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Fk coilover knocking

Discussion in 'Audi S4/A4/A4 Cab (B7 Chassis)' started by briggsy, Oct 27, 2010.

  1. briggsy

    briggsy New Member

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    Hi guys I recently fitted some fk coilovers and when ever I go over the tiniest of bumps there's a loud knocking comes from the front?? I've checked that all nuts and bolts etc are tight which they are so I'm a bit stumped!! Anyone got any ideas what it might be?? Thanks
     
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  3. FUNKYCLIFF

    FUNKYCLIFF Member

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    Could it be your suspension bushes???. If they have not been replaced before
     
  4. CMD

    CMD Pointing Forward's!!!!!!!!!

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    I had the same problem with the AP coilover setup. It sent me crazy all the bushes and conntrol arm's were fine. I could not wait to take them off after only 2 month's. I now running eibach suspension with no problem's.
     
  5. ultramodz

    ultramodz 06 A4 2.0T FSi S-Line SE

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    I've had no problems with my FK Konigsports - they've been on the car for around 2 years now.
     
  6. jaceyq

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    if is it a sort of rubbery noise then that could be where the mechanics left the old rubber or shock protector on which is rubbing with the new one evertime you hit a bump... too cut a long story sort just jack up and put enough grease between and it should stop the problem. if it is ...
     
  7. ashley1

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    Hey guys... I fitted FK AK Street coilovers a couple of months ago and have the same problem. Did you ever sort them out briggsy???
     
  8. Triple.O.G

    Triple.O.G Active Member

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    I had FK AK streets in 2010 and had the same problem. to put it simply its because there sh*t, save for some slightly better ones and get rid or they'll drive you mad.
     
  9. lawsy

    lawsy New Member

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    think thats what I'm going to do - 4 months of knocking on the FK Stree coilies and replacing on the multiling too..

    bin the coilies and get some proper suspension
     
  10. SinghB7

    SinghB7 Active Member

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    Must be fiitted incorrectly, I had cheap JOMs and fitted them myself, they were perfect.

    Sounds like you had a loose top mount.
     
  11. ukphillad

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    +1 :)
     

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