Raised front turrets & MK5 Golf top mounts

Discussion in 'Track Prep & Tech' started by mayor west, Apr 24, 2017.

  1. mayor west Forum Member

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    Just thought I would share this with everyone on here.

    Last week I had the front turrets raised by 40mm with MK5 Golf camber adjustable top mounts, I had the top plate bolt holes elongated to allow caster adjustment too.

    After doing this the wish bones now sit level even with a decent drop in ride height so should hopefully make a big difference to handling. I'm taking it to Croft next month so I'll soon find out. :)

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    1 slight issue is that I had to raise the bonnet to clear the new turrets but this isn't an issue as it's for my track car, Iv'e had a few people on Facebook ask about these so I'm getting them priced up but in 30mm which should be ok for a standard road car.

    Cheers
     
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  2. Nige

    Nige Paid Member Paid Member

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    Liking the raised turrets:thumbup: but that doesn`t affect the wishbone angle at all. [:s]

    It helps position the damper in it`s travel better though :)

    Can't you just cut away part of the bonnet inner skin to give you more clearance?
     
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  3. Cupra_Rally Forum Member

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    The welding looks top notch and very neat.....not a pigeon in site. Always nice to see a bit of home brew that would be at home on a competition car and that a scrutineer would look at and be happy with.....Very neat fabrication Mayor. :thumbup:
     
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  4. Toyotec

    Toyotec CGTI Committee - Happy helper at large Admin

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    Thanks for sharing your work on here.
    I like the grassroots thinking behind your modifications. Proper function over form modification!
    Loving how you made the TDI powerplant look at home in there too!
     

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