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With over 400HP easily achievable on the MQB platform it’s so too easy to neglect the all-important handling.

 

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The RSS Fast-Road Setup matched with Bilstein B16 coilover kit for the MQB vehicles has been meticulously engineered over the course of 2 years with a blend of fast-road and track use. Enabling you to get the maximum enjoyment from your MQB on the open road.  

 

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You will feel the car much more composed in roll, heavy acceleration and heavy braking. The result? Being able to place and hold the car in places, at speeds you never thought was possible. With all of this you would probably come to expect a harsh ride quality? Not with the combination of the RSS Fast-Road Setup and specially setup Bilstein B16 dampers. A harsh ride quality is often the combination of incorrect spring and damping rates, which thanks to our development you won’t find here.

 

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Don’t take our word for it, this is a 400HP+ MK7 Golf R IG @mikerg's  feedback:

 

“Car before was unsteady and the uplift when accelerating was ridiculous. After 250 miles, yesterday car felt unreal. Bolted on the road and taking corners with it was never this fun, it allows me to have confidence on where to place the car on the road. Ride quality is outstanding in comparison to the stock ones and taking in consideration that this coilovers are considered fast road and track ready.”

 

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For those seeking even more  performance, we can also supply Powerflex bushes which allow us to further refine the geometry suspension setup.

 

Track day junkie? We also supply a whole host of track day tested parts and special setup to optimise your MQB for the best lap times.

 

If you are interested in optimising your MQB for fast-road or track use don’t hesitate to get in touch by dropping me a PM, calling us on 02380558636 or emailing sales@regalautosport.com

 

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With over 400HP easily achievable on the MQB platform it’s so too easy to neglect the all-important handling.     The RSS Fast-Road Setup matched with Bilstein B16 coilover kit for

Thanks! For DCC cars we do not have a setup for damping as this is controlled by the controller, neither have we spent anytime developing on DCC cars. The fast road geometry which we have spent consid

Did Bilstein build the B16 kit for the R after their extensive testing or are you saying you tested the out of the box B16 kit and request custom Spring rates upon your own testing?  Many tuners

Did Bilstein build the B16 kit for the R after their extensive testing or are you saying you tested the out of the box B16 kit and request custom Spring rates upon your own testing? 

Many tuners supply Bilstein and KW coil kits but none normally have the knowledge over and above the manufacturers unless they are race prepping and using custom spring and damper rates.

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On 20/08/2017 at 03:44, PocketRocket said:

Nice writeup. 

So this is your own springs combined with the Bilstein dampers? 

What about DCC cars? 

Any new geo settings you can share with us? 

 

Thanks! For DCC cars we do not have a setup for damping as this is controlled by the controller, neither have we spent anytime developing on DCC cars. The fast road geometry which we have spent considerable time developing will likely benefit your car dramatically though! 

 

23 hours ago, James42 said:

How much would the bushes and setup be if I've already got b16s ?

 

You have mail 👍

 

22 hours ago, Msportman said:

Did Bilstein build the B16 kit for the R after their extensive testing or are you saying you tested the out of the box B16 kit and request custom Spring rates upon your own testing? 

Many tuners supply Bilstein and KW coil kits but none normally have the knowledge over and above the manufacturers unless they are race prepping and using custom spring and damper rates.

 

We work directly with Bilstein, have championship-winning experience in VW Cup, participated in Porsche Carrera Cup and BTCC. There are a lot of "race prep" companies that really don't know their way around a car. 

 

The RSS fast road setup is the best setup for fast road use. My car is now a little too track focussed for daily driving with the AR-1 and Clubsport combination. I truly find driving a car which has the same spec as mine apart from stock wheels/tyres with the Bilstein B16 with our damping and fast-road geo more fun, as the performance is always there when you need it and its so easy to access. 

 

For sure the Clubsport and AR-1 do handle better, but the compromise in ride quality, noise and having to get heat into the tyres doesn't make the experience favourable IMO. 

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6 hours ago, Ash-Regal-Autosport said:

 

Thanks! For DCC cars we do not have a setup for damping as this is controlled by the controller, neither have we spent anytime developing on DCC cars. The fast road geometry which we have spent considerable time developing will likely benefit your car dramatically though! 

 

 

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We work directly with Bilstein, have championship-winning experience in VW Cup, participated in Porsche Carrera Cup and BTCC. There are a lot of "race prep" companies that really don't know their way around a car. 

 

The RSS fast road setup is the best setup for fast road use. My car is now a little too track focussed for daily driving with the AR-1 and Clubsport combination. I truly find driving a car which has the same spec as mine apart from stock wheels/tyres with the Bilstein B16 with our damping and fast-road geo more fun, as the performance is always there when you need it and its so easy to access. 

 

For sure the Clubsport and AR-1 do handle better, but the compromise in ride quality, noise and having to get heat into the tyres doesn't make the experience favourable IMO. 

 

I agree with your observations regarding noisy tyres needing heat to get them to the optimum operating window. Certainly as you say the car is leaning very much towards Motorsport and the track  environment.

I suspect you can really soften up the Clubsports like the KW's which I've used.....you just need a spare set of wheels and road tyres.

Agressive camber is a pain to keep changing from track to road every time you plan track days IMO......you need a company and tech's that are reasonable in cost as well.

 

Have tried B16's and Superpro wishbone kit out of interest.....I know it's only 1/2 a degree neg but would be quite a subtle change for fast road.?

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Nah, for me, I get enjoyment from taking my car out on track more so than my daily 2 mile drive through the centre of Southampton to work. So there is little gain going to the expense and time of changing spring rates just for comfor every track day just to get a little more ride comfort on the road. The only change I need to make is a second set of wheels with street tyres, less noise, work from cold and softer side wall. 

 

This setup we are talking about on this thread is for customers who want to optimise their car for road use using our fast-road geometry settings and add another level by installing a Bilstein B16 kit with our damping setup. Both engineered over the course of 2 years with a blend of fast-road and track use. Enabling you to get the maximum enjoyment on the open road. 

 

For those seeking even more  performance, we can also supply Powerflex bushes which allow us to further refine the geometry suspension setup.

 

 

Drop me a PM if you have any specific questions 👍

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9 hours ago, patselby said:

Thnxs to all at regal autosport just picked golf r up drives very nice and feels very planted
Cheers Pat

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What compression settings are you running for the road use?

 

I spoke to Regal recently & VRS Re the B16 DCC kit they make....basically it’s not track suitable or a viable upgrade over stock factory DCC.

I was advised to go either KWV3 or B16 with a DCC delete.

 

For the amount of use I get on circuit unless I get a unit fail I’d only swap out my suspension at that point.

 

Id like to try before I buy a B16 DCC kit but following their advice I’m holding off.

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What compression settings are you running for the road use?
 
I spoke to Regal recently & VRS Re the B16 DCC kit they make....basically it’s not track suitable or a viable upgrade over stock factory DCC.
I was advised to go either KWV3 or B16 with a DCC delete.
 
For the amount of use I get on circuit unless I get a unit fail I’d only swap out my suspension at that point.
 
Id like to try before I buy a B16 DCC kit but following their advice I’m holding off.

I’m not DCC so not sure sorry feels very compliant on road so Road hope to get on track b4 yrs out


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Car does drive very well on road
-2deg neg camber on front grip off my a52 yoko semi slicks is unreal warm up soo quick i thort it prob b little firmer?! But got sum more clicks on adjusters to play with sorry not too much help

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Even in wet grip superb!!

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