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Eibach Sportlines Fitted - With Pics

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by WilkyA3, Feb 17, 2013.

  1. WilkyA3
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    [Feb 17, 2013]
    Well got my Eibach Sportlines friday and seeing as i was getting new tyres Saturday thought it made sense to get them on so i could get the tracking checked at the same time.

    As i work for the Qatar M-Sport world rally team (Fiesta WRC) and Eibach are one of our sponsors i got a nice little discount, plus i fitted them myself so the lot cost me £110 all in!

    Happy with the result, ride quality not much different to standard at all, anyone thinking about getting these, don't worry about ride quality being affected, a lot less crashy and more firm, how it should be out the box IMO. Nice subtle lowering. As i got the new tyres Saturday (Goodyear Assymetric 2) the handling is noticebly better so it could be down to either. 10/12mm spacers defo next on the shopping list!

    Haven't got any before and afters as by the time i got outta work Friday it was dark!

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    Dave.
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  3. Mr. B
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    That looks so nice, love the last picture. How hard were they to fit? especially the fronts.
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    Well I had a struggle to get the scuttle panel off believe it or not! I had a mate to help. Took about 3 hours in the end. The dampers were nicely sat in the hub and took a bit of a persuading out! Worth the effort though!
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    Nice motor and great setting for the pics. Wish I had a mate to help me mod, I'd ask the wife but she would keep asking how much I'd paid for the upgrades lol. Ssshhh she must never know haha
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    Good effort Dave, well done!
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    Thanks Dave. Just what I was after. I was originally thinking of getting the Pro-kit but suspected they wouldnt make the car look any different. I also thought the Sportline would be too low and chavy. After seeing your pics I can see the Sport lines look perfect and as they should have been from factory. Did you get any spacers in the end? Have you had any rubbing?
    Thanks again.
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    [Oct 24, 2013]
    Just seen this think I've orders the wrong ones I've just orderd the pro kit for my s line ...doh
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    [Oct 24, 2013]
    Looks amazing on sportlines.
    Even the wife is convinced, win win!
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    [Oct 24, 2013]
    Is that carpark in Wales.. i'm sure I seen it on an episode of road wars or traffic cops haha
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    [Oct 25, 2013]
    Looks awesome mate! made my mind up about lowering my Mk5 GTTDI now!

    i thought the Pro kit was lower than the sportline kit?
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    [Oct 25, 2013]
    The Pro kit is 30mm for the Golf 5 and the Sportline kit is 50mm/35mm.

    Damian @ DPM Performance
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    Why does it drop it different mm from front to back?
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