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Old 03-14-2013, 12:03 PM   #15
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Sorry it's little confusing since I've been posting so many pictures but there's a gap of about 2 years between the KW V2's and the Ohlins I upgraded to about 2 weeks ago. I switched because I wanted a street setup I could take to the track.

I really like how the gloss white came out just wish they were 18" instead. Took this quick picture after the gym. The wheel looks bigger since it's in front. I'm thinking 18" even 19" is the way to go.

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Old 03-14-2013, 12:20 PM   #16
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New suspension parts went in this past weekend Unibrace UB, VWR rear sway bar, and White Line rear end links





Not pictured was the allen wrench I needed to remove end links.





Close up of the White Line end links.





VWR Sway Bar comes with teflon lined bushings, similar to the H&R bars.



Left and right side installed.





No pictures of the UB install. There was almost no clearance because I was only using 2 jack stands instead of 4. Hardest part was getting the UB under the rubber.

The car feels less composed, not what I wanted. I suspect that the rear sway is overpowering my struts rear damping. I'll need to play with my settings. The end links and rear sway also very tight to get in. I'm thinking I need to adjust on ramps with the suspension loaded.
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Old 03-14-2013, 12:30 PM   #17
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looking good so far!
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Old 03-14-2013, 02:37 PM   #18
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Old 03-14-2013, 02:57 PM   #19
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Nice! How much did those OEM license plate LED cost you with the adapters for no error?
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Old 03-14-2013, 03:54 PM   #20
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Here you go BKS Tuning:
http://www.bks-tuning.com/epages/171...ducts/VWGOL096

$109 + 39 + shipping
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Old 03-14-2013, 03:56 PM   #21
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Oh boy thats pricey for some LEDs..but it does look good!
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Old 03-14-2013, 04:01 PM   #22
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Thanks! Still a work in progress. After the wheels get sorted, I want to do some body work
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Old 03-14-2013, 04:02 PM   #23
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I think i sent you a PM regarding those 17's lmk what you had in mind as far as price
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Old 03-14-2013, 04:11 PM   #24
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Oh boy thats pricey for some LEDs..but it does look good!
Yeah OEM parts. Just responded to your PM, shoot me a text if you want.
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Old 03-18-2013, 12:47 PM   #25
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No new installs this weekend. Washed and quick detailed the car. I took it out for a drive Sunday night and noticed a new noise.

Left front wheel well is making a clunking noise whenever I drive over bad sections of street or those reflective lane dividers. Normal driving its silent, but its loud enough to be noticeable, I can almost feel it through the wheel well.

I'm thinking it might be
Loose front endlink
Loose camber plate/top mount
Sub frame shifting
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Old 03-19-2013, 11:20 PM   #26
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Picked up some White Line front end links for the VWR front sway and ordered the new wheels!
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Old 03-23-2013, 03:10 PM   #27
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I picked up my poormans Advan RZ's yesterday AKA Weds Sports SA55M 18x8 +45 in MGM









Tires are coming soon but it'll be a couple of weeks before I can mount them. Wheels still need to be redrilled for 5x112 and I'm debating if I should powder coat as well.
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Old 03-23-2013, 03:11 PM   #28
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Those are nice! What color did you think of PC them
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