[A4] Ultra Sport Susp

Rocky Mullin caliban at sharon.net
Fri Sep 30 16:12:26 EDT 2005

	speaking as someone with a B5 sport package, i am extremely
pleased with the stock sport package.

At 12:17 PM -0600 9/30/05, Quincy Chiang wrote:
>Hi Brandon,
>On the B5 cars, there're only 2 suspension options, non-sport and 
>sport.  And both suspension options are different for the 1.8t and 
>2.8 cars.
>For aftermarket suspension, the best is till a coilover setup, it 
>lets you set your own height, even damping stiffness on some higher 
>end kits, but of course this route will cost more.  Springs and 
>dampers combo is more economical, however I'd suggest getting them 
>as a set that are engineered to match each other, versus separately 
>from different makers, this will ensure that the ride characteristic 
>stays consistant at all speed and on all road conditions.
>----- Original Message -----
>From: Brandon Rogers <brogers at terrix.com>
>Date: Friday, September 30, 2005 11:30 am
>Subject: [A4] Ultra Sport Susp
>>  Guys-
>>  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.....
>>  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
>>  Brandon
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