[A4] rear springs

Scott DeWitt sdewitt at stx.rr.com
Tue Oct 16 17:17:49 PDT 2007

Compare the paint markings. They are however more than likely different 
springs, or possibly off an Avant and you have a sedan. Cutting the spring 
will probably just make the part non returnable.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Peter Kirby" <4pkirby at gmail.com>
To: <A4 at audifans.com>
Sent: Tuesday, October 16, 2007 6:47 PM
Subject: [A4] rear springs

>I discovered a broken rear coil spring on my A4 (OEM sport suspension).
>  I ordered replacement springs from Chris @ force5 who assured me they
> were from a sport suspension A4 (same year-- 2001).  I take the old
> strut off the car and compare the new spring to the old one.  The new
> one is a full coil (about 2") longer but has the same coil and wire
> diameter as the original.  If the new one has the same coil and wire
> diameter as the original, would cutting a coil off result in the same
> spring factor as the original?
> Thanks.
> Peter
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