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Hey guys so I traded my 2011 polo in for a 2l tdi sport 3 week's ago and I absolutely love it. I have had my roof vinyled and am awaiting the arrival of my 2 tone spoiler. But my next step is to lower my 2014 beetle, I'm looking for advice- springs or coilovers and how low?

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Thanks so much for the welcome! :) ill try my best to upload a pic in a sec. It won't let me chose a file to upload :( I've tried On my phone, tablet and pc!
 

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Welcome and happy early St. Patrick's Day! I'm only 1/4 Irish but my ancestors were from Limerick. I don't know anything about lowering so I can't help you there. Happy buggin
 

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One key thing to remember when lowering a car is, do not slam it, typically you should not exceed a 30mm to 35mm drop with these car unless you are using drop spindles.

Lowering more than this will basically render the suspension system useless and possibly make the car dangerous to drive.
 

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One key thing to remember when lowering a car is, do not slam it, typically you should not exceed a 30mm to 35mm drop with these car unless you are using drop spindles.

Lowering more than this will basically render the suspension system useless and possibly make the car dangerous to drive.
I totally agree, I just haven't decided whether to use vw springs or coilovers (drop spindles)I've been told coilovers can be noisy however springs could affect the suspension :( confused.com!
 

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Quality coilovers are not noise prone, UNLESS, they are cheap low dollar ones.

I have used the best coilover systems on the market in my Beetle, I currently use Bilstein PSS9 coilover kit, I deem them the best but they are not cheap.
 

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What information are you looking for on the PSS9 Bilsteins?
 

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Mixed reviews On them :(
At $1400 to $2500 per set, not many people have had the K&W V3's, Koni (Autobahn tested) coilovers and the Bilstein PSS9's on the same car, I have owned and used them all on my Beetle.

As far as normal driving to high speed driving and all other aspects of the driving spectrum go, while maintaining a firm but smooth ride, Bilstein gets my vote by a landslide...:)

Different individuals have different taste when it comes to ride quality etc. and due to lack of experience, , many do not know what to expect and/or do not have reasonable expectations regarding performance modifications.
 

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Thanks o2silver! Will def check them out :) just been washing and polishing my car for a Sunday drive :) it's windy here today but the sun is out for a change!
 

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Springs are good to start with, but it won't give you the height you're looking for. So your best bet to go with is Coilovers I'll give you a desire stance you want. You can check out various companies like H&R, Raceland, KW Coilovers,and you can even check out ST coilovers which is the little brother company to KW. I have these on my bug and they look great and gives you a superior ride and comfort, so try that and good luck
 
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