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  1. Tires for PNW winter rains plus snow in the mountains

    Wheel and Tire Forum
    I live in Seattle, where most of the winter is spent driving in rain, except for weekends where I drive up to the mountains for skiing. My one and only current car is a '98 Passat 1.8T FWD which is on its last legs at ~250k miles. I will probably be looking for a new AWD vehicle in the spring...
  2. Winter rims and tires

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Posted im the tire section, but not getting feedback from anyone... Thought id try here too. I'm new to VW and to my Passat. It's 2010 Wagon highline, 6spd I'm going to need winter tires and would like to get rims (steel if possible) for winter. Can I put on 16" rims even if my stock ones are...
  3. Winter Tires and Rims

    Wheel and Tire Forum
    I'm new to VW and to my Passat. It's 2010 Wagon highline, 6spd I'm going to need winter tires and would like to get rims (steel if possible) for winter. Can I put on 16" rims even if my stock ones are the 18"'s ? Will it be too much sidewall? What size should I be looking at putting on if...
  4. Winter is coming, is your car ready?

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Winter is almost here! Is your car ready to get you through it?
  5. Winter is coming, is your car ready?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Winter is almost here! Is your car ready to get you through it?
  6. Battery Drain and now that its winter

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Noob 2008 Passat Owner....well, it's my kids car at college. I am well-versed in working on cars, American Late-Model cars lol, but this one is puzzling me since I can't find any parts diagrams for the Passat. Daughter came to her car a few times in the last week to discover that the battery...
  7. To Keep Or Sell Before Winter...

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have a 2003 Passat AWD 4motion with 163,XXX miles on it that has been an overall great car for many years now. I just had lots of work done on it hoping to keep it running for years to come, but am now experiencing some issues with the transmission :/ Just recently, among other work, I had...
  8. 1st winter drive in passat wagon

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    The other day there was a thin film of sleet/snow on the roads. I have good tires on wagen wagon so I took it out for errands. I don't drive dumb in bad weather, but this car impressed me. On sweeping turns I could tell when it was starting to under-steer and just left off the gas and all was...
  9. :: ECS Tuning :: Winter Boots Prep | VW 5x112 Bolt Pattern - Click Here !!!

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    Click HERE to order or for more information. Winter Boots Prep | VW 5x112 Bolt Pattern - Wheel studs remove the frustrating process of trying to line up your wheel and thread the bolts all at the same time. They also allow the use of varying length wheel spacers - a highly convenient feature...
  10. :: ECS Tuning :: VW B7 Passat Winter Preparation Essentials - Click Here !!!

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    Click HERE to order or for more information. VW B7 Passat Winter Preparation Essentials - With the weather turning for the worse, be prepared and protect your VW. Unimpeded, road salt and moisture wreak all sorts of havoc. They corrode metal components and send electrical current scurrying...
  11. :: ECS Tuning :: Winter Boots Prep | VW 5x100 - Click Here !!!

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    Click HERE to order or for more information. Winter Boots Prep | VW 5x100 - Wheel studs remove the frustrating process of trying to line up your wheel and thread the bolts all at the same time. They also allow the use of varying length wheel spacers - a highly convenient feature for those...
  12. :: ECS Tuning :: Winter Prep | VW B5 Passat 1.8T - Click Here !!!

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    Click HERE to order or for more information. Winter Prep | VW B5 Passat 1.8T - With the weather turning for the worst be prepared and protect your VW. Unimpeded, road salt and moisture wreak all sorts of havoc. They corrode metal components, and send electrical current scurrying down...
  13. Adam’s Polishes Official Time for Winter Preparation!

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    What: Adam’s Polishes Official Time for Winter Preparation When: Saturday, October 24 Time: 9:30 am – 1:00 pm 9:30 am Breakfast Served 10:00 am Seminar Starts Where: Adam’s World Headquarters, 587 South Taylor Avenue, Louisville, Colorado 80027 Are you ready for winter? Better...
  14. $650 Winter Beater Rehab (2000 Passat)....

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I thought this might be a interesting thread to start (and a bit of an intro)... While this is my first thread, I've lurked on here for a while and have gotten some great info here (many thanks), also not new to the VW/Audi community. In our house we had 3 VW/Audi cars; 2001 Audi A4 Quattro...
  15. Problem heating my TDI during winter...

    New Member Introductions
    Hi Guys, Thanks for this great forum. I have a 2007 VW passat tdi 1.9 diesel car. It's a great car and I love driving it in summer. But when winter hits getting the heating on time is a nightmare. It takes anything between 10-15 minutes of driving to get the engine to heat up to 60 and atleast...
  16. The Importance of Winter Wiper Blades and Glass Treatment

    CARiD.com
    Snow, ice, freezing rain, and frigid temperatures make winter driving treacherous; nevertheless you're prepared, right? But what about your wiper blades? If they're the same ones that baked on your windshield all summer then you could be in for problems. How do you know if your wiper blades...
  17. Winter tires for the new S4

    Wheel and Tire Forum
    I am ordering a 2015 S4 today :wrench:. I am getting 19 inch wheels with summer tires, but will need winter tires for the northeast. It seems like a lot of people but a separate set of smaller wheels with winter tires, but since I am leasing, I'd rather not buy a second set of wheels. Is there...
  18. :: ECS Tuning :: VW B6 Passat Alzor® Winter Wheels - Click Here !!!

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    Click HERE to order or for more information. VW B6 Passat Alzor® Winter Wheels - Full Sets Starting At Only $349.95! If you're fortunate enough to drive your car all year round in nice weather then read no further. For the rest of us who are forced to drive through snow and salt-covered roads...
  19. Michelin Pilot Sport A/S 3 for wet winter use - W/Y- or H/V- speed rated version?

    Wheel and Tire Forum
    I am thinking of trying to use all-seasons throughout the winter here in the WA/OR area. I currently have summer tires on my 16" alloys that really need to be replaced and Hankook i*cept EVO W310 on my 15" steelies for winter. I have not been impressed at all in that winter tire, particularly on...
  20. Michelin Pilot Sport A/S 3 for wet winter use - Is W/Y- or H/V- speed rated version?

    Wheel and Tire Forum
    Moderator - please delete this post. There does not seem to be a delete function on the edit page. thanks. nick
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