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Coilovers fitted -knocking from back

Discussion in 'A4/S4 forum(B5 Chassis)' started by g60leigh, Mar 21, 2008.

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    [Mar 21, 2008]
    I have had my coilovers fitted while I was away on holiday, I have got my car back and have a loud clunk/knock sound from rear as driving along whenever I hit small bumps etc.
    I think it could be one of 2 things:
    1)Top mounts gone - although the garage says they seemed fine before they were re-installed
    2)Bump Stops - I think they may have put the originals in as well as the new ones from coilovers and it is bottoming out on them.

    I was planning and have a look today but do not have a garage and have torrential rain and high winds.. not fun!

    They will look at it for me but earliest is next saturday

    anyone got any other suggestions?:hi:
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    [Mar 21, 2008]
    Damping set too soft?
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    Top mounts. they always do it on coil overs. I ended up having to washer it up to stop it
    Its something to do with the piston rod size against the size of the step where the mount goes....... I think that makes sense
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    [Mar 28, 2008]
    going in tomorrow to get sorted, will let you know what it was/is
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    [Mar 29, 2008]
    That is exactly what it was, cheers mate

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    [Mar 29, 2008]
    If only i could fix my car so easily,lol. No problem matey its what we are all here for,sharing knowledge
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    [Mar 29, 2008]
    You got some pics for the new look?
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    [Mar 29, 2008]
    not yet, I am trying to be sensible

    I am slightly lower at the minute allowing it all to bed in as I have heard they drop as they settle

    then will lower it more
    I will clean it :scared2: then take some pics later

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