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MK4 springs on a a3???

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by DionBullock, Jan 15, 2010.

  1. DionBullock

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    Hi, can anyone tell me if the springs off a mk4 golf gti would fit a facelift 1.8t A3???

    reason for asking is i know a lad who is selling lowering springs from his mk4 golf very cheap and was wondering if theyd fit straight onto the audi???

    cheers!
     
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  3. Prawn

    Prawn My other car is a MINI!!!!

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    they do indeed fit, no worries at all :)
     
  4. DionBullock

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    ideal! not bad for a tenner! :)
     
  5. Lemon S3

    Lemon S3 Alex

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    Does anyone know if 1999 S3 springs will fit a mk4 golf 1.8t gti?
     
  6. adamss24

    adamss24 Well-Known Member

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    The fronts will fit, rears wont. S3 is quattro and has independent rear suspenssion.
     
  7. Prawn

    Prawn My other car is a MINI!!!!

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    no. they won't. S3 has IRS, mk4 has a rear beam.
     
  8. Lemon S3

    Lemon S3 Alex

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    Cheers guys, someone asked me this on the lowering springs im selling on ebay and wasn't 100%.
     
  9. Matt82

    Matt82 Active Member

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    isnt the golf quite a few KG heavier... if so, think about the spring rates
     

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