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      Re: Coilovers (crosspost)

      whats the adjustments on the coilover, how low or how high from the original ride height.



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      Re: Coilovers (crosspost)

      i'd have to raise my car all the way up to tell you how close to stock.. (i'll do that this weekend).

      but it will go down to the point of being unable to drive.


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      it would be sweet if it was close to stock, then i might think of getting them. my problem here in ohio are sometimes the winters get bad and this is my only car, so if it snows enough, like it did last year i cant have it lowered to much or ill be just plowing snow. so coilovers would be nice to adjust them all the way up in the winter.

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      Re: Coilovers (crosspost)

      I've driven many years in Wisconsin with lowering springs on my cars (~1.5" drop). Unless you really drop it far, you'll probably never have a problem. Just use a little common sense and don't go out in a blizzard.

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      I have been watching for the coilovers to come avaliable on Racelands site. This set has a lighter spring rate than the Rakkors.

      Coilover Kit for Golf MKII MKIII Jetta Passat B3 B4

      It's 350 front (Raceland) vs. 380 front (Rakkors). Now the Rakkors are out of stock.....!!!!!!

      Rokkor Coilover Kit for Golf Jetta Mk2 Mk3 II III

      This is my next upgrade project for my Aveo. Rabbit were you building an "adaptation" kit for these to go onto an Aveo?
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      I have built one, i've sold 5 of them so far. have 4 kits here ready to go You can see the details here.



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      And to answer the question about height, the coil overs CAN be adjusted to factory height in back, and about 1" within factory in front. However, the end link kit is designed to work when lowered at least as much as the sport lowering springs or more..


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      Since the coilovers are out of stock for the "Golf MKII MKIII Jetta Passat B3 B4" would these work as well: "VW Golf Jetta MKI MK1" Coilover Kit for VW Golf Jetta MKI MK1 ?
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      Quote Originally Posted by petrified.rabbit View Post
      I have built one, i've sold 5 of them so far. have 4 kits here ready to go You can see the details here.

      I have to log onto the other website to see the details. Your instructions are very good and I remember what is needed. I am trying to scrape some money together so I make this purchase. I have been spending all my time getting my house in Raleigh ready to sell. Now that I am on the market, I can slow down the bleeding. What alternates can I use for coilovers on aveo?
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      the mk1 coil over will work if you want to go really really low, probably lower than you can fit your wheels. Plus you would need to shave more from the spindles... all the way up on those coil overs would sit as low as i sit now at most.

      there are other brands of coil overs but you want to stick with mk2, mk3 or corrado coilovers. You can hunt on vwvortex.com classifieds as well for deals on used ones..

      some of the cheap coil over companies are raceland, rokkor, vmaxx, supersport (i think on ebay).. These are all basic height adjustable coilovers.

      intermediate are wietec, spax, ksport, etc.. (more than i can name)

      top of the like would be kw, h&r, bilstien, b&g, etc..

      the more you spend the better the ride.






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