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Springs or Coilovers?

Discussion in 'A4/A4 cabriolet/S4 forum(B6 chassis)' started by czm, Mar 13, 2013.

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    I am looking at lowering my wifes Avant 1.8T B6

    I am on quite a tight budget (£400) and I want to maintian the best ride quality as possible as she would not be happy carting the kids to school in a very firm harsh ride.

    I am not looking for a major low ride but maybe something around 40/50mm drop.

    The way I see it I have two options:

    1) Some cheapy coilover like the JOM ones
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    2) Some decent springs only like the Eibach Pro Spring Kit and maybe b5 perches.

    So what woudl be my best option for decent comfortable ride with a nice stance.
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    From what you've said I'd say go for a good quality set of springs and shocks which will give you a better ride quality over coilovers or just changing the springs.

    Damian @ DPM Performance
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    Thanks m8
    What spring/shock combo would you recommend?

    Also what about the b5 perches? Would that drop the front a little more without to much ride quality loss?
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