1973 type 4 412 lowering?

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Davis412
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1973 type 4 412 lowering?

Post by Davis412 » 13th February 2017 - 3:20pm

I want to lower my 73 Volkswagen 412 it's a 4 door coupe and I can't find anything to lower it, I heard I could use BMW e30 coilovers but could I used any BMW e30 coilover? Please help!

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Re: 1973 type 4 412 lowering?

Post by shawn71 » 13th February 2017 - 9:56pm

Not sure about the coilovers but e30 springs fit and bring the nose down.
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Re: 1973 type 4 412 lowering?

Post by david412 » 14th March 2017 - 10:32pm

I can also confirm the E30 springs will fit. Apparently my 412 has them on but being a purist I actually want to restore mine to the original ride height. I'd like to know where to get a pair of replacement springs but don't know the correct original spec. I doubt there are any around. Good luck with your car, you need to share some pictures!

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Re: 1973 type 4 412 lowering?

Post by JSR-69 » 17th March 2017 - 5:22pm

I have a spare pair of original front springs and I'd be happy to do a swap! If you're interested, PM me (click the button below).

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Re: 1973 type 4 412 lowering?

Post by Busman73 » 19th April 2017 - 10:11am

how much do E30 springs lower the front by approximately
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