1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

Update, Lowered

Discussion in 'Audi S4/A4/A4 Cab (B7 Chassis)' started by T3nnant, Apr 20, 2014.

  1. T3nnant
    Offline

    T3nnant Active Member

    Joined:
    Jan 7, 2013
    Messages:
    369
    Likes Received:
    65
    Today we seen some lovely weather, enough so to tempt me outside and get around to fitting my coilovers!

    I didn't get any pics during as basically I just wanted it to be over!

    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]

    looks good, but slightly to low I think... haha
    will leave it for a couple days to let it settle down, but rather unhappy that the back didn't really go any lower.

    sadly this is also the outcome...[​IMG]

    im now unable to use my driveway.
    #1
    ruairi83 likes this.
  2. unitzero
    Offline

    unitzero Active Member

    Joined:
    Sep 13, 2008
    Messages:
    254
    Likes Received:
    47
    You could always remove the adjusters in the rear to gain more lows
    #2
    T3nnant likes this.
  3. Macdoon
    Online

    Macdoon Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jan 20, 2010
    Messages:
    1,611
    Likes Received:
    292
    Looks great pal, maybe raise the front a wee bit to match the back, will still look great and might give you just enough clearance for the driveway
    #3
  4. NHN
    Offline

    NHN Modmetractor

    Joined:
    Jan 14, 2008
    Messages:
    27,228
    Likes Received:
    1,220
    Yeah, nice weather, where as it sucks today lol.
    #4
    T3nnant likes this.
  5. T3nnant
    Offline

    T3nnant Active Member

    Joined:
    Jan 7, 2013
    Messages:
    369
    Likes Received:
    65
    tried it mate and didn't make any difference, same with mates old Passat we did.

    yea front defo needs raised! just beached myself on a speedbump before, I nearly cried... I jumped out to check no parts were missing haha.
    im not to bothered about driveway to be fair, can park outside house, just not very practical when driving :(
    #5
  6. TOM.S
    Offline

    TOM.S Active Member

    Joined:
    Sep 27, 2010
    Messages:
    375
    Likes Received:
    45
    if you just installed them coilies you should set them to max height for a few days/let say for a week ,let them to settle and then adjust to desired height.. just a friendly advice
    are those wheels 18's or 19's ??
    #6
  7. T3nnant
    Offline

    T3nnant Active Member

    Joined:
    Jan 7, 2013
    Messages:
    369
    Likes Received:
    65
    Couple more pics..

    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]7
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    #7
    unitzero, jdp1962 and TOM.S like this.
  8. T3nnant
    Offline

    T3nnant Active Member

    Joined:
    Jan 7, 2013
    Messages:
    369
    Likes Received:
    65
    Yea mate, we usually would. But in all honesty it was laziness.
    We had to wind them down low so we could get the springs and top mounts onto them, and had to keep them low to wiggle them into space. wound them back up afterwards but as it was such a long way to go. we got to a decent height to be able to drive.

    They are 18s mate.
    #8
  9. jdp1962
    Offline

    jdp1962 Grumpy Old Moderator Staff Member Moderator

    Joined:
    May 26, 2003
    Messages:
    5,834
    Likes Received:
    839
    That is a nice-looking car! :thumbsup:
    #9
    T3nnant likes this.
  10. T3nnant
    Offline

    T3nnant Active Member

    Joined:
    Jan 7, 2013
    Messages:
    369
    Likes Received:
    65
    thank you mate :)
    #10
  11. bigrich690
    Offline

    bigrich690 Member

    Joined:
    Dec 28, 2011
    Messages:
    537
    Likes Received:
    39
    What coilovers are they?
    #11
  12. T3nnant
    Offline

    T3nnant Active Member

    Joined:
    Jan 7, 2013
    Messages:
    369
    Likes Received:
    65
    I went for the very basic option of Jom. Iv had them before and been very happy in the past, so why change now :)

    Bargain price too!
    #12
  13. C6 DRN
    Offline

    C6 DRN living the dream

    Joined:
    Oct 22, 2012
    Messages:
    221
    Likes Received:
    48
    Very nice!
    #13
    T3nnant likes this.
  14. bigrich690
    Offline

    bigrich690 Member

    Joined:
    Dec 28, 2011
    Messages:
    537
    Likes Received:
    39
    Yea why not lol, front looks good, I've just bought them same wheels you have on so when I get them on I think I might wind the front down abit more like yours, as for the back, hopefully they will settle in and drop abit more, then it will look super wide at the back :)

    I'm running APs and they sit just abit lower than your at the back with the adjuster plates in

    Anyway she is looking very nice bud, keep up the good work
    #14
  15. T3nnant
    Offline

    T3nnant Active Member

    Joined:
    Jan 7, 2013
    Messages:
    369
    Likes Received:
    65

    get some pics up when done!

    iv had to wind front up around 15mm as bumps trapped me at home!
    #15
  16. bigrich690
    Offline

    bigrich690 Member

    Joined:
    Dec 28, 2011
    Messages:
    537
    Likes Received:
    39
    Lol I have to drive down the middle of the road when I get to bumps other wise I beach it lol my wheels came today but need to save for some tyres now so might be a few weeks before they're on but will put up a thread when they're on
    #16
    T3nnant likes this.
  17. s3_trev
    Offline

    s3_trev Active Member

    Joined:
    Nov 29, 2013
    Messages:
    676
    Likes Received:
    143
    Yeah I think it was a good move winding the fronts up a bit, they do look very low. I think with suspension one of the main things is matching the front to the back visually. This is so important IMO.
    #17
  18. T3nnant
    Offline

    T3nnant Active Member

    Joined:
    Jan 7, 2013
    Messages:
    369
    Likes Received:
    65
    You are right!
    it didn't look to bad on the grass but on tarmac it was crazy how low fron t was compared to back.
    I like the stance lower on front but not to much, just need it practical though!
    #18
  19. sewell10
    Offline

    sewell10 Member

    Joined:
    Dec 19, 2010
    Messages:
    225
    Likes Received:
    8
    Looking good fella
    #19
    T3nnant likes this.

Share This Page