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I know they were supposed to be available by now, but I haven't heard of anyone actually getting them and putting them on yet.
 

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Re: Does anyone actually have OEM Euro springs installed yet? (erick.s)

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I know they were supposed to be available by now, but I haven't heard of anyone actually getting them and putting them on yet.

I just test fitted them on my car last night. Getting it aligned today. Looks like we picked the correct rears as there is different weight ranges available. It makes it sit "nice" not to low not to high.
Here is a quick pic

More pics comparing them to stock & the H&R sports & Bilstein Sports I pulled off to try these coming soon.
I'm hoping to have more kits in a couple weeks, if they come off backorder form VAG
 

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Re: Does anyone actually have OEM Euro springs installed yet? (Parts4vws)

Nice. I can't wait to see the before and after pics. Do you have any initial driving impressions?
 

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Re: Does anyone actually have OEM Euro springs installed yet? (erick.s)

Why oh why couldn't it have come like that????
 

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Beautiful. Hopefully someone will figure out what Jetta springs are comparable one day.
 

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Awesome, that's perfect! So great to have brave Americans to experiment with this stuff so us poor Canadians can follow suit...we don't even have the 18's available yet but it certainly looks like it's worth the wait.
Are there any spacers or anything that needs to be installed cause of the 18's?


Modified by Amongow at 1:19 PM 4-7-2006
 

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Re: Does anyone actually have OEM Euro springs installed yet? (erick.s)

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Nice. I can't wait to see the before and after pics. Do you have any initial driving impressions?

So far it's nice, Feel's close to stock for sure but not as floaty that's for sure. I'll be hitting the local canyon tonight & a track day on Monday with it. So I'll post more impressions next week.
Mike
 

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Beautiful. Hopefully someone will figure out what Jetta springs are comparable one day.

That's my next task....I need to find a local guy with a GLI & time to install them. http://****************.com/smile/emthup.gif
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Are there any spacers or anything that needs to be installed cause of the 18's?

Modified by Amongow at 1:19 PM 4-7-2006

Not that it looks like, My car did have the additional bumpstops on the spring that the cars with 18's are supposed to have. I did not re-install them. Seems to be working fine http://****************.com/smile/emthup.gif
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That's my next task....I need to find a local guy with a GLI & time to install them. http://****************.com/smile/emthup.gif
Mike

I'm on the edge of my seat.

I wish I were local. http://****************.com/smile/emthup.gif
 

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Re: Does anyone actually have OEM Euro springs installed yet? (Parts4vws)

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Can you take a pic with the sun on the wheels/tires....hard to tell what clearance it has.....????
Sure like the red....
 

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Re: Does anyone actually have OEM Euro springs installed yet? (GaBoYnFla)

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Can you take a pic with the sun on the wheels/tires....hard to tell what clearance it has.....????
Sure like the red....

My plan is next week once I wash it & let it settle(if it has to) I will be taking a pic in the same place that these were taken.
http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=2514569
I should have some nice comparison shots by Tuesday. Along with measurments to compare that I have teken & noted with each suspension so far.
I took that pic real quick & it was just parked in the wrong place to really see the gap good.
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Re: Does anyone actually have OEM Euro springs installed yet? (Parts4vws)

i'd like to see a stock shot against the euro springs... My gti on 17's has 3.25" gap between the top of the tire and the highest point on the fender well...anychance you could pop a tape in there and measure to see what the true reducxtion is?
 
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