Thor skid plate by Evolution Import, Inc. for vehicles on the B5 and B5.5 chassis. Because most VW oil pans have only a few inches of ground clearance, these are a good idea at stock height and a necessity for lowered cars. Protect your fragile oil pan from hazards such as road debris, manhole covers, and speed bumps.
CNC machine manufactured from 5052 grade aluminum–never rusts.
Low-profile 4.8mm thick plate provides maximum ground clearance.
Weighs 16.7 pounds installed.
Two pressed-in strengthening ribs.
Acts as a stress bar at the rear.
Air duct to allow air flow around transmission.
Bolts to the frame in 5 locations–easy removal for oil changes.
Two 10-gauge steel, powder-coated, front mounting brackets.
Two insulating washers to act as a barrier preventing electrolysis.
Approximately one-hour installation process.
Hardware Kit Includes:
2x Aluminum Side Wings
Rivet-nut Install Tool
Fits the Following:
1998-2005 VW Passat
Note on Engine Size: If your B5.5 Passat is a W8 you will need to add spacers to your purchase.
Detailed, step by step instructions: B5 Thor Install Guide(PDF)