[A4] Ultra Sport Susp
Brian J White
brian at bjwhite.net
Fri Sep 30 14:29:52 EDT 2005
At 10:30 2005-09-30, Brandon Rogers wrote:
>can you tell I'm getting bored with my car?
>My car is a late '98 with Sport Susp. A friend recently cam by my
>house with a B5 A4 with the Ultra Sport suspension - I guess it's
>another 1/2- 1 inch lower...? What do youguys know about the Ultra
>Sport package on the B5? I'm thinking 17" RS4 replica wheels might
>look goofy with only Sport height.....
There was no B5 Ultra Sport. There is a B6 UltraSport. Did he
take that B6 suspension and put it on his B5? (There could have
been an UltraSport available in Europe though....but never in the US.)
>Also - Any experience out there with aftermarket springs (Eibach?)
>that drop the car maybe 1/2 - 1 inch from SPrt height? What dampers
>are recommended. At 93k I'm willing to bet the orig dampers have
>lost some of their performance
The recommended setup I've heard for Sport package cars is Bilstein
HDs set on the lowest perch with the factory sport springs. That's
apparently a great setup....
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