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i need help asap

chris1988brown Feb 13, 2010

  1. chris1988brown

    chris1988brown Member

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    hi guys i need help asap, how do you get to the top nut on the rear shock absorbers on a 3dr a3 s-line? cars in bits and need it back together asap

    cheers chris
     
  2. Lee_R

    Lee_R Active Member

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    no idea but surely its the reverse of how you removed it?
     
  3. chris1988brown

    chris1988brown Member

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    thats the thing, i cant get to the top nut to remove the old ones
     
  4. Lee_R

    Lee_R Active Member

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    I'm guessing the side trims in the boot have to removed then, theres no service holes thas for sure.
     
  5. Brian566

    Brian566 Member

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    I have just been Looking at Elswin and it " says Coil Springs have to be removed to access the Shockabsorber Nuts

    If you send me E-mail address I will send you the relevent Pages

    Brian566
     
  6. scottie123

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    on the 5 door, you have to remove the rear arch liner then you can see it very easily.

    I presume it s the same on the 3 door.
     
  7. chris1988brown

    chris1988brown Member

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    all sorted now cheers guys, had to remove inner boot linig which was a pain on its own, then you can get to the top nut, car is now sittin and riding sweet:)
     
  8. waqi

    waqi Member

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    chris get some pictures up, hope you took a few pics while fitting too :icon_thumright:
     
  9. chris1988brown

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    sorry m8 didnt think of takin some while fitting here are some pics as it is atm, the rear is as low as it goes with the adjusters still fit and the fronts are 6 threads from the bottom but the springs havnt settled yet so will got down about another cm soon
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  10. A3TDI2.0

    A3TDI2.0 Member

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    Nice!

    Have you tinted your headlights?
     
  11. jb0o

    jb0o North East Forum Moderator Regional Rep Site Sponsor VCDS Map User

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    Looks well nice Chris,
     
  12. chris1988brown

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    cheers guys,

    no the headlights arnt tinted, however its something im gonna go in the future
     

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