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  1. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Got some bodywork done (nice big rusted hole on the driver side rear door) and it ended up being a horrible job, the guy replaced the rubstrip on too close to the front door and I just recently removed it because it bent almost halfway off. I am trying to decide between putting the rubstrip...
  2. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Im looking to paint the rubstrips black on my silver b5.5 So my question is how do i get them off or do they not come off? any input is appreciated
  3. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey guys, I might Plasti Dip my side rubstrips as well as the bumper ones but just wanted to know if the side ones are fixed with double sided tape or if they are clipped and fixed? Thnaks a lot!
  4. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    il apologise in advance if this is in the wrong section. im wanting a us/jap spec 1 piece textured rubstrip, and was wonderin if anyone would be interested in a overseas swap for my euro setup? il include the numberplate recess,both corner trims and a pair of my actual licience plates, slo n lo...
  5. The Showroom
    Painted rubstrips and 3BG trunklid on!. Much cleaner then the black original.Iknow.Ypu Amercans want the Black ones and i want the painted :P.I want my 1,8T to look like a V6 Syncro her in Europ with painted rubstrips and the all red rearlights. My cleande 3BG trunklid are going to be...
  6. The Showroom
    After a day spent removing bumpers and painting front and rear rub strips I spent 2hrs. a day, 4 days in a row doing each door (it was a lot of work getting all the old 3M tape off) and I finally finished yesterday. Gave the car a quick wash today and figured I'd put up some results shots.
  7. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    like this thanks!
  8. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Okay, I've searched the Info forum, B5 Garage, and everywhere else... Where can I find a how-to on installing rub-strips on a B5.5? I'm finally ready to swap my stock strips for the euro strips, but I'd like to do it myself.
  9. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So I picked up some euro rubstrips this weekend, and I'm really anxious to get them on. I haven't seen any pictures of a black b5.5 with textured rubs, only painted ones. what are everyone's thoughts? Should I put them on now as-is (not sure how it'll look), or get then sanded and color-matched...
  10. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    does anyone know the different types of euro rubstrips? what does it mean when it says that they are textured. i want ones that are black or will match the color or the oem grey/black plastic valances.`
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