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Lowered the A3 50mm!!

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by Blueie, Oct 21, 2009.

  1. Blueie
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    Blueie He who dears' wins!!

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    [Oct 21, 2009]
    Lowered the A3 yesterday 50mm on Eibach springs!! Well chuffed with the ride hight and drive. Supprised they weren't that hard to fit.
    Just nice not to hard. Ill get some pics up soon once i figure out how to lol.

    Anyone gone lower than 50mm??
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    [Oct 21, 2009]
    My Sportback is also on the -50mm Sportline's... i fine the ride great too. :icon_thumright:
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    [Oct 21, 2009]
    I think the Sportlines are only 50mm on the front, the rears are only 40-45mm, gives a slight nose down stance which I like!
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    I can't believe you haven't posted any pics!!!
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    Nate's car quite low...I think his car some thing like 70mm or 80mm probably more knowning him lol!
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    [Oct 21, 2009]
    Last time i asked nate he told me he were down 65mm, but im sure he's gone lower now! That thing looks on the floor! Not gonna lie, does look insane!

    P.s this thread is useless without pics, get some up!!!!! ;)
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    G"MAN GONE LOW BUT GOING LOWER

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    im down 80mm at the front and 75 at the rear lol thats as far as my AP coilovers go on the rear i have another 10mm to go yet on the front lol
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    [Oct 23, 2009]
    It's annoying me! lol
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    [Oct 23, 2009]
    while we are talking about lowering. anyone know if there is possibility to lower car even more when coils are already at lowest level?
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    [Oct 23, 2009]
    Take the helper plates and helper springs out

    What a mate of mine did to his Corsa so it was lowered about 80mm in the end
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    [Oct 23, 2009]
    is it safe?
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    Erm, not really lol

    My ex gf did it aswell, strut brace just popped right off
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    Luke ask Nate i believe he lowered his car abit more by doing some thing and he not had any problems
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    [Oct 23, 2009]
    txh lads
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    [Oct 23, 2009]
    you can take the rear adjustters/cups of the spring its totaly safe people do itall the time the wieght of the car sitting on the spring holds it in plce ive done it and its lowerd the rear another 10-20 mm as for the fronts im not sure..
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    [Oct 24, 2009]
    Sorry bois! Been a busy boy, will clean the car an get them posted! :rock:
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    [Oct 25, 2009]
    Pics up 2mrw!
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    VW Addict :))) watched too many films?:)
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    [Oct 26, 2009]
    @Blueie: when will you post the pics ? :)
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    [Oct 27, 2009]
    what about the pics? :)
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    [Oct 27, 2009]
    Sorry been so late an quality of pics!

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    [Oct 27, 2009]
    very nice. Are these just the springs on standard shocks? would that improve the handling or are you going for just the looks?
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    [Oct 27, 2009]
    Yep on standard shocks, it does improve handling loads! Also looks!
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    [Oct 27, 2009]
    do you have 19" rims?
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    Na 18's, 19's maybe after the S3 front conversion
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    [Oct 27, 2009]
    what engine do you have on the car?
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    [Oct 27, 2009]
    2.0 TDI with Re-map
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    [Oct 27, 2009]
    het like the look of that 50mm whats the part number on the spring kit and cost ?
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    [Oct 28, 2009]
    Eibach Sportline Part No:20-15-007-02-22

    I bought it off ebay for £102 BUT a buy now price or dealer your looking around £140 to £160
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    Bitch, I bid £101

    Saying that though, If i didnt bid, you would have got them for £56! :)
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    [Oct 29, 2009]
    According to the Eibach web site the rear is lowered by 35-40 mm does anyone know why that is?

    Thanks

    Oh yea.... £140 with free delivery :thumbsup:
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    [Oct 29, 2009]
    NO WAY! haha mad one! I had to go out that night so lucky i got my mate to bid or you would of got them for £56

    If im right reason for the 35 - 40 and front 50 to get the right balance, as if you notice now your audi is lower in the front than the back at a slant
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    [Mar 24, 2010]
    Hey, I have excatly same model as your car mate (red) Had any problems so far? with shocks, camber, rubbing (with lots of weight) How much harder is the ride than s-line sport set up. These seem like a nice cheap upgrade. Im also thinking about s3 upgrade, bumper wont rub will it ? :( Thanks!
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