Mk5 gti drop links

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Mk5 gti drop links

Postby mst_1ted-zn » Tue Dec 05, 2017 10:05 pm

Hi gents

Ive lowered my mk5 gti using koni fsd shocks and 35mm hnr spring combo as well as changed my strut mounts to the meyle brand from goldwagen but i seem to be getting a knocking sound over bumps and makes me think its the drop links or stabiliser links as its known that may need changing because its still the oem length,what size links should i use on the car since its been lowered?ive heard from some people that i should use the e46 m3 ones as they a bit shorter but any help in the right direction is appreciated

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Re: Mk5 gti drop links

Postby Hoosier Daddy » Tue Dec 05, 2017 10:34 pm

GW Delarey make some greater shorter drop links. There's adjustable ones as well albeit more pricey. Disconnect the link and drive over a bump and check if the noise is still there.
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Re: Mk5 gti drop links

Postby SO NAWTY-ZN » Wed Dec 06, 2017 7:05 am

have you removed your bump stops?
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Re: Mk5 gti drop links

Postby MJP » Wed Dec 06, 2017 7:40 am

we have VWR adjustable droplinks in stock
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Re: Mk5 gti drop links

Postby Porra46 » Wed Dec 06, 2017 8:46 am

I have a set of adjustable VWR drop links for sale if you want. They are unfortunately a bit noisy as well compared to the OEM ones. Require consistent torqueing.
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Re: RE: Re: Mk5 gti drop links

Postby Wild BMW » Wed Dec 06, 2017 10:33 am

Porra46 wrote:I have a set of adjustable VWR drop links for sale if you want. They are unfortunately a bit noisy as well compared to the OEM ones. Require consistent torqueing.
Can you describe the noise? I installed a set on my car and there is a new noise so wasn't sure whether it's the drop links

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Re: RE: Re: RE: Re: Mk5 gti drop links

Postby Porra46 » Wed Dec 06, 2017 11:35 am

Wild BMW wrote:[quote="Porra46"]I have a set of adjustable VWR drop links for sale if you want. They are unfortunately a bit noisy as well compared to the OEM ones. Require consistent torqueing.
Can you describe the noise? I installed a set on my car and there is a new noise so wasn't sure whether it's the drop links

Sent from my SM-G950F using Tapatalk[/quote]It's almost like a noisy drop link. But it's more of a pop sound. Retightening or torqueing them eliminates the noise.

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