That makes sense to me…that you;d need stock length shocks.
Most of the TD kits were designed to fit with the stock height VW suspension.
What has been described as “lowering instructions” is necessary because the front end lifts up because there is less weight on it.
By “lowering it” per assembly manuals instructions, you are actually bringing it back to the stock ride height.
Of course more variables come into play if you remove torsion bars from the front tube.
But at the end of the day, the front suspension ends up back at a stock ride height.
Former Owner of a 1981 Classic Roadsters Ltd. Duchess (VW)
2005 Intermeccanica Roadster
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