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We did this in 'suspension' with the mkiv's, but I think everyone here is capable and mature enough to leave it here to start as it'll get more replies, and more replies = more samples, and better info.
Every recent VW spring has a color code on it. After extensive research, we were able to determine spring rates for quite a few of the availble color codes. If we get enough info and spend some time on it, we can create a similar chart for the MKV chassis.
(for anyone curious, here is part of the work on the old chart: http://www.peterpyce.com/Shine...s.jpg ) VWVortex user 'pyce' was instrumental in organizing the original MKIV effort.
Let's start this off with the basics:
- Model
- Trim (package 0,1,2, etc...)
- Manual or DSG
- Stock wheel size
- Build Date
- Front spring color code
- Rear spring color code
So here's my info:
- GTI
- Package 1
- Manual
- 17"
- 01/06
- Red / Red / White / White
- Blue / Yellow / Yellow / Yellow
Once we get enough info and can figure out the rates -- then it becomes easier to know what can swap in and out to stay 'oem' and still perhaps change the ride characteristics. If you don't have all of the info, get it -- and then post. http://****************.com/smile/emthup.gif Once we get it rolling I can move it to 'Suspension.'
 

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Re: MKV Spring Color Codes Thread (John A)

alright, just happened to have mine around and easy enough to get to. i'm curious to know whats going on also. here are my specs:
-'06 GTI
-package 1
-manual
-came with 18" huffies, but i believe the oem size was 17" and they swapped the huffies on before delivery.
-where can i find build date?
-red/red/lavender(or maybe its white?)/lavender
-blue/yellow/yellow/yellow


Modified by freezermink at 8:42 PM 4-14-2006
 

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Re: MKV Spring Color Codes Thread (freezermink)

Quote, originally posted by freezermink »
alright, just happened to have mine around and easy enough to get to. i'm curious to know whats going on also. here are my specs:
-'06 GTI
-package 1
-manual
-came with 18" huffies, but i believe the oem size was 17" and they swapped the huffies on before delivery.
-where can i find build date?
-red/red/lavender(or maybe its white?)/lavender
-blue/yellow/yellow/yellow

Modified by freezermink at 8:42 PM 4-14-2006

pkg 2 18's same colors as above.
red/red/white/white (or lavender/lavender)
blue/red/red/red
 

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06 GLI
package 2
manual
18" Huff
03/ 06
red /red /white / white
blue / green /


updated mis read colors



Modified by rracerguy717 at 7:14 PM 4-15-2006
 

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Re: MKV Spring Color Codes Thread (John A)

Just installed my KONI shocks and springs today. Here is my OEM spring code info.
- 2006 Jetta 2.5 (Canadian car)
- No Packages
- Manual 5-speed
- 15" steel wheels with hubcaps
- August 2005 build date
- Blue / Blue / Orange / Pink
- Orange / Orange / White
 

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Re: MKV Spring Color Codes Thread (Deception)

hate to necro-bump, but can anyone confirm color codes on their 06 EU GTI front/rears?
What about week 22+ 07 NA?



Modified by Dillinja at 6:39 PM 7-28-2006
 

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Re: MKV Spring Color Codes Thread (OGSN0)

It appears 07 GLIs are starting to show up lowered at dealerships.
Below is a post from jagerpower, a new '07 Deep Black GLI, 6MT, Pkg #2 owner whose springs are most certainly color coded differently than the 06 "jack-o-sky" stock springs.
Quote, originally posted by jagerpower »
here are the requested pics of the springs, these were a pain in the a.. but i managed to get them. it's one blue dot and two yellow ones.

 

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Re: MKV Spring Color Codes Thread (svander)

Quote, originally posted by svander »
It appears 07 GLIs are starting to show up lowered at dealerships.
Below is a post from jagerpower, a new '07 Deep Black GLI, 6MT, Pkg #2 owner whose springs are most certainly color coded differently than the 06 "jack-o-sky" stock springs.

Bump with question.
Does anyone have the part numbers for the lowered 07 GLI springs yet?
I was thinking if I install the OEM 07 GLI lowered springs on my 06, it will be less likely for the dealer to notice the difference and void the warranty.
 

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2007 Jetta Wolfsburg
none
Tiptronic
16" Standard Alloys
10/06
Lavendar(pink)/Lavendar(pink)/white/white
white/orange/orange

Come on lets get more posts for this thread! I'm curious how other Jettas and Rabbits are sprung. You can see the front colors easy and the rears you can get by reaching a small digital cam up under the car from the front of the rear tires. You may need several tries on the rears. Jacking would probably help.
 

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Re: MKV Spring Color Codes Thread (John A)

All right, here's mine:
- TDI
- Special Edition (mix of package 1 &2)
- DSG
- 16"
- 10/06
- Pink / Pink / White / White (top of wheel well 26 3/4" from ground)
- White / Yellow / Yellow (top of wheel well 27 3/8" from ground)
The rear is almost a full 1/2" higher than the front...WTF? I look like a GD 4x4!
especially with the 16".
Maybe Santa will bring some nice H&R sports
 
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