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    1. 04-02-2017 01:15 PM #26
      Group Buy, bwahahahaha


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      04-02-2017 01:56 PM #27
      Quote Originally Posted by EeZeEpEe View Post
      What size did you go with? 24mm?

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      24mm adjustable
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      04-02-2017 01:58 PM #28
      Quote Originally Posted by KBR View Post
      24mm adjustable
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      $256.90 shipped
      Nice. Good price.

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    4. 04-02-2017 02:53 PM #29
      Quote Originally Posted by EeZeEpEe View Post
      I want to do all the above too.

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      Oh and I've got the OE 'Go Fast' Rear Spoiler that I've got to get installed too.


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      04-02-2017 05:44 PM #30
      Quote Originally Posted by ebenkeA6 View Post
      Oh and I've got the OE 'Go Fast' Rear Spoiler that I've got to get installed too.


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      my spoiler is going on next weekend found OEM used one my color on eBay

    6. 04-02-2017 06:00 PM #31
      Cool I found a new VW OE platinum grey one for $175. Works for me.


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    7. 04-15-2017 07:30 PM #32
      I installed the rear 24mm H&R sway bar this AM. What a difference, I can apply throttle through the corners, WooHoo!

      The suspension has been ordered, now I'm searching for wheels/tires.


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      04-19-2017 02:38 PM #33
      Absolutely upgrading my rear sway bar! Thanks for all of the feedback and updates from the group.

      Curious, did any of you who installed this who has lowering springs, did you need to get new end links?
      OR
      Could you just use what was stock on the car before?

      I think I know the answer, just making sure as I have my B7 on Konis and H+R lowering springs.

      Thanks!

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      04-19-2017 06:23 PM #34
      OP I covet thy sway bar, and also thine rims. What are those? They look too good to be stock
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      04-19-2017 08:49 PM #35
      Quote Originally Posted by g-man_ae View Post
      OP I covet thy sway bar, and also thine rims. What are those? They look too good to be stock
      Those are the stock rims on the Sport

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      04-19-2017 08:52 PM #36
      Quote Originally Posted by Paroxetine View Post
      Those are the stock rims on the Sport
      Ah... found them in the VW catalog.

      https://parts.vw.com/p/Volkswagen_20...01025JZD8.html
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      04-19-2017 09:07 PM #37
      Quote Originally Posted by g-man_ae View Post
      Ah... found them in the VW catalog.

      https://parts.vw.com/p/Volkswagen_20...01025JZD8.html
      Great looking rims, aren't they?

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      04-20-2017 04:09 PM #38
      Quote Originally Posted by Paroxetine View Post
      Great looking rims, aren't they?
      I wonder how much they weigh? It'll be a tough call between these and some OZ's I've been eyeing on Tire Rack.
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    14. 04-20-2017 11:44 PM #39
      Look at them - Most likely they are 27-30lbs lead weights.


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      04-21-2017 05:59 AM #40
      Quote Originally Posted by g-man_ae View Post
      I wonder how much they weigh?
      29.3lbs

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      04-21-2017 12:48 PM #41
      [QUOTE=snobrdrdan;104877721]29.3lbs

      Wow - Looks like keeping the car looking OEM will be difficult. Lightest 19" I've seen are the Pretoria's from the newer golf R

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      04-21-2017 06:33 PM #42
      Wow - Looks like keeping the car looking OEM will be difficult. Lightest 19" I've seen are the Pretoria's from the newer golf R
      I know - the lightest 19's on Tire Rack are OZ Leggera's, 20.0 lbs each.

      https://goo.gl/LDbecw

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    18. 04-22-2017 12:32 AM #43
      Quote Originally Posted by snobrdrdan View Post
      29.3lbs

      Damn I'm good.


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    19. 04-22-2017 12:33 AM #44
      Quote Originally Posted by g-man_ae View Post
      I know - the lightest 19's on Tire Rack are OZ Leggera's, 20.0 lbs each.

      https://goo.gl/LDbecw

      Check out the TSW Bathurst. Within one lb and a lot less $$$.


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      04-24-2017 09:03 PM #45
      Quote Originally Posted by Vic@eurosport View Post
      Hey guys I just wanted to give everyone my input on the H&R rear sway bar upgrade I did on my 2014 Passat Sport 1.8T

      So here's the back story on this car and why I chose it...
      I was coming out of a 2013 BMW 335i lease and simply wanted a car that was going to be spacious and comfortable while still getting great gas mileage. Well I found that with the Passat Sport 1.8T but there were a few things I didn't like on the car which I'm slowly correcting. I fixed the power issue with an ECU flash and I'm happy with the results of that. The next upgrade was tires but I figured I'd try the rear sway bar first from what others have posted on the forums in the past. Well it has more than surpassed my expectations in how this car handles in the turns now. I didn't want a firm or lower ride height as this is suppose to be my comfortable car (I have a 2016 Golf R for the hardcore stuff).

      So long story short the Passat had tons of body roll and felt like a boat over most bumps and turns compared to what I'm accustomed to driving. In particular I have a great freeway on ramp going to work every morning which I always drive quick on. I was only able to hit around 47-48mph before the car simply started to understeer and push itself into death, really made the car feel sloppy at that point and simply not fun to drive at that level. So after I installed the H&R 24mm rear sway bar I went the next morning and hit the same freeway on ramp only now I was able to carry much more speed and observed much less body roll and understeer, the car is simply more balanced and I was able to go 51-52mph on the same turn. All this while feeling more flat and confident about front end control makes this one of my favorite single modifications in a long time.

      I highly recommend this modification to anyone who drives spirited like myself and simply enjoys car control near the limit. Even quick left to right transitions have drastically improved.

      Here's the link to the H&R sway bar...
      http://www.eurosportacc.com/collecti...-bar-vw-passat

      Here are some install pics of the bar...







      Stock bar measures around 19mm








      Installed on the softer setting




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      The web site says this is for 2012 to 2015 Passats. Are 2016 and 2017 Passats different?
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      04-24-2017 09:30 PM #46
      Quote Originally Posted by MNJetta2013 View Post
      The web site says this is for 2012 to 2015 Passats. Are 2016 and 2017 Passats different?
      Bolts right in, I transferred mine from my 13 TDI to my 17 no issues.

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      04-25-2017 06:18 AM #47
      Quote Originally Posted by MNJetta2013 View Post
      The web site says this is for 2012 to 2015 Passats. Are 2016 and 2017 Passats different?
      Yes it fits, although the OEM sway bar on the newer ones IS slightly larger from the factory now
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      04-25-2017 01:09 PM #48
      Quote Originally Posted by snobrdrdan View Post
      Yes it fits, although the OEM sway bar on the newer ones IS slightly larger from the factory now
      So now the question is, what's the diameter of the newer sway bars and would it be worth the money for this one? Is there a difference in handling?
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      04-28-2017 06:09 AM #49
      Quote Originally Posted by MNJetta2013 View Post
      So now the question is, what's the diameter of the newer sway bars
      Already been answered...

      V6 is almost 20mm & 1.8T is almost 21mm now


      The H&R is still an upgrade though since it is a solid bar (not hollow), larger diameter and also uses stiffer bushings
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