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Quattro Coilovers advice

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by nathanjuk, May 1, 2014.

  1. nathanjuk

    nathanjuk New Member

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    I've been a long time lurker on the forum and I've picked up some great bits of info, now I have a question I'm hoping you can help with.

    I'm looking at my options for fitting coilovers and I wondered what peoples opinions are on the two I've found and whether there are any other options I've missed. My car is a 2002 A3 TDI Quattro which I believe has the same suspension as the S3.

    I've ordered a set of adjustable tie bars, is there anything else I need or should do at the same time? drop links? top mounts?

    I'm looking for some with decent quality coilovers but at a reasonable price and I'd like to have the option of adjusting the damping so my two options at the moment are:

    FK Konigsport

    FK Konigsport Coilover Suspension Kit A3 8L 1.8T Quattro, 1.9TDi Quattro 08/98> - £660.00 : The premier online mail order VAG suspension and performance specialists. We offer a wide range of all the best branded suspension and performance parts for

    or

    Vmaxx Xxtreme
    V-Maxx Xxtreme Coilover Kit - Audi S3 8L | Awesome GTI


    What are peoples thoughts?

    Thanks
     
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  3. Syvo

    Syvo IF IN DOUBT GO FLAT OUT

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    I have a set of fk coil overs with shorter drop links and the top mounts are only 12month old.
    Will take £150 for them carny be any more reasonable price than that m8. There off a a3 Quattro

    You will need to either collect or arrange courier.
     
  4. jay22s3

    jay22s3 2nd gear sorts em out

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    is that just for the front set or front and rear coil overs ?
     
  5. nathanjuk

    nathanjuk New Member

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    Thanks for the offer, I'm tending to think I'd prefer to buy new so I won't ever have to touch them again! Are they adjustable dampers?

    I've now found a couple more options at a similar price:
    AP Height & Damping Coilovers
    £664.20
    AUDI A3 (8L) Quattro / 4WD 12/96- AP HEIGHT & DAMPING COILOVERS Lowers Car by: Front: 30-50 mm Rear: 30-50mm


    AUDI A3 Quattro S3 Spax RSX Coilovers - RSX749
    £630
    AUDI A3 Quattro S3 Spax RSX Coilovers RSX749 Only �630.00

    Does anyone have any of these kits fitted? Anyone have any opinions on them?
     
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  6. nathanjuk

    nathanjuk New Member

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    Nobody has any opinions?!
     
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    Speak to DPM Performance, does a good range and offers plenty of advice
     
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