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    hey all i have 1.9cdti EXCLUSIVE vecy c with standard shocks/springsetc

    want a firmer ride with a lower sportier look with out worrying about curbs/speed humps etc

    any recomendations please? oh have standard 17s with 215/50/17s on, eventually want 19 snowflakes so dont wamt it to scrub later?


    heres a pic of my car standard

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    I personally opted for 45mm Springs on 19" VXR alloys
    have not experienced any trouble with the fit/catching as there is plenty of room.
    Shocks are standard ones at present as i am planning coilovers once the shocks are finished

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    Got H&R springs and Bilstein B4's on mine and the handling is amazing. Had the car going side ways and it was easily pulled back into line. Although the ride is pretty firm IMO, but I couldn't give a.........

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    been told to only lower 25 max by abbott racing (saab performance centreonly up road from me)because of negative camba? what does this mean?

    anyone else agree on 45mm?


    seen some coni shocks n springs are thes any good?

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    I had an 06 plate 1.8 Exclusiv and changed just the springs - cracking looks, nice ride and even better handling.

    Eibachs £130 - Never changed shocks and never had any problems (In the end I did about 25000 miles on them

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