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tmr931
12-03-2009, 05:33 PM
will a belly pan from any year audi work on my 2000? what kind of hardware is used to secure it? mine didnt come with one and id like to get one before we get heavy snow.

anybody have one they can sell me for cheap??

Euromike
12-03-2009, 06:45 PM
i think all B5's had the same belly pan.

little screw things held it, just the screws that you push up and give a 1/4 turn

Vrdady
12-03-2009, 06:57 PM
i think all B5's had the same belly pan.

little screw things held it, just the screws that you push up and give a 1/4 turn

yep those are them $15 each

Seerlah
12-04-2009, 03:56 AM
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flyromeo3
12-04-2009, 05:03 AM
you can also use the passat belly pan of similar year of B5 chassis.

Also, zip ties work lovely.

wrp
12-04-2009, 06:32 AM
Yes, cable zip ties are the best - no need for any screws, but you might need to drill a few holes in the plastic in some places.

VirginiaBeachA4
12-04-2009, 06:54 AM
damn i really need this but i am choked up on cash :(

somebody5788
12-04-2009, 07:27 AM
The plastic belly pan is not going to protect against anything but dirt and salt. I don't even have all the mounts for one anymore. And if I wanted one I would need new fender liners, the belly pan, and all the screws. I highly doubt those things are 15 bux a piece. I have a whole box of them at my dads shop.

ECS Tuning-Audi
12-04-2009, 07:47 AM
They aren't terribly priced new: Click here for Belly Pan ordering and pricing (http://www.ecstuning.com/Audi-B5_A4-Quattro-1.8T/Search/Noise_Dampening/ES248563/?salesrep=CArmbruster&utm_source=audizine&utm_medium=forum&utm_content=CArmbruster&utm_campaign=postreply)
http://www.ecstuning.com/product_library/3088/300/Lower%20Belly%20Pan%20-%20%20Sound%20Dampening%20Pan.jpgp (http://www.ecstuning.com/Audi-B5_A4-Quattro-1.8T/Search/Noise_Dampening/ES248563/?salesrep=CArmbruster&utm_source=audizine&utm_medium=forum&utm_content=CArmbruster&utm_campaign=postreply)

Before I worked here I ran around without one. We had a bad snow and I ripped off some piping from my car in a parking lot. They are definitely worth it. I had to pay 50 bucks for a broken hose and 130 for a shorted alternator... Afterward, I ordered one of these and had another violent winter with no problems, even after lowering my car too.

They also reduce noise while driving. They are designed to direct air to cool your motor by directing air through your front end and out, in a channeled fashion. Without one, you aren't properly directing air through your radiator. The difference is minimal but it exists. I just thought you should know the facts before winter hits hard.

cdowns13
12-04-2009, 07:47 AM
I would highly reccomend a aluminum belly pan if u can, I scrape A LOT and I'm sure it has more than paid for itself. Especially if u plan to get low it is a great investment bc the plastic one will just rip off after a while and doesn't protect as well