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  1. Power Folding Mirror retrofit for B5

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Maybe thus topic has been covered but i don't find anything on this forum which talk about it. I got a B5 1.8T Gls of 2000 and recently i got to a friend's place and the guys let me use his VCDS program. My car don't have power folding electric and heated mirrors , i got only an electric side...
  2. US Brake lights mod on EURO spec

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I live in Europe, therefore I have an Euro-Spec 2004 Passat and I am feeling jealous of your brake lights. In case you don't know what I am talking about let me explain. The euro-spec Passat will only make one of the four bulbs on the tail-light brighter, and US Passat's will make all four of...
  3. Vw CC Mk6 Steering wheel retrofit

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Anyone has a diy write up for the wiring to work the audio controls and cruise control on the B5.5 passat? Already have MFSW from factory
  4. Can I retrofit the original navigation system (RNS MFD)

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have a 2004 Passat with aftermarket blaupunkt radio and I wanted to go for the OEM look and fit the original RNS MFD (see in pictures). Will all the functions work as I dont think I have gps installed. Also the radio that I found has a code that the owner doesn't know, nor does he have the VIN...
  5. Headlight Retrofit

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello, a couple of months ago I wanted to change my headlights and was deciding between oem xenon projectors or going bixenon projector retrofit. I liked the second option more, but the only problem was the lens that was made for halogen headlights. Month ago, I accidentally found some clear...
  6. Headlights retrofit & issue in R36 2010

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hello there, I have a 2010 R36 which is equipped with Xenon HID with bulb size D1S. We all know how hard it is to replace the bulbs! But my topic today, can I swap my HID headlight to the normal halogen headlights?! You will be wondering why!! Will, I am planing to retrofit the halogen...
  7. BiXenon retrofit?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have a 2004 B5.5 with stock headlights and was thinking is it possible to retrofit the OEM headlights with bixenons (the ones with the lens in the outer edge) and is it worth it? Also should there be any other modifications to the wirings or is it all plug and play and what kind of bulb does...
  8. :: ECS Tuning :: Creations Motorsport|Dual Calipers|Porsche Brake Retrofit

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Creations Motorsport was founded in 2007 by a group of VAG enthusiasts in Germany. CMS is known around the world for their brake adapters and other unique solutions for VW/Audi models. Add a dual rear caliper setup to your VW with CMS brake adapters. This allows for a larger caliper and rotor...
  9. MIB STD2 Retrofit

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Hello PassatWorld, 2012 Passat S owner here.. I've been looking a LOT around the web for some information regarding retrofitting the MIB STD2 headunity (Composition Media) from 2016-onward Passats into my 2012. From what I can gather, the quadlock needs rewired and adapted, component...
  10. Center console retrofit

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello, I have a 2004 passat and unfortunately do not have the center compartment with the hand rest installed and was thinking of retro fitting one and I found one exactly like my spec but my car is a left hand drive one and the one I found is from a right hand drive car and thus the handbrake...
  11. retrofit HID passat b6

    B6 Garage
    Hi. Does anyone know a good aftermarked HID kit for B6? Yes i know it is not legal etc :) just the price for original bixenon lamps seems very high in main.. and the standard halogen is just not good enough, even with new clean lenses.. want to upgrade low beam, but i really dont know what...
  12. retrofit flat mk6 steering wheel on my passat b6 also cluster upgrade

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hello. Im new in here and new in forums. I have the following issue.I have a Passat b6 3c 04.2008 production year 2.0 TDI CommonRail I have booght the new RCD330 Plus its coming and i think im going to change also the canbus since tha battery drain problem often occurs. Now i want to retrofit...
  13. B5.5 FIS Cluster retrofit for B5 MFA Cluster - Outside Air Temperature error

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi, I retrofitted a B5.5 FIS cluster (3B0 920 847) to my 2000 B5 Passat which originally contained an MFA cluster (3B0 920 922). I have changed the EEPROM of the new cluster to that of an MPH (3B0 920 947) and I have done the necessary soft coding and key matching. The cluster works fine...
  14. New to the Forum & Need some help with an RNS 510 Retrofit to a 2008 Passat with MFD2

    New Member Introductions
    New to the Forum & Need some help with an RNS 510 Retrofit to a 2008 Passat with MFD2 Hi Folks, I'm trying to replace an exiting MFD2 navigation unit with a RNS 510 navigation unit from 2008. I'm having a hard time with a couple of things: 1.) Where is the darn compass module located on the...
  15. Kufatec Harness Wiring Inconsistencies - Multifunction Steering Wheel Retrofit

    B5 Garage
    Hi, I have purchased a kufatec multifunction steering wheel harness to fit to my 2000 Passat 1.8 (came factory with no cruise/radio control): https://www.kufatec.de/shop/de/nachrstungen/sonstige/kabelsatz-multifunktionslenkrad-vw-bora-passat-3b-3bg-golf-4 And I have tried to install it but...
  16. B5 Multifunction Wheel Retrofit - further details please

    B5 Garage
    Hi, I have a 2000 Passat B5 1.8 Petrol. I am looking to do the multifunction wheel retrofit as detailed in one of the guides on this forum. I currently have the Multifunction Wheel + Airbag, 5 Pin Clock Spring and Cruise/Indicator Stalk. Now as I understand it, I just need the cruise wiring...
  17. Bluetooth kit for RCD 310

    New Member Introductions
    Hi all, This is my first post. I have seen many threads about retrofitting a VW bluetooth box to the car stereo. What is best and can I just get a plug and play box?? i want to be able to stream music and calls from my iphone and be able to change tracks view info from the steering wheel?? Any...
  18. Back to factory - 2003 GLX 4Motion

    Mobile Electronics
    I have just bought my first Passat and of course the people who owned it before me thought they could improve the sound system and in doing so the steering radio controls no longer work. I have read several threads that seem to use crazy abbreviations and terms I have no idea what they are...
  19. How to retrofit a B7 MFI Instrument into a B6 MFA car

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    I have a lead on an R36 style instrument assembly for my 2008 B6 Passat. The new assembly is out of a 2010. here is my issue...My odometer says 58,000 miles and the new Clock assembly has shows 550 miles... How do I make the 2010 cluster reflect the actual mileage on my vehicle? Do I need to...
  20. Passat B5.5 Retrofit / Changing stock H7 projectors help

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi everyone. I have a Passat B5.5 and i am really disappointed from the light output of the headlights. I even tried a 35W HID kit but the light output is horrible, at night i cant see anything on the road. I think that the projectors of my headlights are damaged and i want to change them with...
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