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  1. I'm an idiot and I don't know why -- destroyed both ABS sensors and tone rings

    New Member Introductions
    Alright, guys. I've gotten a lot of really good help from this site. You guys rock. I'm new to these cars. I have a 2001 Passat 4motion V6 station wagon. I replaced both front wheel bearings and something about how I put the ABS sensors back in caused them to be crushed by the tone rings on the...
  2. spigot rings ?

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    hi i recently got a new set of 17" alloys and noticed im missing 2 spigot rings , standard passat centre bore is 57.1 im sure , how do i know what size rings to get as im getting quite a large amount of vibrating and shaking at the front of the car ? am i looking at 66.6 to 57.1 OR 73.1 to 57.1...
  3. Installing chrome rings cluster

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi guys im new here. I want to install these chrome rings for the cluster and I done some research and seen a couples of DIY's. But do I really need to remove the steering wheel for this? Can I just lower the steering wheel and then use this tool (see the link) to unscrew those 2 screw and...
  4. How to install chrome rings in to cluster?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
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  5. Lumen LED Halo Rings – A New Dimension of Style
    Hi folks! is glad to offer you a new product. With Lumen® - LED Halo Rings, you will add unique style to the front of your vehicle and increase the light output. They are available in a variety of diameters and colors for you to choose from. And check out the video we have to find...
  6. Those little white rings on your fuel injectors

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Anyone ever change out the white nylon (?) rings on the tips of the fuel injectors on a Passat 2.0t bpy? My car is a 2007. I'm rebuilding the engine an went to reinstall the intake manifold. The gasket kit comes with these rings new so I took off the old one. The new ones are REALLY tough to...
  7. SHould I do rings and bearings??

    B5 Garage
    I bought an 05 1-8T that had a water leak problem. The lady's mechanic changed the head gasket and it was worse so he told her to get rid of the car. I bought it knowing it was bad. Just pulled the head and all the exhaust valves are bent and there is small marks on the pistons. Also found the...
  8. Low compression on cylinders. what can cause this? 2000 1.8t

    B5 Garage
    Theres so many problems with my car. ONE of them is low compression on 2 of the cylinders. what are the chances it could just be the rings? and what causes the rings to go bad? i hope its the rings and not something else because then it would cost from 1500 to 2000 to gt it fixed. what things...
  9. FS: 1.8T Springs and Monsoon HU

    Parts For Sale
    Area code to be used for shipping estimates: 95758 I have all 4 OEM springs from my 2001 VW Passat B5.5. It is a 1.8T, so they WILL NOT fit a V6. They have 150,000 miles all driven on California roads=no salt! Springs~$25 OBO(Shipping not included) DSC_0194 by ZachM23, on Flickr DSC_0190...
  10. GB: B6 Passat LED Inner rings for the SKYLINE LOOK!!!

    Group Buys
    After many questions on getting the inner rings for a affordable price With these you will need to MOD your own inner tail lights (its fairly easy i did it myself in less then an hour) Here is my little DIY with pictures and ect on what you can do and what needs to be done: -...
  11. Piston Rings

    B5 Garage
    I have never taken apart a lower end of an engine. I am curious as to how rings work, or are installed? I know you use a ring compressor to install them. I don't plan on doing any work, but curious as to how they work. What are they made out of? Is it just metal, or is there a coating. Do they...
  12. FS: MB Motorsports 16x7 "Drifter" - Near mint with lugs and rings - CHEAP!

    Parts For Sale
    16x7 4x100/114 ET38 MB Motorsports "Drifter" Alloys Used one season as winter wheels. Near mint. Few tar spots. Come with 12x24mm tuner Lugs and hubcentric rings for MK3 fitment Perfectly straight with no bends, cracks, etc Perfect Winter Wheels! $250
  13. Before my Audi A5, I had an affinity for the 4 rings

    Anything Auto
    I've had these cards for years (since 2002 or so) and while throwing some stuff away from my old job, I came across the cards that hung in my cubicle (along with the Mini Cooper kill-stickers) for 9 years:
  14. FS: B5.5 S5-style Chrome Fog Light Trim Rings from TOKSPEED

    Parts For Sale
    $100 including USPS priority mail to U.S. address. I have one pair TOKSPEED S5-style chrome fog light trim rings, brand new ready for installation on a B5.5. New from Germany would be over $120 including DHL shipping, and you might have to wait 2-3 weeks for ocean transit. Save money and time...
  15. A new beginning or a new end? (Rings)

    B5 Garage
    99 1.8T FWD AEB ~ 137k miles Symptoms: Excessive blue smoke from exhaust when engine warm. Will smoke while in Drive sitting in traffic, when starting, in idle or in parked sometimes. Diagnosis Blow-by and bad rings. (car still boost 21-22psi and holds 20) (LTFT 0.8% / 3.9%) (No Oil in Plugs...
  16. Help with: 19" TSW Holsten wheel hub rings

    Wheel and Tire Forum
    i own some 19" TSW Holstens. when i take a caliper to them, i get 72.2mm for the bore diameter. 73mm rings are too big. 72.6 too big. the 71.6 i have in them from ECS fit, but the bevel geometry doesn't quite match, making them "taller" when inserted. i've tried sanding the rings down a bit to...
  17. FEELER: B5.5/3BG Fog Light Chrome Trim Rings

    Group Buys
    From Germany for about $60 plus shipping from Northern Virginia. Here's some pics: I went to buy a set from TOKSPEED and found the shipping to be almost as much as the parts, so I asked Thomas if he would combine shipping and reduce per unit cost. So here's the deal pending: The...
  18. Chrome Trim Rings

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Does anybody know where to buy a set of chrome or aluminium trim rings for the heater controls? Thanks
  19. FS: Amp, iPod/HU adapter, iPod holder, hub rings, bolt caps

    Parts For Sale
    Hi all - Finally got settled down here in sunny Florida, and have some things for sale (shipping not included from 32507): 1) Alpine MRV-100 amp $100 OBO Worked fine at time of removal (moved on to a higher powered amp for my subwoofer). 2) Blitzsafe iPod adapter $60 Works in 2002-2006...
  20. What is the mean of Piston rings,purple,green,yellow ?!

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I got new piston w/conection rod (#4) ready to instal, but got confuse about this 3 color (purple,green,yellow on oil ring) i assume must be 120 degr. But how about colors ? Need Help please:confused: . Thank You.