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TDI Power Enhancements Discussions about increasing the power of your TDI engine. i.e. chips, injectors, powerboxes, clutches, etc. Handling, suspensions, wheels, type discussion should be put into the "Upgrades (non TDI Engine related)" forum. Non TDI vehicle related postings will be moved or removed. Please note the Performance Disclaimer.

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Old April 15th, 2012, 20:45   #1
jayrsingh
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Hello all,

I am going to buy new suspension tonight for my 200,000 mile tdi original suspension. I am getting the koni str t. (orange) for the fronts, but my question is should i put koni's in the rear also or go with bilstein tc for the rear? Because it is a bit firmer. Is it better to have firmer rear? Or it doesnt really matter, not towing anything. Also the car has 19" rims 235/35/r19...

Thanks in advance

Need new suspension pronto, car hits the bumps too hard now and nose dive!
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Is it better to have firmer rear?
I prefer firm rears on my ladies
I just put a fresh set of Koni STR.T's on at 195k replacing the original. I went with an OEM GLI springs for a modest drop. I'm very happy with the ride. Feels much more controlled and agile. I'm also running 18"x7.5 BBS wheels.
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