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    Hi all been offered some lowered springs of 45 mm for my 07 vectra sri and just wondering will it loo too low is 30mm better also any pics of a 45mm lower car please

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    lo 45mm standard sri shocks



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    Quote Originally Posted by Angel1368 View Post
    Hi all been offered some lowered springs of 45 mm for my 07 vectra sri and just wondering will it loo too low is 30mm better also any pics of a 45mm lower car please

    as you have the sri , then the springs are 15mm lower than the standard models , so you would get 30mm extra with the 45mm ones , so should be fine .

    the vectra has gone , but not far away so ill still see it form time to time

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    PI's went on mine last night and are 45-40mm so it'll be a couple of days before i see any drop

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    what make and whats ride quality like bud

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    sorry PI lol never read it properly

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    So far the ride seems really good mate.

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    Ive got pi springs -45mm on standard sri dampers with 18" wheels. had them for a year now rides firm but not harsh cars a lot more sure footed as well on the road.

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    i had a bmw with runflat tyres and that was real harsh im just worried incase i make the vec similar

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    Got mine on -30mm irmscher suspension (springs an shocks) a lot firmer but not harsh.

    more than welcome to come try it out

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