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Re: coilover in confusion
« Reply #15 on: December 18, 2008, 10:04:25 PM »
Which is why they did the Geometry on my car when they were fitted :)
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Re: coilover in confusion
« Reply #16 on: December 18, 2008, 10:54:37 PM »
after xmas i getting the kw v1's coil overs fitted...i have come for these as they have good reports and are made of stainless steel so they won't rust

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Re: coilover in confusion
« Reply #17 on: December 18, 2008, 11:40:12 PM »
I have tried the lot mate and Bilstein's are the best IMO! Venom motorsport have the b14 kit on special at the moment for £680! I had the B16 kit on my MKV R32 and they where awesome!

I've got Bilstein PSS9/B16's on my Ed30 and they are superb.  Can't compare them to anything else though as I only have experience with them.

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Re: coilover in confusion
« Reply #18 on: December 29, 2008, 10:30:37 PM »

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Re: coilover in confusion
« Reply #19 on: December 29, 2008, 11:07:14 PM »
http://www.kw-suspension.co.uk/salt-spray-test.htm
very interesting read

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Re: coilover in confusion
« Reply #20 on: December 29, 2008, 11:16:30 PM »
nice choice of coil overs..when i read that report..kw for me

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Re: coilover in confusion
« Reply #21 on: December 30, 2008, 07:09:29 AM »
^ KW's finest: Bespoke VWR-KW V3's :happy2: 8) :happy2:

Sorry if I've missed this somewhere along the line, but what aspect of them is bespoke from a normal V3??
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Re: coilover in confusion
« Reply #22 on: December 30, 2008, 11:03:29 AM »
^ KW's finest: Bespoke VWR-KW V3's :happy2: 8) :happy2:

Sorry if I've missed this somewhere along the line, but what aspect of them is bespoke from a normal V3??

....I've replied to this in the VWR Dampers thread : -

http://www.mk5golfgti.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=1085.new#new - Reply #17.

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Re: coilover in confusion
« Reply #23 on: December 30, 2008, 05:36:55 PM »
^ KW's finest: Bespoke VWR-KW V3's :happy2: 8) :happy2:

Sorry if I've missed this somewhere along the line, but what aspect of them is bespoke from a normal V3??

....I've replied to this in the VWR Dampers thread : -

http://www.mk5golfgti.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=1085.new#new - Reply #17.

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Re: coilover in confusion
« Reply #24 on: January 17, 2009, 02:33:57 PM »
I have tried the lot mate and Bilstein's are the best IMO! Venom motorsport have the b14 kit on special at the moment for £680! I had the B16 kit on my MKV R32 and they where awesome!

I've noticed this also..! Has anyone got any experience of purchasing from Venom Motorsport? That price seems too good to miss really! Balance Motorsport quoted me around £850 for the B14's!

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Re: coilover in confusion
« Reply #25 on: January 17, 2009, 05:29:10 PM »
I have tried the lot mate and Bilstein's are the best IMO! Venom motorsport have the b14 kit on special at the moment for £680! I had the B16 kit on my MKV R32 and they where awesome!

....Bilstein have an A1 reputation but are they better than VWRacing's custom VWR-KW-V3's I wonder?

They are twintube, which is unusual for a 'street' damper but allows better adjustments.

The valving and setting parameters on mine are as on the race cars. They are adjustable but to settings exclusive to VWR as a result of extensive testing on their race cars. My spring rating is exclusive too (hence the different colour - blue) and specifically for my GTI. This particular version of the V3 has been produced exclusively for VWR and is designed for 'Fast Road' use.

I'm convinced that without expert setting up including corner-weighting, the label on the damper isn't going to guarantee the best result.


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Re: coilover in confusion
« Reply #26 on: January 17, 2009, 06:58:40 PM »
Bilstein B14 coilovers are £684 at venom motorsport! Thats what will be going on my car when I get the funds together!

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Re: coilover in confusion
« Reply #27 on: January 19, 2009, 11:25:49 AM »
Good find. Think i may go with those too :smiley:

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Re: coilover in confusion
« Reply #28 on: January 19, 2009, 11:44:17 AM »
Good find. Think i may go with those too :smiley:

Just double check the part number with Venom as there number is different to what is listed by Bilstein! Probably just a typo!

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Re: coilover in confusion
« Reply #29 on: January 19, 2009, 11:52:45 AM »
Wont be until summer but will double check that i get the right ones :happy2:

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