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suspension, what to do?

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by Plunky, Jun 5, 2010.

  1. Plunky

    Plunky Member

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    Right, after having a really crashy feel to the ride of my car and getting a lot of vibration in the car when hitting small bumps in the road, I have replaced both top mount bushes and bearings, lower ball joints, wishbones with all new bushes and also the arb drop links.
    However, I am still getting the same crashy feel and the vibration through the steering wheel when going over bumps.
    Has anyone else got any suggestions? By the way I have jamex coilovers (not sure if these are knackered, as they do look a little bit worse for wear)

    Cheers

    Liam
     
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  3. Matt82

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    i think youve answered your own question. coilovers dont really promote comfort
     
  4. Plunky

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    they always been fine in the past. I cant think what else to change
     
  5. JD09

    JD09 I'm not modding, I'm improving
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    My coilovers were the cause of all my issues. Swap for a spring and damper kit.
     
  6. VeVeX

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    If your prepared to spend money good quality coilovers are as good if not better then the likes of B8s.

    Budget coilovers + 1400kgs+ of S3 is a bad idea if your hoping for comfort or good handling.
     

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