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A raised it an inch and it made the driveshaft bind like Chris said. I only put the spacers in the front motor mounts though. If the trans was lifted as well maybe it would be better. I don't want to risk another driveshaft just to experiment it though
 

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@CoopaCoopaCoopa @MarcMiller This thread is back and so is this car. Just picked up this 2000 melange metallic 1.8tqm a4 with157,000 miles. It feels just like the old car did the day I got it. Body panels are pretty beat so I’ll be on the hunt for clean melange metallic body panels (if they exist). ST coilovers are on the way and I’ll be putting 19” rs4 style wheels on it. Sorry @aledelic42 I won’t be getting VMaxx this time around. I found 4 nuts missing from the valve cover, broken cup holder (big surprise), radio is in safe mode (I work at the dealer now so no big deal), dipstick tube is cracked and broken (a new one is on the way), and the taillights are cracked but I have extras so quick fix. I’m beyond happy to have this car again, it’s exactly the same but it’s a facelift. Stay tuned for more
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@xdewaynex it’s like a time machine man. This is so surreal.
My new St coilovers came earlier than expected today. I’ll be installing them this weekend. I changed the oil today and ordered a whole bunch of parts to bring it back to where I left off.
I put it up on the lift today and I’m very happy with this car. It appears to be very well kept mechanically and doesn’t seem to have been driven hard. It does feel like I’ll be needing a clutch soon though.
 

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The older these cars get, the better I like them, especially comparing them to the current A4's.
 

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the styling of these cars have aged extremely well. I still hold to my opinion that the b6 and b7 just didn't reach the glory of the b5. I like the B8 and B9 a lot, but I still don't desire one. The B5 is perfect
 
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