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    1. The proper way to install HID lighting in your...

      The proper way to install HID lighting in your pasat would be to actually use HID designed projectors. But seeing that OEM HID projectors require taking a loan out and adding different projectors to...
    2. Re: (Vitalijs_Avanesovs)

      Vitalijis_Avanesovs,
      Looks like the HID bulbs are not seated correctly. You can see that they are reflecting to the left side of the beam pattern on both projectors. Installing the bulbs can be...
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      Re: Chrome vs Black LED headlight housing (ReelBigFishy)

      OEM style smoked housings should have the same light output as chrome stock housings because the light output comes from a projector.
      I dont think there will be any difference in quality of lighting...
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      Re: Removing Front lip (Blown Wide Open)

      Quote, originally posted by Blown Wide Open »



      More time....this is like unbolting your fenders to change suspension.
      Sure, it makes the job easier regarding access to the parts, but...
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      Re: what headlights? (GT17V)

      Quote, originally posted by GT17V »



      I concur. I threw in the towel trying to open up the Hella assemblies.



      Oh yeah.
      making new projector mounting brackets for the stock OEM...
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      Re: what headlights? (mrcahh)

      Factory High Intensity Lighting consistes of either:
      D1S (ignitor for the xenon bulb is integrated with the bulb)
      or
      D2S (ignitor for the xenon bulb is not integrated and found attached to the...
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      Re: (PassatB6LPC)

      http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif
      looks good.
      I might have to get one of these, though I feel like I might want to bridge the two sides together in the middle do the bottem is...
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      Re: Removing Front lip (08 passat turbo)

      Quote, originally posted by 08 passat turbo »



      the whole bimper for a lip.....please say that was a joke



      It does take more time but in the end makes it easier to remove the clips...
    9. Thread: ST coilovers

      by BrunoVdub
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      Re: (greyvdub)

      Quote, originally posted by greyvdub »


      smooth, much less stiff than my old FK silverline X+

      heres the rear w/o the perches in..tucks tires.
    10. I agree. My KWs have the rear perch on top....

      I agree. My KWs have the rear perch on top.
      Besides the fact that you cant alter the height while under spring compression, those wrenches they supply for rear perch height adjustment would be...
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      I am interested but rather get an unpainted lip...

      I am interested but rather get an unpainted lip so that I can change it up a bit. Plus I think the fit isnt perfect so thats give me a chance to set the fit right.
      Curious as to your thoughts on the...
    12. Re: Calling all automatics who want a real intake (08 passat turbo)

      oval? Find a higher flow intake that exactly replicates the oem setup without spending more than $300 for it. not easy.
      The intake donor I used was a fujita intake. I liked the fact that it was one...
    13. Re: Calling all automatics who want a real intake (Tim Birney)

      Quote, originally posted by Tim Birney »


      Your car comes equipped with the best intake for your Engine.




      I made my own aftermarket intake from different pieces but at the same time...
    14. I have KW coils lowered on 19s and I believe I...

      I have KW coils lowered on 19s and I believe I set my fronts to 50% and the rears are 2/3 stiffness. I think I want to soften the rear up a little because as it goes having the fronts and rears...
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      Re: Colb's Retrofit Build (Colb.45)

      Quote, originally posted by Colb.45 »


      ^^ alright thanks dude for the heads up, so like the whole little plastic relay, your saying i should wrap it with electrical tape, and that would do...
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      Re: (nh9095)

      Quote, originally posted by nh9095 »


      ok so currently i have basic on off switch and no auto's, so if i install euro switch I can run just led's or led's w/ lights correct?



      yes if...
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      Re: (1985zcar)

      Valeo and hella both make stock halogen headlights.
      But yes valeo does make the OEM HIDs.
      There should be a lable of which manufacture the lights came from on the top of the headlight housing when...
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      I wonder if you even have to eal with resistors...

      I wonder if you even have to eal with resistors at this point though.
      I am aware that OEM HIDs on the GLI and GTI are bi-xenon and the high beam light actually isnt used without VAGCOMing that.
      If...
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      nice retro. Like mentioned over on Hidplanet...

      nice retro.
      Like mentioned over on Hidplanet though....the color mod is definatly bowing your cutoff a bit much and sometimes it thrws the lines off to see exactly how both cutoffs line up. But a...
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      Re: Colb's Retrofit Build (Colb.45)

      Hey nice job on the retro. Looking good.
      One thing I will caution you on as I have had experience with a few retros on my old MK4. Moisture/rain and open electrical connections.
      The pictures below...
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