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lowering audi S3 with H&R springs ?

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by Rickjog, Aug 26, 2012.

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    [Aug 26, 2012]
    hi guys i want to lower a audi s3 with h&r springs. does anyone got pictures of a audi s3 with h&r springs and 18inch wheels? cheersss
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    Here you go, mine when I had the 18's on

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    And as a comparison with 19's on

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    Both on H&R's
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    o yeaahh ! looks way better than OEM! im deffinitly gonna order the springs this week ! thank you mate!
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    Which H&R's are those? Sport or Super Sport?

    I'm also considering the same thing :D
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    AFAIK there is only one for the S3
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    Oh right.. I never knew that! Makes life a lot easier then.. Thanks mate! :D
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    Best is to save for coilovers dude! Sooner or later you will want some:salute:
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    [Aug 26, 2012]
    Like n8 says coilovers is the way to go ,but for a stop gap ,while you save for a set ,,get h&r springs ..:)
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    18s with h&r springs 25mm
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    Standard springs
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    Mtms 19s with h&r springs...
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    Very nice man! I very like the MTM !!!
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    I lost 2 hours last night searching the internet for coilovers for S3's... Evil bunch you are! :p
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    The H&R springs are a very good option for the S3 and work well with the standard dampers. Best stance available from just springs.

    Damian @ DPM Performance
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    Mmm......tempting!!
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    Thought I'd bring this thread up seeing as am looking for some springs and shocks, what's the ride like on them compered to standard s line suspension is there an improvement in the level of comfort? and did you guys have any problems with rubbing ect going from 18s to 19's? I'm getting a set of 19's for summer use then swapping back to the 18s on a winter set up so I was looking for some springs an shocks so I could get the best of both worlds, also what's shocks would you guys recommend too pair with the h&r's ?
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    Bilstein B8s are probably the best match for the springs, and the most widely used. The ride with just lowering springs and standard dampers is not very good - bouncy, bouncy.

    The stance is good though, looks a million times better than standard ride height. Had my springs taken off today, back to off-road mode for selling the car :(. If you're after a set of springs, PM me.

    No problems with rubbing with 10mm front/12mm rear spacers on 18" S3 wheels (7.5" wide, ET56 without spacers). Also no issues with my 19" Speedlines (8.5" wide, ET48 and had 4mm spacers on the front too).
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    3Dr on H&Rs + BBS CHs:icon_thumright:

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    thanks for that mate ill look in some bilstein b8's, wouldn't I need 35mm springs to get the looks of s3 on 25's isn't the s3 10mm lower than s line?
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    looks nice mate that's the sort of drop I want to go for!
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