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    Thinkin about lowering the car about 30mm or so, but bein a complete moron u guys tell me, should i jst buy new springs, been looking at these:

    http://www.lmfvauxhall.co.uk/store/p...at=1444&page=1

    or do i need new shocks aswell, in which case these:
    http://www.lmfvauxhall.co.uk/store/p...at=1444&page=1

    and obviously the corresponding rear ones, its an sri so i dont know if that makes a difference, as obviously its lowered slightly already but im not sure if the shock absorbers are any better? Im a total idiot on this matter so please be as patronising as possible
    And also are lmf the best price for this stuff

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    In no particular order.....

    You don't need new shocks if you're only doing a 30mm drop. You'll notice a huge difference in handling if you do, but the standard SRi ones are more than up to the job.

    LMF are very competitively priced, and we get a discount too....go for it

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    As above m8, go for just the springs

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    Just out of interest how easy are thease too fit, I am mechanically minded but not brave enough to tackle this jus yet

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    AFAIK they're not too difficult - but you WILL need a set of spring compressors.

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    Quote Originally Posted by parapaul View Post
    AFAIK they're not too difficult - but you WILL need a set of spring compressors.
    Spring compressors? what are they

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