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    Question vectra sxi 4x4 ?!?!

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    hi there,
    i just put these 18's on my vectra now i need to lower it ,the gap between tyre and arch is 65mm,i would like to lower it about 30-35mm (i live in speed bump city).

    i dont wont a full kit just springs is there any spring kits to stay away from or any best for the job, i was thinking of spax .

    any advice would be great thanks mark

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    Eibach springs are pretty damn good mate. I have them on mine. They are £145 from LMF.

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    This might sound like a silly question but what size tyres are they m8 as there doesn't look to be a lot of rubber around the wheels.
    If you had 215/50/17's you should be running 225 or 235/40/18's

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    hi they are 215/35/18,thanks in advance for any info ,mark

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    Defo Eibach, but wud go for the full kit, so, so much smoother ride...

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    Attachment 3965
    hi sorry forgot to mention what was on it originally

    these in the pic and they are 215/55/16

    cheers

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    WOW They are far too small m8!!!!!

    See here. http://www.miata.net/garage/tirecalc.html

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    Deffo that m8,

    Take them back, you've been miss sold maty
    Specification Sidewall Radius Diameter Circumference Revs/Mile Difference
    215/55-16 4.7in 12.7in 25.3in 79.5in 797 0.0%
    215/35-18 3.0in 12.0in 23.9in 75.2in 843 -5.5%

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    Dont know about the UK, but over here they wouldnt even be legal ... too much diff !

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    when you say too small ? the tyres or the wheels or both

    can i use these wheels with the correct tyre size

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