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    will diesel springs from a 1.9 be ok on a 1.8 petrol thanks

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    Probably not, You would need to check the axle load rating. They would fit, but I suspect it would look higher.
    Now I need a turbo to keep up!

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    As above mate, it will probably sit higher than quoted and possibly affect handling as well.

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    No they wont but I have some that are!
    PI Springs being removed from my car on Tuesday
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    to merikiito how did it go today today mate, you get your car and get it sorted
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    Quote Originally Posted by ditchp View Post
    to merikiito how did it go today today mate, you get your car and get it sorted
    Yep still got a really big grin on my face. Exhaust got done, basically a 2.25" diameter scaffold pole with a little box on the end (cat and middle box now gone bye byes)

    Fitted a K and N panel filter. Drove back from MIJs with an even bigger smile. What a difference and I havent even had it remapped yet.

    Will post up full details when I get a chance

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    was asking as some-one wanted my old springs for his 1.8 thanks

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    Quote Originally Posted by merikiito View Post
    Yep still got a really big grin on my face. Exhaust got done, basically a 2.25" diameter scaffold pole with a little box on the end (cat and middle box now gone bye byes)
    So how do you get it to pass the MOT emissions test?????

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    no emissions test, we have a particle test

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    Ooops! I stand corrected.

    But surely the CAT does something by way of cleaning up the exhaust....surely this is a good thing in our over polluted world?

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