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Offline Ryan90GTI

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Re: Lowering springs
« Reply #10 on: 25 March 2020, 22:19 »
I had Eibach and DCC and to be honest I thought it improved each setting by making the difference between comfort, normal and sport much more noticeable.

I did have a shock prematurely fail on me which I believe was down to the lowering springs, I'm now back standard.


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Re: Lowering springs
« Reply #11 on: 26 March 2020, 18:04 »
Apparently you can still lower a bit with DCC without it affecting reliability to any major extent.

I'd stick with Eibachs 100%, which ones (pro kit or sportlines) are up to you. Sportlines lower a bit more on the front but have a little less comfort.

I've got sportlines and don't mind them but some might find them a little too hard - it's all subjective though. If you've got DCC, I'd stick to the pro kit.
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Re: Lowering springs
« Reply #12 on: 26 March 2020, 19:13 »
Thanks for all your replys looks like Eibachs when I get round to lowering it :smiley:

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Re: Lowering springs
« Reply #13 on: 26 March 2020, 20:33 »
Apparently you can still lower a bit with DCC without it affecting reliability to any major extent.

Not in my experience.

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Re: Lowering springs
« Reply #14 on: 27 March 2020, 00:10 »
Apparently you can still lower a bit with DCC without it affecting reliability to any major extent.

Not in my experience.

Depends how far you lower Eibach pro kit lower a tiny amount.
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Re: Lowering springs
« Reply #15 on: 27 March 2020, 16:20 »
Apparently you can still lower a bit with DCC without it affecting reliability to any major extent.

Not in my experience.

Depends how far you lower Eibach pro kit lower a tiny amount.

It was the pro kit that I used. It may have just been a coincidence but as with any stock damper they're not designed for aftermarket lowering springs.

If it wasn't for the annoying creak and the leaking damper I would've still had them on the car because they were exactly what I was after whilst still keeping OEM levels of comfort.