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Can anyone tell me what this part is called..

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by L80EWY, Mar 7, 2010.

  1. L80EWY

    L80EWY Member

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    The part ive pointed out with the arrow, iv bent it :(

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    Anyone ? :(
     
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    Khufu Well-Known Member

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    The long arm? looks like your trailing arm your talking about.

    How'd you manage you bend it?
     
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    I reversed into a kerb at speed unfortunatly and its pushed my wheel to the front of the arch :(
     
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    Lee_R Active Member

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    yeah its the lower arm (the big bit) should be able to get one from a breaker easy enough.
     
  7. L80EWY

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    Thanks lads
     
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    part numbers seem the same between A3 & convertable so I'd say yes.
     
  10. L80EWY

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    Thank you, anyone confirm this?
     
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    Yeah same part, will fit your car
     
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    I would also check the other suspension arms, my brother hit a kerb in my a3. Have a close look at the lower suspension arm ( the one the spring sits in) this arm has section in which is ment to buckle with the result if impact
     
  13. L80EWY

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    thanks that bit seems to be fine just looks like the trailing arm thats bent
     

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