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  1. WTB Front shock spring perches for b5

    WTB/WTT Section
    WTB Front upper strut bracket and shock spring perches for b5 I need the parts that the front spring sits on that is attached to the front shock for a b5. As well as a front upper strut bracket. I may buy a pair as well. ( the part the upper control arms and shock assembly mount to) Need a...
  2. Rear Perches I Can Buy Separately

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So after a little messing around because of a mistake by FK mixing up wagon vs sedan springs we are now stuck with the wrong perches. We have them out of the car right now but I carry my tools and material in my car for work so it's sitting a bit too low and I want the perches back in. The...
  3. FS: Rear Lowering Springs & Adjustable Spring Perches

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    SOLD! For Sale: Passat Rear Lowering Springs & Adjustable Spring Perches I had installed Koni coilovers on my Passat and the rear ride height on the Koni's is not adjustable. The drop was a little too much for the road around here and I was scraping over speed bumps. I was looking for a...
  4. WTB: front and rear shock bumpstops/dust boots/rubber perches

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    I need all the assorted stuff when putting a stock suspension back on. Am going from coilovers to spring/shock. Let me know.
  5. No Bumpstops? shave them?? perches?? or no perches???

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Doing a coilover install on my b5.5 and i am curious to know how everyone else rocks there set up, should i shave my bumpstops or leave the out completly, this goes for perches as well, someone please give me there input as well as pics if you have any i would love some input, thanks in advance
  6. WTB: Stock front lower spring perches

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    like the title says... it's for a B5. I'm swapping out a suspension from Konis to Bilsteins, and I need a pair of lower front shock spring perches. if you have your old stock suspension around, I need the perches off your front shocks!
  7. Easiest way to remove rear lower perches?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Searched heavily to no avail. I thought I would be able to do it tonight, but tried and did not succeed so I'll have to give it a go tomorrow. I jacked up both sides of the car and unbolted the bottom shock bolts. Then I tried to pry that puppy out, but it was a PIA. Should I just take the...
  8. WTB: MKIV upper rear spring perches

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    looking for 2-4 OE ones. Shipping to 21009.
  9. Early vs late vin spring perches (help needed)

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    There was a thread a while back that outlined the difference between the two, does anyone have a link to it? Specifically my question is, if I have a MY 2000 B5, what perches do I have. Was it split mid year? Saturday I'm going to be installing new struts/springs in the car. I have the...
  10. WTB Spring perches

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    Title says is all need new spring perches
  11. WTB: early vin spring perches

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    I'm looking for a source for new or preferably less expensive used perches for the front struts. Early VIN! I'm looking to do some H&R OE's with the older perches on a B5.5 - Thks.
  12. WTB: Early Vin Perches (spring seats) passat sedan

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    hey ppl im lookin for the pair of spring perches (early vin) pre 2000 year. They are the lower spring seats...and packing. I need this to help solve the rake problem on my 02 passat. I believe the part number is 8D0 412 103 B i am willing to pay for shipping..if the price is right...
  13. Bilstein w/Adjustable Perches vs. Sports

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Is there a difference in ride height? I mean, I'm looking for a slightly raked look for my B5.5 1.8T. The Bilsteins w/ adjustable perches are about $70 more than the bilstein sports. I would love to apply that extra money to another "much needed" mod. ;) Please help me determine which route...
  14. Late B5- Do front perches always have to be changed

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    My application is a late vin 2000 B5 wagon, V6, FWD, tiptronic. I installed Bilstein sports without the adjustable perch positions. The springs on the car are H&R OE sport sedan springs. The drop is close to even, with just slightly more drop in the rear. I will be purchasing a new set of...
  15. WTT: My Koni shocks for Bilstein w/ perches

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    I know its a long shot, but I figured i would try. I installed my system and right now the back is slightly lower then the front due to the extra weight. I would like to get the bilsteins so I can drop the front another .5'' or whatever thoose perches drop it. So if anyone is intrested in a...
  16. Are perches part of the strut, shock, or spring?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Anybody have a diagram that shows the Passat strut assy? I'm having difficulties understand the lowering issues with our cars. People are saying things about lower perches affecting ride height, so my questions are: 1. Is the perch built into the strut and is non removable? How does perch...
  17. SOLD: Brand new low-vin perches and packing

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    $100 shipped.
  18. anyone running bilsteins with adjustable perches???

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    :roll: hey whats up. i just am trying to figure out the problem with my install. h&r sport springs with bilstein sports all the way around. im getting alot of slop and bounce up front afterwards. almost like a bottoming out. i called a performance shop in c.a and the kid said something...