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    Just ordered FK AK coilovers

    Just thought you guys might want to know, they're pretty cheap on ebay at the mo, less than £200!

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    I'm not expecting the world from them but I've done My research and people seem to be pretty pleased with them for the money so I thought why not!!
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    Cheers for the link, that is cheap!!! would be very keen to know the difference as i dont want too stiff a ride but my shocks need changing.

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    thought you were selling?
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    Quote Originally Posted by finesse View Post
    thought you were selling?
    Me? I was. Then I saw sense. Keeping it now, need to have some fun in the snow this year!
    2003-03 8L S3 Dolphin grey - Porsche 996 calipers - Mo-vit 325mm 2 piece front discs - 15mm spacers all round - Miltek resonated cat back - Genuine RS4's - Vredestein Sessanta's - Forge 007p - Forge TIP - JR cone filter - Poweflex diesel dog bone bush - AMD Remap - Blue Haldex controller - FK AK Coilovers - Seat Leon Cupra R top mounts - 8P S3 gear knob and gaitor - TT pedals - Neuspeed quick shift - LED number plate bulbs



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    They arent too stiff, hard, bouncy at all. I have them on my A4 and the ride is pretty decent. Made the handling so much better too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jason.s View Post
    They arent too stiff, hard, bouncy at all. I have them on my A4 and the ride is pretty decent. Made the handling so much better too.
    Thanks Jason, no issues with them then??? Doesn't seem worth paying dbl the money for Koni then
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    No issues what so ever. Keep the threads lubed up and its all good

    Cactus green 8L S3 - B5 TIP + Jetex, Revised 007p, R32 rear ARB, AP Coilovers, Compbrake rear arms, Full Powerflexed dogbone.

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    check the rear dampers before you put them on the car

    google "fk damper knocking" into google

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    Quote Originally Posted by colicabcadam View Post
    check the rear dampers before you put them on the car

    google "fk damper knocking" into google
    I left the standard rear dampers on mine as I was told about the knocking. I've had them on for about 2000 miles now and I dont get any knocking, but leaving the standard rear dampers on just meant it "settled" a little strange, just needed to re adjust the rear and lower it another 10mm more than I thought. Over all good bit of kit. I paid £100 for a second hand set that had only done about 3-4k on them. Cheap lows!!!

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    not all of them knock, it seems there quality control is crap, had mine replaced under warranty.....

    i like the handling too, better over standard if you ask me, well it would be, standard suspension is like 10 years old lol

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    Cool! Looking forward to getting rid of that "land rover" look! I already have adjustable rear arms fitted which makes Me thing the car has been lowered in the past
    2003-03 8L S3 Dolphin grey - Porsche 996 calipers - Mo-vit 325mm 2 piece front discs - 15mm spacers all round - Miltek resonated cat back - Genuine RS4's - Vredestein Sessanta's - Forge 007p - Forge TIP - JR cone filter - Poweflex diesel dog bone bush - AMD Remap - Blue Haldex controller - FK AK Coilovers - Seat Leon Cupra R top mounts - 8P S3 gear knob and gaitor - TT pedals - Neuspeed quick shift - LED number plate bulbs



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    yeah fks are good, I've got them on mine, and as already said the right is firm but not too unbearable and the handling is improved over standard.
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    OK so they've arrived and I'm trying to fit the rears, having problems! The alloy adjuster cups don't fit over the lower spring platforms. I can't work it out. Putting it back together and going home!!
    Has anyone got any pics as I really can't work it out. Maybe I'm being thick, lol
    2003-03 8L S3 Dolphin grey - Porsche 996 calipers - Mo-vit 325mm 2 piece front discs - 15mm spacers all round - Miltek resonated cat back - Genuine RS4's - Vredestein Sessanta's - Forge 007p - Forge TIP - JR cone filter - Poweflex diesel dog bone bush - AMD Remap - Blue Haldex controller - FK AK Coilovers - Seat Leon Cupra R top mounts - 8P S3 gear knob and gaitor - TT pedals - Neuspeed quick shift - LED number plate bulbs



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    i think there was a thread on here on how to fit these coilovers when someone else did it, it was pretty comprehensive with plenty of pics - i only know because i looked when i was thinking about doing it.

    try a search..... (hope this helps)
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