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Whats the differnce in height between standard and sports suspension?

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by technics100, Jul 18, 2005.

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    [Jul 18, 2005]
    Is there any difference in the height of a standard A3 and a Sport A3, if so could someone tell me what it is?

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    The suspension is different, both stiffer and lower but I'm afraid I dont know how much lower the sport is.
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    technics100, like your avatar!
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    thanks, I have changed to a B6 A4 but haven't changed my avatar yet, what about this one
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    Ithink the ride height between the standard and sport setup is fairly small. The only thing I have really noticed is the suspension being noticeably harder on the sport model.

    It feels a bit more "poised" than the standard version and gives you more feedback when driving - oh - and whiplash when you go over a speedbump too fast
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    [Jul 19, 2005]
    The A3 with sports suspension was lowered by 20mm over standard suspension, this is taken from the official UK A3 brochure for the A3 facelift version dated June 2000.

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    I think the B6 A4 sport is 35mm lower, and that this increased from 20mm in early 2004.. but may be wrong!
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