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upper strut tower

Postby padroB5 on Oct Mon 25, 2010 2:36 am

well for the past coulpe of months i have been looking for a upper front strut tower for my b5 passat with no luck on a vender :( :( ... i have seen them on B5 club an passat world but with no luck on where to buy one. i stared looking in to B5 audis with some luck i konw the have some what of the same tower an second fire wall set up but not quite sure yet... :paranoid: :paranoid: i dont want to spend the money then sit on it because it doesnt work... i have have been looking in to building one but there not much room to work with in that area... but it can be done i have noticed. any help or site to go look at will be helpfull thank you! :nod:

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Re: upper strut tower

Postby Rennwagen1 on Oct Thu 28, 2010 10:35 pm

did you contact any of the guys on those sites with the towers and see where they got them from?
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Re: upper strut tower

Postby padroB5 on Oct Fri 29, 2010 9:55 am

i have tryed an no luck back yet.. all i have noteiced is they are saying they got them from a audi A4 an there a lil snuggggg...
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Re: upper strut tower

Postby Mikewire on Oct Fri 29, 2010 11:01 am

The A4 sport and ultrasport packages have the strut bar, and they also have the mounting tabs welded to the body. The non-sport versions do not have the tab. I would first look to see if you have the tabs - if you do, then just order part 8D0 805 645 A (20) which is the cross support made for the B5 Passat (see below).

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The mounting tabs, if you need them, are:
8D0 803 357 A (18)
8D0 803 358 A (19)

The bar bolts to the tabs using one M8x20 bolt per side (21).

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Re: upper strut tower

Postby padroB5 on Oct Fri 29, 2010 1:18 pm

this what i have found...

http://audi-diy.blogspot.com/2007/10/au ... tower.html

ill see what else i have for a sites. i saw a heavey duty tube style one
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Re: upper strut tower

Postby Rennwagen1 on Oct Fri 29, 2010 3:41 pm

well shit, that look liek a totally straightforward install. and OEM to boot!
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