[BiturboS4] Euro springs

John M. Harrison JohnMH at uwyo.edu
Wed May 22 15:20:04 EDT 2002

Yes, mine appears a little higher in the front than in the back - as if
the front could stand to be lowered a half an inch.  Is this what you
mean by front end float?  John H.

-----Original Message-----
From: S Stiles [mailto:stiles_s at hotmail.com]
Sent: Wednesday, May 22, 2002 12:29 PM
To: BiturboS4 at audifans.com
Subject: RE: [BiturboS4] Euro springs

My goal is near-stock ride height as well, while getting rid of a bit of
that front wheel gap, and the front end float.
The Bilsteins (from Neuspeed) will allow me to fine tune the height of

Just FWIW,


>From: "John M. Harrison" <JohnMH at uwyo.edu>
>To: S Stiles <stiles_s at hotmail.com>, BiturboS4 at audifans.com
>Subject: RE: [BiturboS4] Euro springs
>Date: Wed, 22 May 2002 11:32:50 -0600
>Good man, Scott.  I'm curious about this, too.  I just scraped the
>little rear towing point entering the parking lot this morning.  First
>time this has happened in my S4.  The lot entry does have a nasty dip.
>Cars with lots of overhang have to take it at a significant angle to
>avoid scraping.
>I'm still interested in a little firmer setup that essentially
>the stock height.  Mine is 2001 silver S4 Avant 6 spd sport, cold,
>-----Original Message-----
>From: S Stiles [mailto:stiles_s at hotmail.com]
>Sent: Wednesday, May 22, 2002 10:38 AM
>To: BiturboS4 at audifans.com
>Subject: [BiturboS4] Euro springs
>There's been a lot of talk lately about the Euro S4s being lower & a
>stiffer. Well, this sounds like a good thing to me, so I'm working
>Decker (local here in Redmond, WA) to get a set imported for my Avant
>go w/the Bilsteins I have sitting on the bench in the garage. I'm
>looking to
>lower the car slightly, and stiffen it up enough so I don't bottom-out,
>the Euro springs sound like the closest thing I've found so far.
>I've seen a bunch of Euro S4 pics, and frankly I can't tell whether
>really lower or not. For instance, the Tiff Needle RS4 video has a pic
>of an
>S4 Avant, and it easily looks as jacked-up as mine.
>But, at least now we'll know for sure. I'll report back w/some data
>things come together.
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