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Tyre rubbing on cornering.

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by SanityClause, Oct 25, 2004.

  1. SanityClause
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    [Oct 25, 2004]
    Had to put my car (S3) into the stealers today, drove it with 2 passengers last week and on right hand turns the tyre was rubbing inside the wing especially on hard lock.
    Had my local garage have a look at it and was told that the springs and shock absorbers looked fine.
    No problems with wishbones or any of the steering/suspension either.
    Has anyone who has lowered their suspension had this problem?
    Not sure if the previous owner has decided to go down this route, wheels are standard Avus 17".
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    [Oct 25, 2004]
    Fat passengers?
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    [Oct 25, 2004]
    Wish it had been, least I'd have a clue what was happening. /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif
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    [Oct 26, 2004]
    Thats odd, I'm running 19" wheels and can carry 4 passenger + me with no catching at all!, so plenty of room for the standard 17" wheels to into.
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