Good suspension setup for a cabby

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Good suspension setup for a cabby

Post by J-Dub » Tue Apr 19, 2005 2:19 pm

Looking for a nice suspension setup that will drop my car without making the ride to bumpy. just looking to get rid of the wheel gap I'm not looking to scrape my exhaust on the ground. I have Neuspeed race springs and Koni Reds on my golf, that dropped it about a good 2 inches. The ride is really rough though i don't want to put the cab through that kind of abuse.

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Post by SoCal_Cabby » Tue Apr 19, 2005 9:49 pm

i was running Boge turbo's and Neuspeed springs in Heinz (look in the pics for Heinz)

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Post by 1lowcab » Wed Apr 20, 2005 1:35 am

i have weitec 60/40 springs in my diesel, rides GREAT, nice drop and not harsh at all.
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Post by J-Dub » Thu Apr 21, 2005 1:50 pm

Alright I will look into both of those, I wanna try to stay away from neuspeed though. I find that their springs start to sag really quickly.

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Post by Calimus » Thu Apr 21, 2005 5:29 pm

hard to go wrong with the Bilstein/H&R combo as well. Soft sport springs give a nice drop, nice ride when coupled with the bil's.
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Post by BigDaddy90Cabby » Fri Apr 22, 2005 10:24 am

I was gonna go with H&S Soft Sports Springs... But shouldBilstein all the way around??Are those an average set of shocks and struts? What are an average set of struts and shocks??? I just want to car to sit a little bit lower, and I need to replace at least the rear shocks.. ass end is starting to sag a pretty good amount.
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Post by 1lowcab » Fri Apr 22, 2005 11:08 am

boge turbogas are good too.... and affordable. i've never nad a set of bils, a buddy of mine has them on his GTD and he loves them.
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Post by BigDaddy90Cabby » Fri Apr 22, 2005 2:25 pm

cool.. i will look into those.. thanks
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Post by cbx4evr » Thu May 05, 2005 11:14 am

Calimus wrote:hard to go wrong with the Bilstein/H&R combo as well. Soft sport springs give a nice drop, nice ride when coupled with the bil's.
Curious about which Bilstein you might recommend. I just bought a set of H&R springs and thought since I have the shocks out I might as well replace them too. I was thinking the Bilstein HD's.
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Post by dubchickshubby » Mon May 09, 2005 8:03 pm

H&R's on mine with Konis. Not sure which models as they were on my 82 'rocco before I liberated 'em, but I dropped 2" after the install. You can see the difference in the pictures section under "twins".

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