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post #21 of 26 Old 01-26-2017 Thread Starter
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Originally Posted by seafarer28 View Post
AFAIK, the Seikel is the only off the shelf, offroad/lift kit available for the Touareg.

After many trials and tribulations with mods to my steel suspension which can be read here, Suspension Upgrade steel T2 TDi last year I sourced a Seikel kit which has seen some 40K+ kms of various driving conditions from towing a full size van to off road to high speed freeway to mundane day to day driving and I am happy to say that the Seikel suspension has met my expectations, resulting in a modest lift (30-35mm) and a little firmer ride which displays little body roll and entices spirited driving.
If you can overlook the high cost of the kit ($A4.5k+fitting), it is a vast improvement to the OEM suspension especially if you tow or venture off road occasionally, can recommend!

i do tow frequently and do like to mess around with some mild off road...likely will go this way

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I contacted Seikel and they said they dont have a kit for the T3 platform. After doing a little reading it looks like the T3 uses different upper strut mounts on the front and rear from the T1 and T2.
It might be possible to just swap over the mounts.

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I spoke with a custom 4x4 shop today and they said they could definitely make a 1 off 2" spacers lift kit for me but with labor, and 3d modeling, and the machine shop's costs we were looking at right around $1,000 usd for something that I could not even be sure I could get a proper alignment with... so at this time I have decided it would not beven the best investment.
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I contacted Seikel a few months ago in regards to a T2 lift kit. I wasn't told they won't ship outside of Germany. Can anyone confirm this allegation?
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