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Standard S3 suspension

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by AndyM, Jun 3, 2006.

  1. AndyM

    AndyM Member

    Jan 3, 2003
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    Ive been considering uprating the shocks on my S3 but keeping the standard springs. I have had issues with some stupidly large speed bumps on the way to work and im currently happy with the cars appearance which is why I dont really want to lower it at all.
    Im finding the ride a bit harsh and crashy at times, I've had the car 5 years since new so maybe its getting worse im not sure.

    Do the paint marks on the springs represent different rates or something else, ive got 1x white & 1x pink and I cant find this combination anywhere in ETKA although the code for shocks lines up with std S3. If there are different rates what part number/paint codes do they match up to, ie softer, harder springs.

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  3. Buster

    Buster Member

    Dec 3, 2005
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    I'd also be interested in this if anyone has an answer
  4. ChriS3

    ChriS3 hud at ye bam

    Jan 25, 2006
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    There was an option of Audi GmbH sports suspenion, but I think that was only available in Europe. Paul-S3 has it on his car.

    I had pink and white spots on my springs, not sure if it really means anything....

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