[BiturboS4] S4 Frustrations - Suspension

Ti Kan ti at amb.org
Sun Oct 13 22:15:13 EDT 2002

Troy Smith writes:
> *	Upper shoulder of front tire rubs the very inside edge of the lip on
> the fender and the wheel well liner during turns while driving style is
> aggressive and when a 'bump' is encountered while driving straight at speeds
> in excess of 40 MPH.  The 'rub' is only for a brief second but audibly
> noticeable in the cabin of the vehicle and certainly not good for the tires.
> At this point tire damage is minimal but frustrating.

You can have someone roll-in the inside of the fender wheel opening lip
just a little to avoid the rub.  It's often done with a baseball bat.
it's not something to be done by the inexperienced or faint of heart, as
there is a possibility that the job might be botched and cause the paint
to crack, but if done right it would solve the problem and look no
different than stock.

2003 A4 1.8T multitronic
2001 S4 biturbo 6-sp
1984 5000S turbo
1980 4000 2.0 5-sp
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