Rear Ride Height

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#1 Rear Ride Height

Post by 215m3 » Fri Oct 04, 2019 9:04 am

I have removed the old exhaust system from the car as it leaked and was missing a front downpipe bracket.

The car seems to sit extremely low and the exhaust centre boxes did hit speed reduction bumps. I have measured the rear wheel arch to floor and they read 585 and 580mm. Would someone ese with a V12 who's car does not hit speed bumps be kind enough to measure the floor to wheel arch for me so I know how far out, or the rear springs may need replacing?

I have new rubbers for the centre section and have replaced the rear exhaust bracket mockup by the last owner with the correct one.

I have a new Bell exhaust so don't want to risk damaging it if the height is too low. I have tried searching, but have not come up with any figures.
Toby
2010 RRS Overfinch GTS
E30 M3 Turbo
E34 M5 Trackcar
V12 Roadster

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#2 Re: Rear Ride Height

Post by mgcjag » Fri Oct 04, 2019 9:32 am

Hi Toby rear ride hight info for a S3 is in the Service manual
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#3 Re: Rear Ride Height

Post by 215m3 » Sat Oct 05, 2019 9:18 pm

Perfect, thanks
Toby
2010 RRS Overfinch GTS
E30 M3 Turbo
E34 M5 Trackcar
V12 Roadster

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