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Coilovers on my A3

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by Mehmet, Nov 15, 2009.

  1. Mehmet

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    Just fitted coilovers on my a3

    brand new Joms....quite good coilovers...deffo worth it.

    Let me know what you think
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    Let me know what you think....sorry about pics phone quality.
     
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  3. Prawn

    Prawn My other car is a MINI!!!!

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    that looks great mate.

    are those the £160ish blue JOM ones seen on ebay? what's the ride quality like at that height? I've now decided I want to go for coilovers to replace my current 50mm shocks/springs, it's just not low enough any more!
     
  4. Mehmet

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    Yea mate i think its nice....and its not even all the way down...still like 30-25 mm to go....for the money its deffo worth it...i was suprised...it gets bouncy but not that much...just enough so i get a grin on my face :D
     
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    do you have a link for the ones you braught?
    also do they improve the handling? and when you say bouncy how bouncy!
     
  6. Mehmet

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    Not that bouncy at all....comparing to my mates mk3 with fk's....not that bouncy at all....and yea deffo does help handling.

    I picked them off a guy on UK-MKIV's....but yea these are the ones on mine

    http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/VW-Golf-Mk4-4...arts_Vehicles_CarParts_SM?hash=item45eec95fe2

    I mean if your not going serious track day....then what is the point of spending a fortune on coilovers when you are doing it for show?
     
  7. DPM

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    Nice stance, looks really good!

    We have the JOM kits for £175 all in delivered for forum members at the moment.

    Damian @ DPM Performance
     
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    Yeah think they look sweet, gives the A3 such a better stance when it's dropped, yours looks a similar height to my old A3 :)
     
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    like alot
     
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    also pisses me off when everything is listed mk4 golf' just thought id get that in
     
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    hey dpm can you send me an pm about the coilovers. i have a a3 1.8t sreg
    is it just back adjustables?
     
  12. Mehmet

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    Front and back hight adjustment.

    No damping settings.
     
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    As above, front and back height adjustable and £175 inc. VAT. In stock and ready for dispatch.

    Damian @ DPM Performance
     
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    Looking good! what's it like going over speed bumps? does it catch underneath at all?
     
  15. Mehmet

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    Nope. But the single bumps are completly bastards....with my old springs on..midbox kept getting cought...so i got that removed and put these coilovers on....not anyproblem..

    Im thinking of raisin the back up quite a bit to get the nose down look....who thinks i should?
     
  16. Prawn

    Prawn My other car is a MINI!!!!

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    don't do it, just take the front down more!!!

    My A3 on weitec shocks N springs is much lower at the front than the back, and I want to change to coilovers to level it out!
     
  17. Mehmet

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    If i go any lower in the front ill have to get new arb....if i get longer drop link would that sort it out?...just to go like another 10-15mm
     
  18. Prawn

    Prawn My other car is a MINI!!!!

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    some people say the drop links work, others don't.

    You're best off fitting a set of ARB's anyway, they make such a massive difference.
     
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    As Prawns says, ARBs are always the best option.

    Damian @ DPM Performance
     
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    is it cool to buy this season pass ?
     

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