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      05-13-2012 01:01 PM #1
      Before you all hate and say it needs to be lower, I'm working on it. As it sits now its on Eibach Sportline springs. Wheel specs 18x8 et42 with 225/40.






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      05-13-2012 01:02 PM #2
      A little lower and shell look real good. Nice car
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      05-13-2012 01:05 PM #3
      i figure another 1" it would look good. ftg measurement is 25

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      05-13-2012 01:08 PM #4
      What kind of exhaust?
      What do I put here?

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      05-13-2012 01:09 PM #5
      2.5" techtonics downpipe and magnaflow catback

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      05-13-2012 01:11 PM #6
      Quote Originally Posted by 08pggli View Post
      i figure another 1" it would look good. ftg measurement is 25
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      05-13-2012 02:26 PM #7
      Quote Originally Posted by 08pggli View Post
      2.5" techtonics downpipe and magnaflow catback
      I have the same exhaust. No dp though. I like
      What do I put here?

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      05-13-2012 05:27 PM #8
      another inch and it will look real good. 24ftg is the perfect height for a daily imo

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      05-13-2012 05:56 PM #9
      Ftg measurements are so stupid. They mean nothing in regards to proper fitment as wheel size and tire size play huge roles in that.

      Someone on 205/40/17 might have the same fitment(or stance) as a guy on 225/35/19's yet have a 1"+ lower ftg measurement. Doesn't mean the guy on 19's isn't "proper".
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      05-13-2012 06:27 PM #10
      can you go stg2 with the 2.5" DP?

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      05-13-2012 06:57 PM #11
      Quote Originally Posted by bryangb View Post
      Ftg measurements are so stupid. They mean nothing in regards to proper fitment as wheel size and tire size play huge roles in that.

      Someone on 205/40/17 might have the same fitment(or stance) as a guy on 225/35/19's yet have a 1"+ lower ftg measurement. Doesn't mean the guy on 19's isn't "proper".
      this.


      car looks good so far, love Plat grey!

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      05-13-2012 07:20 PM #12
      Looking good man, keep it coming.
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      05-13-2012 07:51 PM #14
      Quote Originally Posted by bryangb View Post
      Ftg measurements are so stupid. They mean nothing in regards to proper fitment as wheel size and tire size play huge roles in that.

      Someone on 205/40/17 might have the same fitment(or stance) as a guy on 225/35/19's yet have a 1"+ lower ftg measurement. Doesn't mean the guy on 19's isn't "proper".


      Totally agree

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      05-13-2012 07:55 PM #15
      Quote Originally Posted by JGervs1102 View Post
      can you go stg2 with the 2.5" DP?
      to be honest I dont know. I was planning on getting everything done first then go get it tuned. I will let you know when it happens.

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      05-13-2012 08:07 PM #16
      gotcha. did you notice any gains with it without the tune?

    17. 05-13-2012 08:14 PM #17
      looks good once you get it lowered it'll look even better

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      05-13-2012 08:40 PM #18
      Quote Originally Posted by JGervs1102 View Post
      gotcha. did you notice any gains with it without the tune?
      butt dyno says yes. when im rolling at 20mph, and the dsg picks up first gear when i step on it, the tires will break loose. and gas mileage has increased as well.

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      05-13-2012 09:29 PM #19
      did you just paint the calipers red? also what wheels are those?

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      05-13-2012 09:44 PM #20
      Looks sweet man, def will be set with about inch more drop

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      05-14-2012 02:02 PM #22
      Quote Originally Posted by JGervs1102 View Post
      did you just paint the calipers red? also what wheels are those?
      calipers are factory. im anal about washing my car. i usually pull the wheels of once a month to clean evything behind. and the wheels are concept one c-10.

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      05-14-2012 02:38 PM #23
      Nice. Can't wait to see it a little lower
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      05-14-2012 04:03 PM #25
      Looks great! What wheels are those?
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