I finally gave in to the pressures of practicality and bought a primula
estate last week, in replacement for the passat. General impressions
are good; it's vastly better than the VW to fling about the countryside,
and the 2.0 engine, whilst initially feeling a bit gutless, responds
well to revs and makes the car fun to take by the scruff of the neck.
The only significant problem is that the standard fit speakers are
, so I thought I'd ask on here for advice. I'd like to stick to
units which fit in the original mounts - no subs taking up half the boot
space, for example. I haven't taken the grilles off yet, but looking at
their sizes, I reckon it has 13cms at the front and 16s at the back,
with tweeter units at the top of the side pillars.
The headunit which is in at the minute is some cheapo Clarion thing. I
have no objection to replacing that, but my total max budget is probably
Anyway, general advice and suggestions for places to look for kit much
Over to you, chaps...