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15mm spacers + 50mm Eibach Sportlines

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by N4th4n90, Jun 19, 2013.

  1. N4th4n90

    N4th4n90 Member

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    Hi all,

    Currently already got the 15mm rear spacers fitted and it scrapes pretty bad if I've got someone in the back of the car (S-line with standard 18s)

    If I've got Eibachs fitted I'm guessing I'd need to get smaller spacers even though the springs are stiffer? Any advice/recommendations would be greatly appreciated :)

    Nath
     
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  3. jimojameso

    jimojameso Active Member

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    I got 11's on the back of my sportback and no rubbing at all with rear passengers. I have trimmed the tab tho. Think you can get away with 12's aswell :)
     
  4. immo

    immo Stop me

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    Really that's worrying as I nearly just bought 50mm springs and 15mm spacers!
     
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    Pop a sticker on the window "No fat lasses". Sorted.
     
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    leeds2592 When I grow up, I want a 964!

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    The rear of the A3 8P depending on the wheels can usually only take a maximum 12mm/13mm spacer without any rubbing and even then you're on the limit.

    Damian @ DPM Performance
     
  8. N4th4n90

    N4th4n90 Member

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    Think the girlfriend may take offence! Although, no girlfriend = no rubbing (in more ways than one?)
     
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    It depends on the ET of the wheel I'm running 10mm front and rear no rubbing only occasionally
     
  10. Persian

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    I have done 30mm spacer with standard 7.5J ET54 sline's on the rear and it was jus rubbing with 3/4 people !

    Not sure how 15mm rubs on standard wheels?
     

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