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Wheel alignment settings for audi s3

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by Simplicity, May 30, 2013.

  1. Simplicity
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    Hello all,

    on sat I'm going to have a full geometry set up after fitting Coilovers and new poly bushes all round. I'm trying to find the best settings to use, does anyone have experience of setting up a s3?
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    kwistof South East Events Moderator Regional Rep

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    -0.5 rear camber
    -1.3 front camber

    zero toe if my memory serves me right..
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    jojo S3 Drift King! Staff Member Moderator

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    My personal opinion is everyone likes their cars set up differently, and unless everyone is running the same suspension setup, setting can vary loads. I find that the cars ride height effects the handling quit dramatically! Lowering the center of gravity has a great effect on handling, the S3 is a hard car to get the balance right due to the unpredictable nature of the 4wd system aswell.
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    superkarl MAN OF STEEL

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    Agree with jo. But gops' figures are pretty safe and would run well on most peoples cars as a daily driver.

    Prawns your man to ask if you want something more aggressive
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    Sam_ Down under

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    I went for the following, a little more aggressive but the zero toe helps with tyre wear. It feels awesome but then the clubsports are pretty decent.

    Front
    +7° caster
    -2°25 camber
    0 toe


    Rear
    -1°30 camber
    0 toe

    Have a read of this:
    Garage Alignment Guide - Turbo Magazine
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