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    1. Member juldupp's Avatar
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      04-27-2012 07:58 AM #1
      Hi i just received my kit but i have no shocks in the back, dont think i should run this on stock shocks lol
      What would be the best quality shocks?
      (for a golf mk6 on re-5)

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      04-27-2012 09:43 AM #2
      I like either the Bilstein Sport shocks or Koni Sport shocks. Either one is a little shorter than stock
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      04-27-2012 10:19 AM #3
      I'll just add a question. What about bump stops? How much should them be cut?

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      04-27-2012 10:49 AM #4
      Before I switched to the adjustable Koni's, I cut the bumpstops off completely on my stock rear shocks. Doing so brought the rears down considerably, but the stock shocks rode quite terribly.
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      04-27-2012 10:58 AM #5
      Quote Originally Posted by Will@BagRiders View Post
      I like either the Bilstein Sport shocks or Koni Sport shocks. Either one is a little shorter than stock


      Quote Originally Posted by Piso View Post
      I'll just add a question. What about bump stops? How much should them be cut?
      I don't run bumpstops on my rears. I have Koni's

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      04-27-2012 11:25 AM #6
      Without bumpstops does the shock absorber bottom out on the shock support? Can this cause damage?

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      04-27-2012 12:31 PM #7
      Ok ill go for konis since bilstein are backorder, wont run those bitches on stock shocks lol becauce racekor

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      04-27-2012 12:34 PM #8
      Quote Originally Posted by Piso View Post
      Without bumpstops does the shock absorber bottom out on the shock support? Can this cause damage?
      I don't think they end up bottoming out, but it will fatigue them faster than you would otherwise.
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      04-27-2012 02:49 PM #9
      Bilsteins aren't adjustable btw. Koni's are. Both are great though.

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      04-28-2012 12:41 AM #10
      Go with konis or bilsteins. I went with Airlift and I do wish I went with konis or bilsteins prob be ordering them at some point lol
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    11. 04-28-2012 12:27 PM #11
      same here, and I finaly choose to order Koni Shock, im waiting for it now

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      04-28-2012 07:18 PM #12
      But bilstein are more sporty right?

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      04-29-2012 09:04 AM #13
      Get the Koni's, set them to full stiff, then install and enjoy.
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      04-30-2012 02:32 PM #14
      Where can i get them for cheap?

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      04-30-2012 02:45 PM #15
      You're not going to find them "for cheap". No adjustable shock worth a **** will be cheap. With that said, I got mine from ECS Tuning.
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      04-30-2012 02:48 PM #16
      They will be all around the same price. If anything support the local guys

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      05-01-2012 09:24 AM #17
      Ordered from ecs, also, would a rear sway bar be of good help?

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      05-01-2012 10:01 AM #18
      With what? On the air ride side, it won't make one bit of difference. On the overall handling side, it will help out substantially.
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      05-02-2012 10:15 AM #19
      Okai thanks, was talking about the handling.

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