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    2. Any one rebuild their own coilovers????????!!

      Has anyone in here built/altered/upgraded their coilovers? specifically Raceland brand?

      And what I mean by that is..
      -replace the raceland springs with a better quality?
      -added any sort of...
    3. Thank you. Be sure to PM me afterwards and let me...

      Thank you. Be sure to PM me afterwards and let me know if i left out anything you had questions on so i can update the original.
    4. Wrote up the DIY and posted as new thread, here...

      Wrote up the DIY and posted as new thread, here ya go.

      http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?7077534-DIY-motor-mounts-and-transmission-mount-replacement-for-B5-FWD-V6-30V
    5. DIY: motor mounts and transmission mount replacement for B5 FWD V6 30V

      This DIY will outline the replacement for driver & passenger side engine mounts (not the front snub mount), as well as driver & passenger side transmission mounts for a B5 Passat fwd v6 (a.k.a 30v)...
    6. and i would def recommend doing it yourself. my...

      and i would def recommend doing it yourself. my dad was around and wanted to get his hands dirty. but a single person can easily get this done in 3 hours taking their sweet time..no crazy tools, no...
    7. Hey i will post the DIY first thing tomorrow...

      Hey i will post the DIY first thing tomorrow morning.

      I used a total of..

      3 normal low profile jacks
      2 jack stands
      1 cherry picker.

      But you can def get away with
      2 jack stands
    8. Will you have stage 1 for b5 Passat v6 available?...

      Will you have stage 1 for b5 Passat v6 available? and possibility for any sort of upgrade stages?
    9. bump. some interest. pick this up before its...

      bump. some interest. pick this up before its trashed. hate to waste good parts
    10. bump for local sell before I potentially ship

      bump for local sell before I potentially ship
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      I ran blizzak studless last winter and they were...

      I ran blizzak studless last winter and they were amazing.. considering our cars aren't exactly the snow/off road machines, my car handled great with them and I was able to out drive a lot of suv's...
    12. well there wasn't really a need. but the...

      well there wasn't really a need. but the condition the previous owner left the car in well...wasn't the nicest. I figured since I was in there I would do it for piece of mind. and it only takes about...
    13. This was on the v6..sorry I wasn't too specific...

      This was on the v6..sorry I wasn't too specific on that.

      as for anyone who finds this when searching for DIY on v6 motor mounts & transmission mounts...

      - Yes you can drive with a broken...
    14. reporting back..job is done…cherry picker is nice...

      reporting back..job is done…cherry picker is nice but you don't really need it if you have multiple jacks.

      I will have a write up for ya'll soon, with pics.

      3.5 hours and i did the following...
    15. !!!!emergency motor mount replacement going on today..any pointer!!!!

      So i had failure on my driver side engine mount last night. thought i noticed excessive vibration. stopped at a store to check it out and sure enough i saw some "barney blood" (it has a sweet taste...
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      do you have an est value on the car you expect...

      do you have an est value on the car you expect trades to meet/exceed? I really want to get into something older altho I love my b5 wagon.
    17. crip walk + $140

      crip walk + $140
    18. blah blah..hasn't been 3 weeks but im about to...

      blah blah..hasn't been 3 weeks but im about to trash this puppy. just too many parts laying around.
    19. nice pics..love the patina. if i saw this on the...

      nice pics..love the patina. if i saw this on the street i would be like :eek: & my gf would be like :screwy: and thats why she is my ex :P
    20. man this thing is so cool. love following this...

      man this thing is so cool. love following this thread.
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