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Audi S3 8P Coilovers

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by pinterovski, Dec 7, 2011.

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    [Dec 7, 2011]
    Hi!

    I need some advices on coilovers for mine and mates S3 (both 2008),
    we were planning to get Bilstein B8 dampers with H&R springs but something
    came between the order and now we are really considering to go coilies route.

    We need something reliable,firm and not bouncy!
    What do you recomend for daily use and occasional racing on bumpy roads?
    The budget is 700GBP

    Thanx
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    Kwv ,s all the way .. :wub: bouncy dampers with h&r springs are driving me nuts...
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    Yeah mate i know what it's like!
    Everytime when i go slow i'm not enjoying at all
    and it's gettin worse day after day!!!

    KW's are off my budget i think!?
    What about AP coilovers-the X ones?
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    You could get a used set of kwv 2 and possible 3 for your budget , i seen a member sell a set of kwv3s for £500 i know this is rare but it does happen.
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    The KW V1 Basic are within your budget and it's also worth while considering the Weitec which are again within your budget - DPM - Audi S3 8P Coilovers

    Damian @ DPM Performance
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    Kw's or weitec (i think that they are made by kw). Love mine v3, got them 2nd hand for a reasonable price :D
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    KW Ultra Lows :wub:
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    where do they sell the ultralows? and how much?
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    Just spoke to Damian, they are being released in 2012, prices to follow :wub:
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    just saw some pics of ultra lows they do look great and seems that they have adjustable top mounts :D
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    KW make the best quality of coilovers man, they really do :wub:
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    Yeah KW's are top from what i heard!
    What about AP coilovers guys?
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    AP are made by KW so another good choice.

    Damian @ DPM Performance
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    :wub:
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    How much is the maximum lowering with KW Variantes (and is it the same with V1, V2 & V3)? I know what the manufacturer says but haven't seen pics of cars running KWs all the way down so just wondering will they do low enough...
    What about the difference between V1 and V2? Is there a noticeable difference if the car is mainly used for everyday driving rather than racing?
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    I decided to give it a go with KW V3 coilovers,
    i won the auction on german ebay and i won:arco:
    4 months old and 2500 miles,mint condition!
    Price was 450GBP:arco: BARGAIN!!!
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    Wow get me some lol
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    Thats a great buy mate nice one...
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    Does anyone know what H&R ultra lows are like for the S3 & if they do them. I know they fit the mk5 golf platform.

    If not I do like the sound of KW ultra low, any idea of price etc.
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    Mark has just ordered the H&R Ultra Lows for his Scirocco! I'll keep you informed.
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    great choice :D
    got my set as a 2nd hand from a friend who sold his car for a similar price :D
    they are great, but you need some time to set them. and next you should get ARB's.
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    Waiting for pics :thumbsup:
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    Pics follow ;)
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    [Dec 21, 2011]
    Today i fitted KW V3 coilovers and all i can say is:rock:
    We set the ride height the same like was before on H&R springs,
    the ride is low and comfort,no bounce and really firm!
    Money well spend:applaus:
    Will took some pics of stance tomorrow!
    Cheers
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    Stop teasing lol
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    Lower it!
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    [Jan 23, 2012]
    N8 any developments on these coils?
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