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  1. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Do they still make strut tower braces for the b5.5?
  2. Parts For Sale
    I remembered I had this in my closet, and since I haven't owned a Passat for over a year now clearly I have no need for it. I bought it from one of the forum members on here, and I vaguely remember something about it being modified to fit a B5, but honestly I can't remember the details. It fit...
  3. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    My passat is almost constantly rubbing/hitting the upper control arms on the strut tower. I refuse to raise the car up(FYI).. Im mainly looking for insight from anyone that has done this before or has knowledge of the best way to proceed. I have seen barely any photos online thru either a...
  4. Parts For Sale
    I have an A6 strut brace for sale. Needs to be modified to fit b5/ b5.5 passats. Easy to do, as in, cutting off ~ an inch on each side a redrilling a hole on each side.. 45min-1hr of work. After that, the mounting brackets fit our cars like a glove. $75 shipped in the states only. I also...
  5. Parts For Sale
    Most of you know what this is, but for those who don't; It is a brace for the front shock towers from the Audi A6. It can be fitted onto out cars with small modification and the benefits are great. Really stiffens up the front end and it's something that you can feel the responsiveness of...
  6. Parts For Sale
    Genuine OE Audi C5 Strut Tower Cross Brace Part Number 4B0-805-645. Brace is in used but as new working condition, good cosmetic condition. Shortened and re-drilled inboard 25mm on either end of cross member, this is a direct bolt-on stiffener for the B5/5.5's front suspension geometry. I can...
  7. Parts For Sale
    Our Passat's big brother, the Audi A6, has a bar/brace that ties the tops of the front suspension towers to each other. This adds structural rigidity to the front unibody and reduces the inherent flex of the strut towers relative to each other and the chassis rails. Strut bar - Wikipedia, the...
  8. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I'd like to get one, but I only come across ones that fit on the a6. Anyone know where I can get one?
  9. Parts For Sale
    SOLD. thanks for everyone's interest. As seen here: $60 shipped
  10. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Does anyone still make these for us? I've spent the last few days searching and haven't found anything.
  11. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Looking for a PN for the strut tower bolts that are under the hood, the large hex/allen Thanks in advance :thumbup:
  12. Classified Archive
    Hello all: I have a 2001.5 V6 Passat GLX 4Motion and I am interested in purchasing a strut tower bar. I'm looking for any of the bolt-in bars such as Pure Motionsport or a modified A6 or S4 bar--with the associated brackets and bolts. Thanks in advance for any information.
  13. Classified Archive
    IF you have an H&R 32mm Front Sway Bar I'm a buyer. For verification, pls send via PM a sharp picture with caliper measurement at center of bar. Would trade for a RARE (discontinued) PureMotorSport (PMS) Upper Tower Strut Brace (an extra!) Picasa Web Albums - Anson - RARE (Discontinued)...
  14. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Audi A6 strut-bar Strut-bar: 4B0 805 645 Bracket:4B0 803 357 A Bracket:4B0 803 358 A Screw (4x): N 019 700 4 does this actually exist cause i called Audi and they didn't have the part number in the inventory someone told me it would fit in out car
  15. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Can anyone recommend engine strut bar resources? I'm not finding many. Thanks!!
  16. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Quick question for a possible install this afternoon: Searched for a bit and couldn't find anything, wondered if someone knew off-hand. For installing a Strut Tower Bar, and mounting to the Tower support bolts (3 on each side), what's the torque spec when re-tightening them down? And since...
  17. Classified Archive
    SOLD! Red P&P Strut Tower Brace for B5 Passat (couple of paint chips, but in great shape) - $75 The brace is off my 2001 B5 and I am selling it, because I had to sell the car a while back. It comes with longer bolts to replace one of the strut bolts on each side where it mounts. No...
  18. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    2002 b5.5 v6 fwd GLX, will this part work? linkie it's a tower strut bar i found on a buddy's A4, and was considering doing something like this... would this part fit my car?
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  20. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey gang - Got a question how to fix something... My Passat ('99 GLS 1.8T 5-speed) has developed a crack or hole or something between the unibody fender well and the reinforcement plate between the UCA and the unibody. Looking from the outside of the car with the car on jacks, there is a plate...