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    Car feels "floaty" at 80+

    As per the title, Cruising along the autobahn last week on my way home and the car started to feel "floaty" at 80mph+ Its the best way i can describe it really, Anyone had something similar or have any idea where to start looking?
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    "Floaty at 80+" - Have you checked your baccy?

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    mine felt that way when I changed the rear ARB to the R32 one, sorted it fitting the front one also.
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    tyre pressures?

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    Haha, Theres nothing in my baccy Tyre pressures are fine, might be worth checking the arb links then Maybe front/back's been changed and hence stiffer than the other.

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    My A3 always feels like that, but I'm on bog standard (and completely knackered) suspension.

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    Trailing arm bushes are the usual culprits for this....

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    Right, Well at least I've got a few things to check now then, whereabouts are the trailing arm bushes?

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    Quote Originally Posted by s3dave View Post
    Trailing arm bushes are the usual culprits for this....
    i think mine need doing also as i have similar symtoms

    i have changed my anti roll bar bushes (and bar) for eibach ones and i have oem (new) rear axle bushes. what else is left? wish bone bushes?
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    Forgot i even started this as i havent driven the car that much the last few months, But funnily enough it sorted itself out when i out my winter tyres on Dave, Did you get yours sorted?

 

 

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