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lowered 30mm and lower on the font than the back

AGU-TURBO Jul 28, 2010

  1. AGU-TURBO

    AGU-TURBO Audi a3 1.8t AGU

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    Hi all i have fitted 30mm pi lowering springs all round along with new bush's and bearing on the front. my problem is now is that the car sits lower on the front than it does on the back. anyone else had this problem?
     
  2. AGU-TURBO

    AGU-TURBO Audi a3 1.8t AGU

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    AGU-TURBO Audi a3 1.8t AGU

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    AGU-TURBO Audi a3 1.8t AGU

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  5. reptor245

    reptor245 Active Member

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    Why have you got VW wheel caps? You car looks just like mine its scary..lol
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    Maybe its your shockers that need replacing?
     
  6. sportstractor

    sportstractor Chugger

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    ah sorry didn associate his with your other post. Do you have a link to the kit you bought. mine is lowere about 30mm and looks the same on the front, if anything you rear is sitting to high
     
  7. AGU-TURBO

    AGU-TURBO Audi a3 1.8t AGU

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  8. AGU-TURBO

    AGU-TURBO Audi a3 1.8t AGU

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    lol, yeh i need some new centre caps. they were on it when o bought the wheels. the springs on the back are tightly coiled at one side the open up a bit. click the link and have a look you will no what im on about. do they have to go a seartain way round. sorry about the spelling lol
     
  9. Matt82

    Matt82 Active Member

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    dampers wont have any bearing on ride height unless the car is resting on the bump stops

    only step next is to chop a rear coil out
     
  10. quattro1

    quattro1 Member

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    what do you mean chop a rear coil out? ^
     
  11. AGU-TURBO

    AGU-TURBO Audi a3 1.8t AGU

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    nobody has had this happen to them then. don't realy want to start choppin coils out if there is a simple exsplanation
     
  12. AGU-TURBO

    AGU-TURBO Audi a3 1.8t AGU

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  13. AGU-TURBO

    AGU-TURBO Audi a3 1.8t AGU

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    well ive contacted pi suspension today and they say that the springs are 30mm drop front 25mm drop rear. which im not happy about as it doesn't state this on there website. anyway's anyone got a set of 30mm drop rears they would like to sell me?
     
  14. Matt82

    Matt82 Active Member

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    exactly that, get an angle grinder and cut the lowest coil out. with a bit of skill you can reshape the lowest coil again to have it locate itself properly on the rear beam.... done
     
  15. reptor245

    reptor245 Active Member

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    I no your not going to want to here this and each to there own but im of the opinion with "you get what you pay for" from your ebau link they seem cheap And quality and cheap dont go in the same sentence. I was considering putting lowering springs on but then when i thought if the dampers go in a year or so then i might as well just replace the lot in one kit. Just my 2 cents.
     

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