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JHM Solid Linkage Upgrade for B5-B6 A4-Passat 5-speed, 1998 - 2004




Complete linkage upgrade kit for B5/B6 A4/Passat, 1997 - 2004 w 5-speed transmission only. This upgrade fits ALL 1998-2004 A4s and only SOME 1997s with the U-joint style linkage. Click here to verify your linkage style if you have a 97. NOTE: If you have a 1996 or 1997 A4 and get a U-joint style linkage rod from a 1998-2001 A4 you can use this kit.

INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING - JHM Steel u-joint to replace the OEM rubber joint, 4 - PTFE washers, 2 - New hardened shoulder bolts w locking nuts and synthetic grease.

(This linkage is located at the transmission and is separate from our shifter.) This linkage fits all B5 B6 A4s and Passats with 5-sped transmissions.

COMES AS A COMPLETE DO IT YOURSELF KIT Only drilling is required to remove the factory rubber joint.




NOTE: Some drilling is required to remove the factory rubber joint. See instructions above.

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This product fits the following vehicles:
Make Model Chassis Engine
Audi A4 B5 (1996-2001) all
Audi A4 B6 (2002-2005) all
Volkswagen Passat B5 (1998-2005) all
Customer Reviews (2)
Great product. Check out the short shift kit and bushing upgrade if you haven't already. Review by Michael (Posted on 3/8/2016)
The feel of the shifter is very mechanical now that there is no rubber between you and the gears. You can feel everything through the shifter and it just gives you the reassurance that your in gear. It is a bit pricy but I'm
Not sure you can even get a new rubber piece so this is the next best thing. I installed on a bench but I think installing with the car on ramps or stands would be around 30 mins. Great product!
Review by Dylan (Posted on 2/21/2016)
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(b) No person shall operate or leave standing upon a highway a motor vehicle that is required to be equipped with a motor vehicle pollution control device under Part 5 (commencing with Section 43000) of Division 26 of the Health and Safety Code or any other certified motor vehicle pollution control device required by any other state law or any rule or regulation adopted pursuant to that law, or required to be equipped with a motor vehicle pollution control device pursuant to the National Emission Standards Act (42 U.S.C. Secs. 7521 to 7550, inclusive) and the standards and regulations adopted pursuant to that federal act, unless the motor vehicle is equipped with the required motor vehicle pollution control device that is correctly installed and in operating condition. No person shall disconnect, modify, or alter any such required device.
(c) No person shall install, sell, offer for sale, or advertise any device, apparatus, or mechanism intended for use with, or as a part of, a required motor vehicle pollution control device or system that alters or modifies the original design or performance of the motor vehicle pollution control device or system.

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(a) Racing vehicles.

As the aforementioned code sections outline, it is against the law to operate or use a vehicle on public streets or highways with modified, altered, or disconnected motor vehicle pollution control devices. This may include but is not limited to, Evaporative Fuel Controls, Catalysts, DPF, PTOX, PCV Systems, Exhaust Gas Recirculation Systems, Oxygen Sensors, Thermostatic Air Cleaners, Air Intake Systems, Fuel Injectors, Regulators, Adjustable Cam Gears, ECU Programming, Mapping, or other Computer Modifications. Air Pumps, Air Injection, Timing, and any other Emission System Modification(s).

Purchaser acknowledges and certifies to JH Motorsports Inc., that Purchasers vehicle will only be used for racing applications or off road vehicle use only. Purchaser requests these modifications for the purpose of enhancing the vehicle for competitive Racing Applications and will not use this vehicle on public streets or highways. Purchaser agrees to indemnify JH Motorsports Inc., all employees, officers, owners, and subsidiaries for any civil or criminal liability arising out of use of Purchasers vehicle on public streets or highways as Purchaser has been duly notified of the laws and regulations regarding disconnecting, alteration, or modification of a vehicle’s pollution control devices. Purchaser understands and has been advised the driving of a vehicle on public streets or highways could result in criminal or civil penalties.

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