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How do I fix the rubbing caused when lowering...

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by Mi11ar, Sep 26, 2013.

  1. Mi11ar
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    [Sep 26, 2013]
    Just fitted coil overs to my Car and I have rubbing as warned previously, I know I can higher the Car and leave it about 40mm to avoid any rubbing but is this the only solution?
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    [Sep 26, 2013]
    Few options;
    Raise it.
    Stretch the tyres and camber.
    Smaller wheels.
    Pull and roll the arches and pop some spacers on if it inner.
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    Idiots rubbing on the driveshaft I think you can get a roll bar with bigger loops or if your coilovers have a tab on them you could use an s3/tt or cupra r roll bar then the drp link will attach to the coilovers if you have the tab.

    but I'm sure someone with a lot more experience than me will come along and correct me lol
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    [Sep 26, 2013]
    If the driveshaft is rubbing it'll be on the chassis. You'll need a notch to go lower. Arb won't help that.
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    [Sep 26, 2013]
    The driveshaft will be rubbing on the ARB (anti roll bar). Use an ARB from any mk1 TT to solve the problem. You can pick them up for around £30 delivered from ebay
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    [Sep 27, 2013]
    What he said ^ I believe white line and r32 arb's are options aswell, but expensive ones
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    [Sep 28, 2013]
    Thanks everyone I'll have a hunt for them on Ebay now :)
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    [Sep 28, 2013]
    Looks like the right one
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