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Coilovers on :) (with evidence)

cjsuk Sep 11, 2012

  1. cjsuk

    cjsuk Active Member

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    The deed is done, and what a pain it was (my fault, monkey tools and on street mechanics lol)

    Anyway here's the before:
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    After:

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    And now the stance, I have left the front a bit higher due to the new top mounts, let them bed in etc, ther rears will have to be raised 10mm or so to clear the 1 (of many) speed bump on the estate that catches the center section of the exhaust

    After a little drive (2 miles) im pleasently suprised, nice ride no bangs, crashes etc.

    Stance:
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    Hope you like :)
     
  2. Snash7

    Snash7 Member

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    Looks nice mate what set up did you go for and how long did it take you
     
  3. Dani_B19

    Dani_B19 Audi-sports own special child.

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    Looks banging mate, just need to change the alloys now :) haha.
     
  4. cjsuk

    cjsuk Active Member

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    Thanks!, I used budget joms, havent got a clue to what actual ride height is lol. If I had the right tools It would have taken around 3-4 hours but with the rain lack of decent tools it was an all day job, Honestly though it's simple.

    Well thank you sir, what's wrong with my alloys? there round, what more do you want? lol
     
  5. Snash7

    Snash7 Member

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    Cool mate well thats the set up im looking to get soon did yoi change the top mounts pal.
    I have never done any type of suspension before so intrested to learn how :)
     
  6. cjsuk

    cjsuk Active Member

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    The top mounts are the reason I got the coilovers lol, see this thread http://www.audi-sport.net/vb/a3-s3-forum-8l-chassis/166256-my-top-mount-fail.html.

    And as my signature says "Ill try stuff out! If you never try and never fail, you will never know and never learn" (just helps when you dont have tools made by fisher price lol).

    If your confident with a spanner, you will be ok, just do lots of reading up beforehand to cover you for every situation :)
     
  7. cjsuk

    cjsuk Active Member

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  8. Sandra

    Sandra Moderator Staff Member Administrator Moderator TeamMisano TFSI Owners Group Audi S3 quattro s tronic Platinum Supporter

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    Car sitting real nice Carl. A job well done. :) x
     
  9. cjsuk

    cjsuk Active Member

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    Cheers sandra, got soaked doing it but it was worth it :)
     
  10. s3dave

    s3dave TFSI Hybrid Supporter

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    Looking great mate well done...!
     
  11. cjsuk

    cjsuk Active Member

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    Cheers dave, how did you ger on at rs? it was today wasnt it? lol
     
  12. s3dave

    s3dave TFSI Hybrid Supporter

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    322 on meltdown 290 safe... see the other hybrid post...
     
  13. cjsuk

    cjsuk Active Member

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    Bloody hell mate, only 87 horses for me to catch up lol (safe) lol, Just read the thread, not good.
     

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