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Old 07-26-2017, 04:59 PM   #1
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Dg springs help !

My Dg springs ride really harsh. It feels like the shocks aren't even doing there job and the car smacks the bumps very hard. Sometimes the wipers go on. The right front side is the biggest problem. I checked the endlinks and other stuff and everything looks good. Any ideas ???
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Old 07-26-2017, 05:00 PM   #2
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How many miles on your struts?
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Old 07-26-2017, 08:47 PM   #3
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12k miles
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Old 07-26-2017, 10:20 PM   #4
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I am in the same boat as you. In Houston it’s BAD. Only suspension stuff I have is the DG springs and sways.
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Old 07-26-2017, 11:41 PM   #5
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If anyone can chime in that would be great
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Old 07-26-2017, 11:42 PM   #6
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@DarianBx3 Wow someone with the same problem as me . Hopefully we can figure this out.
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Old 07-27-2017, 03:21 AM   #7
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Bilstein B8 shocks.
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Old 07-27-2017, 06:40 PM   #8
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You need to upgrade the shocks & struts.

I went with Koni Sport shocks / struts but if you have some extra $$$ look at Bilstein

http://www.bilstein.de/de/produkte/b...clubsport.html
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Old 07-27-2017, 09:49 PM   #9
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12k miles? Sounds like the roads are just garbage and the 18" low profiles are harsh. I'd upgrade the shocks for good measure but 17s will probably help you more.
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Old 07-27-2017, 10:02 PM   #10
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You need to upgrade the shocks & struts.

I went with Koni Sport shocks / struts but if you have some extra $$$ look at Bilstein

http://www.bilstein.de/de/produkte/b...clubsport.html
Why would you need to? The DG springs are specifically designed for the OE struts and shocks, and his are almost brand new.
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Old 07-28-2017, 03:00 AM   #11
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Why would you need to? The DG springs are specifically designed for the OE struts and shocks, and his are almost brand new.
For the GOLF, not the GTI


If you're happy with the ride height of the DG's, then I'd upgrade the dampers if the stock ones aren't cutting it for you...there will be a difference
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Why would you need to? The DG springs are specifically designed for the OE struts and shocks, and his are almost brand new.
Because the OP states he's not happy with the harsh ride.
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