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lower A6 C5 chassis with 19" rims ?

Discussion in 'A6/S6/Allroad forum (C5 Chassis)' started by cobes, Dec 13, 2010.

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    Hi
    I have a 2004 C5 chassis A6 1.9 TDI SE not sport, at the moment it has 17" stock alloys.
    I'm planning on putting some 19's on and lowering it a bit (30-40mm). I do quite a few miles - about 450 per week and wondered what the best options were.

    Firstly will this work without any scrubbing etc and I am going to be going through tyres far too quickly ?

    Re the drop - I was planning on just changing springs to eibach ones, although some people have said that its not a good idea without changing the damperstoo. So do I need to go down the coilover route ...? cost could be an issue

    Secondly if I do a drop of say 40mm with 19's is the ride going to be unbearably hard, considering the miles I do, am I better going with 18's?

    Thanks for any help/advice
    cheers cobes
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