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Help, removing rear springs quattro

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by andrew-247, Dec 21, 2012.

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    [Dec 21, 2012]
    trying to take out the rear springs to fit coils, unbolted the shock and upper control arm but still doesnt come down low enough to remove the spring, anyone know if im doing something wrong? on a a3 quattro same setup as an s3
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    [Dec 21, 2012]
    Hi I did mine the other week and all idid was unbolt the shock where it bolts to the anti roll bar on the wishbone and pushed it down then the spring just came out hope this helps
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    [Dec 21, 2012]
    stand on the wishbone and it flops out...
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    [Dec 21, 2012]
    And don't forget to undo the head light adjuster that's connected to the passenger rear tie rod
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    [Dec 22, 2012]
    !!!DON'T FORGET!!! I broke mine. :sob: Of course you can't buy just the plastic arm!! Audi only sells the whole sensor for like 200 quid!!
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    [Dec 22, 2012]
    Only if you car has factory Xenon's fitted!

    And yes, just push down on the rear hub/wishbone, and it should just pull out!, I did my S3 on my own this way.
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