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Springs and ARB's!

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by waring192, May 12, 2010.

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    [May 12, 2010]
    Many thanks to Damian for a very fast delivery of the ARB's! Great service and would buy again.

    Postie also dropped off something else:

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    And also the S3 cover from Seeb, cheers :thumbsup:

    As you can see in the background, Audi kindly gave me there A4 2.0tdi while mines in for a couple of days. Nice car but no leather. I do like the rns-e though, better screen res and takes my 16gb sd car but is very very laggy.

    Springs, ARB's and new set of tyres are being fitted Tuesday :jump:
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    [May 12, 2010]
    Fair play mate im in 2 minds weather to put my springs on .
    As they do need droping that 25mm i think .
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    [May 12, 2010]
    Go on! Wack them on!

    Im going coilovers soonish but at £170 you cannot complain (keeps the mrs happy)! To be honest the rear looks perfect, just the front is abit high.
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    [May 22, 2010]
    Car needs a good clean but ARB's, springs and new tyres are now on:

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    Its given it quite a good drop but im finding them abit bouncy at the moment, maybe they just need tome to settle? The ARB's have a made a huge difference though, hardly any body roll around the corners and hardly any under steer.

    So what you think?
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    [May 22, 2010]
    I think you need big brakes, get on msn dude, I spoke to dave...
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    [May 22, 2010]
    Also, I had the ARB's, Springs and Tyres fitted and balanced at my local Audi place (Keith Edwards Motors) for £220! Thats a very good price!
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    [May 22, 2010]
    It looks nice mate might have to drop mine on soon .
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    [May 23, 2010]
    Is it normal for the H&R springs to make your ride bouncier? Thought the springs were supposed to "stiffen" up your ride?
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    [May 23, 2010]
    H&R Springs are quite alot stiffer, Matt's S3 with H&Rs that I've been out in is quite stiff tbh
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    [May 23, 2010]
    They are stiffer but have a bouncy edge to it, hard to explain!
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    [May 23, 2010]
    So have they bedded in yet chap?

    does look a pretty perfect hight and really suits the car, planning my mods atm and think these are fist on the list.
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    [May 23, 2010]
    Get on msn james!
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    [Jul 16, 2010]
    The photos taken then didnt really show the drop so its had a clean and took some slightly better ones:

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    [Jul 16, 2010]
    Looks good but think it makes the standard rims looks too small now, you gonna change them too?
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    [Jul 16, 2010]
    I sure am, looking to do it in the next week!
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    [Jul 17, 2010]
    Hi mate, didn't I read somewhere that Matt Andrew was thinking of changing his CK's in anthracite for something new? They suit the Ibis a treat. Maybe worthwhile a PM to him if you like them? It was a couple of weeks ago, so not sure if they've gone already or not.
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    [Jul 17, 2010]
    I think waring should send me his wheels so i can dispose of them for you :drag:

    The car looks lovely!
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    [Jul 17, 2010]
    Are they 25mm spring you have fitted ? They look low if they are just 25, but are s3's naturally lower than a normal a3?
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    [Jul 17, 2010]
    Yep just 25mm drop
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