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  1. Mobile Electronics
    Hello All, I am a new '09 Passat Sedan owner looking to replace the Factory HeadUnit. It came without the Dynaudio and it is the 6 CD (single slot) cd changer with a VW IPod adapter that is located in the glove compartment, which honestly, the "track1" "track2" display it has in the unit is...
  2. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    My wife just bought our her an 05 GLX B5.5, and I think I want to dress up the grill. What suggestions and sites do you all recommend? Thanks:confused:
  3. B5 Garage
    my car is in the shop right now being prepped for paint. I am going with a dark metallic gunmetal/grey. i am on the fence about painting my mirrors black. I dont plan on doing a black roof right now. most likely in the future but for now i want my roof the same color as the car. do you guys...
  4. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I picked up this jack to replace the factory jack. Think this would be ok? It seems to be rated for more weight than the factor widowmaker. The "saddle" (for lack of a better term) Wont fit on the stock jacking point because of the shape, however it looks like it will sit pretty flat behind it...
  5. Wheel and Tire Forum
    Hello PW I have read through the reviews on the tires listed but didn't really see anything that I am looking for in a tire. My 2003 Passat (GLS 1.8T) is in the need of some new tires, the Continentals on her are showing there age (original tires?). What exactly am I looking for in a tire you...
  6. Wheel and Tire Forum
    Hi i found my kumho spt tires very noisy, i am looking for some replacement in the 100-150$ range, any suggestion?
  7. Wheel and Tire Forum
    Help...anybody know of a similar type wheel to Ace Lola's. I don't believe they make the Ace Lola's anymore. I am looking for something in 19". maybe throw some pics on with recommendations. Thanks.
  8. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I picked up some oil absorption pads at Wal-Mart, and found they work well for catching oil drainage from the oil filter. - Cut pad into 2ft square - Place pad under oil filter, and pull up and around filter to make a large cupped shape (make sure to pull up as far as you can behind filter)...
  9. B5 Garage
    lately, I've been having the occassional flashing ABS and brake lights on my dash (see http://www.passatworld.com/forums/showthread.php?t=240654 for details); however, an odd thing happened this AM. I stopped momentarily on my 60 mile commute this morning, and when I started the car again, I had...
  10. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey Guys, I'm kinda new to this whole thing about passat 1999-2001 and also to this forum. Anyway I have a passat 2000 or some ppl say its 2001 and I really like it and so I want to tune it nice and make it look not to much but not to little I have 19'' black rims and a suspention on them right...
  11. Wheel and Tire Forum
    I recently upgraded to Voxx Ancona 17x9 w/40 offset. My 225/45 tires still had lots of meat left on them so I had them mounted, but I'm not crazy about the way they look. Will I need to upgrade to a 235/45 or a 245/45?
  12. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    i am considering lowering my car since i got 18" and the car will look like a 4X4 i cant decide between bilstein/neuspeed sport combo or the 015. Koni sport suspension kit. which one is better suited for my B5 1.8T tip a suggestion would be apreciated Thanks
  13. Wheel and Tire Forum
    Hi can anyone suggest a good tire? the tire need to last at least 15k and i already have michelin for winter. any advantage to get touring tires over summer?
  14. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Does anyone here have any suggestion what is the lowest i can go with std shock absorber ? im ordering a sets of KW spring which is 55 mm than std and they reckon it should be ok but not for after 1 year the shock will probably gone,, should i risk and get it ? or should i get it and prolly...
  15. Wheel and Tire Forum
    Hello All- Has anybody seen any tire and rim combination's out there for a good deal. I'm looking at stock 15" plus some nice rims. I can't get my wife to budge on the 16" or 17" and new suspension. Any good looking deals out there? I would like to just keep my stock rims with my new snow...
  16. New Member Introductions
    http://autobraun.com/abd/chiptuning/ctmodel.asp?ct_id=57 is this chip-tuning good?worth the price?and will this damage the car?
  17. Wheel and Tire Forum
    First off I don't know anything about tires. Currently I have Kumho 195/65-15. I'm due for a new set of shoes. I am looking to go with the same tire or a little better. I am trying to keep the budget low. Should I go with a 16". Pros or Cons? Any suggestions are appreciated. :thumbup:
  18. B5 Garage
    OK, here is the information that BKVR6 (Thanks Brian!) got off my car (2002 1.8T Tip). Please, let me hear your thought (please keep them related to the error codes) TIA VAG-COM Version: Release 404.0-US Chassis Type: 3B - VW Passat B5 Scan...
  19. Wheel and Tire Forum
    I cant decide what rims would look good with my car. I have looked through most of the pages in this section but I'm not sure what would look good on my car because of its color. What do you think.
  20. New Member Introductions
    Hello to all you VW fans. I have had several older bugs and Jettas and just recently perchased a nice 98 GLX V6 for my wife. I have been looking through all the forums and can't seem to find much info on the V6, but still found plenty of good info. Down to the big help question. I am...
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