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      01-16-2012 08:17 PM #51
      Quote Originally Posted by A.Bursell View Post
      2 Dr DSG TDI.

      I just went back and rechecked because you were interested, after settling the Front and Rear dropped exactly 1 1/8" -- with the rear being 1/2" higher.

      (Front 25 3/8" Rear 25 7/8")

      Adam
      Ok-- finally have the pictures uploaded. They are only cell phone pics, but I think they will get the job done.


      Driver Gear Springs 1 by A.Bursell, on Flickr


      Driver Gear Springs 2 by A.Bursell, on Flickr


      Driver Gear Springs 3 by A.Bursell, on Flickr

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      01-17-2012 08:49 AM #52
      looks good!

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      01-25-2012 12:50 PM #55
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      01-31-2012 01:25 PM #56
      Paul, can I just stop in to place an order and get the Vortex discount, or do I need to order online. Thanks!

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      01-31-2012 02:39 PM #57
      yup, you just have to pay tax though,

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      02-07-2012 09:38 AM #59
      bunch of these went out yesterday! thanks for the orders!

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      02-08-2012 10:38 PM #61
      Paul,
      Just received my springs today!! Thanks for the smooth transaction, looking forward to installing them this weekend!! About how many miles should i put on them before I do the alignment?

      Thanks again

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      02-09-2012 09:15 AM #63
      yea, appears we have an issue with the website, again

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      02-09-2012 06:05 PM #64
      Mine just came in today. Thanks for the easy and quick transaction, guys.
      GIAC Stage2 - AWE TOP w/ S3 Intercooler and AWE hose kit - AWE CCB - AWE Turbo Back Exhaust - Unibrace XB - 28mm Front H&R Sway Bar (Soft) - 24mm Rear H&R Sway Bar (Stiff) - Driver's Gear Springs

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      02-09-2012 08:01 PM #65
      Quote Originally Posted by A.Bursell View Post
      2 Dr DSG TDI.

      I just went back and rechecked because you were interested, after settling the Front and Rear dropped exactly 1 1/8" -- with the rear being 1/2" higher.

      (Front 25 3/8" Rear 25 7/8")

      Adam
      That's odd, I just measured my stock 2010 Golf TDI 4dr 6 speed manual:
      25 3/4" rear and 26" front .......
      So I'm lower in the back (stock suspension) and 5/8" higher in the front. I wonder if the DG springs will help me ....

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      02-10-2012 12:45 PM #66
      Paul, I am running Interlagos reps from USARim that are 18x8 et 35 with 225/40/18 DWS on my 2011 2 door TDI 6M..I know the offset only pushes the wheel out about 6 mm farther than the OEM Interlagos, but I am a still concerned about rubbing if I throw on the DG springs, what are your thoughts?
      Thanks in advance
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      02-10-2012 12:49 PM #67
      Quote Originally Posted by wrich73 View Post
      Paul, I am running Interlagos reps from USARim that are 18x8 et 35 with 225/40/18 DWS on my 2011 2 door TDI 6M..I know the offset only pushes the wheel out about 6 mm farther than the OEM Interlagos, but I am a still concerned about rubbing if I throw on the DG springs, what are your thoughts?
      Thanks in advance
      Seems pretty unlikely as these springs are not super agressive. Impossible for me to say no it will never happen as I havent had that setup. Although I have not heard any rubbing issues from anyone with the DG springs.

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      02-10-2012 10:19 PM #68
      Quote Originally Posted by 71sbeetle View Post
      That's odd, I just measured my stock 2010 Golf TDI 4dr 6 speed manual:
      25 3/4" rear and 26" front .......
      So I'm lower in the back (stock suspension) and 5/8" higher in the front. I wonder if the DG springs will help me ....
      Seems odd. I know the springs are different from DSG to Manual, but I didn't think the actual heights would be different. Or maybe a 2Dr vs 4Dr thing?

      Adam

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      02-12-2012 07:11 PM #69
      I just ordered these. Found out about them through Vortex, but didn't realize there was a Vortex discount. Am I too late for that?

      Also, my Golf only has 125 miles on it. I know I don't need strut bearings or bushings, but do I need all the other bolts? This is practically brand new.
      Also, why would I remove the axle bolt? I see in a lot of discussions about these DG springs everyone says "IF" you remove the axle bolt.

      Thanks in advance!

    20. 02-12-2012 07:45 PM #70
      Quote Originally Posted by fiveflat View Post
      I just ordered these. Found out about them through Vortex, but didn't realize there was a Vortex discount. Am I too late for that?

      Also, my Golf only has 125 miles on it. I know I don't need strut bearings or bushings, but do I need all the other bolts? This is practically brand new.
      Also, why would I remove the axle bolt? I see in a lot of discussions about these DG springs everyone says "IF" you remove the axle bolt.

      Thanks in advance!
      I think if you have auto there's no need to remove the axle bolt. In any case you should be fine even if you don't replace it.

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      02-12-2012 10:19 PM #71
      Quote Originally Posted by fiveflat View Post
      I just ordered these. Found out about them through Vortex, but didn't realize there was a Vortex discount. Am I too late for that?

      Also, my Golf only has 125 miles on it. I know I don't need strut bearings or bushings, but do I need all the other bolts? This is practically brand new.
      Also, why would I remove the axle bolt? I see in a lot of discussions about these DG springs everyone says "IF" you remove the axle bolt.

      Thanks in advance!
      Just did this install this weekend. First time doing suspension with removing the whole assy via removing the axle bolt.. Job took 2 hours start to finish! I will never go back to the other method of spreading the strut clamp and fighting to get the strut out.

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      02-16-2012 08:42 PM #73
      Quote Originally Posted by brent@kefferVW View Post
      yup, you just have to pay tax though,
      I live in NC so I am being charged tax on the web site. And it is not providing me anywhere to input "vortex" to get the discount.

      So, can I just come in to order this for the same price, and I assume it is all in stock.


      Actually, can someone just pull this stuff for me and I can stop in Saturday to pick up without waiting.

      Thanks.

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      02-16-2012 09:05 PM #74
      Quote Originally Posted by Rascal99 View Post
      I live in NC so I am being charged tax on the web site. And it is not providing me anywhere to input "vortex" to get the discount.

      So, can I just come in to order this for the same price, and I assume it is all in stock.


      Actually, can someone just pull this stuff for me and I can stop in Saturday to pick up without waiting.

      Thanks.
      I would assume to can since he said okay to the last guys asking that. Probably wouldn't hold your breath on a response from them here. I asked about the discount too, after I bought of course. Still haven't heard anything

    25. 02-16-2012 09:14 PM #75
      Quote Originally Posted by Rascal99 View Post
      I live in NC so I am being charged tax on the web site. And it is not providing me anywhere to input "vortex" to get the discount.

      So, can I just come in to order this for the same price, and I assume it is all in stock.


      Actually, can someone just pull this stuff for me and I can stop in Saturday to pick up without waiting.

      Thanks.
      I believe it's already discounted. Discount code was used previously on their old site I think.

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