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Fitting coilovers

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by Sock, Jul 23, 2011.

  1. Sock

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    So, my first major Mod is to fit some coilovers to the S3

    I have searched but can't find any info on the actual process so what I'm wondering is there anything specific I need to know?

    I have fitted loads of springs on Mondeos so not worried but never done anything on a quattro so any tips/or things to look out for would be greatly appreciated

    Thanks in advance

    Dave
     
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  3. r7ano

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    Don't forget to disconnect the Zenon level sensors!
    And reconnect again after.
    They can easerly be broken.
    And use a good spring compresser, to many people get hurt doing this job!
     
  4. Sock

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    Will do
     
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    hi dave you should contact jungleman as he can get discount on various coilovers ,and point you in the right direction,,,:thumbsup:
     
  6. Sock

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    Already bought some from N8 mate :)
     
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    i got mine off n8 too :)
     
  9. Sock

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    Top man Fran! :)
     
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    Which ones you get mate? I got the non adjustable ones?

    How do they feel ?
     
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    no worrys mate its not for the S3 but its for the same mk golf so shoud in theory be similar ish to yours i would have thought at least it gives you an idea how to do it eh buddy , i didnt have anything like this when i did mine i did mine all by myself without seeing anything done them in the end tho lol
     
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    N8 N8 N8 N8 N8
     
  13. Sock

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    Lol on a side note, I also "fitted" my first little mod, the air freshener N8 very generously sent to me.

    Car smells lovely now :wub:
     
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    They are epic Dave!
     
  15. Sock

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    Indeed , mum asked me for one but I told her they won't fit a Vauxhall lmao
     
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    yep they are bro might have to order some more off you soon i think just to make sure the lovelyness stays around for a while i do love the smell of them matey good choice
     
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    you the man bro :wub:
     
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    Good work boys
     
  19. Sock

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    OK so all being well the Collies' will be going on this weekend so as an after thought,

    Is there any other bits I should check when I got the car in bits or signs of wear and tear to look out for?

    With my lack of knowledge I want to try and give myself a head start on any potential problems down the line :)
     
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    top mounts front and rear my front ones have just let go or one of them anyway so the other side shouldnt be far behind lol , also front anti-roll bar links
     
  21. Sock

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    Cheers mate, will have a look.

    bought one of those Audi manual disc thingys from ebay the other day but for some reason my laptop wont let me upgrade to windows 7 ultimate ( got home premium at the min but got a disc to upgrade ) so I got to sort that so I can atleast have a bit better idea of things lol
     

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