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Anyone got the front lower arms off a S3 laying about?

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by Dani_B19, Jul 15, 2010.

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    Dani_B19 Audi-sports own special child.

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    Morning all.

    Has anyone got either pre or facelift S3 lower front arms lying about that they dont need?
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    TT's and LCR's share the same arms too IIRC should you be having difficulty finding any mate... they are cast/forged rather than pressed steel...

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    Just thought id ask on hear first, see if anyone had them lieing around lol.

    Paul, do you know if the facelift arms are a lighter design to the pre-facelift ones? Also i keep reading different post about the arms been different in the bush side of matters, if i were to buy the newer arms, would i be able to use pre-facelift bushes as i hear they are better!

    Any info guys is welcome.
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    The later arms had a larger (more compliant) front bush than earlier ones IIRC... I know this to be the case on TT's at least... Its not a major issue as both will fit just make sure the rear bushes are the non voided type and use powerflex in the front...

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    So its just the bush thats the difference then, so aslong as i use oem pre-facelift bushes for the back of the arm im fine!
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    Are these the newer wishbones:

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    If they are, can i fit pre-facelift bushes into them?
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