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biggest spacers on S3 with standard wheels?

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by VAG-Slag, Jul 18, 2011.

  1. VAG-Slag

    VAG-Slag Well-Known Member

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    Hey guys

    Gonna get the S3 on coilovers sooner or later. The standard Avus alloys had a refurb just before I bought the car so I plan on keeping them but want to stance out the wheels a bit.

    What do you think are the biggest spacers I could use before I start getting issues with scrubage and that sort of thing? I'm not gonna have the car too low, just nice a squat.

    Thanks
     
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  3. Westy

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    I was running 10 front 15 rear on my old avus and it wasn't enough. I would say 20 front and 25 rear would probably be the max.
     
  4. Pedrosousa

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    I'm running 20mm in the rear, I can get a photo to you!!
     
  5. VAG-Slag

    VAG-Slag Well-Known Member

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    If you could get a picture up that would be awesome! Are you on coilies and the Avus rims as well?
     
  6. Pedrosousa

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    Avus rims and eibach springs
     
  7. VAG-Slag

    VAG-Slag Well-Known Member

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    Do you rekon just the eibach springs on their own are good enough? Tryin to modify on a bit of a budget and was either gonna try get some decent second hand coilovers or, failing that, some e-bay specials (FK AK's). I did see the eibach springs but didnt think they'd be enough on their own, would be really interested to see how your motor sits on them :icon_thumright:
     
  8. Pedrosousa

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    The eibach choice isn't the sportiest choice, but you will have some comfort, now I only have this photo:

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    Personally I'd say go with 20mm at the rear and 10mm at the front.

    Damian @ DPM Performance
     
  10. VAG-Slag

    VAG-Slag Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for your input guys. Looks fairly squat on the Eibachs but I think I'd want more. I've decided to save my pennies a little longer and go with the AP coilover kit and will eventually get some spacers... Didn't realise they were so expensive!?

    thanks again
     

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