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LUCKY! <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/eek.gif" BORDER="0"><p><IMG SRC="http://i40.tinypic.com/jb4jyx.jpg" BORDER="0"><p>At long last...<p>
 

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Re: Shocks... Pegs... (mofolicious)

Oh man! That looks so tight!<p>I can't wait to lower mine...<p>edit: wait
 

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I'll take some real pics when the rain we got today stopped. I'm getting some rubbing on the driver's side rear that I have to tend to, and for some reason I have a shimmy upon accelaration. I'm going to have to look into that for sure. No write up, because when I got in there to do the job, I encountered WAY more rust than I wanted to find. (Ontario car) I spent 6 hours on it and got nowhere but busted knuckles. The struts were rusted to the hubs, and no matter how much hammering, wiggling, WD40 and weasel piss I used, I could not get them free. So off to one of the only shops I trust I went, and too much money later, here we are.<p>I'm very pleased with the stance, and the coilovers so far. The ride is much, MUCH better than I or anyone else who's ridden in it so far has expected. There is no harshness at all, and it's really smooth. Well until I hit too serious a bump and my tire collides with my wheel well liner. There is also another inch and a half or so of adjustability in the coilover to go lower. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/eek.gif" BORDER="0"> I can also still get into my really steep driveway, which is another plus I wasn't expecting. I've got a quarter of an inch to spare though. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/biggrin.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: Shocks... Pegs... (chrisV50t)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>chrisV50t</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">Oh man! That looks so tight!<p>I can't wait to lower mine...<p>edit: wait</TD></TR></TABLE><p>wait what?
 

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how much of a drop did u decide to go? Also can you take a picture of your steep driveway <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/tongue.gif" BORDER="0"> I am curious
 

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Nice! <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0"> Now take some better pics so we can enjoy it even more. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/smile.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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To tell you the truth, I don't even know how far I went. I went to go check it out when they were installed, and the front is slightly tucked, with the car being on a slight rake, and a small gap in the rear. I decided to leave them that way so that I could still have passengers or cargo without worry of bottoming out.<p>As far as the pics of the driveway, I have none, and it's raining out now, so I'm not about to take any. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/tongue.gif" BORDER="0"> It's about 3 and a half car lengths, with the top car sitting level, the next car being on a slight slope, and then from there it drops down to the street, over 6 ft. My last car was kitted and lowered and I could not park in the driveway without serious scraping. I didn't expect this one to make it. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/smile.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: (mofolicious)

That is soo sexy! Im so jealous! How did you go about fitting them? I've heard all kinds of jibber jabber about them not fitting right or safely... any in put?
 

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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>s40boy</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">That is soo sexy! Im so jealous! How did you go about fitting them? I've heard all kinds of jibber jabber about them not fitting right or safely... any in put?</TD></TR></TABLE><p>I've had them on for a couple months without issue. I did not have hubcentric rings made. I simply followed torque spec (62 ft lbs or 85 Nm), and torque the wheels evenly, while the car is in the air. It's a bit difficult to do by yourself on the front wheels. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/rolleyes.gif" BORDER="0"><p>I am however experiencing a slight shimmy or a wobble under heavy acceleration since I had the coilover install done yesterday. I suspect it's because they didn't torque the wheels properly at the shop (I forgot to specify), but I pulled the wheels off the car last night and then put them back on properly, and it persists. I'm going to have to trouble shoot that this week. I plan on checking all the suspension, and to try my winter wheels, just in case it is the Pegs and their not being a perfect fit.
 

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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>mofolicious</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">To tell you the truth, I don't even know how far I went. I went to go check it out when they were installed, and the front is slightly tucked, with the car being on a slight rake, and a small gap in the rear. I decided to leave them that way so that I could still have passengers or cargo without worry of bottoming out.<p>As far as the pics of the driveway, I have none, and it's raining out now, so I'm not about to take any. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/tongue.gif" BORDER="0"> It's about 3 and a half car lengths, with the top car sitting level, the next car being on a slight slope, and then from there it drops down to the street, over 6 ft. My last car was kitted and lowered and I could not park in the driveway without serious scraping. I didn't expect this one to make it. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/smile.gif" BORDER="0"></TD></TR></TABLE><p>The driveway in my house is also the main concern when lowering. I will show pictures later of my driveway.
 

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Just sayin it looks good Mofo <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/smile.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: (chrisV50t)

Looks SICK!!!!! I think the Pegs are the best looking 5 star wheel that you can put on the S40's. <p>BIG <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0"> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0">
 
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