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      02-09-2012 07:17 PM #211
      Quote Originally Posted by white pepper View Post
      hate sounding like a broken record.

      mine is in but not hooked up as well but only makes noises at 60psi and up.
      I ride at like 70 lmao. Starting to get a little more comfortable and drive height is slowly coming down little by little.
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      02-09-2012 07:18 PM #212
      Quote Originally Posted by MK6 BOB View Post
      I ride at like 70

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      02-09-2012 07:19 PM #213
      Quote Originally Posted by MK6 BOB View Post
      I ride at like 70 lmao.

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      02-09-2012 07:28 PM #214
      Quote Originally Posted by MK6 BOB View Post
      I ride at like 70 lmao. Starting to get a little more comfortable and drive height is slowly coming down little by little.
      **** rides like a caddy down in the 30s.
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      lower than zimmy and no issues.

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      02-09-2012 07:35 PM #215
      Quote Originally Posted by white pepper View Post
      **** rides like a caddy down in the 30s.
      tuckin wheel up front at 40 and rides like im floating, lovez it
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      02-09-2012 07:46 PM #216
      Made a "front up" preset and went down to 50
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      02-11-2012 09:45 AM #217
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      02-11-2012 10:47 AM #219
      Quote Originally Posted by MK6 BOB View Post
      Soooooooo, looks like the sway bar was rubbing the axle. I temporarily wrapped a foam insulator around it and took it for a drive. Sound is gone. So ill probably be making an appointment somewhere to get it taken out. Thanks to Karl for all the help. I owe ya a beer or two.
      sorry i'm late to the party, but i knew this was the case after i read that you left it in. glad you finally figured it out!

      the sounds this car makes after installing air are so frustrating sometimes haha, i drive myself nuts.

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      02-11-2012 10:51 AM #220
      Quote Originally Posted by MK6 BOB View Post
      I ride at like 70 lmao. Starting to get a little more comfortable and drive height is slowly coming down little by little.
      haha, i was the same way man, driving low scared the **** out of me haha. you SHOULD be worry free at about 50-55 fronts/30 rear for almost any road hazard (mainly any sort of raised road seam. you're front bumper definitiely won't hit it, your subframe might, but i've had good luck at that front psi). You should also be able to take most turns at that pressure in the front as well

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      02-11-2012 11:07 AM #221
      Quote Originally Posted by prospal View Post
      haha, i was the same way man, driving low scared the **** out of me haha. you SHOULD be worry free at about 50-55 fronts/30 rear for almost any road hazard (mainly any sort of raised road seam. you're front bumper definitiely won't hit it, your subframe might, but i've had good luck at that front psi). You should also be able to take most turns at that pressure in the front as well
      Haha, im settled in now at about 50/35. I'm gonna see how it goes at that height an maybe make a preset at 45/35 for roads that I'm 1000% sure are silky smooth
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      02-11-2012 11:23 AM #222
      Quote Originally Posted by MK6 BOB View Post
      Haha, im settled in now at about 50/35. I'm gonna see how it goes at that height an maybe make a preset at 45/35 for roads that I'm 1000% sure are silky smooth
      my front highway height on Detroits was 35. Get on my level bro.

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      02-11-2012 12:06 PM #223


      What's the FTG around at DD heights (on detroits obviously)? Just wondering if most of you guys are cruising around coil height and then dropping when parked. Looks great though!
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      02-11-2012 12:58 PM #224
      Quote Originally Posted by nick0188 View Post


      What's the FTG around at DD heights (on detroits obviously)? Just wondering if most of you guys are cruising around coil height and then dropping when parked. Looks great though!
      I'll take some measurements later, but I would guess around 21.5" maybe.



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      my front highway height on Detroits was 35. Get on my level bro.
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      02-11-2012 01:05 PM #225
      Quote Originally Posted by MK6 BOB View Post
      I'll take some measurements later, but I would guess around 21.5" maybe.
      No way. I'd say 23's or 24's.

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      02-11-2012 01:08 PM #226
      Quote Originally Posted by Squirrel Nuts View Post
      No way. I'd say 23's or 24's.
      your right. 21.5" when aired all the way out lmao
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      02-11-2012 01:11 PM #227
      Quote Originally Posted by MK6 BOB View Post
      your right. 21.5" when aired all the way out lmao



      at 50 psi, you're in the 24's probably, maybe even 25's.

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      02-11-2012 02:15 PM #228
      Quote Originally Posted by MK6 BOB View Post
      I'll take some measurements later, but I would guess around 21.5" maybe.





      Lol. I was gonna say the oil pan must be a street sweeper at that height

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      No way. I'd say 23's or 24's.
      That sounds pretty reasonable
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      02-11-2012 02:41 PM #229
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      02-11-2012 03:46 PM #230
      Off topic, but does this car get any garage space or is it out in the elements?
      Looking good though, cousin.
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      02-11-2012 04:15 PM #231
      Quote Originally Posted by brandonwillyumz View Post
      Off topic, but does this car get any garage space or is it out in the elements?
      Looking good though, cousin.
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      02-11-2012 04:40 PM #232
      Sucks man. I figured you'd have one of the inside spots since you got a new car. You could always park it in the extra spot in my garage! My car gets lonely sometimes
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      02-11-2012 04:45 PM #233
      Quote Originally Posted by brandonwillyumz View Post
      Sucks man. I figured you'd have one of the inside spots since you got a new car. You could always park it in the extra spot in my garage! My car gets lonely sometimes
      poor car.
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      02-15-2012 08:23 PM #235
      Parts on "order" when removed (from Johnny)

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      02-17-2012 01:47 PM #238
      Gonna be 50 degrees the next few days. Hope to take some proper pics. Also looking into a rig.
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      02-17-2012 02:03 PM #240
      Me gusta bob.

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      02-25-2012 02:11 AM #241
      Loving the set up man looks great

      How come you decided not to use the sway brackets?
      http://bagriders.com/modlab/products...-BRACKETS.html

      Also how do you like your v2 is it pretty accurate do you feel like you have to adjust and add air to your presets a lot?
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      02-25-2012 02:21 PM #243
      Quote Originally Posted by choey View Post
      Loving the set up man looks great

      How come you decided not to use the sway brackets?
      http://bagriders.com/modlab/products...-BRACKETS.html

      Also how do you like your v2 is it pretty accurate do you feel like you have to adjust and add air to your presets a lot?
      I just wasn't a huge fan of the sway brackets. Kind of a flimsy alternative. I dont DD the car so not having a sway bar isnt a big deal for me. The V2 has been spot on accurate wise. On two occasions however, the driver side rear reads zero on startup and filled. After about 10 minutes it corrects itself. All i do is switch to manual and look out the door and fill up. Not sure what the problem is but it doesn't really bother me.
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      02-25-2012 04:27 PM #244
      Quote Originally Posted by MK6 BOB View Post
      I just wasn't a huge fan of the sway brackets. Kind of a flimsy alternative. I dont DD the car so not having a sway bar isnt a big deal for me. The V2 has been spot on accurate wise. On two occasions however, the driver side rear reads zero on startup and filled. After about 10 minutes it corrects itself. All i do is switch to manual and look out the door and fill up. Not sure what the problem is but it doesn't really bother me.
      thanks was just wondering why you decided against them. I would like to keep mine sine I will be driving the car a lot. Not bad to I have heard mixed reviews about the v2 so I figured I would as those who have it.
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      03-22-2012 05:47 PM #245
      Update:

      Manifold has been acting up. Drivers side rear frequently reads 0 when filled. Which also interferes with the presets. Contacted Airlift and they're sending me a new one. Great customer service
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