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Old 10-15-2012, 10:25 AM   #1
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Pic request! H&R Sport or VWR springs

Anybody have good before and after side shots?
Looking for a small drop and a ride that is still somewhat smooth for my extended highway trips.

VWR springs: Site claims 10-15mm front drop and 8-13 rear drop.

H&R claims 3/4" lowering but history shows they do much more than that.

Much appreciated if you can review also!
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Old 10-15-2012, 10:45 AM   #3
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No..No....No....No...No. This is the Golf R forum. Different story.

Dave, have you looked into the Euro spring setup? I heard its a mild setup but with some good gains in handling for not a bad price.
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No..No....No....No...No. This is the Golf R forum. Different story.

Dave, have you looked into the Euro spring setup? I heard its a mild setup but with some good gains in handling for not a bad price.
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Check Candy Coated Comet VW build thread. He is running VWR springs. The first drop in the thread is ST's but then he switched to VWR. There is a rake. Looks good on 2D in person though. Not so much on 4dr.
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Dave, have you looked into the Euro spring setup? I heard its a mild setup but with some good gains in handling for not a bad price.
I have! But found them to be BIG bucks! Thought another guy had some imported at a cost of around $600 or so??
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H&R claims 3/4" lowering but history shows they do much more than that.
I feel like this number is from the euro spec cars, that are lower then the NA cars, I would say they are closer to 1.5-1.75ish . At any rate the gti in the photo looks just about right as far as what the R looks like. It will not give you tuck but it will be close and there is no need for camber plates.

On a side note I think the ride quality of the H&R it better then the stock setup.
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Old 10-15-2012, 11:07 AM   #9
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Check Candy Coated Comet VW build thread. He is running VWR springs. The first drop in the thread is ST's but then he switched to VWR. There is a rake. Looks good on 2D in person though. Not so much on 4dr.
Just looked, it shows he has FK coil overs????
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Sorry is not the best pic.
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higgens, what are they? How is the ride?
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Was told that....

the VWR Springs are basically H&R springs rebadged. So they both give you a small drop from stock, but not crazy. My car looks great after I lowered it with springs.



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Anybody have good before and after side shots?
Looking for a small drop and a ride that is still somewhat smooth for my extended highway trips.

VWR springs: Site claims 10-15mm front drop and 8-13 rear drop.

H&R claims 3/4" lowering but history shows they do much more than that.

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I thought VWR used EIBACH as their standard......??? Seeing the EIBACH stamped on their springs and coils this weekend I only assumed..
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my H&R sport springs should be waiting for me when I get home, I'll post pics once I get them installed
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