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Old 09-29-2012, 08:53 AM   #1
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Old 10-12-2012, 01:51 AM   #2
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Car looks great, your license plate is off center?
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Old 10-12-2012, 12:12 PM   #3
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Hey that's great they replaced or fixed the bumper! Looks much better now
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Old 10-12-2012, 12:46 PM   #4
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very cool.. sway bars are nxt on my list. How are the Hotchkis bars, I think the make the bars for APR so probably identical to them. How does the Neuspeed mount work for them?
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Old 10-12-2012, 04:21 PM   #5
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Old 10-13-2012, 10:48 AM   #6
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Interesting how your car was 24" ftg stock. Seems like all other GTI's i've read about check in at 26" FTG, then around 25-25.5" FTG after dg springs.
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Old 10-15-2012, 11:33 AM   #7
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Funny you should mention it, I ran into somone from the forum here at the shop before I actually got them installed and he thought I already had them on. Well at any rate I'm happy with how it sits and more happy with how it rides.
So after the DG springs, you're now sitting around 23"+ FTG?
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Old 10-15-2012, 12:42 PM   #8
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I really like your suspension mods. Did the swaybars make a huge difference? I'm thinking of adding a rear one to my car for now.
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Old 10-15-2012, 02:09 PM   #9
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Car looks nice, and you have some nice mods. One thing though, how are you 23" FTG and have 2+ fingers of wheel gap? I'm 24" FTG and have just about zero wheel gap at all. There's no way DG springs got you to 23" FTG... Only way you're going to be 23" ftg is on coils or bags.
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Old 10-15-2012, 02:29 PM   #10
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I'll have to double check it later, But yeah that's what it looks like.

BTW you going to make it to the meet this sunday, Gonna have a much better turnout this time
I should be in Oakland this weekend, so put me down for maybe. Only thing barring me from being able to commit for sure is recent family stuff I have to tend to.

Thanks for the invite as always!
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Old 10-16-2012, 09:48 AM   #11
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Ok boys & girls I don't know how the tech measured the FTG, But I got 25.25 in the front and 25.50 in the back. But no matter how you slice it I'm still happy with it and wouldn't go any lower.
that makes a lot more sense. Who installed them for you?
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Old 10-16-2012, 11:12 AM   #12
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Yeah -- those FTG seem a lot more accurate. I just didn't want other people to come in and see those measurements and then be disappointed if they went and bought DG springs thinking that what it would be like. Or, to skip DG springs all together thinking they'd drop too low. DG springs are great for a lot of people.

On a side note - How much stiffer did you think the ride got once you installed the sway bars?(If any) I'm thinking about getting sway bars at some point, but I'm afraid the ride will be way too rough with my coilovers.
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Old 10-19-2012, 03:28 PM   #13
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Nice looking car,im waiting for my wallet get recover then ill modify mine like yours too
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Old 10-19-2012, 04:57 PM   #14
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Why are you planning on getting custom catback from borla?
Ive been wanting a borla but used ones are taken so fast and can't afford new one. And i am considering custom catback, suitcase delete.
I look forward to see your car this Sunday!
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