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Lowering my S3 8L "Advise please"

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by Mak, Aug 29, 2010.

  1. Mak
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    Mak Azure Blue S3

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    As title, i want to lower my car. I phoned awesome gti the other day and they gave me a price for around £650 is this a good price or not? That was for coilovers fitted. Also told me that i could just replace the spings but the car has done 140,000 and i dont want to upset the shockers. I really dont know much about lowering cars, but this really needs it doing.

    Few questions if anyone can answer them...

    Do i need tie arms?
    What do i need?
    Are coilovers better?
    A good garage to fit them in Lancashire?
    How much am i looking at in total? (dont really need the best but my budget is about £500 fitted)

    also my car is up for M.O.T soon and its got de-cat anyone know somewhere in Preston that will pass it with hte de-cat on?

    Thanks in advance guys, look forward to seeing the replies.
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    s3 Hoggy Whats going on???

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    Prob best to PM about bent garages as you don't want to get anyone in a lot of trouble!
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    voorhees Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    I think the average is over a grand easy for changing suspension and rear ties are a must or camber will be out
    pm S3dave View Profile: s3dave - Audi-Sport.net as he does stainless steel ones

    If anyone does put a garage up who fiddle MOT's up on this public forum I'll remove it
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    Dazboss Like A Thristy Dingo ;)

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    Try back street garages that aren't so busy :)
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    Dani_B19 Audi-sports own special child.

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    TBH mate awesome gti charged a hell of alot for fitting, i phoned demon tweaks up for a price for fitting coilovers and they were £100 cheaper and also chucked in 4 wheel alignement and offered to do any other little jobs while they were at it, awesome wanted etc.

    I know where im going.
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    Mak Azure Blue S3

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    Im not after a bent garage, i want a proper mot, but i want it to pass with the de-cat on. I didn't put it on the car it was on when i bought it!

    There are loads of cars on the road running de-cat. Please can someone help and advise me a garage that will mot my s3 witht the de-cat on. Pm me if you like, Thanks again guys...
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    but it wont be a proper mot if they pass you with the decat fitted...
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    Give us a shout if you'd like any prices for parts and I'm sure we'll be able to help you out.

    Damian @ DPM Performance
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    Mak Azure Blue S3

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    Im still struggling. Looks like i'll have to put a cat on it.
    Anyone know if a standard cat will fit on as its a milltek system ive got on it at the moment, Or do i need a milltek sports cat which are very expensive i would have thought :)

    I dont really understand why the last owner put in on??? But thankyou (not)
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