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    Hi,

    I'm looking at changing my suspension. Found these at LMF, what do think, a good combination? Or do you recommend something else?

    35mm Apex Lowering Springs
    http://www.lmfvauxhall.co.uk/Apex-sp...-Vectra-C.html

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    http://www.lmfvauxhall.co.uk/Bilstei...-Facelift.html

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    Thanks.

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    Highly recommend eibach springs they drop about 30mm

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    apex are good mate, had them on a few different cars before, if you get em we can fit em here mate, only about a 2 hr job all in
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    Quote Originally Posted by Critch View Post
    Highly recommend eibach springs they drop about 30mm
    Spot on. Eibach and B4 Shocks excellent combination.

    Not sure about the Apex shocks thou.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Critch View Post
    Highly recommend eibach springs they drop about 30mm
    35mm just sounds better lol.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ditchp View Post
    apex are good mate, had them on a few different cars before, if you get em we can fit em here mate, only about a 2 hr job all in
    Thanks mate, i'll take the offer . Just need to save up for them now.

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    You'll probably fing you can get Apex lowering springs cheaper on ebay... just a though if penny's are tight.

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    b4's are not for lowered suspension!!!!

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    The Apex springs are no worse than the Eibachs... i have had Apex -35 & B4's on my last Vectra

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    I realy would not put -35mm springs with standard suspension. -30mm is the max so the eibachs would be the best combination. If you want to go lower you need to be looking at shorter shocks IMHO such as the B6's
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