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lowering an S3 springs or full coilovers ??

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by Bushy S3, Mar 14, 2009.

  1. Bushy S3
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    Bushy S3 New Member

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    i need help !!! i cant decide whether to buy springs for my S3 or coilovers as im about to buy some 18's and i think it needs lowerin ???:blackrs4:
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    fingermouse thats me

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    you willl need springs and shocks, Im not a fam of coilovers as I know id just set it and leave it alone so h&r`s and billys for me
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    leshkin Speeding in reverse gear

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    I agree with fingermouse, coilovers for the road are a little bit of an overkill
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    <tuffty/> Badger 5 Edition Staff Member Moderator

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    +1 for springs and shocks, my billy B8's and Eibachs are aces!!
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    i def go for shocks and springs. ive got bilstein shocks and eibach springs on my s3 and it handles lovely!!
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    Just out of curiosity, whats the difference between the Bilstein & Eibach combo compared to an Eibach springs and shocks kit? (apart from price obviously).
    I'm guessing the full Eibach set up is much cheaper and still a good brand, so would one really notice the diffence on road use only?
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    Eibach don't do dampers for the S3 8L.

    Damian @ DPM
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    ChriS3 hud at ye bam

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    Eibach do coilovers, but as Damian says, no normal shocks. Eibach tend to be on the harder side.
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