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    will these fit?

    can i put sline or s3 springs on my car to lower it or does other stuff have to be changed as well or is it just a straight swap?
    A3 2009 2.0TDI sport aruba blue - 17" alloy wheels, half leather and alcantara seats, bluetooth telephone prep, aux, electric lumbar support, puddle lights, vanity lights.

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    i think you need new dampers as well.

    tbh for the money i wouldn't bother - just get some aftermarket springs
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    what is a good drop i have the sport so its already slightly lower than standard and i have 18" alloys, also how much around would just springs cost?
    A3 2009 2.0TDI sport aruba blue - 17" alloy wheels, half leather and alcantara seats, bluetooth telephone prep, aux, electric lumbar support, puddle lights, vanity lights.

    mods so far - tinted windows, my11 rear lights.

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    i don't have springs and i don't drive a Sport so i wouldn't be the best person to advise but there's loads of info out there. have a search and i'm sure you'll find the answers to your questions. failing that Damian over at DPM Performance is a wkd chap and will give you all the advice you want and need.
    2006 Phantom Black A3 2.0T S-Line.
    DSG | 18" BBS Pescaras | Rear Parking Sensors | MFSW | Symphony II | BOSE | Auto lights/wipers | Half leather
    MODS : '09 tail lights | TT vents | Weitec Hicon GTs | RNS-E 2010 | Controls Pack (Red Stitching)
    PLANS: Dumbos | 8P3 S-Line Rear Bumper | OEM Parking Sensors


    GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN:
    2005 Ebony Black A3 1.6 Sport tiptronic. You will be missed!
    1997 BMW 316i Coupe M-Sport. You won't be missed quite so much!

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    Depends how low you want to go, H&R are excellent spring but unsure how the dampers on a sport cope with them! S-line springs would be a straight swap as far as i know as loads of people on here have done it!
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    I thought the diference with sline and sport was trim ? is it not true that they share the same suspension then ?

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    the sline is lower than the sport i think its about 10mm.
    A3 2009 2.0TDI sport aruba blue - 17" alloy wheels, half leather and alcantara seats, bluetooth telephone prep, aux, electric lumbar support, puddle lights, vanity lights.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kirsty76 View Post
    the sline is lower than the sport i think its about 10mm.
    I would just get the HR springs or simular and drop it more myself ..

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    Quote Originally Posted by Steve L View Post
    I thought the diference with sline and sport was trim ? is it not true that they share the same suspension then ?
    the trim is different yes but the s-line also has lower springs and different dampers too to the sport , my opinion kirsty is get some h&r or similar springs lots have them on here and highly recomend them failing that the other way is coilovers then you can lower it what you like but quality ones are expensive
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