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    1. Member fbm93's Avatar
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      03-18-2011 08:26 AM #71
      mine arent bouncy. did you trim down the bumpstops?
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      03-18-2011 10:27 AM #72
      Quote Originally Posted by fbm93 View Post
      mine arent bouncy. did you trim down the bumpstops?
      I took the bumpstops and the helper springs out in the front but in the rear i still have the bumpstops in.

      I dont want to void the warranty.

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      03-18-2011 01:29 PM #73

      3rd times the charm.

      Now i can lower it

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      03-18-2011 06:21 PM #74
      There ya go.

      With my coils almost all the way down (22 1/4" gtf) the ride was a bit bouncy, but not uncontrollable or too bad. At 23 1/4" it feels stock.

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      03-18-2011 06:24 PM #75
      Quote Originally Posted by NickBroderick View Post
      There ya go.

      With my coils almost all the way down (22 1/4" gtf) the ride was a bit bouncy, but not uncontrollable or too bad. At 23 1/4" it feels stock.
      Yeah i hear ya..its alittle bouncy but i can deal with it. Philly roads are horrible but im gonna lower it more.

      Ill post pics tomorrow.

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      03-21-2011 10:54 PM #76
      Lower it.
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      03-22-2011 08:19 AM #77
      Quote Originally Posted by SeanKirk23 View Post
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      03-22-2011 02:21 PM #78
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      Keren get on my level

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      03-24-2011 05:54 PM #79

      Well i got my euro trunk today and the top left corner is bent up a little. Im hoping its not a pain to fix. It needs a good paint job anyway so we'll see how it turns out.

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      03-24-2011 06:15 PM #80
      Quote Originally Posted by MarcMiller View Post
      Yeah i hear ya..its alittle bouncy but i can deal with it. Philly roads are horrible but im gonna lower it more.

      Ill post pics tomorrow.
      Where in philly are you?
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      03-24-2011 06:59 PM #81
      Quote Originally Posted by MarcMiller View Post

      Well i got my euro trunk today and the top left corner is bent up a little. Im hoping its not a pain to fix. It needs a good paint job anyway so we'll see how it turns out.
      where did you get the trunk?

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      03-24-2011 08:29 PM #82
      Quote Originally Posted by James Himself View Post
      Where in philly are you?
      Northeast.

      Quote Originally Posted by illeurob5 View Post
      where did you get the trunk?
      i bought it off someone in the classifieds. 200$ shipped. needs to be wetsanded and painted but its not bad.

      just noticed this corner being bent..me and the seller thing greyhound dropped it.
      what do yous think? is this fixable? if so easily?



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      03-24-2011 08:38 PM #83
      I think with some tlc it's fixable no biggie

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      03-24-2011 08:49 PM #84
      AreYou going to school in philly or born and raised? We should hang out some time, I live pretty close

      ThatTrunk is fixable, you can probably hammer out straight
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      03-24-2011 09:06 PM #85
      Quote Originally Posted by illeurob5 View Post
      I think with some tlc it's fixable no biggie
      thanks im sure it'll work out.

      Quote Originally Posted by James Himself View Post
      AreYou going to school in philly or born and raised? We should hang out some time, I live pretty close

      ThatTrunk is fixable, you can probably hammer out straight
      yeah it should be fine. Greyhound blows

      but i was born and raised in philly man. im a freshmen at community college of philadelphia. Im down to chill. we can get a little photoshoot going.
      Where do you live?
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      03-24-2011 09:36 PM #86
      I just noticed i never posted a recent pic of my car so here ya go..this is my current height. Springs settled and a little rake.

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      03-24-2011 11:08 PM #87
      hey man sorry bout me dropping the ball on the trunk. i was sick with the flu for like 5 days straight then i had to get my car cleaned up and had no brakes for like 3 days. Hope no hard feelings about the euro trunk though. The one you got looks pretty good except for that bend but its a pretty easy fix imo. Hopefully i'll be back in the b5 forums more when i find another a4 i'm always looking i miss my quattro.

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      03-26-2011 01:41 AM #88
      Quote Originally Posted by Moshua View Post
      hey man sorry bout me dropping the ball on the trunk. i was sick with the flu for like 5 days straight then i had to get my car cleaned up and had no brakes for like 3 days. Hope no hard feelings about the euro trunk though. The one you got looks pretty good except for that bend but its a pretty easy fix imo. Hopefully i'll be back in the b5 forums more when i find another a4 i'm always looking i miss my quattro.
      It's cool. I found a good deal.




      Front driver side is making a weird rattle noise when I hit bumps and also sometimes when I shift. Spring out of bushing? Control arm bushing? I know my axle is shot it tics constantly. I don't think this noise could be coming from that. What do you all think? Sounds like something is moving around or maybe even tapping something. Any tests I can do to figure out certain things.

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      03-26-2011 10:50 PM #89
      hammer it if ur gonna sand and resrapy it ne way

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      03-27-2011 10:36 AM #90
      Quote Originally Posted by werk View Post
      hammer it if ur gonna sand and resrapy it ne way
      Yeah im gonna. Im actually just gonna tell the shop to do it all. Im just hoping i have enough money after the trunk to get other stuff fixed.

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      03-27-2011 10:48 AM #91
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      04-02-2011 10:57 AM #92
      Just dropped my car off for some body work. Front bumpers getting repainted and getting holes filled in. Rear bumper is getting fixed up and repainted and my euro trunk is getting repainted and installed.

      Should get it back next friday.

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      04-08-2011 01:35 PM #93




      Got the audi back today!
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      04-08-2011 02:08 PM #94
      trunk and bumpers look good, what exhaust are you running?
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      04-08-2011 02:33 PM #95
      Quote Originally Posted by .:Hinrichs:. View Post
      trunk and bumpers look good, what exhaust are you running?
      Thanks man i like it. Im running a catback exhaust with a magnaflow 14815 muffler.
      Last edited by MarcMiller; 02-21-2012 at 04:00 PM.

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      04-08-2011 03:09 PM #96
      I think I remember seeing somewhere that you were looking for some wheels, I have a set of 17's if you want them, real cheap. they are off of a 2006 a3 3.2.
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      04-08-2011 04:53 PM #97
      Quote Originally Posted by LeeHech View Post
      I think I remember seeing somewhere that you were looking for some wheels, I have a set of 17's if you want them, real cheap. they are off of a 2006 a3 3.2.
      Got pictures?

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      04-08-2011 05:04 PM #98
      they are the 5 spokes without rubber on my photobucket.

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      04-08-2011 06:24 PM #99
      Ohh gotcha. Im okay im looking for something a little different.

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      04-08-2011 09:03 PM #100
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      04-08-2011 09:49 PM #101
      Looks real clean
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      04-08-2011 10:10 PM #102
      Hey Marc,

      I just got a set of ST's and never owned an Audi before, this was the first time I saw the helper springs. I won't be slammed by any means (24-25" GTF) yet should I think of taking these helper springs out?

      What are the helper springs in the front for? Added travel? They make the ride stiffer or softer? (Sorry if these are dumb questions, just never seen anything like this before)

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      04-09-2011 12:23 AM #103
      Thanks James, I'm really happy with how it turned out.


      And the helpers are there to make the car ride better but with them in they dont go low enough. I would just remove them when you install them so you dont have worry about them in the future. The ride doesnt change much imo. At first i thought with helpers it was less bouncy but after a few days it felt the same.

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      04-09-2011 03:59 AM #104
      Ok, good to know.

      Just never seen them before and wondered if they actually served a goodpurpose or not.

      Thanks.

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      04-09-2011 11:21 AM #105



      20mm spacers in the rear. I have 8mm im going to install in the front soon.

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