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The Stance Thread

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by pinterovski, Sep 23, 2011.

  1. Ads

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    Eibach giving a "nose down" stance is a bit of a myth.
    There's only 10mm difference between front and rear so the only place that you notice it is... the gaps between arch and tyre are equal at the front and rear, where as with h&r there's slightly less gap at the rear, giving a "nose up" stance ;)

    But either way its hard to notice unless you take a proper look.
     
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  3. munchkincoupe

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    Fair comments :)
     
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    Ads, that begs the question, what benefits do the Eibach springs give over the standard ones? Other than the obvious lower ride height. I'm hoping they'll be a little less crashy than standard s-line set up.
     
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    Eibachs on my Subaru were not very good IMHO. Even worse when I moved to Eibach coilovers. Lol
     
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    Eibach coilovers are terrible.
     
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    I've tried H&R, Eibach and some of the other cheaper branded springs on several other cars I've owned and I just prefer the quality of the H&R product - that is just my opinion though
     
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    FK Silverlines with no helpers in

    BBS Super RS 8x18 ET37 and 9x18 ET39

    215/35/18 and 225/35/18
     
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    Can't wait to my front is done Ian, your car is my inspiration :wub:
     
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    moag she's no d-turbo

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    How do you find the FKs Ian? Is the ride ok?
     
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    They are ok, I have no issues with them
     
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    I thought so too and it was a bad decision on my part! They were well hard and so crashy on our roads. Jees i wasted so much money on that car. lol
     
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    :laugh: Live and learn my friend.
     
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    What difference does the super make?
     
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    The Sper RS are 2 piece forged, normal RS's are three piece and don't tend to come in 18/19" sizes.

    The Super RS is still in production so you can buy new from BBS, the normal RS's ceased production years ago.
     
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    Ahh interesting you learn something new everyday!

    Thanks :)
     
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    1) Picture of your car
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    2) Brand of Coilover/suspension/Air Ride
    Standard S3 dampers, H&R 25mm lowering springs

    3) wheel and offset
    BBS RS 861 8.5"x19" ET48 "Speedlines"

    4) tire and size
    Falken 452, 225/35 R19

    5) spacer brand/thickness
    none fitted

    6) other info (fender rolling, replacement tie rod ends, etc)
    H&R ARBs, everything else stock
     
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    How would 235/35/19 look on 9x19 et52 all round?

    Will they go straight on?
     
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    There will be slight stretch, you will need 5/6mm spacer to clear the front strut.
     
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    Will spacers be needed at rear else the track is wider at the front
     
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    Yes really otherwise it'll look silly.
     
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    Loving some of these cars lads :thumbsup:
     
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    Picture

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    Wheels
    BMW Tiger Claw ( X5 Wheels) 10j rear 9j front ET46
    215 35 19 tyres with nice stretch

    Spacers/Adaptors

    H+R 5x112 > BMW Fitment (20mm Spacer)

    Suspension

    Standard Sport suspension ( 20mm lowering)
    looking to buy coilovers shortly

    Arch work:

    Non as of yet, gonig to get them flared when the lowering happens :)
     
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    1) Picture of your car;
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    2) Brand of Coilover/suspension/Air Ride;
    KW V3 Coilovers:wub:

    3) wheel and offset;
    VMR V710's Matt Black ET45 8.5J

    4) tire and size;
    Yokohama S Drive 225/35/19

    5) spacer brand/thickness;
    None

    6) other info (fender rolling, replacement tie rod ends, etc);
    none of the above
     
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    Very nice!
     
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    Thanks Nathan!
    I got some rubbing issues all over but the car is on very soft setup at the moment,
    need to stiffen her up and go down in the front for another 6-8mm!
    Oh and at the back i will also remove the screw bumper. I think that will do the trick ;)
     
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    I have a private plate similar to this on retention; "H6 YCB" if you'd like it, make me an offer?
     
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    Ap coilovers
    Standard Audi BBS CH
    no spacers


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    H&r springs
    235/35/19 mtm Bimotos...
     
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    nice..there was a set for sale over here and they were very tempting. it looks great on solar orange.
     
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    love the orange...mmmmmmmmmmmmm
     
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    lowered it a touch more today

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    it's better now.
     
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    Staggered 18" BBS LMs.... No idea of offset

    Before: 80mm drop

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    Speed-bump friendly JOM Coilovers 35mm drop

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    The drop isn't your problem, its your tyres.
     
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    Absolutely love the stance, some people would say too nose heavy but i think it looks fab :)
     
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    2) Brand of Coilover/suspension/Air Ride;
    Jamex coilovers

    3) wheel and offset;
    Winter Audi A8 Fat fives ET45 8.5J 18
    Summer 9x19" BBS Super RS (on route from USA!)

    4) tire and size;
    Goodyear eagle F1 225/40/18


    5) spacer brand/thickness;
    None
     
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    1) Pictures
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    2) Brand of Coilover/suspension/Air Ride;
    FK Sport Edition Plus coilovers

    3) wheel and offset;
    Staggered 19" Speedlines
    Front - ET48 8.5"
    Rear - ET42 9"

    4) tire and size;
    215/35/19 federals all round

    5) spacer brand/thickness;
    Front - 10mm H&R
     
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    Not stanced but what the heck... Changes coming in the next couple of months so will be good to see people's opinions before/after...

    1) Picture of your car

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    2) Brand of Coilover/suspension/Air Ride
    Cheapo eBay specials (TA Teknicks, been surprisingly good though)

    3) wheel and offset
    RS6 (reps I think) 18x8.5 et38

    4) tire and size
    215/35/18

    5) spacer brand/thickness
    N/A, needs them out back.

    6) other info (fender rolling, replacement tie rod ends, etc)
    None


    Plan is to get it resprayed, FK Coilovers so I can go lower, and some new wheels :) Possibly an s-line spoiler, new steering wheel and double din/rns-e conversion
     
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