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    What are the best lowering springs guys?

    This is my next mod on the list, but just want to know what springs are the best to get, ill probably keep my standard sri shocks but just want to get the front down, so i might only buy 2 springs for the front

    plus this is probably going to sound stupid, but.....when 30mm 40mm 45mm is mentioned, is this the drop compared to standard? or the ride height?

    i only want to bring my front down around 20-30mm max

    plus will i need to buy anything else with the springs? droplinks, bushes etc?
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    In a word, Eibachs!


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    The 30mm drop is the amount it will drop from standard height. If you buy Eibachs they drop 30mm but you can only buy them in 4s. Front & Back. Have a look at LMF Website.

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    so i'm right in thinking that if i get 30mm springs i will only actually drop 15mm as the sri is already 15mm lower as standard?

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    Yup that's right. If you buy lowering springs knock 15mm off the drop because you already are 15mm lower than standard.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cont1204 View Post
    Yup that's right. If you buy lowering springs knock 15mm off the drop because you already are 15mm lower than standard.
    thanks mate

    that was the last of the silly questions lol

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    No such thing mate we all gotta learn

    I'm sure loads of people will vouch for their own ie h&r, pi etc but I've used Eibach on various cars now and they are fantastic. Comfort with much better looks plus reduced body roll in the twisties. Get the thumbs up from me...

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    so if i put sri springs on my elite is that a 30mm drop as they are 15mm higher than a standard car
    Vectra vxr custome remaps egr deletes dpf and diagnostic work all remaps are custome bench tuning avalible all genuine equipment PM for info

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    i put eibachs 30mm drop on my elite and i'm almost sure it dropped almost 30mm

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    o ok cheers andy
    Vectra vxr custome remaps egr deletes dpf and diagnostic work all remaps are custome bench tuning avalible all genuine equipment PM for info

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