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Got a set in anticipation of lowering the car and increasing my (minimal) rubbing at wheel lock. Much to my surprise, there is absolutely no rubbing now. I will be returning these unless someone wants them for $70....<p>The car continues to impress. The TME springs make all 4C settings useful. Comfort is like sport was, and advanced is somehow firmer but not as unforgiving (though if the road surface is bad, it certainly lets me know and I reach for the softer settings...). Going around corners is a revelation (added the ipd rear sway bar), with the car quickly hunkering down and the steering much more accurate.<p>Thanks to all here for pointing me in the right direction <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/embeer.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: 5mm spacers fs, and TME spring comment (gmermel)

How's the ride over the bumps, still crashy or is it more relaxed? <p>And what tires (size and type) are you running with no rubbing?
 

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Re: 5mm spacers fs, and TME spring comment (NYCS40)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>NYCS40</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">will the spacers fit a S40 with 17" Evolve R5's?</TD></TR></TABLE><p>Can't tell that they fit according to the viva website. So unless anyone here confirms they will, no.
 

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Re: 5mm spacers fs, and TME spring comment (needsdecaf)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>needsdecaf</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">How's the ride over the bumps, still crashy or is it more relaxed? <p>And what tires (size and type) are you running with no rubbing?</TD></TR></TABLE><p>The ride is still hard, but more compliant. It takes a BAD road for it to feel "crashy" in advanced only. It's hard to describe, and others have tried as well, because the road feel is, to use your term "more relaxed", while at the same time the overall feeling is "less floaty" and more in contact with the road. The only thing that is still present though much better than when first installed is a "bounciness" or jitteriness, as if the springs are "too springy" and echo the bumps after the initial hit on the suspension. This is, again, much better than a couple of weeks ago, and barely noticeable in comfort/sport. On those bad roads in advanced it still is there. Compared to stock, though, the overall suspension feel is much more sporty and engaging.<p>I am running Bridgstone REM 050's, 235/40's on Pegasus 18" wheels. I did have a little rub (worse on my 17" snows) at full lock, and expected the lower suspension to make this worse. Typical that I'd try to think it through and come to the wrong conclusion, but I'm used to that <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/rolleyes.gif" BORDER="0">
 
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