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    Suspension upgrade

    Hi Damian

    I'm looking for some advice about suspension on my S3 8P. I consider the ride to be firm enough,so don't want to change that,in fact i wouldn't mind it being a bit softer at times! (not sure if that's rebound or what!) I've heard that H&R can be a bit harsh,so don't really know what to look for,but at the same time i'd like to minimise body roll(i do like to fling it round corners!)
    I'd like to lower the car by about 30mm,just to improve the stance,but don't want the expense/maintenance of the better quality coilovers.
    From what i've read,i feel the best option would be springs/dampers.
    What's your recommendation?


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    Afternoon,

    It's going to be hard to soften the suspension but we can make it feel a lot more balanced. The H&R springs seem to match well with the standard dampers and to reduce body roll I'd say go for the H&R ARBs.

    https://www.dpmperformance.co.uk/hr-...106-p-628.html

    https://www.dpmperformance.co.uk/hr-...106-p-285.html

    Hope this helps and anything else just give me a shout.

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    Thanks Damian,i'll probably get some ordered once the house move is done!


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    Custom Code Phase 2 + PSS, Autotech pump, Hybrid Forge/ITG Maxogen CAI /Reflactagold, Sprint Booster, Forge Quickshift, Forge DV, Denso Iridium sparks, PCV mod/oil catch can, R8 oil filler cap, Sachs performance clutch,Exhausts UK custom stainless TBE, Braille no-weight battery,PIAA mirror white DRL's,exterior + interior leds, AndyMac's Sub upgrade, H&R springs, VMR VB3 18x8.5 gunmetal alloys wearing BF Goodrich G-force 235/40

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    Thanks,

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