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Old 02-25-2010, 08:16 PM   #1
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Bags>Coils>Bags?

What does evryone thing, what is more dayum to have, a slammed car on bags or coils. Opinions, and i mean at shows events, u know ect ect...
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Old 02-25-2010, 08:25 PM   #2
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i would have to say completly dumped on coils. that shows dedication, especially on this car with the subframe as low as it is.
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Old 02-25-2010, 08:31 PM   #3
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Do you need to raise it to drive around? How low do you want to go?

Obvoiusly air suspension would allow you to sit way low and then lift it for driving over nasty roads, but for me (not into slammed) coilovers gave me the lowered stance and improved handling I was after. Your answer is pretty much dependent on what you want out of the car.
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Old 02-25-2010, 08:32 PM   #4
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Old 02-25-2010, 08:39 PM   #5
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Old 02-25-2010, 11:15 PM   #6
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Old 02-25-2010, 11:21 PM   #7
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I love seeing a car slammed, asking if they're on bags and having them say no. Static drop ftw.
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doing it for respect is doing it wrong.
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Old 02-26-2010, 01:51 AM   #9
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Old 02-26-2010, 01:55 AM   #10
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i have been static for 2 yrs and gone thru 2 oil pans, i sold my coils to get new ones but now i am deciding to run bags, if i run them, i will drive as low as i did on my coils and just raise it when i really need to..i heard before that going backs wont let you drive low but now that it has been clarified then i want to run them, not for a show reason but for a comfort reason, road trips are insane, i bottomed out all the damn time on the florida turnpike going over every bridge and my fenders have taken a seriois beating...
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Old 02-26-2010, 01:56 AM   #11
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not respect, but lets say shows and events, what is more of a dayum, static or bags
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Old 02-26-2010, 01:58 AM   #12
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Go air. Im debating on it too. Are you going with bags over coil on the B&Gs?
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Old 02-26-2010, 02:00 AM   #13
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I love seeing a car slammed, asking if they're on bags and having them say no. Static drop ftw.
x2 bags are the shit and all but are $$$ soo coils are win but at a show its all about bling so bags are more dayum!
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bags are sooooo damn expensive
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Old 02-26-2010, 02:02 AM   #15
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At a show I'd say that last little bit of low bags give is what sets it off.

However, everyone is going on bags these days, and I think its way ballsier to ride with your subframe <1" off the deck.
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At a show I'd say that last little bit of low bags give is what sets it off.

However, everyone is going on bags these days, and I think its way ballsier to ride with your subframe <1" off the deck.
thats what im planning on doing
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Old 02-26-2010, 02:11 AM   #17
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not respect, but lets say shows and events, what is more of a dayum, static or bags
bags then, and how they are set up in the car is pretty cool to see.
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Old 02-26-2010, 02:14 AM   #18
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bags are sooooo damn expensive
beauty costs $ ahah
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Old 02-26-2010, 03:36 AM   #19
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At a show I'd say that last little bit of low bags give is what sets it off.

However, everyone is going on bags these days, and I think its way ballsier to ride with your subframe <1" off the deck.
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sometimes i wish i had air because theres certain places i cant go with my car lol but i can never afford that so ill stick to my FKs
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Old 02-26-2010, 02:31 PM   #21
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If my dub was strictly a hobby car I would have kept my coils, but it's my only car so with bags I can have a practical errand/hauling people around kinda car and still be low other times.

At shows a bag setup definitely adds to the overall package of a car if you do a nice trunk set up.
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Old 02-26-2010, 03:35 PM   #22
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Great opinion guys. I was at 21.5 from fender to ground and the frame about an inch of the ground, at 90mph I would merge lanes and knock of road reflectors. Road trips were also horrible and people wld tell me to raise it but I didn't listen lol sooo since I have experianced that, I will tell anyone who tells me fuk bags to fuk off bc I would know both worlds lol..no I would be running airlift xtra low struts and bags, koni sport strut rears, autopilot managment, 480 dual compressors, and easy street manifolds : ) ... I guess u guys have a point about bags at show but I was able to win best in class over a bagged jetta, clean ass looking ride, when I first saw it I'm lik o shit I lost lol but luckly I didn't. This was a big event too.

Ok for those bagged, how often do you experience leaks, blow outs, or any other problems? How do you align the car if you keep going up and down lol does it affect tire wear? Any reviews on the setup I posted... Thanks! And I am excited for this =D
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