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    Aug 2009

    A6 Sport - Change suspension or sell?

    Hi, I have a 2004 (53 plate) A6 2.5 diesel Sport saloon. I have had it since May but find the suspension extremely hard and jittery for every day driving. I have read about this on the forums and I know this is a common complaint.

    Has anyone any experience with changing the suspension...namely the dampers for a smoother ride? Koni do a set of FSD dampers which apparently improve the handling and ride comfort but they are 430 plus the fitting.

    Am trying to weigh up whether it is worth a cost of around 800, or just sell the car and get an SE when I can afford it? Any help would be appreciated

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    Jan 2006
    Falmouth, Cornwall
    FSDs make a big difference. Shop around, when i did mine 2 years ago Awesome GTI were cheapest by some margin, like nearly 200.
    2001 A6 Avant 2.5TDi quattro Sport 180hp+TurboDynamics MD438 hybrid+Bosio Race683s+3" exhaust+Celtic Tuning remap - now with adamss24 replaced with runabout
    2007 BMW 535d AM Sport + Celtic remap
    2004 A4 Avant 1.9TDi quattro Sport 130hp + Superchip - sold & replaced by
    2005 Audi TT 1.8T
    1988 Yamaha FJ1200 120hp finally traded after 23 years for
    1986 Yamaha FJ100 (1300 barrels shhh!) with too many bits to mention
    2011 BMW 320d M Sport son #1
    2004 Suzuki SV650 S son #2

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    Mar 2007
    salford gtr manchester
    i know this does not help but if they spent some of the revenue they get from car tax and fuel tax the roads would not resemble a third world countries they are a complete disgrace people need to claim claim claim against there local council if you damage your suspension carry a camera and get evidence to drag these incompitant councils through the courts its the only way to get these jokers to take this problem serously



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