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Old 08-31-2012, 11:38 AM   #1
GTiBri
Passed Driver's Ed
 
Drives: 1983 Rabbit GTI, 2011 MK6 GTI
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: Rowlett, TX
Posts: 10
Forgive an old man, but why so low?

I'll admit, I'm an old guy in this crowd at 43. I had a '83 GTI I owned and drove for 14 years. I love the performance and handling of my current '11 6sp GTI, and it has continued to deliver a smile each time I drive it.

Aside from the smaller wheel gap some desire, what is driving reason behind so many Dubbers wanting to put air bags or coil springs on their car to lower them to the bump stops? Doesn't it ride like a covered wagon and destroy what makes the GTI shine as a hot hatch?
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