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Discussion Forums => Modifications => Topic started by: teejdOrk on August 09, 2004, 07:36:21 AM

Title: -UPDATE- Installed Eibach System today.
Post by: teejdOrk on August 09, 2004, 07:36:21 AM
Here is a photo of my newly installed Eibach Pro System

(http://homepage.mac.com/saturdaypark/.Pictures/PassatSuspension/thesideviewie.jpg)

I posted and will be posting on my Eibach thread (LOTS OF PHOTOS!) on ClubB5.com (http://www.clubb5.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=90678).  I'll be including impressions during the next two weeks.
Title: -UPDATE- Installed Eibach System today.
Post by: jayryan on August 09, 2004, 07:49:36 AM
Congrats on the Setup! You're definately going to see increased handling performance. I hope it makes your driving even more enjoyable!
Title: -UPDATE- Installed Eibach System today.
Post by: aowhaus on August 09, 2004, 07:51:16 AM
congrats on the new setup!
I also have the ProSystem on mine and I love it.

The drop is suppose to be around 1-1/4" all around, but from what I've heard the fronts don't always drop the same level as the rears depending on the VIN you have (there's early/late VIN B5 and early/late VIN B5.5, which some require different bump stops or other revised parts).

Also your car will settle a little bit after about a week after the install.  You should also get a computerized 4-wheel alignment around this time too (this will reduce steering jitters and uneven tire wear).

Good luck!
Title: -UPDATE- Installed Eibach System today.
Post by: UberGrrl on August 13, 2004, 10:49:41 AM
Right on! Of course it helps the look of the car, but how are you liking the feel??
Title: -UPDATE- Installed Eibach System today.
Post by: teejdOrk on August 13, 2004, 04:33:02 PM
I love it.  I've only had the setup for less that 100 miles but so far it's great.  Stiffer that I though it would be based on people's comparisson to OEM, but not TOO stiff.  Handling is TONS better.  So far, the drop is only .5".  I hope, when it wears in, it'll be closer to the 1.2" drop that's advertised.  Thanks guys (and gal)!
Title: -UPDATE- Installed Eibach System today.
Post by: ColoradoB5 on August 17, 2004, 02:17:43 PM
Awesome!  Glad you like it.  I test drove aowhaus' ride after he got these installed and I really like that it is stiff but smooth.  Nice high quality ride.