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    1. The rear springs on nearly all MKIV 2WD platforms...

      The rear springs on nearly all MKIV 2WD platforms is around 120-130lbs. The R32 is considerably higher as the motion ratio is completely different. The simple answer to your rear end dilemma is to...
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      The Koni coilovers are fine. They have different...

      The Koni coilovers are fine. They have different spring rates for 1.8T vs TDI vs VR6. The Konis tend to be more softly sprung compared to the Bilsteins. They also feature a very low pressure...
    3. I used the upgraded fork on my VR6 clutch...

      I used the upgraded fork on my VR6 clutch equipped trans that is mounted to a 1.8T with the full assortment of bolt ons. The car is setup for aggressive autox and has a plate type differential. I...
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      http://www.myturbodiesel.com/images/a3/guide/audi-...

      http://www.myturbodiesel.com/images/a3/guide/audi-a3-led-headlight.gif
    5. The reinforced clutch fork prevents the fork from...

      The reinforced clutch fork prevents the fork from bending under high rpm, thus allowing for maximum clutch disengagement.
    6. An upgraded clutch fork would be nice. Flipside...

      An upgraded clutch fork would be nice. Flipside Customs makes one, along with a few others.
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      Have you tried adjusting the seat height. I had...

      Have you tried adjusting the seat height. I had a similar issue each time my knee area touched the edge of the seat when clutching in. Adjusting the seat height alleviated some of that. I too have...
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      How is the toe and caster setup on the car? How...

      How is the toe and caster setup on the car? How does the car feel right now? Pushing, oversteer, just want more corner grip?
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      Road race guys will say max out the camber. ...

      Road race guys will say max out the camber. Autox guys that run the big front bar style of setup will say max out the caster on the plates by turning them sideways and then using the camber bolts to...
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      Any additional details on this process?

      Any additional details on this process?
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      From all of my testing and and review of various...

      From all of my testing and and review of various setups across MKIV platforms for FWD to AWD cars, although the FWD car can potentially be faster than the AWD R32 the setup comes at a larger...
    12. The black series bushing is a stiffer durometer...

      The black series bushing is a stiffer durometer which would be even less ideal than the standard durometer. PowerFlex does however offer a bearing version which combines a poly bushing with a...
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      The 034 TT was not built by 034, it was purchased...

      The 034 TT was not built by 034, it was purchased as part of the Audi race program vehicle. The car is speced as a FWD car due to class regulations and to be competitive within that class.

      To...
    14. Could be your ignition switch. The power for the...

      Could be your ignition switch. The power for the lights is tied into the switch being activated. Commonly went out on MK3 and MK4 chassis cars.
    15. Any pictures straight on from the back? Thanks!

      Any pictures straight on from the back? Thanks!
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      Cold air is always better, but it should never be...

      Cold air is always better, but it should never be given presidence to volume. Lack of volume will make the turbo struggle to spool. Our intake systems are extremely long to begin with, adding...
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      You got a how to for that? I've always pulled...

      You got a how to for that? I've always pulled the ABS fuse which made it easier to brake later and Left Foot Brake, but also made it impossible to control the rear brake bias since the car uses the...
    18. No basis to that, just trying to figure out what...

      No basis to that, just trying to figure out what to keep my eyes out for as the updated sport packages are rolling in to our lots next week.

      Hoping you'll hear back from your contact sooner rather...
    19. Is it safe to assume that if the new Sport...

      Is it safe to assume that if the new Sport Package cars featuring the 15mm lowering and sport seats receive Nappa leather, that the base seats in the S3 will receive them as well?
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      If the shocks have enough free travel to actually...

      If the shocks have enough free travel to actually let the car move around before engaging the bumpstops, the effect of even a small 21mm swaybar is very noticeable.
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