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    does anyone know how do i tell if my 53 vectra c 2.0 dti sxi has the lowered chassis as i need to buy and fit new springs as mine went with a bang and snapped . i know you need to do both side .but can you stick anyones on as long as the match with your engine number ? please help

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    if you have a pic you can show us we could tell you by looking at it normally.. any pics?
    My old Signum, the animal; she now rests in pieces in several other members cars.. https://www.vectra-c.com/forum/garag...vehicle&id=200
    The wifes vec show car, started as a standard daily driver and ended up like this. https://www.vectra-c.com/forum/garag...vehicle&id=709



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    but it got broken springs on it and i just need to know how to tell if its got a lowered chassis as i have looked for springs and there is 2 different sort for the front end springs does it make any odds ? . one is for lowered chassis and the other just has my engine number on it

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    does anyone know where the chassis number is ?

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    Mate the 2.0dti is not lower in standard form,the kind off springs you fit will depend on the axle weight which can be found on the drivers side b pillar,have a look on there,then go to Euro car parts for correct spring rating.

    here you go.
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    Lowered suspension only on SXI's from 04 plate onwards. SXI was revamped for MY 04 with SRI sports suspension, sports bumpers darkened light clusters, white side repeaters and 5-spoke alloys.
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    macdad . i have looked on the pillar in the car and under the bonet and the only numbers i can find is the vin number and 2613 on the suspensionmounts under the bonet ? . i have looked in eurocars and there are 2 different chassis numbers . everything is the same apart from the chassis numbers

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    john k sri . when i put my number plate in to eurocars it comes back saying its the o4 model ?. it is a late 53 model

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    Have a look at this pic borrowed from another thread.. no 1 is front axle..(The one with the red ring)

    http://www.vectra-c.com/forum/upload...010/axley2.JPG

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    i havnt got a pic like that i just got the vin number in the dash and a bar code

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