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  1. Glasspack resonator

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Will a 25in glasspack fit as a resonator or will I need something smaller? I'm want to replace the resonator.
  2. Glasspack question

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So I finally got my suitcase resonator removed (man that thing is heavy) and replaced it with a straight pipe along with replacing the stock muffler with a straight through muffler. Being that my passat is a v6, the drone is ridiculously loud and would probably be unbearable in the long run...
  3. Delete resonator?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey everyone, lookin for some input here. I took out the stock exhaust pipe (dual tip case) and installed a thrush glasspack in place of it. A buddy of mine suggested deleting the resonator for more sound and to drop some weight as well. I did some research and just want some input on if it was...
  4. Resonator Delete

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Anyone in Queens, NY know of a good shop that would do a resonator delete for an affordable price ? And should I also add a magnaflow glasspack as a replacement or straight pipe it ?
  5. Muffler? or Resonator?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have a 2000 passat 2.8L V6 and im looking for a new sound. Im pretty sure that im going to get a glass pack but im not sure if i should swap out my muffler for my glass pack? or if i should just leave my muffler and take out my resonator and replace it with a glass pack. Any suggestions?
  6. Going to straight pipe today, what do I need?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So today i am going to remove the suitcase resonator, and was wondering do i just need to buy a flex pipe? and what size? I know there will be some highway drone but we are just "test piping" it for now, so no welding until I am happy with the sound. Any help would be greatly appreciated...
  7. B5 OEM Resonator and Muffler for sale

    Parts For Sale
    well i straight piped my 1.8t so no need for my muffler and resonator to sit around in my garage $40 $20/ea. obo pm or call/text and pick up only picture & and contact info 98-01 1.8t Passat Muffler & Resonator ***SOLD***
  8. Test pipe and resonator delete setup for a k04 ok?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Will my system suffice for a k04 pc16 upgrade? I got rid of suit case resonator and will get test pipe.
  9. Passat VR6 fsi dsg 4motion exhaust!

    Volkswagen Passat CC Discussion
    Hi all, sorry for the ignorance of this post. Basically I have a few questions I am hoping to get some help with. 1. I am buying a 2009/2010 VR6 fsi dsg 4motion in a couple weeks and wanna know about the limited exhaust mod options out there - custom included. I know that a common option is to...
  10. Any Lehigh Valley shops that do resonator deletes???

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    does anyone know of any local shops in the lehigh valley pa area that does resonator deletes i live in wind gap and went to almost everyshop i could think of in wind gap easton bethlehem allentown nazo etc. so i just wanna know if anyone knows of anyother shops where i could get it done or if...
  11. Resonator Delete

    New Member Introductions
    hey guys! this is my 1st post. i have a 2001.5 1.8t wagon. i want to take out the resonator and staight pipe it. did you guys do it yourselves or did you have a shop do it? if you did it yourself, what did you use? im kinda handy with cars but if i have to weld then its a no go for me. ill take...
  12. Resonator delete not even loud?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So today I went in and got my resonator replaced with a straight pipe and it did almost nothing... :( What can I do now to make it louder? I'm punching myself in the face because I just wasted 50 bucks... Any ideas let me know. Thanks.
  13. resonator Removed today!!!

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Sounds great!
  14. Resonator Removal

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    I am thinking about setting up an appointment today to get my resonator (the "suitcase" one?) removed from my stock 06' 2.0t Passat. I have been doing some searching around the forums and haven't seen any concrete answers on how good it sounds or if there are any performance drops or risks...
  15. Cat disintegrated, do I need to replace resonator?

    B5 Garage
    98 waggie, 1.8t AEB, 5MT, 240k, mostly stock. Bottom line, car has always been running fine but throwing below efficiency threshold codes for about 4years/100k. Finally my cat separated from the flange so I bought a new one. When I removed the old cat it was hollow. I did not hollow it, nor...
  16. 98 1.8t exhaust option resonator vs no resonator

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have a 98 1.8t 5speed with all tha exhaust stock I'm wondering would it be louder takin out tha res. But not looking for that trashy canned civic sounds... pitch me some ideas:)
  17. FS: stock muffler and resonator (well used) DC area $20

    Parts For Sale
    Ten bucks for totally functional muffler and "suitcase resonator" off of an '02 Passat V6 FWD. Just 80k miles. Typical surface rust on the muffler, but still very strong (no holes). You'd have to pick them up in DC 20018.
  18. resonator delete kits

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    just wondering what kind of interest there would be for stock size or custom up to 3" resonator delete kits to get rid of the suitcase resonator?
  19. if i remove my exhaust resonator what are some downsides.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    do i get worse gas mileage or what? also what do i put in between where the resonator goes. just pipe or a glassthing that ive been reading about,. than ks i need tips.
  20. is removing the resonator on my 1.8 tiotronic illegal in ca?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Will it pass smog without it? What are the benefits of having It offm
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