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    Thread: How old are you air-riders?

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      04-30-2012 11:21 AM #1
      So, currently I'm saving my pennies towards a good air-ride system, making progress. I lurk on these forums just about everyday. Hoping to go air this summer.

      Last night I'm riding to my place in New Orleans & pass an MKV (red) & MKVI (grey) that both looked like they were on air. Looked fantastic & I never see bagged dubs riding around NOLA, I think they were probably passing through town.

      I get home & tell my wife about how awesome they were & I can't wait to get my setup. Then she asks "and how old did they look?" Pretty much insinuating that I'm too old for air-ride...

      I'm 35 now, I've wanted a lowered car for years, but never really had the cash for til now. I'm guessing most you guys are in your 20's, but was just curious how old most of you are?

      Thanks!
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      04-30-2012 11:30 AM #2
      I'm almost 20, but you can never be too young or too old for cool toys.

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      04-30-2012 11:51 AM #3
      Quote Originally Posted by skateaholic247 View Post
      I'm almost 20, but you can never be too young or too old for cool toys.
      This man speaks the truth I'm 22

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      04-30-2012 11:57 AM #5
      31...i have always had lowered cars though...so no one questions it anymore

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      04-30-2012 12:04 PM #6
      31, and if anything, air ride is the more mature option when lowering your car. Who wants to be in their mid-30's with a scraped up car that you can't take anywhere you want?
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      04-30-2012 12:09 PM #7
      Quote Originally Posted by son of planrforrobert View Post
      31, and if anything, air ride is the more mature option when lowering your car. Who wants to be in their mid-30's with a scraped up car that you can't take anywhere you want?
      This and I'm 32.

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      04-30-2012 12:10 PM #8
      Quote Originally Posted by skateaholic247 View Post
      I'm almost 20, but you can never be too young or too old for cool toys.
      Thanks bud, my thoughts exactly!

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      04-30-2012 12:32 PM #9
      Quote Originally Posted by fenny View Post
      This and I'm 32.
      X2

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      04-30-2012 12:57 PM #10
      25 here. I've always had lowered cars for six years, but the bull**** of being static just gets old. I work 7 days a week and don't have the time anymore to deal with changing pans, etc.

      This is my first car (mk4) on air, and I'm loving it. I got a set of airlift performance series for a price I couldn't say no to, and I'm not regretting it at all.

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      04-30-2012 01:11 PM #11
      27 and like everyone else mentioned I just got sick of the lowered car bull**** but I'm still in love with the look. I consider playing with my car (or modding) a hobby albeit a pricey one and don't really care if people make comments like "aren't you going to grow out of that?" I can think of way worse things a lot of people spend there money on. DO IT!!!

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      04-30-2012 01:14 PM #12
      Quote Originally Posted by jrbrownie00 View Post
      27 and like everyone else mentioned I just got sick of the lowered car bull**** but I'm still in love with the look. I consider playing with my car (or modding) a hobby albeit a pricey one and don't really care if people make comments like "aren't you going to grow out of that?" I can think of way worse things a lot of people spend there money on. DO IT!!!
      I agree with you, cars are investments, and so are the mods and parts you put into them. I don't think one could ever get bored with air, but hey if you do, or if you get bored with your car in general at least you can part it and get most if not all of your money back.

      Pretty sweet hobby if you ask me

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      04-30-2012 01:28 PM #13
      23 here your never ever too old for anything.
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      04-30-2012 01:38 PM #14
      27 here just dropped car off yesterday to get air installed. really good deal too. first air car all static before. cant wait.

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      04-30-2012 01:50 PM #15
      24 here. Doesn't matter the age, it depends on your attitude and knowledge. i have found numerous people older than me who don't know a darn thing about airride even though their car is bagged, and many young people who know the in's and out's of the systems almost as well as myself.

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      04-30-2012 01:59 PM #16
      i was 19 when i bought the kit

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      04-30-2012 03:02 PM #17
      Installing air on Saturday- I'll be 29 on sat. Cool cars aren't just for youngsters- What would she rather you do, sell the car and buy a minivan?
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      04-30-2012 03:04 PM #18
      Quote Originally Posted by Seppdelaney View Post
      Installing air on Saturday- I'll be 29 on sat. Cool cars aren't just for youngsters- What would she rather you do, sell the car and buy a minivan?
      nope, sell the car and buy a tiguan.










      .................and then bag that too.

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      04-30-2012 03:14 PM #19
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    20. 04-30-2012 04:17 PM #20
      Quote Originally Posted by skateaholic247 View Post
      I'm almost 20, but you can never be too young or too old for cool toys.
      Quote Originally Posted by Vr6DubNY View Post
      31...i have always had lowered cars though...so no one questions it anymore
      these 2 took the words out of my mouth, and 29
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      04-30-2012 04:22 PM #21
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      04-30-2012 04:34 PM #22
      Bagyards went on the Passat when I was 20...will be 24 next week, and the A6 will be on the ground within the next 3-4 months hopefully.

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      04-30-2012 04:47 PM #23
      bought it when i was 19 in a few months i will be 21
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      04-30-2012 04:52 PM #24
      Well, tell your wife there are gents older than you rockin air on dubs. Installed my first setup at 39. Scraping everywhere was getting on her nerves.

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      04-30-2012 04:53 PM #25
      Bags are being installed on Monday I'm 27 ? Never too old to be a kid

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      04-30-2012 04:55 PM #26
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      Quote Originally Posted by skateaholic247 View Post
      nope, sell the car and buy a tiguan.










      .................and then bag that too.

      I have my mk2 on air and my tiguan

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      04-30-2012 04:59 PM #27
      Bought it when I was 20 am 21 now.

    28. 04-30-2012 05:52 PM #28
      did mine when i was 18 but now i haz le 19 years
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      04-30-2012 06:04 PM #29
      38..... way too old for static... I let my kids roll that scene

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      04-30-2012 06:27 PM #30
      28, and one year in airride.

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      04-30-2012 07:11 PM #31
      21, had racelands, hated them and saved up and bought bags. best investment haha

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      04-30-2012 07:13 PM #32
      32, finishing my install tomorrow.
      Insert witty quote

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      04-30-2012 09:09 PM #33
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    34. 04-30-2012 10:25 PM #34
      just turned 30

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      35 here, but in my defense I do drive an old man's passat.

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