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Lowering 8v

Alicia Jan 12, 2020

  1. Alicia

    Alicia New Member

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    I’m looking to lower my 2013 1.4TFSI 8V A3 Sport. I’ve heard that the Sport is lower from factory than the standard SE models. Does anyone know how much by? I’ve heard 5mm and 15mm, I’ve also heard it’s only S-Line that’s lowered and not Sport at all so I’m not sure what to think. I’m looking at lowering springs so I’m trying to find out if it is lower from factory so I can buy the right ones.

    Thanks in advance
     
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  3. Sandra

    Sandra Administrator Staff Member Administrator TeamMisano TFSI Owners Group S tronic Audi S3 quattro Platinum Supporter Audi Main Dealer

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    Damian @DPM should be able to advise you what’s best for your car.
     
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  4. RichardT

    RichardT Well-Known Member Team Brill Red saloon Audi A3

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    Don’t know the values but Sport is lower that SE and S-line is lower than Sport.
    But you could specify different heights from the factory (eg my saloon has SE suspension)
    So you need to check the actual spec to see which suspension your car has.
     
  5. Alicia

    Alicia New Member

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    The spec says it has Sport suspension. So definitely lower than SE at least
     
  6. RichardT

    RichardT Well-Known Member Team Brill Red saloon Audi A3

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    Right - you mean via the code numbers attached to the label in the boot and the “service”book? That’s the governing factor.
     
  7. traindweller

    traindweller Active Member Team Floret Silver Audi A3

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    You need to check your specific spec as I think it may have been an option to delete the lowered suspension on the sport model
     
  8. RichardT

    RichardT Well-Known Member Team Brill Red saloon Audi A3

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    Correct - and you could select s-line suspension as well.
     
  9. DPM

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    Sport is usually approximately 10mm lower than factory. How much further are you looking to lower?

    Damian @ DPM Performance
     
  10. dp_motley

    dp_motley 2012 A3 1.6 TDI S line 2019 A3 35TFSI S line Sportback TFSI Owners Group S-line owners group Team Nano Grey S tronic

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    Sport 8V is 15 mm lower than SE.
     
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  11. Alicia

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    I’ve entered my VIN into myAudi and standard equipment includes sport suspension. I’ve looked through my options codes and the ones regarding suspension are these:

    1JC = Rear shock absorption for sports design
    G01 = Front shock absorption
    L11 = Suspension range 11 installation control only, no requirement forecast

    unless I’ve entered them wrong ‍♀️
     
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  13. Fatbloke

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    I have a 2016 8v 150tdi quattro. My codes are

    PRCode: 1JC = Rear shock absorption for sports design
    PRCode: G02 = Front shock absorption
    PRCode: L31 = Suspension range 31 installation control only no requirement forecast

    What's the difference with G02 and L31 compared to above??

    I want to lower mine by 20 - 25mm (actual).

    I found an Eibach code (E10-15-021-10-22) but got conflicting info from different sites whether it fitted or not.

    Anyone got any ideas?
     
  14. Alicia

    Alicia New Member

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    I only want to close off the arch gap a bit, so perhaps about 20-30mm
     
  15. Alicia

    Alicia New Member

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    Do you have SE, Sport or S-Line?
     
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    Fatbloke Active Member

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    S-Line
     
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