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difference between fwd and 4wd coilover kits

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by quattro1, Aug 1, 2010.

  1. quattro1

    quattro1 Member

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    been offered a set of coilovers but they are for a fwd! what exactly is the difference? from what i can see, only the rear shocks look different!

    any help would be good!

    cheers
     
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  3. quattro1

    quattro1 Member

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    anyone??
     
  4. Welly

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    Not sure mate, but I've been told reliably in the past that the front's won't fit the Quattro if made for a FWD.

    I got told that direct from manufacturer.
     
  5. quattro1

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    doh thats annoying!! guess i'll be forking out for the front mount first after all then!

    just read your whole drama thread!! amazing stuff!!!
     
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    A3 8L FWD coilovers won't fit an A3 8L Quattro car.

    Damian @ DPM Performance
     
  7. Matt82

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    4wd has an independant rear end. 2wd doesnt. different suspension
     

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