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Lowering springs

Post by EarlHickey » Mon May 29, 2017 10:27 am

Morning all

Having decided to keep my MK2 now its time to lower it and add some nice rims, Question is are MK1 springs the same? as Ive been offered a complete new set of 40mm lowered springs but will they fit? im also thinking a set of 13" BBS off of a G40 Polo.

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Re: Lowering springs

Post by the edmundator » Mon May 29, 2017 11:03 am

Mk1 golf suspension and mk1/mk2 scirocco are all the same. However, spring rates may differ between models and the better ones would be specifically rated for the intended model. Eibach springs are good if you're keeping standard rather than coilovers.


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Re: Lowering springs

Post by james butler » Tue May 30, 2017 12:55 am

don't forget to cut down the bump stops too by 40mm or you will be riding on them


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Re: Lowering springs

Post by mark1gls » Tue May 30, 2017 11:24 am

james butler wrote:don't forget to cut down the bump stops too by 40mm or you will be riding on them
I found this out the hard way, drove about for a month till I realised why my ride was a bit harsh.


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Re: Lowering springs

Post by james butler » Fri Jun 02, 2017 9:22 pm

mark1gls wrote:
james butler wrote:don't forget to cut down the bump stops too by 40mm or you will be riding on them
I found this out the hard way, drove about for a month till I realised why my ride was a bit harsh.
likewise :blush:


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Re: Lowering springs

Post by unknownmale » Fri Jun 02, 2017 11:34 pm

I have the eibach pro kit springs on Koni STR shocks and I fine the ride pretty good, although it can be a little bouncy, I've heard the H&R springs on stock shocks or Bilstiens are a good set up. What springs were you offered?


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Re: Lowering springs

Post by dgeorj » Wed Jul 26, 2017 10:44 am

I have the H&R springs and I'm very pleased with their performance.