Kyb shocks

    B5 Garage
    I have a 2002 1.8t I bought a set of kybs they did not come with spring seats. I have bilstien sports on currently and can't remember if the spring seats are removable. If they don't should I buy some used oem ones and snatch them off those Sent from Free App
  2. '99 to '98 OEM to KYB swap?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    '99 FWD Auto/TipT, OEM shocks & struts have 145k miles, I have just replaced front end with full meyle HD kit. I have been pulling parts off a '98 5 spd at local junk jard. Noticed it had KYB shocks and struts all the way around. Since its just 4 bolts to change out on each side would it be...
  3. FS: KYB shocks for FWD

    Parts For Sale
    FS: KYB front shocks for B5 FWD.....virtually new, less than 3k miles These go for $200 new......selling mine for $125 + shipping from 91723 :salute:
  4. Bilstein, Boge or KYB shocks?

    Anything Auto
    Which have you used and how happy are you with them?? Bilstein HD, I don't know if Boge has a line other than the sach branded ones, which these are not, and KYB gr-2. Thanks!
  5. F/S: B5 Vogtland springs, KYB shocks, DV, B5.5 Grill, Side bumper markers

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    F/S: B5 Vogtland springs, KYB shocks, DV, B5.5 Grill, Side bumper markers and more Ok guys I have some stuff for sale for B5's and B5.5's, all prices are OBO so if you see something you need/want make me an offer. B5 specific NEW KYB GR-2 Front Shocks, p/n 341207, fits 98-00 FWD Sedan - SOLD...
  6. Sedan and Variant KYB shock absorbers

    B5 Garage
    Hello, I have a 1998 Passat wagon/variant, with the 1.8t engine and manual transmission. I have done a lot of work on this car and I like it a lot. She's in need of new shocks, I am very confused, KYB says their shocks don't fit in the wagon, everybody else says the wagon and the sedan uses the...
  7. KYB Struts Different Size?

    B5 Garage
    I'm perplexed - recently bought a set of KYB GR-2 struts for my 2000 VW Passat GLX. When I removed the OEM struts, when compared to the KYB's - the KYB's are about ~2" longer? Has anyone seen this before? Assuming they were still the right part, I went ahead and assembled the struts the exact...
  8. FS-(2) rear kyb gr-2 shocks

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    i just bought them brand new unmounted from here last week, but i decided to go with Bilstein shocks instead. so these need to go. Part number for the shocks is 343281 Link to what cars the shocks are supposed to fit: ***will not...
  9. KYB Shocks - Question

    B5 Garage
    So recently I installed a set of KYB GR2 shocks front and rear on my 02 GLX. Either I am going :crazy: crazy :icon_eek: or the car is actually higher. Has anyone experienced this where the car seems higher off the ground once the KYBs are installed. Someone I know said he put KYBs on his car...
  10. FS: Stock Springs/Shocks, Kyb shocks

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    I'm on my sports suspension now so im getting rid of all four stock springs and shocks, and also selling 3 kyb gr2 shocks (1 front 2 rear). came off of a 2000 2.8 v6 with 50 k on it last month. kyb's have approx. 1k on them. edit: asking 125$ for stock shocks 100$ for springs 100$ for the...
  11. FS: KYB GR2 shocks and strut inserts

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    i bought these in july to put on my car for waterfest to replace my blown rear shocks. I installed the rears and found that they are much softer than i'm accustomed to (coilovers and bags are my thing). Moving on to koni yellows at full-stiff. these are a great upgrade for a stock suspension...
  12. Feeler. KYB GR2 Shocks/Struts

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    i am planning on swapping out my suspension for coilovers. i have KYB GR2 shocks/struts for sale they were for a 2002 1.8t passat sedan. I have used them for roughly less then 3500 miles. I bought them and had them installed 7 months ago. They ride well...a little stiff at times. i am willing...
  13. has any1 tried KYB's

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    ive been searching for a suspension kit and i found a kit on ebay that has vogtland springs, and kyb gr2 shocks. i havent seen any1 with kyb's and searched this forum to see if any1 has, what do u guys think about the whole combo ?
  14. KYB GR-2 Shocks/Vogtland Springs Opinions Please

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    First off just want to say great site. I have been roaming around here for a couple of months now, even though I only bought my Passat less than a month ago. Thanks to this site I already have a long list of future mods. I already have wheels, and tint on the car and audio equipment in the...
  15. FS: H&R Sport Springs / KYB GR2s

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  16. KYB GR2 shocks?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello everyone; I tried to do a search on these shocks, but i coudln't find anything on them. Is there anyone out there that is using them presently that can give me some feedback? I know there are several different choices of shocks that i can look in, but i preffer experience. Take in...
  17. KYB Shocks????

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Does anyone know about the quality of these or has anyone used them?
  18. Your thoughts on KYB GR-2 shocks/struts

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I did a search on KYB and didn't receive any results. I know of a GTI owner that likes them with his H&R springs but I was wondering if any one here has an opinion of them on a Passat. I wanted to use them with Neuspeed sport springs.
  19. KYB Shocks for B5 - Experiences/Opinions

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi all, I was getting ready to order a set of Eibach when I saw this Ebay auction for KYB shocks ... it's half of what I was getting ready to spend on the Eibachs...
  20. KYB GR-2 Shocks/Struts?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey Guys. Any idea if these are any good? Some people swear by Bilstein, some people swear by these, some people swear by Koni. I know the Bilstein Twin Tubes are not that great, at least not as good as the Bilstein Sports. But I saw these on another site and was wondering if these were any...