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    What springs do you rcommend??

    Im going to see how much i can lower it once the 19"s are on, hopefully i will get away with 40mm, as i think 30mm, will still look like its on stilts.
    Eilbach dont do 40mm springs for the coupe, so what are other good ones, PI - ive heard are cr'p, do vogtland do 40mm for coupe?

    Also dont really want to be spending more than £125, as i am going to save up for coilovers.
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    I had my Mk4 dropped 55mm - anything less is pointless IMHO.
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    i cant lower it that much cos of the kit, it will be scooping up small children and animals!! lol
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    That's no fun
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    Although my Coupe was on standard 17s, the difference from lowering 30mm made all the difference imo. It took it from a silly high ride height to how it should have left the factory - just right. 40mm would look spot on also I'm sure.
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    G-Max do a -40mm spring kit, I have G-max springs on mine & they are superb! £87.99 heres the website link. Babs
    http://www.gmaxsuspension.co.uk/prod...cts_id=1250414

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    I would waste your money and wait untill you have the money for the coilovers
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    As above, why spend £125 if your saving for coilovers? May as well just put the money towards them and get them quicker

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    Quote Originally Posted by MatG View Post
    I would waste your money and wait untill you have the money for the coilovers
    imo lowering your car is not wasting money, if at a later date he wants to upgrade to coilovers then fair enough. But for the time being you cant go wrong for £88 as a Coupe on 19's with standard springs is gunna look a little tall to say the least. Babs

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    he clearly states that he wants coilovers and that they are temporary measure.

    its not just the £88 pounds its the money to get them fitted as well (unless you have the tools to do it yourself). Then come resale you will lose some money on them and have to pay for the coilovers to be fitted.

    Its a false economy IMO - if you do indeed intend to buy coilovers in the near future
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