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    looking a overhauling the suspension,so 4 shock n may springs....looking on the bay...and founf monroe all in £158.99? that good heard a few peeps on bilsteins? but cant find them on ebay...oh and if i do lower will be 30mm max

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    Im only answering because i like your signiture pics.

    Monro and bilstein both good.

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    ive had a few comments about the bumband haha...as im going for the snowies roads by me a terrible so looking for a smooth ride so what springs? anyone with snowies plz comment

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    I understand you shouldnt use the Monroes with lowered suspension? Unless they are designed for lowered springs.

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    I've gone 40 and standard shocks and the ride is fine, the others the same also...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ben50n View Post
    I understand you shouldnt use the Monroes with lowered suspension? Unless they are designed for lowered springs.
    i think most people have used lowered springs on standard shocks ive always done it,i understand the lower u go the less life they have,but im only going 30mm so should be ok...why shouldnt u use the monroes with lowerd sus? surely its the same as standard shocks also bilstein and other makes?

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