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Old 02-12-2018, 04:18 AM   #307
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Here is my old 1.8t with DG springs and a random GTI. Oddly enough I own that same model and color GTI now. LOL

The two cars sat almost the exact same height. I had a little negative rake with the stock spring pads.

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Old 02-12-2018, 07:27 AM   #308
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Just had the DG spring installed today and I am very happy with the way it turned out. Perfect amount of lowering for me and it probably will be slightly lower when they settle. Super glad I got the TT spring pads because it sits level with minimum rake.

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Old 02-12-2018, 07:47 AM   #309
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Just had the DG spring installed today and I am very happy with the way it turned out. Perfect amount of lowering for me and it probably will be slightly lower when they settle. Super glad I got the TT spring pads because it sits level with minimum rake.

Looks great. I canít recall, are you DSG or 6MT?

Where did you get the springs from?

And how about the installer, would you recommend them?
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Old 02-12-2018, 07:53 AM   #310
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Looks great. I canít recall, are you DSG or 6MT?

Where did you get the springs from?

And how about the installer, would you recommend them?
Thanks, my car is a 6MT. The springs I got from Capilano VW for about $310. Dales Auto is one of the few places that are open on weekends so I went with them otherwise I would have gone to my shop of choice, PG Performance. They did a good job, a little pricey but the great thing is they can do installs and alignment.
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Old 02-12-2018, 08:13 AM   #311
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Thx. Sent you a PM. Had a few more questions.
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Old 02-12-2018, 05:48 PM   #312
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Thanks, my car is a 6MT. The springs I got from Capilano VW for about $310. Dales Auto is one of the few places that are open on weekends so I went with them otherwise I would have gone to my shop of choice, PG Performance. They did a good job, a little pricey but the great thing is they can do installs and alignment.
What did you pay at Dale's for the install and alignment?
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Old 02-12-2018, 08:59 PM   #313
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Thanks, my car is a 6MT. The springs I got from Capilano VW for about $310. Dales Auto is one of the few places that are open on weekends so I went with them otherwise I would have gone to my shop of choice, PG Performance. They did a good job, a little pricey but the great thing is they can do installs and alignment.

Assuming that the installer didnít perform the headlight beam height recalibration for you...

http://www.golfmk7.com/forums/showpo...2&postcount=21
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Old 02-13-2018, 03:15 AM   #314
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Assuming that the installer didnít perform the headlight beam height recalibration for you...

http://www.golfmk7.com/forums/showpo...2&postcount=21
Yeah they didn't recalibrate the lights so I will have to do that once my OBDEleven comes in. It does point down a little bit
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Old 02-13-2018, 08:32 PM   #315
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I didnt recalibrate my lights. How many of you did? Havent noticed a difference. I have DSG and slight positive rake btw.


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Old 02-13-2018, 08:53 PM   #316
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I didnt recalibrate my lights. How many of you did? Havent noticed a difference. I have DSG and slight positive rake btw.


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Not DG spring specific, but you should always go through the adaptation for the headlights just like getting an alignment after you've lowered your car. I didn't notice how far might were pointed down until I was on a real dark road and thought I was going to die
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Old 02-13-2018, 09:08 PM   #317
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Not DG spring specific, but you should always go through the adaptation for the headlights just like getting an alignment after you've lowered your car. I didn't notice how far might were pointed down until I was on a real dark road and thought I was going to die
Good call. Will check into it.
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Old 02-13-2018, 09:31 PM   #318
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I didnt recalibrate my lights. How many of you did? Havent noticed a difference. I have DSG and slight positive rake btw.


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I have noticed that my lights point slightly lower than before. It really bugs me so I am getting them realigned today.
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Old 02-14-2018, 04:05 AM   #319
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Just got back from my shop and found out that the MK7.5 with LED headlights doesn't have a headlight range module in VAGCOM like the MK7 does so the instructions nype posted doesn't apply to the 7.5 unfortunately After searching through VAGCOM we couldn't find a way to recalibrate the lights so we just did it manually and that seems to have done the trick. Headlights are working perfectly as they did before the spring install.
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