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Rear drop links

Maz Mar 29, 2010

  1. Maz

    Maz Moon is made of green cheese

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    One of my rear drop links has had it and they seem pretty cheap to replace, do you think its worth doing both at the same time? Also, with my car being lowered would they need to be uprated ones or would OEM be ok?
     
  2. mk1chopper

    mk1chopper Missing the S3

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    OEM should be fine, your call on replacing both (if it aint broke dont fix) but if its the original then chances are the other is going to be worn too.
     
  3. Maz

    Maz Moon is made of green cheese

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    Thanks, thats what I thought. The cars nine years old now so If one goes the others likely to go as well. The parts seem cheap enough just need to find someone to fit them.
     
  4. Welly

    Welly VX220 SC Driver :)

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    False economy to only replace 1 mate, lets be honest....

    Can't be more than a tenner ish? Sacrifice a chinese takeaway on a Sat night and do it!!
     
  5. mk1chopper

    mk1chopper Missing the S3

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    You should be able to fit yourself if you have access to some axle stands not a hard job just unbolt old and replace (I think)
     
  6. DaveA3

    DaveA3 Audi A-Trizzle!

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    how do u know when theyre gone? what are the symtoms out of interest?
     
  7. Maz

    Maz Moon is made of green cheese

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    You will hear an irritating knocking noise.
     
  8. Maz

    Maz Moon is made of green cheese

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    True, I'll get both done. Audi quoted £42 inc vat for the pair.

    How long do you think it would take to fit them?
     
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    rossbrownlee Ross_S4

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    1animal1 The Clar!! it mouves!!! VCDS Map User

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    Maz, PM PJM speedy or Stoke Audi...you'll pay virtually trade that way.....
     
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    1animal1 The Clar!! it mouves!!! VCDS Map User

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    shouldnt take an hour to fit on the drive as is only two bolts on each, just make sure you have two spanners as each bolt needs securing at both ends
     
  12. Maz

    Maz Moon is made of green cheese

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    Thanks mate, I'm tempted to have-a-go myself but would rather pay a small fee to ensure its done right. I have a habit of breaking things whenever I try a bit of diy, lol.
     
  13. mk1chopper

    mk1chopper Missing the S3

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    Well I wouldnt pay for more than half an hours labour, If you had access to a ramp and airline tools it wouldnt take more than 30 mins top, doing it yourself with axel stands and a jack you'll spend more time putting the car up on stands and taking the wheels off than you will attually changing the drop links.
     
  14. Maz

    Maz Moon is made of green cheese

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    Thanks chopper, I dont have none of the above so its a trip to AMD. They have quoted £30+vat to fit them within half hour so thats not bad at all.
     
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    1animal1 The Clar!! it mouves!!! VCDS Map User

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    £30+vat plus the costs of parts???????? if so then sod them off and get 'Billy' at the local idiot place to do them, they really are that simple....even JBS are only £25 for half hours labour...
     
  16. Maz

    Maz Moon is made of green cheese

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    Yes, lol. I'm not gonna lose sleep over the sake of five pound but things are a touch steeper down south.

    Even the local Billy down ere would want a similar amount to fit them, trust me.
     

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