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  1. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have an 01 1.8t Wagon and looking for a good suspension setup. I was looking at the Koni STR line, but my car is after the split so was wondering if they still fit? Also what a good spring setup might be if I'm looking for a minimal drop (say 1" or so). My rears are blown so I need to get...
  2. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I'm not sure where else to turn with this dillemma I'm having. After recently installing coilover sleeves on the front and rear, I'm very annoyed to find out that the rear axles get in the way of the spring perches/adjusting collars. PZ has helped me out quite a bit with this by telling me how...
  3. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So my current exhaust setup is basically a resonator deletr with a Oval MagnaFlow muffler. At first I straight piped the car and then threw a new muffler on there because as you may know, the exhaust is mapped rather oddly. The stock resonator is where the muffler usually is. Anyways, my car...
  4. The Showroom
    Hey everyone, I probably switched over from my summer setup a little too early. But, I thought that I'd get the ball rolling anyway and start up a winter setup thread for this season. Here is my somewhat (the only real change is that I painted my old beat up OEM road americas black) new winter...
  5. Wheel and Tire Forum
    I recently purchased an '08 passat wagon (sold my B5 A4:() and from moving from AWD to FWD I would like to hear what kinds of tires you all favor for the winter. I have a dedicated set of summer wheels on the car from the old B5 so I wanted to replace the rubber on the stock wheels I just took...
  6. The Showroom
    Hey guys post the pics here! Will add mine in a couple of weeks or maybe sooner since they're forecasting snow for this weekend! Elliott UPDATE: Here's mine finally: And where she sleeps, out of the elements: She's not in full winter mode yet...still have to put the stock suspension...
  7. Mobile Electronics
    I thought I'd see if anybody finds this helpful. :) Click Here
  8. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Has anyone else also noticed differences in the climate control setup on the 2010 model year? It is safe to assume that the 'old' style has to do with an early production run and all current arrivals will have a new style?
  9. Wheel and Tire Forum
    used the search function at the bottom of the page (changed to pw.com) Trying to find your 17 or 18 inch wheel setups. What type of suspensions do you guys have? Any spacers? Any rubbing? Looking for a set up that isn't too much of a low pro tire. I understand that the bigger the wheel/rim...
  10. The Showroom
    Well winter is right around the corner and its time to get ready for it. Post pictures of how your car is for the winter. cell phone pic sorry :lol: I have huge plans for this spring so be ready!
  11. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    whats a good spring and shock set up thats on the cheaper side for my 99 v6 passat? I want performance, lower look and nice ride. I have no Idea of what to get everyone says something different:confused:
  12. The Showroom
    Want to see how some of you guys have an intake setup for your passat to give me some ideas of how to do mine.
  13. The Showroom
    post up your setup of your big turbo or supercharger. ill start heres myin. kinda old pics i need to take new ones.
  14. Mobile Electronics
    either vw or other makes, doesnt rly matter just looking for some ideas, pics or how-to's. i have a fairly good knowledge of woodworking so that shouldnt be a problem just need some designs, maby where to find the grey carpet or other stuff...
  15. Mobile Electronics
    Lurking around the B6 forums, I haven't seen any installed pics of aftermarket setups. Is there some strange place people are posting their B6 creations? ...not that I need the temptation...but I'm feeling encourageable right now...
  16. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    I would like to put a nav system and some bass in my passat. Any one have photos of their setups? I would really like a double din setup but dont know if it will work. Any links to a dash kit for that would be GREAT.
  17. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I give up. Maybe I should have titled this thread better.
  18. Mobile Electronics
    I want to install some subs in my 02 Passat GLX, nothing too fancy, just want some bass in my car, I'm looking for low-profile, less space is better type of sub setups:thumbup: . Anyone done this, seen it, anything? I'm thinkin basic setup, 2 8 or 10 inch subs and an amp, I'm stereo illeterate...
  19. B5 Garage
    anyone care to share the experiences? i was thinking of using the following along with some marine piping: any opinions? what have other people used? this looks a lot like APR's IC
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