lowering suspension

  1. Ploots

    Coilover cost dilemma

    Hi all happy new year Having a bit of a meltdown, I'm wanting to get some coilovers as I've possibly mentioned before and kw stx is what I want,the van is currently lowered on h&r springs with standard shocks it's got that saggy arse look that I don't like,its on 20s and it's a full camper, but...
  2. Spaceblue

    For Sale Genuine VW T6 coilover suspension kit

    Genuine VW Transporter T6 coilover suspension kit. VW part number ZGB 5GA 071 680 I purchased this item new, direct from VW in November this year for my 2020 VW Transporter T6 T30 SWB 150bhp DSG Edition. It was fitted for 1 day only (10 miles covered) and then removed. Totally as new condition...
  3. D

    Which lowering option is best?

    Hi Guys. I must say at the outset that I have absolutely no technical knowledge whatsoever so I would really appreciate some advice please. I have factory order for a T6 Kombi Highline SWB T32 15o DSG, delivery September. It will be going for a camper conversion straight away! I would like to...
  4. Samro

    Towing biggish stuff.

    Here is a pic taken today of my new T32 coupled up to our family caravan. I'm thinking that I need to review the height that the rear end is set at? This is a shame because the KW V1 coil overs look perfect when not towing. I am no stranger to towing and have towed tens of thousands of miles...
  5. macaha

    Front control arm bushes gone after 7000 miles

    Hi, after only 12000 ks in my 2020 T6 Caravelle the front control bushes have gone. After taking it to the place of purchase I was informed it wouldn’t be under warranty due to the fact I have had the van lowered. Any idea to the course? Would going over speed bumps aggressively cause this?
  6. Thunderwulf

    T28 Ride is too hard on -30mm Sportline springs

    Hi all I'm after some advice. I have a T28 150HP Highline. Running 18" 225 45 Wolfrace Dortmund alloys. Van has 30mm VAG lowering springs. Whilst handling is good, after persevering for a year I just cannot continue with the ride...it's harsh as hell and rattles the van to within an inch of its...
  7. C

    How high is too high (when you're low)?

    My van came with a set of H&R coilovers installed. I'm 99% sure they are the standard drop ones: https://still-static.com/product/hr-normal-coilover-kit-for-vw-transporter-t5-6-t32-f-50-80mm-r-40-70mm-bilstein-front-bilstein-fixed-rear-clamp-hub-brackett/ I'm not a fan of having a huge drop on...
  8. BasfordBob

    T6.1 T32 4-motion - Lower?

    Hi, when my LWB T32 Dsg 4m 204 finally turns up, im interested to know whether you experienced lot would lower it? I want to run off road style wheels, and will run it both on and off road but mainly muddy / pot holed car parks, in the woods and campsites rather than proper green lanes. Im...
  9. RyanGerry

    SoLows and towing a caravan - anyone doing it?

    I've been running SoLows now for around 18 months and cant fault them. I tow a teardrop trailer with no problems but I'm now looking to upgrade to a 6 berth caravan and I'm not sure if the SoLows height at the highest setting will cut it, I'm running 18" banded steels with the SoLows fully...
  10. A

    Sold SoLow Coil overs for a T32 (20k miles)

    I am putting my van back to standard to sell it and will be taking off the So-low suspension as fitted by Transporter HQ. I've covered around 20k miles with it and they've been faultless. Only reason I am selling is that I am putting the standard stuff back on. Please note these are for a T32...
  11. bencoleman1988

    Vogtland Shocks and Spring matched.

    So I'm looking at the Vogtland shock and spring matched set up -30mm, but can find very little information on them, so was hoping someone might have had some experience with both shock and spring from them! My tired standard set up is in dire need of an upgrade and the Vogtland stuff appears to...
  12. peteslack

    Adjust rear suspension? Stance+

    My van a T30 was lowered by the previous owner and by the looks (purple) has Stance fitted. Since conversion to camper have developed a saggy rear end ..... Advice appreciated on how to raise the rear ride height by say 20mm to match the front. Front measures 395 wheel centre to wheel arch...
  13. IslandLife82

    Review: T32 KW V3s

    So I thought I would give some feedback on the KW version 3 suspension for the T32 as I found very little information on this setup when I was looking about. Following on from the issues I experienced with the B14 Komforts I purchased and subsequently returned due to knocking at the rear...
  14. D

    Do you stand on your wheels to get to the roof? How low did you go?

    I have sports kit I put on the roof. I stand on the back wheels to strap stuff onto the roof rack. I want to lower the van but don’t know how low I can go and still stand on the back wheel. How low have you gone in this situation?
  15. Reedspeed46

    T6.1 B14 Komfort or Eibach ProStreet?

    HI Guys I am the like the rest of you patiently awaiting my 2022 6.1 Kombi, thing is, I'm in a bit of a dilema re the suspenders, do I go the Bilstein Komfort route, or the Eibach Prostreet coilovers?. I know Bilstein & Eibach are both great Co's & been around a long time, I will be using this...
  16. N

    My suspension journey

    thought i would share my suspension journey and hopefully it might help others in the decision making process. Started with replacing the standard springs with a set of H&R 40mm lowering. Initially i thought this was a big improvement, the van sat nicer and did seem to handle better. The...
  17. Andrew

    Spring backplate rubbing

    Hello all, It seems I keep ruining my van. I had some new H & R Springs fitted with a 40mm drop. These were done by a local garage, who have seen my van for the last time. Has anyone experienced this noise before. Thanks
  18. N

    insurance update after mods

    so after fitting my Solows and fuel wheels i thought it best to advise my insurance company to keep myself on the correct side of the law. Well did i get a surprise when i rang LV. an additional charge of £4 to declare both mods. im a happy boy today!
  19. BikerPa

    Std height comfort springs for B8 shocks, suggestions/advice please

    Looking for recommendations for the above for a 6.1 T32 4motion. The van came to me wearing the B8’s with H&R 35mm lowering spring set which seems pretty good comfort/handling wise. As the van is a Kombi/day van with pop roof but never going to be a full camper conversion & I do a lot down...
  20. B

    Van finally finished but does it need to be lower?

    Finally got round to fitting bigger wheels but not sure if it needs to be lower If it does are b14 any good at carrying weight up to about a ton Your thoughts would be appreciated