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    Lowering options (again) sorry

    I know this has been covered umpteen times but here we go, cars going for a service next week and want to lower as well, it's an s-line avant with 19's ImageUploadedByTapatalk1359069898.683431.jpg

    Do I lower with eibach springs on s-line shocks with purch plate in front

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    Do I buy coilovers which I've found on gumtree rather cheap

    Either way it works out roughly the same price

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    how low are you loking to go, and what tyre width/offset are you running?

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    As above did you have a drop in mind?

    Also how many miles have your current shocks covered?

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    Lowering options (again) sorry

    234/35/19 feck nose what offset

    The look I want is I don't want the wheels or tyres tucked under the arches but the tyre just visible and spacers to bring the tyre right out level with the arch, no far from that at the min at the back but the front is way off, bought the purch plates few months ago but no change at all, I seriously doubt the mechanic even fitted them to be honest

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    Quote Originally Posted by schmergal View Post
    234/35/19 feck nose what offset

    The look I want is I don't want the wheels or tyres tucked under the arches but the tyre just visible and spacers to bring the tyre right out level with the arch, no far from that at the min at the back but the front is way off, bought the purch plates few months ago but no change at all, I seriously doubt the mechanic even fitted them to be honest
    I remember reading your thread about the perches, I'm 99% sure someone posted the wrong part numbers for the perches. I bought the same ones as you did, looked and compared them with the ones on the car and couldn't see how they could possibly lower the car so never fitted them. Only this week I picked up the right B5 perches and its clearly obvious that and how they lower the car 15/20mm. I've not fitted them yet so was hanging off updating your thread so other don't waste there money like you and I did. Hopefully if the weather improves I'll get them fitted, don't go blaming your mechanic just yet!!

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    Lowering options (again) sorry

    So the perches we bought are for what, thought myself they looked quite bulky compared to the google images you get when searching, when you fitting them mate, yours an S-line?

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    I've no idea what they're for mate. Hopefully in the next week or so depending on the weather. Mines an S line, lowered on H&R springs but looking for just a wee shade more on the front hence the perches.
    Heres the thread I started a while ago looking for confirmation, I've now ordered the correct ones from TPS using the part numbers later on in the thread.
    B5 spring perch/seat confirmation

    My car with H&Rs


    As it is now with spacers and the H&R and 18" wheels with snow tyres

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    Quote Originally Posted by ajax1976 View Post
    I've no idea what they're for mate. Hopefully in the next week or so depending on the weather. Mines an S line, lowered on H&R springs but looking for just a wee shade more on the front hence the perches.
    Heres the thread I started a while ago looking for confirmation, I've now ordered the correct ones from TPS using the part numbers later on in the thread.
    B5 spring perch/seat confirmation

    My car with H&Rs


    As it is now with spacers and the H&R and 18" wheels with snow tyres
    What size H&R springs did you go for
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    Quote Originally Posted by Macdoon View Post
    What size H&R springs did you go for
    35mm, 2wd so only 35's available from H&R.

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    Lowering options (again) sorry

    £180 ish arnt they plus the perch plate £40 ish, and still might not be happy with height that's why I'm considering a set of the budget coilovers available on eBay @ £200 anyone know anything about them? TA Technix or similar

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    Lowering options (again) sorry

    Just ordered perch plates from Audi (again) lets hope the right ones this time 8D0 4121 03B

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    Quote Originally Posted by schmergal View Post
    Just ordered perch plates from Audi (again) lets hope the right ones this time 8D0 4121 03B
    Annoying mate I know!! Wouldn't be as bad if we could sell on the first ones but can't see anyone wanting them. Well mine look exactly the same as these and used the same part numbers. EuropaParts.com: Lower Spring Perch Plate (B5) - 8D0412103B

    Race you to get them fitted??:-)

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    Lowering options (again) sorry

    Yes mate fingers crossed, ordering a set of 35mm H&R's 2moro, should be on next week sometime along with cupra splitter and some spacers, looking forward to the results

 

 

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