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  1. Rim question

    New Member Introductions
    Hi I have a 2003 passat with stock 15" rims with et 37, I bought some GTI rims that are 17" with a et 51, will I need new lug nuts and wheel spacers? If so what size spacers and lug nuts which brand?
  2. Rim offset question

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I am looking into buying a new set of rims for my 02 b5.5. The rims I have now are warped. Thanks Craigslist. Anyways I was looking at a 38mm offset. Same what I have now. The big question is what is the backspace for. I see a 48 mm offset with a 5.9 backspace or a 38mm offset with a 5.5...
  3. 245/35-18 on 18x8 Rim for B5.5? (on coilovers)

    Wheel and Tire Forum
    Good afternoon everyone, I have a 2002 VW Passat 1.8T FWD GLS with 195/65-15 wheels/tires stock. I'm looking to run the widest tires for my aftermarket 18" rims (this is for a weekend/track car) I have 18x8 Wheels (Front/Rear) with 32 offset. I'm going to be lowered on coilovers but not...
  4. New Rim Fitment.

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    I've searched high and low and have not found anyone running this combo, but I think it should work. Can anyone confirm? Stock sport suspension 18x8.5 ET45 245/45R18 Kumho Platinum LX Grand Touring Thanks!
  5. Changing rims on 2000 Passat

    Wheel and Tire Forum
    I have an awesome 2000 Passat with stock 15x7 7-spoke alloys. I am considering getting a set of VW stock 16's or 17's next time I get new tires. I assume the array of rims shown on https://www.stockwheels.com/c-8788-rims.aspx?section=-5526-5537-4604-&pagesize=24 will fit with no modification...
  6. Rim size and hub bore question

    Wheel and Tire Forum
    Does anybody know what audi or vw wheels will fit on a 2002 passat. 1.8t I have a jetta as well and tried to put my long Beach wheels on the passat and guess what? It wouldn't bolt up lug pattern was the same and the lug holes were close but no cigar. I'd like some bigger wheels without having...
  7. 02 passat rim question

    Wheel and Tire Forum
    I was on ebay and saw 07 audi rims for sale this rim here it is 17 x 7.5. Bolt Pattern: 5 x 112. Offset: 45. Center Bore: 66.45 will this rim fit my car?
  8. Rim Refinnishing

    Wheel and Tire Forum
    Hi All- Looking to have my new to me 08 4motion wagons rims refinished. There is significant curb rash. Also looking at refinishing them in gunmetal grey versus the current silver. Any suggestions on the east coast / DC area? Thanks in advance, Troy
  9. Will a 205/70/15 tire fit on a stock steel 195/65/15 rim?? Enough clearance?

    Wheel and Tire Forum
    Have a stock B5.5 wagon. Am I able to fit 205/70/15s where there is currently 195/65/15s? Would there be any issue with clearance?
  10. Chips on rim; would they cause vibration on highway?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi all, I got new tires and got the balancing done twice in two different shops but there still is a slight vibration at high speed. Would the chipped rim cause vibration? The chips were the result of rim being clamped during the tire change. I got Raxles 2 years ago, still driving OK and the...
  11. 205/60/15 on a Wellington rim?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    The inside of the gas cap says 195/65/15 (what I have right now) but I'd like to run a wider tire. Would 205/60/15 be ok? I've done a few calculations, doesn't seem like it would make to much of a difference.
  12. Is Passat B5 + Audi A4 5 Spoke Rim + 15mm Spacer rear wheel possible?

    B5 Garage
    I have a 2000 Passat 1.8T with stock ride height etc. However, I am running 5 Spoke Audi A4 wheels with 235/45/17 tires. I was wondering if adding a 15mm spacer in the rear would make the wheel stick out too much? I am especially concerned when the car is fully loaded, is there a chance that...
  13. Wheel / rim type id.

    Wheel and Tire Forum
    Can anyone put a name to this rim? Seller states they are 18'' rims. Also, what car were they original too? Thanks
  14. I know the rim, just help me pick the color!

    Wheel and Tire Forum
    Hey guys, new member here and I'm already seeking guidance. Actually, I've been getting DIY stuff from this site for a little while now but just made an account today. Anyways, I've decided on these rims i saw on this guys W8. He posted this on VWvortex. Seriously wanna get his car pregnant. I...
  15. New Rim Fitting Help! A4 to B5.5

    Wheel and Tire Forum
    Just picked up some 17" rims from a B6 Audi A4 Sport Package to put on my B5.5 Passat Wagon. The tires are 235/45 r 17. Will they bolt right on? Or will I need spacers? Different bolts? Different tires?
  16. Best Tire and Rim Fitment for 03?

    Wheel and Tire Forum
    So I was looking at upgrading my stock rims and tires to something a bit larger 17 or 18, what would be the best tire size to get? Also I came across a great deal some really good condition 16s mounted with almost new 225/55 winter tires. If they weren't winter tires I would have picked them...
  17. Rim and wheels

    New Member Introductions
    anyone know whats the max and lowest offset we can have on a 2001 B5.5 passat? Looking to by new rims and tires for my car
  18. Rim Size and Pttern?/??

    Wheel and Tire Forum
    99 1.8T AEB auto. what hub size do I have I am looking at 18in with a 112mm hub/ will they work well?
  19. B5.5 Rim Question

    Wheel and Tire Forum
    My son's car is B5.5 1.8T, he is headed to college out of state this summer and needs new alloy wheels and tires. I can purchase 4 like new condition 2006 Passat 7-Spoke OEM alloy wheels 16x7 (#69826) 5x112 45mm offset at a great price. My questions: 1. I understand from researching Passat...
  20. Intro and rim help?

    New Member Introductions
    hey guys, sooo ive been actually using this forum for help on my B5 but never made an account, until now :D. im semi new to the passat, i have my car for about a year and explored and learned about how the car works on this forum and other vw enthusiasts around my area. This is my beautiful...
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