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    1. Junior Member
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      04-07-2012 04:07 PM #1
      are mk4 gti and gli's suspension the same? could i take coilovers from my friends gli and put them on my gti??

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      04-07-2012 04:08 PM #2
      no and no
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      04-07-2012 04:38 PM #3
      Quote Originally Posted by TheColbster View Post
      no and no
      wrong.......gli suspension can be used on a gti and the other way around, but make sure you use suspension from a vehicle with the same engine ie vr6 to vr6.

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      04-07-2012 04:53 PM #4
      just get coilovers
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      04-07-2012 05:38 PM #5
      Quote Originally Posted by TheColbster View Post
      just get coilovers
      Yeah, and that's not even close to what the original poster said...........

      He says can I take the "coilovers" off my friends gli and put them on my gti........

      Read before you post something that doesnt even relate or make sense. And how isn't the mk4 jetta and mk4 golf platform the same???

      To OP you are able to take your friends coilovers off his car and mount them right up onto your car.

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      04-07-2012 05:41 PM #6
      the mk4 golf and jetta are based of the same chassis. So yes the coilovers and even the rest of the suspension parts are swap-able.
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      04-07-2012 07:21 PM #7
      Quote Originally Posted by TheColbster View Post
      no and no
      Quote Originally Posted by TheColbster View Post
      just get coilovers
      man you suck at this, gtfo

      Yes you can use your friends suspension
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      04-07-2012 08:00 PM #8
      Yup, sure can. I just did it to my car this week...took coils from a gli and put them on my gti. Absolutely no differences.

      Funny, I always thought it was ridiculous to go so low that you had to cut the sway bar...so what was the first thing I did? Spun the coils down just enough that I could still turn the wheels and cut the sway bar hahaha!
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      07-10-2012 12:35 AM #9
      Quote Originally Posted by flamtastix View Post
      Yup, sure can. I just did it to my car this week...took coils from a gli and put them on my gti. Absolutely no differences.

      Funny, I always thought it was ridiculous to go so low that you had to cut the sway bar...so what was the first thing I did? Spun the coils down just enough that I could still turn the wheels and cut the sway bar hahaha!
      i ended up just buying some streetlines hah but how does cutting the sway bar make it lower?

    10. 07-10-2012 12:38 AM #10
      Quote Originally Posted by RFill5 View Post
      i ended up just buying some streetlines hah but how does cutting the sway bar make it lower?
      doesn't make your car lower, it allows you to set your ride height lower without rubbing the axle

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      07-10-2012 12:47 AM #11
      Quote Originally Posted by TheColbster View Post
      no and no
      Quote Originally Posted by TheColbster View Post
      just get coilovers
      Sorry bud but you are trying to be stubborn and a dick but it was a fail this time

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