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Old 06-04-2017, 03:48 PM   #1
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MK6 Diesel Coupe from Romania

Hello guys, i am very happy to join this forum and also present you my car : 2012 GOLF 1.6 diesel . I bought it stock and i made a few mods, also planning to do more .

From my ex car it feels kinda slow , i had a 2006 Opel Astra GTC diesel remapped around 200 bhp . It was really fast , weight around 1300 kg. It had 18' wheels an exterior body kit and sport suspension.

I am planning to lower this one also and i was wondering what springs should i go for.


First things that i did were : gti chrome inserts on skirts and black mirrors and roof . I think it looks way better imo .

I am posting from my phone, when i get ay my computer i hope i can edit the post so the photos are shown in the post , or any advice will be helpful how to so this from my phone.








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Old 06-04-2017, 05:27 PM   #2
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OEM Golf R skirts found really really cheap and some 17 wheels. And also team Heko wind deflectors ( some say they look bad but i really like 'em, makes the car a little different ).





After these i bought a Votex front lip. It was tricky to fit it on the car , but i think it looks awesome on the car. Also planning to paint my brake calipers same color as the tape i used to keep the front lip in place, i think it looks awesome , the white colour of the car and that light blue.








I bought this car 1 month and a half ago, and almost all my money went on making it better looking. I am keeping my OEM 16' wheels for winter as i have brand new tyres .

I replaced also the 17' in the pictures above with some 18' OEM Mercedes CLA 2015 wheels.

IMO they look way better, what do you think guys? Should i stick with the 17 wheels or these 18 are better? And also , with the stock shocks could i go for sport springs ? -30mm 35 ?






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Old 06-05-2017, 04:22 PM   #3
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Your last pics with wheels, the Mercedes I'm assuming, look a lot better than the 17's. Stick with the 18's. I went straight to Koni coilovers, so can't say too much about just springs. VWR/DG/H&R seem pretty popular set ups for just springs. Some also get Koni orange or yellow shocks as well for better feel & the yellows have adjustable dampening making the ride more/less stiff. Also make sure to replace the front strut mounts/bearings when doing this. Someone on the forum told me that when I did my suspension, so seems like a good tip.
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Old 06-05-2017, 06:11 PM   #4
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welcome to the forum, i would have kept the astra, that looks beautiful!
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Old 06-06-2017, 06:59 AM   #5
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Thanks for the tips. I'm so happy these arrived also today. Hope they will fit , i will post a photo after i install them.

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Old 06-07-2017, 02:50 AM   #6
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Love the look of the Mercedes wheels. Definitely stick with those.
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Old 07-31-2017, 04:06 PM   #7
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Hey guys, haven't posted for a while, i bougth a votex rear spoiler. Does anyone know if the gti grille fits my normal golf ? It's ok to put it on my normal front bumper ?
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Old 07-31-2017, 05:56 PM   #8
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Looks great! And yes the GTI grill fits Golf cars as well.
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