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The other day this handsome VW Golf R came into the shop to lower the Mk 7 VW Golf R suspension with a set of KW Coilovers with help from Mod Expert Sean.  As we’ve said before, lowering a car dramatically improves its appearance. Here’s one last look at the stock Golf R ride height and wheels before we get started. Beyond lowering a car’s ride height to eliminate the unsightly wheel gap, changing out your boring stock wheels makes a huge difference as well.

vw-golf-gti-mk7-kw-v3-hre-ff01-1 To address the ridiculously excessive wheelgap, we’re fitting this Mk 7 VW Golf R with a set of KW Coilovers for Mk 7 VW Golf R.
vw-golf-gti-mk7-kw-v3-hre-ff01-3 A set of adjustable coilovers allows you to custom tailor your ride to suit your tastes.vw-golf-gti-mk7-kw-v3-hre-ff01-6

VW Golf R Mk VII on HRE FF01 Liquid Silver 19in Wheels + KW Coilovers

The thing about coilovers is that you have free range to adjust your ride height (within a certain range), allowing you to change your ride height and other settings any time you’d like. The HRE FF01’s sharp mesh face design works extremely well with the sharp edges and abrupt angles of the Mk VII VW Golf R’s front end.
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VW Golf R Mk VII on HRE FF01 Liquid Silver 19in Wheels + KW Coilovers

The side profile is excellent as well.

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VW Golf R Mk VII on HRE FF01 Liquid Silver 19in Wheels + KW Coilovers

Any way you look at it, the addition of the HRE Flow Form Wheels really sharpens the appearance of the Golf R.

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VW Golf R Mk VII on HRE FF01 Liquid Silver 19×8.5 ET47 Wheels 225/35-19  KW Coilovers

Thanks for joining us and we hope you enjoyed the photos.

Each member of our team owns and modifies their own personal vehicles and have years of firsthand experience building modified cars – talk our team of Mod Experts like Sean, give us a call at 714-582-3330 (x8009 for Sean), chat live at ModBargains.com or just stop by the ModAuto showroom (which is also our install facility) in La Habra, CA on Lambert Rd at Harbor Blvd Monday thru Saturday, 8am – 5pm PST.

Thanks for reading, and we’ll see you next time!

Story by Nick Gregson

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