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  1. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello, does anyone know the front and rear axle weights for a vw passat 2003 1.8 turbo estate with air conditioning and 5 speed manual b5.5 the company in Germany im wanting the bilstein b12 suspension kit won't send them until they know the axle weights, Ive told them exactly what car ive...
  2. Wheel and Tire Forum
    MODS: I don't know if I'm allowed to post anything this long. If there's a problem, notify me/remove the thread instead of just giving me that red box. I wouldn't think that posting a long thread would hurt the servers much, as this is purely text, and much less in size than even a single image...
  3. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Does anyone know what the axles load weights would be (indicated by max load in kg) for the front and rear of a 2001-2005 1.8T 4motion sedan with tiptronic? I'm trying to find an Eibach Prokit from Europe (since they are non available here for 4motion), unfortunately they do not have the 1.8T...
  4. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    The manual for my 30v V6 says 5w40 is suitable for regular use, 5w30 for topping off. Then there is an insert stating that 5w30 can be used regularly. Considering our cold climate (VT) which is a better choice? Should I use one in winter, one in summer? TIA Neil
  5. Wheel and Tire Forum
    Hi, all the cars that I've owned had the weights attached to the edge of the outer rim, but in my Passat, it seems to be stuck inside the rim. If I take my car to an independent dealer, will they just attach the weights to the edge of the rim? Sorry, if this seems like a stupid question.
  6. Wheel and Tire Forum
    Clay, The Tirerack website doesn't list weights for the OZ Superturismo GT (17x7.5) and the Sport Edition Fox 5 (also 17x7.5). Any chance someone there could put them on a scale and publish the weights?
  7. Wheel and Tire Forum
    How much of a weight difference in the Wellingtons and the Road Americas?
  8. Wheel and Tire Forum
    Does anyone know of a website where you can find out about tire (NOT wheel) weights? I thought I had read something somewhere, but I really can't find anything now (tried google and searches on honda-tech & the vortex). I'm also aware of the info on the edgeracing website, and the link on...
  9. Anything Auto
    The Division Manager where I work has an RX-8. He recently put it on corner scales - no driver in car. 740 lbs. each corner. 8)
  10. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Maybe this should be in the Wheels and Tires forum, but I don't want replace anything, so maybe General Forum is right. Moderators, you decide. Okay, so last week I'm getting the car ('03 Variant GLS in Reflex Silver) ready for the long weekend and a road trip to Canada. I used Einszett...
  11. Wheel and Tire Forum
    Clay, Do you know if there are plans for Tire Rack to display information on your web site regarding the weights of the wheels and tires you sell? TIA...
  12. Wheel and Tire Forum
    What sort of "real life" performance loss am I looking at by replacing... ...These: Stock 16" Audi A4 5-spoke wheels (20.0 lbs each)... ...With these: "A certain brand" 18" wheels 18x8.5 (27.4 lbs each) fitted with Z-rated tires 235/40-18??? This is for my girl's Audi A4 2.8 Quattro. --How...
  13. Wheel and Tire Forum
    Also curious about the Stilauto 5+5, and the MM Evo 5 is pretty sweet too. Don't see weights for these wheels anywhere. Due to a recent theft I am pricing 16, possibly 17" wheels for my '02 Passat GLS. Will most likely be ordering by early next week. anyone have resources that can find out...
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