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    1. Why not just use a hub centric ring?

      Why not just use a hub centric ring?
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      To remove the Bilstein perchs remove the spring...

      To remove the Bilstein perchs remove the spring then remove the two spring height perches. The larger nut is then unscrewed from the threaded body which will fall out from under the trailing arm.
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      Exactly, so if you have no mods, you could put on...

      Exactly, so if you have no mods, you could put on street tires and go to a street tire class such as ST_ or even a Stock category class. If you have many mods depending on the level it could take...
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      You would pick the tires based upon the class...

      You would pick the tires based upon the class your car would be in and the modificaitons you have on the car. If you were going for the fastest R comp you would be on a Hoosier A7, or at the very...
    5. Does anyone have experience using more than one...

      Does anyone have experience using more than one type of base rack system, ie Yakima, OEM VW, or Thule. I'm curious as to how the noise level is between the three. I currently have a Yakima rack and...
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      FS: Rota Torque 18x9.5 et35

      Located in the East Bay, for sale, $750 obo, no trades.

      4 Rota Torque, 18x9.5, et35, 5x100 bolt pattern, Hyperblack finish, concave face
      Mounted on Hankook Ventus V12 245/35/18. Insides have some...
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      The rules were updated over 5 years ago.

      The rules were updated over 5 years ago.
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      In DSP, wheel and tire are open. You can run...

      In DSP, wheel and tire are open. You can run whatever you feel is necessary to put down a fast time. Tires must be of DOT variety, ie a Hoosier, Kumho, or BFG R compound tire. These are typically...
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      The car should actually be classed in DSP.

      The car should actually be classed in DSP.
    10. This thread has a number of pictures and specs...

      This thread has a number of pictures and specs for the odd wheel size you are looking at. http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?5636933-XXR-527-on-MK4
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      You could also contact Bilstein directly or any...

      You could also contact Bilstein directly or any other Bilstein shock repair shop and have the shock rebuilt and refreshed.
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      If you decide on the Ground Control plates, its...

      If you decide on the Ground Control plates, its best to work directly with reflexgti here on the boards as he is the point of contact for Audi/VW for GC. You'll get a faster answer and quicker...
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      The spacer in the first picture is a one off. ...

      The spacer in the first picture is a one off. Keep in mind all that it is accomplishing is increasing the static camber, decreasing static caster and lowering the outside edge of the control arm to...
    14. Not a Before and After, but an interesting series...

      Not a Before and After, but an interesting series of posts following this one:...
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      It would be far simpler to go with a proven...

      It would be far simpler to go with a proven component from Ground Control. Using a dual spring setup, a helper spring and a main spring, you can pick the rate and spring length you need to match...
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      If you want to be really competitive, you should...

      If you want to be really competitive, you should start by picking up a rule book and figuring out what class you want to be in. There are a number of modifications that have been listed out above...
    17. Are the fog lights factory? The initial symptoms...

      Are the fog lights factory? The initial symptoms lead one to believe its the ignition switch as the ignition needs to be switched on for the lights to turn on.
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      Its helpful to know what chassis this is for, as...

      Its helpful to know what chassis this is for, as certain materials hinder the rear end performance, more than help it.
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      http://srs-tec.de/cars/VW/Golf-IV/Wide-front-Fende...

      http://srs-tec.de/cars/VW/Golf-IV/Wide-front-Fender-GT-VW-Golf-IV::269.html

      Should be adequate enough for the front. +25mm. With camber adjustment, that's more than enough to cover a 285 wide...
    20. Assuming you have adequate shock travel, why not...

      Assuming you have adequate shock travel, why not just use a shorter spring to let the car lower?
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