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Lowering 40mm??

Ryan360 Mar 18, 2011

  1. Ryan360

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  2. Alex C

    Alex C Well-Known Member VCDS Map User Audi S3

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    i think that if you lower an a3 by that much then you wil need new ARBs that go under the drive shafts else they will foul each other
     
  3. mk1chopper

    mk1chopper Missing the S3

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    is it a fwd or quattro, if its fwd you dont need the tie bars, these are for quattro models which run multilink rear suspension, where as the fwd run trailing arm
     
  4. Ryan360

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    Its fwd, oh right i see. thanks.
     
  5. DPM

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    You may be fine with a 40mm drop and the standard ARB but it's on the limit so you wouldn't know until you fitted the kit.

    Damian @ DPM Performance
     
  6. Ryan360

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    Okay cheers, ive heard the s3's are are lower by about 20mm?
    Is this the same for the 1.8t sports or are they same height as the 1.6?
     
  7. DPM

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    That year Sport models are lower by around 10mm.

    Damian @ DPM Performance
     
  8. Ryan360

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    Okay cheers, its a T reg btw.
     
  9. steve bain

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    mines got 18x8 with 225/40 tyres. et35 with 5mm spacers making it et40. its lowered more than 40mm, no rubbing on arch anywhere nor arb. my arb goes over the top but i think it may have been changed as i think mine is lowered more like 50mm, but unsure as its on coilovers.

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  10. kaos

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    are you using adapters to get the rs4 18s on??
     

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