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I am going to lower my Gti an inch so that its not to low and i will get better handling not like the car needs it. I love to drive fast around the corners.
 

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Springs are on my list of things to do as well but even the H&R springs will only cut the huge american wheel gap in half so I have to wait untill someone comes out with some springs that lower more than 1.5

Post some pics of what it looks like before and after when you get it done im interested to see if it changes the apperance that much
 

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I was reading the warrenty booklet in our owner's manual and it specifically mentioned that if you lowerd the car or made any modification to the suspension that they would not honor the drivetrain warrenty. I dont know how much of that that they can actually get away with, but it is certainly something to take into consideration.
 

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Considering that my car, as is, bottomed out already on a driveway, I have no intentions of lowering it.
 

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hey is that neuspeed thing true that it wont void warrenty if u use it?? im gettin my mkv tommorow and i want intake and chip for sure >>?? voided warratny defentely??
 

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If your going to lower the car i would definately use the neuspeed sport sring kit , it will drop the car 1.2 f and 1.5 r,and the car will ride very nice. i have them and i,m very happy with the out come. Plus if they try to void any warranty on my car i,m prepared to sue vag, because if you read the book that come,s with your fast, you will find they encourage the buyer to make the gti AS "FAST, AND UNIQUE" AS YOU CAN!!!!!!!!!!!
 

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If your going to lower the car i would definately use the neuspeed sport sring kit , it will drop the car 1.2 f and 1.5 r,and the car will ride very nice. i have them and i,m very happy with the out come. Plus if they try to void any warranty on my car i,m prepared to sue vag, because if you read the book that come,s with your fast, you will find they encourage the buyer to make the gti AS "FAST, AND UNIQUE" AS YOU CAN!!!!!!!!!!!
I like how you think >:D. The only mods ive made so far is a system, and im scared that will void my warranty if i have any electrical probalems.
 

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schnell06 said:
I was reading the warrenty booklet in our owner's manual and it specifically mentioned that if you lowerd the car or made any modification to the suspension that they would not honor the drivetrain warrenty. I dont know how much of that that they can actually get away with, but it is certainly something to take into consideration.
I think that if you get the VW Euro spec springs and get them installed by a VW dealership, your warranty will be alright. It is, afterall, a VW part being installed by a "VW guy."
 

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I like how you think >:D. The only mods ive made so far is a system, and im scared that will void my warranty if i have any electrical probalems.
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A VW with electrical problems?!? Never... ::)
 

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schnell06 said:
I was reading the warrenty booklet in our owner's manual and it specifically mentioned that if you lowerd the car or made any modification to the suspension that they would not honor the drivetrain warrenty. I dont know how much of that that they can actually get away with, but it is certainly something to take into consideration.
I was told that if you use the VW dealership to lower the car (bring whatever kit you want), that it will NOT void the warranty.
 

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I was told that if you use the VW dealership to lower the car (bring whatever kit you want), that it will NOT void the warranty.
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I will ask my dealership about this, i know the service manager personally and im getting to know mike my mechanic. He has a Mkv and its got the stock 18's with a brembo big brake kit and its lowered about an inch and a half, its so sick i crapped my pants. Hes got plans for a dual exhaust. Its Red with red callipers.
 

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I have two questions about lowering. Should you install the travel limiter kit (PN #000 071 501)? My baby came with 17s" and I have read that if you go to 18s" or travel with a lot of people or stuff that you need to have this installed to stop the car from bottoming out.
I am considering getting neuspeed sport springs (thought I had already had a set from e-bay) and I already got the travel limiter kit from VW only cost $22.26 with tax.
Second question: Has anybody ever installed the travel limiter kit and what is the degree of differculty of this installation?
 
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