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    Thread: The best springs to put on your stock shocks?

    1. 01-27-2007 04:04 AM #1
      Just wanted to see whats the majority people put on.

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      01-27-2007 04:08 AM #2
      seems like a no brainer to me...
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    3. 01-27-2007 04:11 AM #3
      I have the H&Rs on stockers

      Ride is ruff....sometimes bouncy....
      im now at 16k
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    4. 01-27-2007 09:56 AM #4
      STOCK SPRINGS!

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      01-27-2007 10:07 AM #5
      Vogtland Race springs. Never once rubbed. At 22kmi, suspension is just now starting to get a little softer.
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    6. 01-27-2007 10:32 AM #6
      eibach pro-kit springs.
      works good with the oem shocks!

    7. 01-27-2007 10:44 AM #7
      for stock shocks, i'd recommend either the driver gear, eibach pro, or euro springs.

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      01-27-2007 12:25 PM #8
      Quote, originally posted by DimceR32 »
      I have the H&Rs on stockers

      Ride is ruff....sometimes bouncy....
      im now at 16k
      pics for views




      Im not really good at takeing pics


      H&R race or sport? Is that a little rake I see too? Any rubbing with those 18's on? 18x8 right?

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      01-27-2007 12:40 PM #9
      I have H&R springs on stock shocks, i have 18's and i rubbed a little with the car full with 5 ppl..... Never did that again.


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      01-27-2007 01:08 PM #10
      I have the H&Rs sports on stock shocks...No rake.. No rubbed 10k
      rim specs are 8Jx18 with a 43 offset no spacers
      tires Pirelli P6 235/40/R18








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      01-27-2007 01:47 PM #11
      vogtland, keeps the stock ride quality, just a tad stiffer but the average person wont notice it
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      01-27-2007 01:58 PM #12
      Quote, originally posted by Tampavw »
      I have the H&Rs sports on stock shocks...No rake.. No rubbed 10k

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      01-27-2007 02:02 PM #13
      rim specs are 8Jx18 with a 43 offset no spacers
      tires Pirelli P6 235/40/R18
      R32/939

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      01-27-2007 02:24 PM #14
      Quote, originally posted by Type S »
      vogtland, keeps the stock ride quality, just a tad stiffer but the average person wont notice it

      Same experience here with Neuspeed.....tad stiffer than stock GLI's but most people don't even notice.
      And the tire rubbing is a function of the offset and width...not lowering.
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      01-27-2007 02:49 PM #15
      Eibachs,love the ride height,comfort,handling.

    16. 01-27-2007 11:00 PM #16
      I'm considering Eibach's. Anyone running the Sportline on stock shocks? Any rubbing?
      Any one have any comments on the Sportline?

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      01-27-2007 11:42 PM #17
      4X4 FTW!!!!

    18. 01-28-2007 12:20 AM #18
      I have a 2.0T as well in Toronto, where r u thinking of getting yours done? Keep me posted... I want to lower mine too.. thinking of getting the Drivegear springs but getting them done at dealer might be expensive...
      (IM Sent... posted here just in case!)

    19. 01-28-2007 12:26 AM #19
      I know of a guy who put Eiback springs on his stock shocks, he said they work just fine.

    20. 01-28-2007 08:01 AM #20
      Save up enough $ and by the whole enchilada...otherwise you will notice that you are a bean or two short after a few bites.
      I choose to wait another month and buy both springs and shocks when I was looking....I found a MAGIC combination !
      My aftermarket combination choice added much enthusiastic road holding capabilities, not to hard not to soft. I adjusted the rears so they were hard to about 75 % over stock...and adjusted the fronts relatively soft....this gave the vehicle a feeling of rear wheel thru corners and better overall handling caracterisitcs.
      Tires will be the next big step as they are the attachment to the road and is a very important decision as well..
      I bought my set up with performance and functionality in mind more than I did for looks.
      Do your research and go out and get the best deal.....there is strong competition in this area, so prices can be negotiable.

    21. 01-28-2007 08:47 AM #21
      eibach pro's


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      01-28-2007 09:01 AM #22
      Why does this White GTI have black rub-strips ?

    23. 01-28-2007 09:20 AM #23
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      Why does this White GTI have black rub-strips ?

      because i put them on

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      01-28-2007 10:15 AM #24
      euro ftw
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    25. 01-28-2007 10:50 AM #25
      what is a good place to get the H&R sports? I found them on ebay for $250 shipped... is that a decent deal?
      Also, how much does it cost to put them on - just a ball park idea...


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