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It's a 98 VR Jetta with the H&R cupkit, autotech front and rear swaybars, 2001 WE BBS wheels, toyo T1-s tires in 225/45/16, 5mm H&R spacers in front, 8mm in rear.
A new tranny from a corrado will be installed with a peloquin diff. pretty soon now all that's left is making it corner better
 

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Re: how do I get my VR to handle better?? (ViagraVR6)

you've basically done it all -- it won't get much better without going to a stiffer set of springs and shocks.... then you could run no front sway, which would help a lot.
also, the cupkit lowers too much, so that's hurting your handling -- combined with their relatively soft spring rate, that's most likely the bottleneck at this point.
 

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Re: how do I get my VR to handle better?? (ViagraVR6)

I just upgraded from an H&R cupkit to H&R ultralow stage2 coilovers. I have one thing to say Wow!!

I still can't believe the difference, my car just sticks to the road.

I would definetly consider the upgrade you would be suprised. http://****************.com/smile/emthup.gif
 

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Re: how do I get my VR to handle better?? (Wert)

Quote, originally posted by Wert »
I just upgraded from an H&R cupkit to H&R ultralow stage2 coilovers. I have one thing to say Wow!!

I still can't believe the difference, my car just sticks to the road.

I would definetly consider the upgrade you would be suprised. http://****************.com/smile/emthup.gif

this is the last thing i'd suggest. his car is already too low with the cup kit, going lower is going to be pushing the suspension further from where it needs to be.... your car probably handles 'better' since it's stiffer, but would handle much better if it weren't so low.
 

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Re: how do I get my VR to handle better?? (John A)

I'm going with John on this one.
IMHO, the cup kit is too low and too soft.
With a heavy VR6 in front, the car will never be a "world class" handler. But it can be made damn good for what it is. Stiffer and taller springs will help the suspension geometryand road handling.
I have a Shine kit on my VR6 and I love it. After trying Bilsteins with Neuspeed SofSports (too soft) and then H&R Race springs (too low) I made the call to Shine. The car rocks now! It isn't lowered much, but it handles like no other MK III VR6 I know of.



Modified by briang at 3:41 PM 5-7-2003
 
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