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    hi all i wonder if someone could help me out with a little advice,i recently got my car lowerd 30mm on sri shocks now the front has dropped lovely,but the rear seems to sit a little higher than the front

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    Stock mine was always lower at the rear than the fronts, but on Eibach they have both come into line with each other, the rear has dropped less than the front.

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    Have you had people in the car, if not i'd put something in the boot for the next 100 miles you do or something, if the front and rear springs are the same height its the front that should sit a little higher...

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    yeh ive had a boot full since they were done to try to settle them a bit quicker,i bought them from a member on her who assured me they were the right ones for my car but his was a gsi and mines a 2.2

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    The GSi springs are different to 2.2. The rears should be the same but the front will sit higher than it should on proper GSi springs.

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    Seems odd as the rears are pretty much the same on all models.

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    the fronts dropped just right and the rear sits the same with stuff in the boot
    Last edited by denzilbud; 30th May 2010 at 15:03.

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    could it be fu**ed shocks

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    Maybe a few pics?... how many miles have you done...

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    i will have to get a few pics of the car with nothing in the boot,heres one of the car with boot loaded as you can see it looks fine and ive done about 150-200 miles since they were fitted

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