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front suspension arms

ian52 Jun 24, 2009

  1. ian52

    ian52 2000 a4 1.8tqs-yellow

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    i know these have been covered to death but has anybody used the febi bilstien ones? i can get a set for anout £260 to my door and i would imagine they would be decent as its a reputable name but wont bother if there not any good.
     
  2. ian52

    ian52 2000 a4 1.8tqs-yellow

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    anybody?
     
  3. aragorn

    aragorn "Stick a V8 in it!" Staff Member Moderator VCDS Map User

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    It is a decent name, but i've no experience with them.

    After mine costing me nearly 700quid (cheap ebay set + replacement meyle set + new tyres), every pot hole and bump the car hits my brain screams "noooo, my control arms!!!" lol.

    Its a little cheaper than the Meyle's but not a silly amount cheaper like the ebay ones were, so they might be worth a pop.
     
  4. ian52

    ian52 2000 a4 1.8tqs-yellow

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    thats what i was thinking.seen them in other placer for about £300 as well so im thinking they should be decent. searched on the net and found some stuff from guys in the us and it seemed good.
     
  5. olds_kool

    olds_kool Active Member VCDS Map User

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    fitted a set fom febi on my avant about 3 years ago, still feel tight but just started to get a knocking noise from drivers side but even mot tester couldnt find any play so it might be down to my 60mm springs?
     
  6. jcb

    jcb Active Member

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    had my original arms refitted with poly bushes for a bit more money.
    much better
     
  7. aragorn

    aragorn "Stick a V8 in it!" Staff Member Moderator VCDS Map User

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    oldskool: perhaps the top mounts?
     
  8. ian52

    ian52 2000 a4 1.8tqs-yellow

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    what sort of miles have they done in the 3 years? they are near £100 cheaper than the other 2 good sets and it is a reputable name so i cant see them being chocolate like the cheap ones.
     

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