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  1. Subwoofer won't work in "Sub out"

    Mobile Electronics
    It's really weird. I've been using my subwoofer connected to the stereo mp3 player's audio output. I've read that it is better to have it connected to the "sub out" or "sub in" connection (can't remember what excactly it is), but once I connect it, my sub starts beating by itself for no reason...
  2. 2016 Passat - Stock Stereo Addition

    New Member Introductions
    Greetings everyone. I have a 2016 Passat S with the stock 6-speaker stereo. I'd like to add a subwoofer to it. Any suggestions ? I'd like to keep the existing head unit and speakers. Thanks. -Stephen
  3. subwoofer question ?

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    hi all just wondering will a active subwoofer wire up to factory radio in a 05 b6 ?
  4. subwoofer box

    Mobile Electronics
    Hi Passat world, I just recently outfitted my 01 B5.5 passat with a new sound system with the amazing help for these fourms. Now one problem with my new sound system was the big bulky subwoofer box that I got rid of yesterday. I am now in the process of making a box that would fit the right side...
  5. FS: B5 custom 12" fiberglass subwoofer box

    Parts For Sale
    I have a custom fitting fiberglass subwoofer box bought here years ago from user soundguybob. It's custom made to fit mostly snug in the trunk of a B5. It has a 12" Alpine Type R sub...dual 4ohm voicecoil (makes it a 2ohm load when bridged). It's wired up with 12 gauge speaker wire ready to...
  6. Rockford Fosgate t500-1bd Amp

    Misc for Sale
    Got this from a friend as collateral, he gave me the OK to sell it. Barely used, adult owned. Rated pretty well as far as amps go. Rockford Fosgate Power T500-1bd Mono subwoofer amplifier 500 watts x 1 at 1 ohm: Car Electronics Looking for $200/obo located in Zimmerman, MN
  7. Stereo upgrade - subwoofer anyone? Or better speakers?

    Mobile Electronics
    I have the basic factory stereo system and the factory speakers don't handle the bass from radio very well. I normally listen to the Bluegrass and Country with Sirius and the door speakers just can follow the lows from some of the music that is played. I'm not looking for big SPL numbers, or...
  8. Need help with subwoofer install

    Mobile Electronics
    I have a 02 Passat Wagon with the double din cd/tape head unit. i also have an aux coming out of the glove box. there is no cd changer in the back but there is 8 pin connector does not say monsoon on my head unit i am trying to install a subwoofer via a LOC. however i do not know where...
  9. Anyone tried the hidden subwoofer?

    Mobile Electronics
    Crutchfield sells a subwoofer made by JBL audio that is a "stealth" box for the Passat. I was wondering if anyone tried it, how hard it was to install and how it sounds? Thanks. :salute:
  10. Sony Xplod Sub & Amp to Stock Monsoon HU.

    New Member Introductions
    So I just bought a sony xplod sub & amp off of a friend. I have a 2005 Passat GLS Sedan, and I have the double din monsoon HU. I would really like to keep the stock head unit. I use the cd mag, and I also just don't like the look of after market HU's. I know there is an amp for the monsoon...
  11. Passat 3B or 3BG variant subwoofer box (sidemount)

    Parts For Sale
    for sale is a polyester resin box for 10" subwoofer. Its made really solid, with a lot of damping materials. Its plug & fit, so you dont have to cutout parts. the box is empty, no damages, the mesh is available in most car audio stores for 5-6 euros. The tapistry looks like its a lighter...
  12. Subwoofer Advice

    Mobile Electronics
    Starting to make plans for when my paychecks start coming in and this has always been on my list: Good subwoofer/enclosure setup that is NOT TOO LOUD but sounds great and fills the low end well (Quality over Quantity). Have been looking into Rockford Fosgate and Infinity, and a separate...
  13. Subwoofer question on monsoon system

    Mobile Electronics
    I have a 2000 passat and want to install an infinity basslink powered sub. I have the 5 speed GLS and it came with the monsoon system. Does the head unit have a subwoofer jack in the back?
  14. 2001 passat wagon w/ king kong in the trunk.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    hello this is my first time really installing a system by myself but i had an idea of how to start. but i used some of the helpful info on here and google :wrench: 2001 passat wagon subs - 12's pioneers amp - Infinity Reference 1300a. i had a real nice 5 channel kicker amp but i seem to...
  15. FS: 10" Subwoofer Box

    Misc for Sale
    I have a 10" subwoofer box for sale. It currently has a blown sub in it that you can have for free or I can remove it prior to you purchasing. 30$ (you pay shipping if necessary) Pics:
  16. Subwoofer enclosure

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Does anyone make or want to sell a couple of subwoofer enclosures that fit in the cubby holes of the b6 trunk? I have 2 12" subs in a box already but it takes up so much of my trunk, I wind up having to take it out a lot. I live near Easton, PA if you're willing to ship. Thanks!
  17. best place to get a subwoofer installed in MA

    USA - East
    so i have had a sub just sitting in the back of my passat for a little bit now and have had a few people say they could hook it up for me, but what a shock they all fell through, so now im looking for someone that could do a quality job, without over pricing. Anywhere from the cape to greater...
  18. Nastasha's system

    Mobile Electronics
    Hey guys (and girls) Thought i'd post some shots of my the sound system I put in the car yesterday. Maybe due to the amount of pictures, I should have put it in the showroom. I guess if it gets moved, it get moved. I found this set up on Amazon. It's a vented box, 2 KENWOOD 12" sub's a...
  19. Subwoofer Wiring in a 2003 Passat Wagon

    Mobile Electronics
    Hey, I recently bought a 12" Pioneer TS-W303R (TS-W303R - 12" Component Subwoofer with 1200 Watts Max. Power | Pioneer Electronics USA) and a Pioneer GM-5400T amp (GM-5400T - 2-Channel Bridgeable Amplifier with 760 Watts Max. Power | Pioneer Electronics USA) I am looking to wire this into my...
  20. Major problem after installing a amp subwoofer!

    Mobile Electronics