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  1. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So I finally bit on a new set of shoes for my girl. I bent one of my wheels, wheels that are about 5 years old and out of production. So I replaced them with the Drag DR34s, 18x8 all around. I was staggered on 18x7.5/18x8.5. I'll keep the old wheels for my winters, with All Seasons mounted...
  2. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    99 passat gls - So i have this issue since i got this car that my brakes squeal on both sides when i stop , more on the driver side then the passenger. So i replaced the brake line which was cracking on the driver side , and i replaced the caliper , added the grease on the back of the pad like...
  3. The Showroom
    Hey all, finally got my Rotiforms installed and coils dialed down more. Proper photoshoot coming this weekend. :driving::wrench::thumbup:
  4. Wheel and Tire Forum
    After 3 years of running the R36 OEM rims I figured it is time to change things a bit... They are RTR 3 piece rims 17X8 front and 17X9 rear ET35, they should look good on my waggie I hope...
  5. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Bought a 2000, B5, 2.8LV6 Tip, 115k miles with some mechanical issues. It seems Bank 1 CCT shoes failed, causing the chain to jump and it appears there are some bent intake valves. There is zero compression on cylinders 1, 2, 3. While the head is out, should the shoes on the other CCT be...
  6. The Showroom
    got some new shoes and put on a black rear emblem VMR V710 18x8.5 225/40s final et 30 in the front final et 20 in the back
  7. Wheel and Tire Forum
    [Note to reader] I write both DIY summaries and project journals. The DIY summaries are literal, step-by-step guides to completing a project or repair/restoration on Passat parts, components or accessories. The project journals are more a chronicle of a drawn out process, with all of my...
  8. The Showroom
    so long story short I ran over a ladder on the highway and lost my ASA GT1's and seriously damaged my shocks. The good news is I decided to go aftermarket with all my replacement parts and have not only saved a bunch of $$$$ but also really upgraded the sportyness of my ride. So i just drove...
  9. The Showroom
    Well I put her new shoes on this weekend, originally lowered two inches all around on stock wellingtons now upgraded to Oem Audi A6 Speedlines SL1845 18X8 ET 45 15mm ecs spacers up front. Wheels were painted in graphite metallic finish. I plan on putting 20-25mm spacers in the rear just to...
  10. The Showroom
    Picked up these 17" A4 wheels off a fellow member, could use a refinish but I lovem :driving: Some professional photography work would've been nice :whistle: How do you guys feel about the color? Keep em dark gray?
  11. Wheel and Tire Forum
    Just picked up these Mercedes wheels for $100 just need refinished and tires. They are staggered so i think I may need spacers in the front. What do you guys think and anybody know what there called
  12. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    what u think of my new wheels?
  13. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    New shoes and H&R 40mm drop
  14. The Showroom
    20x8.5 225/30/20 et38 adding a 10mm spacer and 20x10 225/35/20 et 20 still need a lil more finishing on the rear fenders but its been nusy at work and havent been able to finish them up
  15. The Showroom
    Just picked up these staggered AMGs. Nothing crazy, but finally a change from my mkV Jetta wheels.. Specs: 17x7.5 ET37 front 17x8.5 ET34 rear The kid I got them from had a bagged gti and TINY tires, so I need new tires. Currently have 205/40r17 Falken 512's front and rear :rolleyes: Stock...
  16. The Showroom
    It was looking like this not even a year ago... haha
  17. The Showroom
    Just finished getting new shoes and springs on the ride:D New mods to come
  18. The Showroom
    What up folks? Finally was able to replace my rims and I ain't happy about the results. :( Looking for opinions if I should drop it some more. That might make me feel better about the stance. Also, my driver side DRL went out and I'm looking at either replacing it with an after market bulb or...
  19. Wheel and Tire Forum
    After being lowered with OEM wheels for 7 months, I FINALLY got them! I wanted to go with some RS6 reps but I figured I'd try something different first, and these were much lighter. They're 18x8 with 225/40/18 tires, et35 Before: After: You guys think I need spacers on the backs...
  20. Wheel and Tire Forum
    Bright and early this morning, I put on my "new" wheels...which have been sitting in my garage...sitting in for sale threads...and never here's a couple of quick pics...I haven't been able to get out to test to see if they are rubbing anywhere yet, and they need to be cleaned up still...
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