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Eibach Pro-Sport

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by thelomondaudigroup, Mar 25, 2010.

  1. thelomondaudigroup
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    [Mar 25, 2010]
    Anyone running these springs on an S3?
    Just ordered them today 30mm, then was called back to be told they would only lower the car 20mm because the car has air suspension?

    My mate had them on the MK5 GTi and they were excellent, I would go as far as saying better than standard..

    Will 20mm really make any difference? I'm planning on getting 19s for the car soon so didn't want to just leave standard springs on.

    Cheers

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    My S3 is lowered 25mm on H&R springs - it could honestly go a bit lower at the back but I am perfectly happy the way they sit!
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    Eibach pro's IMHO are just right, not to low & certainly not too high, they ride well too.
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    [Mar 25, 2010]
    Excellent cheers guys, I know most people use H&R but company I am dealing with don't really deal with H&R.

    Boydie are you running 18/19s? You got any pics? Would appreciate it before I commit to having these fitted.

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    [Mar 25, 2010]
    Eibach pro's for the s3 are front springs only. 20mm.
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    [Mar 25, 2010]
    What lowers the back then?
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    [Mar 25, 2010]
    Nothing, the set has just got front springs. The rear doesn't get lowered.
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    [Mar 25, 2010]
    Just phoned the company who are doing it and they said the rear of the car will drop to match the front if the front lowers? Is this correct, or complete bull****?
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    [Mar 25, 2010]
    I have a set of eibach pro's in my garage waitin to go onto my car. Just 2 springs. Check all the websites that sell them.
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    [Mar 25, 2010]
    I am also on 25mm h&r springs with 19" sits just fine for me . no rubbin..............
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    You've just made my mind up £280 to supply and fit 2 springs is crazy! Cancelling the Eibach tomorrow and ordering H&R.
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    [Mar 25, 2010]
    i thought the H&R s lowered 35 mm ? if they only lower 25 mm i m going to order some
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    [Mar 25, 2010]
    Awesome gti are the cheapest to buy H&R from mate
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    280 for the eibachs, you were done anyway.
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    [Mar 25, 2010]
    £140 for Eibachs, wanted another £140 to fit.
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    Most run H&Rs springs
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    £140 beans to fit 2 springs? I'm obviously in the wrong business!
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    4 springs? :ninja:
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    Not at all scott, you try removing the hubs of each front corner, swapping the suspension over then refitting it, it isnt as easy job as it seems to be, done it twice on mine mate, although straight forward mostly if you have all the tools & there are no siezed nuts/bolts, it does take time to do plus an alignment is needed, so for me £140 is actually about right & maybe even cheap tbh, rears are a hell of alot easier generally.
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    I must have been lucky when I did mine then!

    Everything came apart nice and easy, Except splitting the hub(but if i had the right tool !)

    Didn't take too long, Like I say, mine was quite easy though. No probs or seized bits :)
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    How many hours did it take?
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    I would say a very leisurely 2 hours. lot's of tea and fags :)
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    [Mar 25, 2010]
    That's just the fronts though
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    2 hours, you were either very very lucky or your idea of 2 hours is more like 4 lol.
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    [Mar 26, 2010]
    LOL!

    I must have been lucky then, but i'm sure it was around that time for the front, and I had to use some real pony spring compressors aswell! Thought I was going to lose a limb at some point:scared2:


    Used to working with mechanics though, as I build industrial cnc machinery for a living:)
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    Then you did well mate, yeah those spring compressors are worrying huh, if they go of then see yer lmfao
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    [Mar 26, 2010]
    Nipped buttocks while tightening wasn't the word! :lmfao:
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    lmfao
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