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Old 11-12-2013, 10:55 AM   #1
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Will It Rub? need help

Hey guys I need a bit of help...I am a new owner of a 4dr R, I just ordered the VWR specific lowering springs and I want to add spacers to widen the stance up a bit. I am on stock rims with 225/40/18. I am ordering the spacers from ECS and I was wondering:

1. 8mm front/12.5mm rear...Will it rub with 4 people and a full trunk? if so,
2. 5mm front/10.5mm rear...Will that rub under the same scenario?
3. will I have to purchase the extended lugs?

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Old 11-12-2013, 01:41 PM   #2
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My friend has 10F 10R lowered on FK coilovers and he does not rub. And yes you should get extended lugs. I have heard of peoples wheels falling off because they didnt get extended lugs.
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Old 11-12-2013, 01:52 PM   #3
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I have VWR springs with 8mm front 15mm back. no rubbing at all.
I purchased longer bolts too. GL!
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Old 11-12-2013, 02:33 PM   #4
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Hey guys I need a bit of help...I am a new owner of a 4dr R, I just ordered the VWR specific lowering springs and I want to add spacers to widen the stance up a bit. I am on stock rims with 225/40/18. I am ordering the spacers from ECS and I was wondering:

1. 8mm front/12.5mm rear...Will it rub with 4 people and a full trunk? if so,
2. 5mm front/10.5mm rear...Will that rub under the same scenario?
3. will I have to purchase the extended lugs?

thanks in advance
stock wheels are et51 7.5" wide so you will be 100% fine with either scenario you listed with spacers. But please, please get longer lugs
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Old 11-12-2013, 03:38 PM   #5
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Those are both very common spacers sizing for MKVI models, since you are running stock wheels with a mild drop you should not see any issues even with the added wight. Yes you will 100% need the longer bolts for what you have listed, we have kits with matching bolts to take the guess work out! PM me if you have any other questions - Be sure to check out our installation PDF - Here


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Old 11-12-2013, 04:00 PM   #6
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Those are both very common spacers sizing for MKVI models, since you are running stock wheels with a mild drop you should not see any issues even with the added wight. Yes you will 100% need the longer bolts for what you have listed, we have kits with matching bolts to take the guess work out! PM me if you have any other questions - Be sure to check out our installation PDF - Here


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just bought them from ECS thanks for your help guys
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Old 11-12-2013, 11:30 PM   #7
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just bought them from ECS thanks for your help guys
ECS's spacers that are smaller than 10mm aren't hubcentric... have fun with that vibration. I returned my ECS spacers and bought 42draftdesign spacers and haven't looked back.
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