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    Default lowering kit?

    can anyone recommend a lowering kit for my 07 1.8 h/b.

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    Depends how low you want and how much you have to spend...

    A set of Eibach springs from LMF will set you back about £130 and drop the car by 35mm, or you can look at uprated shocks too...Bilstein shocks and PI springs have been used quite successfully.

    The Vec C has been about for a bit so have a look round the internet and see what you can find.

    HTH

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    Vehicle : Vectra

    Trim : VXR

    Engine : 2.8 V6

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    Koni FSD's & springs are a good option. Spikey & myself both have this setup

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    how low has it been lowered any pics?

    i probably want a 35 or 40mm drop, i dont want it that low that half the wheel is lost behind the arches.

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    can someone post a link coz i cant find any for a 07.

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    The pre-facelift suspension kits should fit the facelift vectra also. Just make sure its the correct axel weight for your model. Im sure I will be corrected if this isnt the case.

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    i think im gonna go with pi springs with my standard shocks for now, and drop it 40mm.

    is it a job i could do myself ?

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    if you have the correct tools then yes.... there's a written guide on here somewhere as to how to do it..but with all the kit it takes around an hour to do the lot..

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    look at G MAX springs as well i had them on a rover and my mates got them on his astra we both found them to be very good

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    aye i bought gmax springs earlier £80 brand new.

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