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  1. Parts For Sale
    All items not including shipping cost unless noted below. If a shipped price is noted, lower 48 states only. Monsoon Double Din from 2004 GLS $30 shipped OEM VW BLEEDER VALVE 2003+ 06B 103 245 $10 SHIPPED URO Parts (06A 103 247) PCV T-HOSE $9 SHIPPED BREATHER HOSE CONNECTOR AT BACK OF VC (06B...
  2. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    I just bought a new set of alloys/snows from Tire Rack and did not want to spring for the addition $ for the pressure sensors on each rim. is there a way to turn off the light on my dash just for when I use my snows?
  3. Parts For Sale
    Wheels were refinished by RimPro prior to last winter and are in decent shape (no pics right now). Tires are General Altimax Arctic (f/k/a Gislaved Nordfrost) in 205/55R16's with one season on them. They come with the hubcentric rings installed and I think I have some extras lying around in...
  4. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    I have a set of 4 15"wheels with good 15" Bridgestone Blizzaks that I used on my 2000 Passat sedan. There is plenty of tread left and I would like to use them on my new (used) 2008 Passat wagon that has 16 inch wheels/summer tires. Is there any reason that I should not used the 15inch...
  5. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Looking for feedback from fellow 4mo variant owners who run snows in the winter. What do you recommend and what do you not recommend? I'm in MA (south shore) and we get a pretty wide range of snow and ice conditions.
  6. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Spent last Saturday taking the snows off and giving her a quick wash and detail. She isnt looking to bad for 307,000 miles.
  7. Wheel and Tire Forum
    There don't seem to be too many choices for snows in the stock 15" size (195/65R15) so I figured I'd consider 205/60R15 to expand my choices. I really wanted to go with the M3 WinterSports, but what gives with the 27lb weight per tire in this size!? :icon_eek: (They must have lead belts? ;))...
  8. Wheel and Tire Forum
    i have some 205/50/17 dunlop sp wintersports. i know we have 225/45/17 but isnt a narrower tire better for snow? is that size o.k. to run on a b5 or will it have any problems (the hood might fly open or the lights stop working)?
  9. Wheel and Tire Forum
    :confused: I am in the market for snow tires for my 2005 Variant. I am getting the Nokian WRs. I am trying to decide whether to just use the stock 16" Road America wheels with 205/55/16 94V tires, or get 15" steel wheels with 195/65/15 91H tires. Price is a wash, the 16" tires are with within...
  10. Wheel and Tire Forum
    I'm trying to get ready for next year (yeah, early but I want everything in place. So my question is: 1. Mount Nokian snow tires on my stock 17" oem rims (2005 passat) 2. Pick up a set of 16" Road America's and mount snows on them? Is there any "handling" issues with putting snows on...
  11. Anything Auto
    ...you see all these plows and pickups just riding around with their plows up. I cant f$#@in stand that. There are driving thru they can just put the plow down and clear the street while they are at it. But no.....they have to get to their contract job site....cant help out the city...
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