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    Thread: Lowered .:R32 Appreciation Thread

    1. 09-19-2010 01:43 AM #141
      Quote Originally Posted by Av. View Post
      Oh lala. Clean

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      09-19-2010 11:39 PM #142
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      This one isnt actually located in Tampa...is it?

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      09-19-2010 11:45 PM #143
      Quote Originally Posted by oldskool1963vw View Post
      This one isnt actually located in Tampa...is it?
      ?? That's not Tampa

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      09-20-2010 12:08 AM #144
      good thread

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      09-20-2010 12:08 PM #145
      Ordered some 10mm spacers for the rear.

      Hopefully these will work well without rubbing too much.

      The 16mm killed my rear fenders.

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      09-20-2010 12:26 PM #146
      pics?
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      09-20-2010 01:14 PM #147
      Well now that I can finally join this thread... Frame was laid on the ground this weekend...














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      09-20-2010 01:25 PM #148
      ^ nice tuck dude looks good

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      09-20-2010 01:35 PM #149
      niceeeeeeee

    10. 09-21-2010 01:25 AM #150
      ^
      details man. which air ride did you use?.

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      09-21-2010 06:48 AM #151
      Daily: '08 R32 -- Wifes: '08 Audi A3 -- Sunny Days: '90 Corrado

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      09-21-2010 01:23 PM #152
      Quote Originally Posted by omllenado View Post
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      details man. which air ride did you use?.
      It's a custom Airlift kit... 5lb tank in the trunk, dual compressors... The rear bags are a new style, truck bags and flipped... My buddy's MKV is on bags (Bulldogger) and he has had some serious issues with his rear bags, so STS tried a new setup...

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      09-21-2010 02:33 PM #153
      Quote Originally Posted by G60 dude View Post
      IMHO, one of the most sane suspension setups I've seen in this thread. I bet you're not slicing tires and bottoming out on every pebble in the road. What's your setup, mate? I have H&R sport springs and Bilstien sport Shocks awaiting installation.

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      09-21-2010 05:01 PM #154
      Quote Originally Posted by R32_3283 View Post
      IMHO, one of the most sane suspension setups I've seen in this thread. I bet you're not slicing tires and bottoming out on every pebble in the road. What's your setup, mate? I have H&R sport springs and Bilstien sport Shocks awaiting installation.
      If you are slicing tires and bottoming out then you're doing it wrong.

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      09-21-2010 05:54 PM #155
      Quote Originally Posted by R32_3283 View Post
      IMHO, one of the most sane suspension setups I've seen in this thread. I bet you're not slicing tires and bottoming out on every pebble in the road. What's your setup, mate? I have H&R sport springs and Bilstien sport Shocks awaiting installation.
      This guy.

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      09-21-2010 06:30 PM #156
      Quote Originally Posted by Av. View Post
      If you are slicing tires and bottoming out then you're doing it wrong.
      Must be several in this forum "doing it wrong" then, since I have seen comments from forum members saying as much. How can it be a good thing to have a quarter turn on the steering wheel before rubbing somewhere? I prefer to have full lock available when I need it, but that's just me.

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      09-21-2010 07:27 PM #157
      Quote Originally Posted by R32_3283 View Post
      Must be several in this forum "doing it wrong" then, since I have seen comments from forum members saying as much. How can it be a good thing to have a quarter turn on the steering wheel before rubbing somewhere? I prefer to have full lock available when I need it, but that's just me.
      Well IMHO if you're slicing tires, you definitely are doing it wrong... I ride mine somewhat low, but I still have full turn capability, unless of course I'm on a decent length of straight away with no sharp turns, then I'll slam her down a bit more... I guess it's all up to the person on how low they wanna ride... I honestly rub more on my coilovers on my Passat than I do on my bags in my .:R...

      But in the end, it's to each their own really... I like some cars with a static drop, but I also like the dope a$$ look of a car slammed all the way down... That .:R on coils looks solid for sure...

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      09-22-2010 06:43 AM #158
      Quote Originally Posted by R32_3283 View Post
      IMHO, one of the most sane suspension setups I've seen in this thread. I bet you're not slicing tires and bottoming out on every pebble in the road. What's your setup, mate? I have H&R sport springs and Bilstien sport Shocks awaiting installation.
      Running H&R coilovers, no spacers with the 19" wheels. An occasional rub on a rough roads in turns. For a daily driver really wouldn't want it any lower..... Don't need to worry about speed bumps, entering steep driveways etc.
      Daily: '08 R32 -- Wifes: '08 Audi A3 -- Sunny Days: '90 Corrado

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      09-22-2010 07:25 AM #159
      Quote Originally Posted by G60 dude View Post
      Running H&R coilovers, no spacers with the 19" wheels. An occasional rub on a rough roads in turns. For a daily driver really wouldn't want it any lower..... Don't need to worry about speed bumps, entering steep driveways etc.
      She looks great. Thanks for the information.

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      09-23-2010 11:29 AM #160
      I wanted to know how many of you guys if any are running skid plates? oil pan clearance has been a concern for VRs over the years

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      09-23-2010 11:30 AM #161
      Quote Originally Posted by AWPower View Post
      I wanted to know how many of you guys if any are running skid plates? oil pan clearance has been a concern for VRs over the years
      I don't see any need for one just yet.. when I do one it will be DieselGeek though.

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      09-23-2010 11:59 AM #162
      Yea I know Av. is low but i dont think he is running one just wanted to see who was

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      09-23-2010 01:21 PM #163
      Quote Originally Posted by AWPower View Post
      I wanted to know how many of you guys if any are running skid plates? oil pan clearance has been a concern for VRs over the years

      The oil pan on Mkv Rs (vr) are a lot less taller than older vr pans. While i drive pretty low i have yet to scrap a pan. However, in the future i plan on running some sort of skid plate as a precautionary measure. I'd also be interested in knowing whats recommended.
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      09-23-2010 01:44 PM #164
      Quote Originally Posted by AWPower View Post
      Yea I know Av. is low but i dont think he is running one just wanted to see who was

      No Skid plate here, But I've yet to hit anything or even scrape my oilpan and I've taken my Car everywhere. I do plan on adding one in the future though, not very important mod though. Isn't the skid plate around 600 and another oilpan around 200?

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      09-23-2010 02:19 PM #165
      Quote Originally Posted by Av. View Post
      No Skid plate here, But I've yet to hit anything or even scrape my oilpan and I've taken my Car everywhere. I do plan on adding one in the future though, not very important mod though. Isn't the skid plate around 600 and another oilpan around 200?
      Yea something like that skids are expensive

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      09-23-2010 02:32 PM #166
      Quote Originally Posted by Av. View Post
      Isn't the skid plate around 600 and another oilpan around 200?
      $275 I do believe for the skid plate.

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      09-23-2010 02:35 PM #167
      Quote Originally Posted by PSU View Post
      $275 I do believe for the skid plate.
      Post a McLink

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      09-23-2010 02:37 PM #168
      Yea that the price heres the link http://www.dieselgeek.com/servlet/Ca...11+MK5/6+Jetta

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      09-23-2010 02:40 PM #169
      http://www.dieselgeek.com/servlet/Detail?no=434

      $275 without shipping.

      There is also the Euro OEM Steel skid plate sold by ECS: http://www.ecstuning.com/Search/Skid_Plate/ES1892332/ for $450 pre-shipping. Clearance is a little better from the OEM model IIRC; and it has cooling vents like our stock plastic ones as well.

      But it is close to twice the price too...
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      09-23-2010 02:48 PM #170
      Hmm only 275.. Might have to bump that up on my to-do list.

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      09-23-2010 03:12 PM #171
      Yea my coils are on the top of my list one more month hopefully

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      09-23-2010 03:14 PM #172
      Which coils you looking to get?

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      09-23-2010 03:21 PM #173
      FKs silverline

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      09-23-2010 03:41 PM #174
      Quote Originally Posted by Av. View Post
      Post a McLink
      Do a McSearch. LOL.

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      09-23-2010 03:42 PM #175
      Quote Originally Posted by AWPower View Post
      FKs silverline
      Do B&Gs if you are going to pay the extra money for Silverlines.

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