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    Right ive lowered my vectra 40 front 45mm rear but the front shocks keep going. the are standard monroe ones for an sri. Do i need to get uprated ones? if so, which ones are the better ones to get and from where? a.ny advice would be gratefully recieved

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    Bilstein B6 is what you need. The B4 are too soft for that amount of drop.

    http://www.lmfvauxhall.co.uk/Shock-Absorbers-c-2288/

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    Slow down over speed bumps lol

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    Sorry but your wrong, B8's are what you need as these have shortened pistons, b6's have standard length pistons.

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    Yes your right, sorry B8 is what you need, if its lower than a 40mm drop then B8 s have a shorter stroke.

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    Thanks. would i be better off with them coilovers on?

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