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2012 Passat TDI SEL Prem DSG Tungsten Silver Modifications:

-18X8 Alzor 602 series Offset ET 42 Wheels
-120mm Custom VW logo Center Caps
-235/45/18 Michelin Pilot Sport A/S 3's Tires
-KW Street Comfort Coilovers thanks to Redline Motorworks Totally worth calling them for the deal as it's so low they can't post it anywhere and I won't post it here so people can still get the deal:D Part number for a 2012 VW Passat TDI was 18080110
-H&R Front Sway Bar 28mm
-CURT Hitch 112340
-Kuat NV bike hitch
-VW Driver's Gear Sunroof Deflector (Yes, now I have buffeting from 5-15mph :banghead:)
-RNS-510 flashed to most current version(This flash doesn't effect DVD-In-Motion) and flashed to have DVD-In-Motio
-Passat Monster Mats
-Tint 20% All around by TintBlasters
-GTI/GLI Automatic Pedals
- it much shinier than the vw dead pedal, but it was cheaper
-[URL="http://www.superbrightleds.com/cgi-bin/store/index.cgi?action=DispPage&Page2Disp=%2Fspecs%2Fld1-x.htm"]Super Bright LED lights Natural White Color
(6) for the trunk (I'm copying Kchorro)
-Rear Red Badge Inlays (Thanks jsmyle1%...) :thumbup:
-Custom Boost and EGT on a 1.7" OLED screen from Zada-Tech
-3M 1/2 Chrome strip added to the front bumper grill purchased from Advance Auto
-HID XE+ Premium 35w Slim H7 Kit Great Company to talk to and they have an awesome product :thumbup: Still going strong and haven't had any issues (Click here for install thread)
-HPA TDI Motor Mount (beta tester) This causes way too much cabin noise....:banghead::banghead::banghead: Removed and did my own home brew mount with some marine grade sealant and a stock mount, which is wife approved.


Still need photos but installed:
-H&R Rear Sway Bar 24mm Sway Bars
-2009 VW CC Front Black Leather Seats that at 12 way adjustable :)
-CURT Hitch Trailer Light Wiring
-CURT Euro Mount Bar
-K&N 33-2865 High Performance Replacement Air Filter by K&N Removed, stock air filter because it was causing a MIL
-PIAA 18535 H8 Plasma Ion Yellow Bulb
-Malone Tuning Stage 2 +30 WHP +70 WTQ with the DSG Tune (Dyno Graph
-Carbon Fiber Hydrographics covering all my wood from Source Hydrographics

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Some car porn for you :)
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KW suspension installation on my Passat TDI

Custom Gauge install




Front Sway Bar Comparison Top is H&R 28mm and bottom is stock VW


HPA TDI motor mount install
https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-...ACoU/ApPd2Yt8HaI/s983/2012-06-13+09.17.40.jpg

H7 on the left compared to HID XE+ Premium 35w Slim H7 Kit on the right


HID XE+ Premium 35w Slim H7 Kit on the left and H7 on the right






























Custom Boost Gauge
 

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looks good! that color is definitely growing on me:thumbup:
Thanks, this color is neat it always looks different with lights and shadows :eek:

Nice Rack! :laugh:

What is the boost gauge you are talking about? Is there a link to it?
Yeah the rack is sweet!!! I am going to keep everyone in suspense till I get the boost gauge, but once I install it I will post up a DYI link for how to replace the clock and a full review of the gauge. It is being built as we speak. These are some of the build photos and during the build the company figured out how to incorporate the boost and the EGT gauge on the same screen so I won't have to switch between the 2 :)



Do you have a.part number?, is it specifically for the b7?, thanks and sorry for hijacking the thread, nice ride Op
Don't worry about thread jacking...I pmed the guy asking him for part number. I really want to see it installed because if I could have a cleaner hack I am with you....I want it :thumbup:
 

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I know its build pictures, but 1100F? Isn’t that a bit toasty?

Very nice looking. though my wife would never allow it. The clock will stay.
 

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I know its build pictures, but 1100F? Isn’t that a bit toasty?

Very nice looking. though my wife would never allow it. The clock will stay.
Yes, Test build numbers. # clocks in the Passat she could look at the radio/navi for a clock :what:
 

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Don't worry about thread jacking...I pmed the guy asking him for part number. I really want to see it installed because if I could have a cleaner hack I am with you....I want it

I want the part number too for the dead pedal..
Nice ride. Same color combination.. :)
 

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Please tell me you still have the OEM alloy wheels?

Exactly which wheels are on the car? The A8 replicas or the factory wheels?

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Speaking of A8 replicas....... If I could pull this off without breaking the bank, I'd do it in a heartbeat...

 

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Please tell me you still have the OEM alloy wheels?

Exactly which wheels are on the car? The A8 replicas or the factory wheels?

;)


Speaking of A8 replicas....... If I could pull this off without breaking the bank, I'd do it in a heartbeat...

Those wheels look sharp!

I have a white TDi with 20% tints and those wheels would match very nicely.

Can you provide link? What size are those and does that pic have springs on it?

Thanks for reply!
 

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I am going to keep everyone in suspense till I get the boost gauge, but once I install it I will post up a DYI link for how to replace the clock and a full review of the gauge. It is being built as we speak. These are some of the build photos and during the build the company figured out how to incorporate the boost and the EGT gauge on the same screen so I won't have to switch between the 2 :)
Awesome! Is this custom made just for you or are you like the beta tester? :p Will they eventually sell it to all of us? I personally think the clock is hideous and cheap looking so I'm looking to replace it with something better. and yes, we have way too many clocks in the car. :laugh:
 

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Please tell me you still have the OEM alloy wheels?
Exactly which wheels are on the car? The A8 replicas or the factory wheels
Speaking of A8 replicas....... If I could pull this off without breaking the bank, I'd do it in a heartbeat...
I had the bristol wheels which are up for sale for $700.
These are Audi A8 D3 replicas in 18"

I was thinking about those wheels but i am lazy I don't want to have to clean my wheels all the time :thumbdown:

Awesome! Is this custom made just for you or are you like the beta tester? :p Will they eventually sell it to all of us? I personally think the clock is hideous and cheap looking so I'm looking to replace it with something better. and yes, we have way too many clocks in the car. :laugh:
Right now it is being custom made for me and I am kinda the beta tester and helping the company design a gauge that looks just like our gauges in the B7. Hopefully when I am done it won't take nearly as long to personalize the gauge to go seamless in the B7. Much more to come on this :popcorn:
 

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So I installed the phaeton deal pedal yesterday.
The way I installed the deal pedal was:
I cut and removed all the clips but left the 2 alignment pegs. I still had to trim them down and then I drilled 2 holes into the stock dead pedal after I removed it from the car. I scuffed up the dead pedal and the plastic dead pedal and then used a bunch of 3M double stick tape. It fits and looks stock :)

Today I installed the HPA motor mount:

Removing the stock mount was a giant pain in the but. I had to break out the dremel to remove the stock mount which took me over 45 minutes because I was being extra careful. Installing the HPA mount took less than 5 minutes. I used car soap and the mount slide right in with the use of my dead hammer. The motor mount bolt is not 22mm it's a 13/16 socket fit perfect.

Review of the mount:

The shifts feel wonderful, You really feel the power. Sitting at a light the car shakes a lot, for a comparison it is a little ruffer than my dog bone mount insert from ECS that I had on my 2007 VW GTI. The car sounds like it has a light exhaust after this mount. This mount is not wife approved, but she loves me so it stays.

I got my custom boost/EGT gauge but now I have to install it and I will have to visit a shop to have the bung for the EGT installed.

Hopefully tomorrow I will install the sway bars with my friends. :wave:
 

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So as a tease here are a few videos during production of my new boost gauge:


This is a couple revisions after to the above link


This is my new boost and EGT gauge:

 

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I want one.
 
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