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  1. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Well, I've heard good and bad things about them... particularly their Chinese-manufactured parts. What's the opinion on here? As far as I know, they're not an OEM supplier, and most of their stuff is made in China... I know a lot of people on here are running their tie rod ends and control...
  2. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi I'm in the market for new headlights, not willing to keep having to restore the stockies. Anyhow, can anyone with the Anzos or anyone that knows about them tell me if they are pretty good quality? Do they oxidize/haze at all over time? Was interested in the Depos but I recently saw a set in...
  3. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    i came across this on AZ- unfortunately it doesnt shock me another large company is having their products manufactured in countries such as China/Mexico etc where the labor rate is cheap & the quality of the goods surfers, as well as the quality control & assurance. I work at a company that...
  4. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    If i change my oem cd player to a good brand cd/mp3 player (good means sony,pioneer,clarion,alpine and others) it will affect the sound quality? i have a friend who changed the cassette player to cd player and the sound was not as good like before!? I`m using some crap fm transmitter and i have...
  5. USA - East
    I need to change my tie rod ends and front control arms and change my shocks/springs with a set I have already purchased. If anyone can recommend a good shop I can go to while I'm there this week or if anyone wants to do this work post here please. Thanks for looking! :wrench:
  6. Anything Auto
    I stopped by Stevens Creek Audi in San Jose and there in the showroom are a pair of R8's. One is white with the V8, but the other is a Black with CF wing panels (flared out) and CF accents in the interior (door handles). I started to take pics and decided a cell phone camera is just not good so...
  7. B5 Garage
    Well, my last post the car had failed miserably and left us stranded on the side of the road. One coil pack later, it ran better but still something was wrong. It now has a high pitched whine that accompanies the engine that mimics the rpms. It sounds like a really, really loud turbo. Also...
  8. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello all, I am looking for an upgrade to the OEM grill, specifically a badgeless one with chrome slats and surround. Through searches and websites I have found one by FK and one by JOM. I am new to the Euro tuner scene and have no idea which one of these would be a better quality upgrade...
  9. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    My daughter's A4 looks to be in dire need of upper control arms - bushings are shot, and at least one boot has started to collapse. where's the best price for heavy duty Meyles control arms nowadays? anyone bought recently?
  10. Wheel and Tire Forum
    Hi all, I've been purusing ebay this morning at the office, and came across some good deals, I think. Has anyone here ever bought any wheels from Wheels and Caps? One good deal...
  11. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Taking the day off from work friday to do the following: Flush braking system Replace rear rotors and pads Replace front rotors and pads, replace passenger side brake hose Wash the wheels off the car and detail them Wash and detail the exterior I'm hoping that replacing that brake hose cures...
  12. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    SORRY if this is in the wrong forum. ECS price is $529 for Febi or Meyle kit. Febi has free shipping AND includes sway bar links, is Meyle that much better? ANY ADVICE APPRECIATED!! -Tom
  13. Dealerships and Service
    Does anyone know of a good tint shop in the DC-Metro area, I need a place that will do 20% all the way around, that wont be too expensive... please and thank you!
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