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Audi specialist in Kent? (for fitting lowering spring)

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by maars, Feb 7, 2008.

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    Can anyone recommend a good independant Audi specalist in Kent or SE London? I'm looking to get some H&R springs fitted and want to entrust it to someone who knows what they're doing! Quotes so far have been £200 - does that sound expensive?
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    where are you from mate?
    im from se london but going to the TTshop in bedford to get my work done.
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    Bromley/Orpington way...just off J4 (M25).
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    I'm travelling from Manchester down to the TT Shop to get my work done maars, give the TT Shop a ring and ask to speak to Dave or Justin and tell them "Nathan" recommended you :icon_thumright:
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    'Dave' reckoned on £175 to fit the springs, then £70 for a 4-wheel laser alignment.

    Sanspeed want £200 to fit the springs plus extra for the alignment.

    Anyone advise if that's a reasonable price? Is the laser alignment worth it?
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    I'm in Bromley too. If you find anything let me know :)
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    Are the springs hard to fit, if you were going to do them yourself, im looking at getting some springs too but i was goin to try and fit them myself?? :idea:
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    You need a compressor to fit the springs. £175 is reasonable, £70 for the alignment is for 4 wheel alignment and yes it is worth it!
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    [Feb 28, 2008]
    Found two places that might be of interest:-
    - AMD Technik in Lakeside, Thurrock - www.amdtechnik.com
    - John Bowles Audi specialist in Dunton Green (nr Sevenoaks) - www.johnbowlesvw.co.uk
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    Spring compressor tools can be had for £20 from Machine Mart.

    Changing all four springs is a 2 hour DIY job for any semi-competant home mechanic.
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