I got installed a set of 4 ( 2 334812 front struts , 2 343280 Rear shocks ) KYB GR-2 Excel / shocks and 4 Vogtland (956095)high performance German made Lowering springs with a 1.5 inch drop(front and back). These shocks are custom matched and fine tuned to work these springs, to fit 1999 To 2004 VW Golf , Jetta and Beetle 4 cyl. models, including 1.8 & 2.0 turbo
I hesitated to lower because i may get a new body kit and it is going to make nb very low. I will really have to watch pot holes and parking curbs and I wont be able to use my car ramps and may not be able to put my good jack under nb to work on the car. Had my wheels rotated the other day and they told me that if i lowered nb their ramps could not go under it and would have to roll nb up on shallow blocks first then put their lift under nb.
Oh well this is the price we pay for modding. But its worth it.
Just baught my first car. 2000vw beetle. Manual. 140k miles on it . Love it so far had some repairs to stop it from over heating but no check engine lights or anything is on. Runs well now. Learning how to drive a manual is scary but fun feels like I'm actually learning how to drive for real...
18x8 TSW Jarama Wheels, 225/40 Michelin Pilot A/S plus tires,Eibach pro-kit lowering springs, Audi TT pedals. Soon will be big brake kit, HID headlight conversion anti-roll bar, performance chip, and cold-air intake.:cool:
We're working on building a Baja Bug to take to the Detroit Gambler 500 in May. Since we've utilized this forum for some research purposes, I figured I would share some information and photos from our build.
We utilized the Stage 3 Lift Kit from VWLiftKits.com. It includes better springs...