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    hi i have got a vectra facelift cdti sri just had 2 new front springs fitted and i think the ride height is to high .measurement to ground from wheelarch is 66 cm and from top of tyre to wheelarch 7cm ,prob is i have not got any way of comparing to another sri ,can anyone help
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    could be wrong but have they fitted the right springs??????????/ many times it appeares they dont know that the SRI has the sports suspension

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    Also the front will look a little higher than the rear because of the shape of the wheel arches ...the fronts are higher ...
    Also maybe they havent bedded in yet (which I doubt is the case)

    I would say wrong springs

    can you put a picture up ???

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    What Part numbers were fitted, I'll check if they were correct for your car.

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    Sounds like you have non SRi springs fitted as said, a picture will be able clear it up.

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    here is a pic ,had new springs fitted at vauxhall dealer but i do know that they got springs from motor factors ,havent got part no as i am on holiday at mo , i do suspect wrong springs . hope pic helps

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    Defo the wrong springs, being that high even when they would settle, they would still be too high.

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    thanks very much for your replys ,will get onto the garage for them to fit correct ones

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    Looks wrong to me mate too, way too high to be SRi springs imo

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    yep as I thought ...........will they never learn at vx

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