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    Lowered car on JOM Coilovers what drop links would be suitable ?

    I have got 2006 Audi 8P and I bought JOM coilies had those fitted, very comfortable although didn't come with drop links, any suggestions it's seems like quite a far distance from coilies to the drop link bar (which ATM bangs on wishbones).
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    FK tuning does adjustable end links and so does whiteline. I have whiteline on my car and they seem to work well.
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    Thanks bud, where did you purchase yours ?

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    In NZ. ECS tuning has them or just find a whiteline dealer locally.
    2005 A3 2.0T DSG Oettinger Body Styling, 19" RS5 Reps, APR Stage 1, Forge Twintake, Remus catback, BSH PCV Fix, 034 Motorsport Mounts, WALK, Whiteline bushings (F&R), Whiteline RSB, Whiteline BSK, Whiteline adjustable end links, H&R Sport Cup Kit, Stoptech Drilled Rotors, Hawk Pads, Tyrolsport stainless lines, Tyrolsport Calliper bushings, Tyrolsport DeadSet Subframe kit.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Black View Post
    I have got 2006 Audi 8P and I bought JOM coilies had those fitted, very comfortable although didn't come with drop links, any suggestions it's seems like quite a far distance from coilies to the drop link bar (which ATM bangs on wishbones).
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    Hmm. My joms were wound right down and never hit anything! I actually had miles of clearance. Standard drop links too. Strange.

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    What's ride comfort like on these compared to standard setup?

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    Quote Originally Posted by TimG View Post
    Hmm. My joms were wound right down and never hit anything! I actually had miles of clearance. Standard drop links too. Strange.
    do JOMs have helper springs? You may have left yours in and the OP may have removed his.

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    In relation to clearance, i never had a problem with this. I'm not a suspension expert, but I upgraded mine so I could reduce preload on the front sway bar and back within spec after lowering.
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    Quote Originally Posted by chris.vincent3 View Post
    do JOMs have helper springs? You may have left yours in and the OP may have removed his.
    Good theory but no helpers on joms. Actually i know have fks, with the helpers removed, and im evn lower than i was on joms by a good 30mm and still nothing hits!

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    I will probably fit my original drop links back on, it's catching on wheel arches it seems like I need some stretched tyres. 8,5 J should i go for 205/40/18r? Link to my build thread to see how low it is atm --->
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    Quote Originally Posted by Black View Post
    I will probably fit my original drop links back on, it's catching on wheel arches it seems like I need some stretched tyres. 8,5 J should i go for 205/40/18r? Link to my build thread to see how low it is atm --->
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    What et?

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    Quote Originally Posted by TimG View Post
    What et?
    Ummm, I think it is 35 sits flush with the front arch

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    Quote Originally Posted by Black View Post
    Ummm, I think it is 35 sits flush with the front arch
    If its 35 youll defo need a 205, although my guess would be your wheels are 45 in which case a 215 will suffice to obtain clearance needed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TimG View Post
    If its 35 youll defo need a 205, although my guess would be your wheels are 45 in which case a 215 will suffice to obtain clearance needed.
    thanks bud, your help is much appreciated honestly. I do have picture, but I can't tell if it's 35 or 45, I will need to take them off tomorrow and have a look.

 

 

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