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  1. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So we know Brembo 17z's can be adapted to the front of a b5.5, but will they work on the rear? I'm not taking about front 17z fitting on the back. I'm talking about the rear calipers (whatever model they are) off a Touareg fitting on the rear of a b5.5. The only donor Touareg in my area has the...
  2. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    The rears on my B5 sedan have much more wear than the fronts. I never had any tire wear issues with this car. Never drove under-inflated. Only inflated to 34 psi a couple of times when the trunk was loaded up with car camping gear. More detail on the two worn tires. Got 4 new tires...
  3. B5 Garage
    2004 GLX 5sp FWD For those of you who have installed PSS9's on all 4 corners, how does the metal threaded adjustment piece fit on the lower spring perch? Does this the metal piece sit metal to metal on the spring perch? And what the hell is the bolt in the center for? I assume it's to secure the...
  4. Parts For Sale
    Full grey cloth interior 2004 B5.5 - Heated Seats, Rears (w/ bolsters) & Door Panels Full grey cloth interior 2004 B5.5 - Heated Seats, Rears (w/ bolsters) & Door Panels As said, this would be great for a swap. Perfectly removed by me to swap in a leather setup. Included: 2 Front Seats 2...
  5. WTB/WTT Section
    I know it's a long shot, but if anyone has a set, or knows where I might be able to source a used set, please let me know! -Matt
  6. Parts For Sale
    b5 passat MUST HAVES---Audi S line wheel, modded GTI leather buckets, Leather rears, Valeo single mass flywheel kit 07-07-2012 07:43 AM #1 Audi S line steering wheel large splined hub (fit most b5s) mint shape, all leather and stitching is great airbag included came off a 97 a4 S package...
  7. Parts For Sale
    Audi S line steering wheel small splined hub mint shape, all leather and stitching is great airbag included, clock spring with pigtail UNCUT included came off a 2001 a4 S package $175 picked up $200 shipped lower 48 Gti Leather high bolster seats(pair) heated and side airbags leather in good...
  8. The Showroom
    Just picked up some new wheels...again! Heres some teaser pics will post up good ones after they get refinished and powder coated Specs 19x9.5 front et 35 19x11 rear et 38
  9. WTB/WTT Section
    I'll be getting an rs6 front bumper soon and I'm looking to complete the kit with sides and a rear valance. Would prefer if it was votex but I'm open to other models depending on looks and condition of the pieces. Looking to keep the cost approx. $300-$350 for everything. If anyone still has...
  10. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    I just had my cup kit installed on my b6 Wagon (1.3" Front, 1.25" Rear). When I eyeball it, and do the finger test the rears are a bit higher by about half an inch. I would have expected the fronts to be a little higher, since it's higher with the stock suspension and the difference in drop...
  11. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Do I need to reuse the rubber spring bushing at the top? I have ST coilovers and the ST adjustment piece seems to fit nicer without.
  12. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Sniffing after some 19"x11" porsche rims with et67. Would prob use 30mm adapters
  13. Wheel and Tire Forum
    Title says it. I'm just trying to decide whether to rotate my tires one more time or let it be. I have bit more tread on fronts than rears, so I expect I should leave them that way. 1.8T, FWD. I've only rotated them twice in 40k miles, and have about 12-15k miles of tread left.
  14. Mobile Electronics
    As the title says, I replaced my rear door 6.5s today and afterward my sub was not working. The sub is a kenwood with a built in amp. The sub's fuse is good and none of the wiring has come loose. Any ideas?
  15. New Member Introductions
    Thanks to Forum Sponsor Mike at importrp for hooking me up. While I await the arrival of the PBR/Axxis Metal Master pads from the other side of the country, I wanted to find out what you guys reccommend to paint/coat the center hub portion of the rotor to prevent it from rusting. Is there a...
  16. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi guys/gals, The rear passenger side door on my 99 wagon won't open from the inside nor the outside. The door pin goes up and down when locking and unlocking, but still can't open. facts: door pin goes up and down window can still go up and down interior and exterior handles move, but don't...
  17. Mobile Electronics
    I just got an audison amp and some hertz energy series comps for the front of the car. Does anybody run the fronts from and amp and rears from the deck? I am told that it will sound much better than if I tried to run all from the deck and I can adjust the amp to get the right balance. I have...
  18. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I appreciate all you guys's advice and is the main reason why i even got a VW and still own my VW passat.. i was looking at the GFBits hybrid blow off valve which they say is specially made for the 1.8t vw audis etc. I was looking on the forum to see wat people have to say about these...
  19. Wheel and Tire Forum
    I know Dub-on-Dubs had a set on his Wagon. I think he was running 235-30 w/tire stretched out. Anyone know if a 245-30 will fit with the car dropped? I looked for some old pics of his car but all i can see are red boxes?
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