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  1. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I've decided to change my rotors and my two choices are brembo slotted and zimmerman cross i wanted to know if anyone has tried either of these and if so....what's their opinion on each?\ oh and stupid do i know if my passat is DBW or not...and if it
  2. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey guys/gals New here to the site. Looks like a really good one. I am looking for some new rotors for the wife's Passat. It is a 2000 v6. I am looking at the Zimmerman Cross Drilled. What is the consensus on these? Are they stainless steel? What are my other options? Thanks for your help in...
  3. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I just did my brakes, frt&rr, on my '03 1.8T....Zimmerman rotors with Pagid pads...Wow, what a difference. My passat never braked this well. From dead cold in the morning to long steep grades, brakes are smooth and strong. For those with a brake job in the near future, this is a...
  4. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I need new brake pads and rotors for the rear wheels(after only 41KMiles). The techs recommended Zimmerman, Brembo and Metal Masters parts rather than the authentic VW parts. They say it is exactly the same parts...and those 3 companies sell to VW. The techs are VERY reputable and I trust them...
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  7. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have been trying to decide between regualr rotors or drilled for the front of my 98 1.8T. GermanAutoparts seems to have the best price but are the cross drilled well made? I want the mintex red box for the pads becuase of the less dust thing. Any info is helpful. Phillip
  8. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have Zimmerman Crossed Drilled rotors and Red box Mintex all the way around and i think i need to put new pads on do i have to used the Red box Mintex or can i go to a autoparts store and just pick some up or do anyone know of any good pads that i can put on with the Zimmerman Crossed Drilled...
  9. Classified Archive
    FS: Brand New (Still in box) X-drilled zimmerman rotors for front & rear. Stock replacement size for B5 & B5.5. $175 shipped for both sets(front and rear together) If sold separately, then $100 shipped for Front set and $80 shipped for rear. extra shipping charge will be added if...
  10. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey guys for those of you that painted your zimmerman rear rotors..... How did you mask the center part of the rotor (hub?) so there was a nice clean line of paint between the hub and the area where the pad makes contact i cant figure out how to mask if you know what i am talking...
  11. Classified Archive
    These are slightly used and they were installed on a 1999 or 2000 . I bought them from a fellow member, but I decided on a completely different setup. I personally have never installed these on my Passat. I think they were used less than a few weeks! They are in the box and ready to go, I...
  12. Classified Archive
    Brand New, Never Used - Both are still in original boxes. For B5 or B5.5 . Prefer local, but will ship if needed. $130 for both. [Modified by ROXYB5, 8:56 AM 2/20/2003] <![CDATA[Brand New, Never Used - Both are still in original boxes. For B5 or B5.5 . Prefer local, but will ship if needed...
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    FS: Front Pair of Zimmerman X-drilled brakes (lightly used <500mi) Had these installed on for less than a week. 288x25 size. Was going to stick with them until I got a very good deal on an A8 rotor upgrade. Retail for $65 each. Willing to sell the pair for ($65+i pay half shipping $10) $75...
  14. Group Buys
    Zimmerman plus Mintex pads, who would be interested in this group buy I want to setup a groub buy for Zimmerman rotots and Mintex pads for both front and rear brakes. how many of you would be interested jsut so know with what numbers I am dealing with.
  15. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Does anyone know where I could get a great deal on Zimmerman cross-drilled rotors for a B5.5 4Motion? How much should be a great price?