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Weitec Ultra GT 30mm Kit Photos

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by bouncer--daz, Jan 24, 2008.

  1. bouncer--daz

    bouncer--daz A dog is for life....not just for friday nights!

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    Hi guys... alot of people asked for some photos and opinions of the kit...so here goes:
    Heres the kit...plus extra parts that I had delivered:
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    The delivery time was very quick... i think 2 days.

    Here is my car on standard shocks and springs:
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    As you can see it looks like its on stilts!

    And here is the car lowered 30mm on the weitec kit:
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    Now im very happy with the kit so far... the drop gives an OEM look compared to maybe the euro look of a larger drop which inturn would of involved replacing other parts and I may of possibly had rubbing issues with the ARB and driveshafts.
    The ride quality is brilliant... I will state that I had new rubber top mounts, bearings and ARB bushes fitted at the sametime which was definately worth it. Barely cost anything and I had a knocking sound when going over bumps etc which was down too the bearing being cracked and the one ARB bush was shot aswell. Also just too finish things off I had all of the tracking done just incase.
    So now the car handles like a brand new car. Ive driven the car 2-3 days now and the it holds very well in the corners with no roll at all. The roads around my area are terrible aswell... you can feel the pot holes etc but the kit does a very good job a soaking them up.
    In conclusion if you want a good balance of great handling, comfort, low budget and OEM look then you definately cant go wrong with this kit!

    Costs:
    Weitec 30mm springs and shocks: £269.00 thanks too dpm
    Rubber Top Mounts: £8 each plus vat
    Strut Bearings: £4.98 each plus vat
    ABR bushes: £3.87 each plus vat
    Tracking: £21.30
    Fitting cost: £130 (*cash - cough cough* ) note this included fitting the new cat in the photo above which was time consuming as the bolts holding the front pipe onto the manifold didnt wana budge.

    All in all im a happy audi owner:)
     
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  3. jeffers999

    jeffers999 got boost

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    looks nice mate... i need some sort of kit for my s3 soon ....
     
  4. bouncer--daz

    bouncer--daz A dog is for life....not just for friday nights!

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    Ive just been out 2nite on A-roads full of S bends... the motorway and country lanes... the kit adapts too it all. Ive just got to put it too the test of time.
     
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    Looks top mate, glad your happy! :icon_thumright:
     
  6. A3_Turbo

    A3_Turbo Swaying towards IHI....

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    Doesnt look too different from standard to me but as long as your happy!

    50MM is the kit to go for really!

    Jason
     
  7. marms

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    I'm a big fan of the Weitec kits. I had them on my Mk4 Golf and did 90000 miles on them without any problems.

    Very compliant ride (which was important to me).

    However,the thing that impresses me the most is how consistent you are with your parking. It hasn't moved an inch between photos. :)
     
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    Bong Water In two minds

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    Looks great, looks about the same height as mine which is on the standard factory sport kit.
     
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    I have just revieved the weitech 40mm kit which I ordered for my a3, is booked in for nxt friday to have it fitted, cant wait to see what it looks like!:jump:
     
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    urs looks good on the 30mm kit by the way:icon_thumright:
     
  11. bouncer--daz

    bouncer--daz A dog is for life....not just for friday nights!

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    See i dont bother with all this modern bullsh!t of parking sensors... u know when your in the right place when you hit the kerb lol

    As for the comment about not much difference... there is a clear difference.. and as I stated I wanted a more OEM look rather than scrapping the tarmac euro look.:p
     
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    looks good mate. i cant make my mind up on weitec kit or blisteins on my a3 quattro tho
     
  13. bouncer--daz

    bouncer--daz A dog is for life....not just for friday nights!

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    The more I drive it the happier I am with the money spent... havnt drove a car on the blisteins so cant compare but thumbs up on the weitec kit.
     
  14. racc

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    Car looks great now! Did you happen to measure if drop was accurately 30mm?

    I think I'll install same Weitec kit to my 1.8 before summer. I like my A3 except feedback of steering is usually (<120km/h) rather dead. Probably I should first replace bushings, but now yet sure with what. Polyurethane (Powerflex), original rubber, or investigate if S3 would have better OEM parts that fit. I've read so different comments about PU.

    This Weitec -30mm kit is very nicely priced also in Finland. Nice to see you are happy with it!
     
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    Do they do 30mm, 40mm and 50mm kits for Weitec GT Kits then?
     
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    bouncer--daz A dog is for life....not just for friday nights!

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