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    Coilovers fitted -knocking from back

    I have had my coilovers fitted while I was away on holiday, I have got my car back and have a loud clunk/knock sound from rear as driving along whenever I hit small bumps etc.
    I think it could be one of 2 things:
    1)Top mounts gone - although the garage says they seemed fine before they were re-installed
    2)Bump Stops - I think they may have put the originals in as well as the new ones from coilovers and it is bottoming out on them.

    I was planning and have a look today but do not have a garage and have torrential rain and high winds.. not fun!

    They will look at it for me but earliest is next saturday

    anyone got any other suggestions?

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    Damping set too soft?
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    Top mounts. they always do it on coil overs. I ended up having to washer it up to stop it
    Its something to do with the piston rod size against the size of the step where the mount goes....... I think that makes sense

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    going in tomorrow to get sorted, will let you know what it was/is

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    That is exactly what it was, cheers mate

    Quote Originally Posted by Byzan A4 View Post
    Top mounts. they always do it on coil overs. I ended up having to washer it up to stop it
    Its something to do with the piston rod size against the size of the step where the mount goes....... I think that makes sense

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    AEM WMI Kit, Black Silicone Hoses, Badger5 TIP with Cone Filter, AH Fabrications FMIC, Relentless Manifold Downpipe & Sport Cat, Miltek Cat Back Exhaust, VAG Aero Wipers, Forge FMDV008 Re-Circ, Revo Stage 2 Remap with SPS+ Tweaks, 2.0 TFSI Coil Pack Mod, B&M Short Shift, RNS-D Retrofit, Brembo & B5 2 Piece Rotor Conversion

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    If only i could fix my car so easily,lol. No problem matey its what we are all here for,sharing knowledge

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    You got some pics for the new look?
    A4 1.8T Quattro, FMIC, Coilovers, B&M short shift, 312mm Brakes, Stage 4 clutch, Awe Gauge, Uprated antiroll bars, plus more bits. Pics Here

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    not yet, I am trying to be sensible

    I am slightly lower at the minute allowing it all to bed in as I have heard they drop as they settle

    then will lower it more
    I will clean it then take some pics later

    Quote Originally Posted by Soupie69uk View Post
    You got some pics for the new look?

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    AEM WMI Kit, Black Silicone Hoses, Badger5 TIP with Cone Filter, AH Fabrications FMIC, Relentless Manifold Downpipe & Sport Cat, Miltek Cat Back Exhaust, VAG Aero Wipers, Forge FMDV008 Re-Circ, Revo Stage 2 Remap with SPS+ Tweaks, 2.0 TFSI Coil Pack Mod, B&M Short Shift, RNS-D Retrofit, Brembo & B5 2 Piece Rotor Conversion

 

 

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