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Wheels OR Coilovers?

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by tyrrelll, Mar 5, 2011.

  1. tyrrelll
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    OK so this month i'm gonna get either wheels or coilovers, my funds wont stretch far enough to get both so i'll have to wait till next month..But what should I go for first? If I go for wheels it means i'll be driving round like a tractor for a month :huh:
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    Did you just answer your own question there?
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    haha I think I did
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    Id stockpile the parts until could get them fitted at once, which wheels mate?
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    Yeh i think thats the best bet, i'll be going from 16s to 18s so I might have to adjust the coilovers if I get them on first anyway.
    Think i'll go for bbs LM reps... if I come across a decent set that is
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    coilovers 1st adl!
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    Wheels and her springs for me. Wheels will make you happy and at least you can drop it too. Unless you got an S3 or drive hard I wouldn't put the coilovers first, especially if you only got 16's on :ninja:. Wheels and springs and save for coilies.
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    Coilvers first!!
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    I agree, coilovers first.

    Then, wheels, and adjust the coilovers further down! :D
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    Coilovers first ALL DAY LONG.
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    Thanks guys, gonna get some coilovers ordered tomorrow :D
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    [Mar 13, 2011]
    what ones you gonna go with?
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    Im gonna go for JOM, they're budget but i've heard good things about them. Cant wait to get it sorted now.
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    Post up your findings once there on mate
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    will do fella
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    [Mar 13, 2011]
    Always go coil-overs first. Solely because it will help you get ideas on your wheels. You can see exactly how your car can sit and what you can make work.
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    You want them to settle first.
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    [Mar 14, 2011]
    coilovers first dude you know it makes sense
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    I'd agreee, coilovers first.

    Damian @ DPM Performance
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