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Another 'coilovers fitted' thread.. Except it still looks pants! :)

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by Dec, May 18, 2010.

  1. Dec

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    Soo, reason it still looks pants is because it is the first mod I have actually done on the car over standard. I just thought I would chuck some pics up anyway though, as it is a start at least :)

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    Fronts are about halfway down, and the rears have 1 - 1.5cm left to go. I need this car to drive nicely and last with the miles I do, so dont want stupid low, went for driveability/comfort mostly. Got rid of the majority of the arch gap even though it still looks quite a lot in the pics. Overall I'm happy :)

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    please don't laugh :(
     
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  3. JD09

    JD09 I'm not modding, I'm improving
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    Looks just fine!

    However, if you wanted driver comfort, I would have gone for uprated shocks and springs rather than (can be) hard coilovers.
     
  4. Dec

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    Thanks dude!

    Ah I don't think I would go for shocks and springs again. Had them on a mk2 golf which was my first car a couple of years ago, then I changed my mind and wanted to slam it. Then my mk3 in my sig was down about 100-110 mm and the ride was better plus I could adjust them to how I like :)

    I'm happy with the comfort of these at the moment, plus I haven't decided if I will get 18" or 19" wheels yet, or offsets etc, so will be easier for me to adjust how the car looks in the long run :)
     
  5. smudge_don

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    What coilovers did you go for buddy?

    I found my Weitec's to be comfier than my S-Line suspension!

    Ye okay it's a little bouncier than before, but the rebound when you hit a pothole isn't like crashing into the back of a bus anymore :)

    Looks good, but needs slamming :yes:
     
  6. SAiLO

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    Looks good, but needs 18s.
     
  7. smudge_don

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    Don't be stupid :asskicking:

    19's are needed
     
  8. SAiLO

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    Sorry, it was a typo! :laugh:
     
  9. N8

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    Well done dude.
     
  10. leach76

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    I think it looks ok mate,but i would say that mines on standard s-line set up thats why i have the back brace
     
  11. Sarah's A3

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    Looks good! No bad words here!

    In your sig pic, is that Tabs red golf???
     

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