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Lowering my Audi

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by Scott_Hol, Feb 9, 2011.

  1. Scott_Hol

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    Looking to lower my Audi a3 2.0tdi. It is standard at the moment but has sline bodykit fitted. Has anyone else lowered their car id so how (coilovers/dampners) and by how much pictures would be helpful.

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  2. v1raj

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    Is your car an S-Line??
     
  3. FranA3

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    have you done a search there has been a million threads on this subject
     
  4. N8

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    Do you wants springs or coilovers?
     
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    Did you have a drop in mind?

    Damian @ DPM Performance
     
  6. N8

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    Price would also help
     
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    H&R 50mm Springs

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    If this is too low i a have some S-line Springs for Sale 25mm

    Or if you want lower, coil-overs is the way to go which are available form DPM above, budget permitting
     
  8. N8

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    ......then this is just plain stupid?

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    One man's stupid is another man's heaven, but you know what its like on here
     
  10. smudge_don

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    Lowered about 65mm on Weitec coilovers

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    looks ****, i can't believe someone bought those coilies off you :p
     
  12. nathan_wilson

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    hi mate, just wondering on price for H&R 50/55mm springs for 04 2.0 tdi sport??

    cheers, nathan
     
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    He was a right mug as well
     
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    50mm on dampers kit from DPM Performance. This is the Kit Damian is refering too above.

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    yer looks good mate.

    quick question: is it advisable to go for the springs and shocks kit rather than just the springs? or are the standard shocks etc ok to leave on?
     
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    Love it ! N8 what side skirts are these please?
     
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    have you got just springs mate? or full springs and shocks kit?
     
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    in N8's absence:

    OEM S3 skirts
     
  20. Richy_C

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    Personally i think the ride is allot better with shocks too. i love mine, its a touch firmer than the S-line but its so planted.
     
  21. Lings

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    Cheers Sub
     
  22. Scott_Hol

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    Alrite Peeps

    Sorry for the later reply but dont have internet access on weekend really, to answer your questions the car is not an s-line but has full sline kit and interior, dont know what to get between springs and coilovers but heard that coilovers can be easily adjusted? (how much to adjust? this would be handy in the winter) got a price range of about 400-500 to spend, about dropping the car i have 17" alloys, dont want to compramise the ride too much although i hear if i buy myself a good set of coils then it wont anyway what do you guys suggest?
     
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    i been thinking of putting mine on s3 springs as there ment to be 35mm lower than standered any one know if i can use my std shockers and every thing and just changed spings ....... sorry to take over ya thread scott didnt really wanna spam site thou =)
     
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    I certainly do, been on this site nearly 4 years now :wub:
     
  25. Scott_Hol

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    Dont worry bout it m8 hopefully few people will be on later on, think ill probly end up going for some decent coils anyway
     
  26. N8

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    Who said I was worried? :huh: :ermm:
     
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    think he talkin to me n8 ,....
     
  28. N8

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    Oh :laugh:
     
  29. Scott_Hol

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    my bad i should use quotes
     
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    You should lad..
     
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    Anyone got any advice on coilovers? brand and price? price range 400-500 possibly abit more if needed
     
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    AP's are great for the money, thats what im running.

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    Thats all the way down, but it WILL be going lower this weekend. :p
     
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    Serious stance master Dan :wub:
     
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    For a 3 door that looks ace .
     
  35. Scott_Hol

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    yip it is pretty special!
     
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    :laugh:
     
  37. Scott_Hol

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    Haha 3 doors are far superior
     
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    I been thinking about those AP's dan, what are they like compared to stock suspension? Is yours an S line or Sport btw? Also been looking at the JOM redlines- just better made JOM bluelines which Damian from DPM rates better iirc in the cheap coil sector.
     
  39. YoungDan

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    Cheers bud.

    Im not 40 years old, with 2 kids and a dog. I have no use for a more door. Im 23, 4 doors arn't cool.

    Thanks buddy. :)

    Spot on to be honest mate, considering im pretty low, the ride qualitys cool! :)
     
  40. Lings

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    4 kids Here and a dog mate ;-)
     

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