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    ok guys and gals. i need help or advice on what to do next. ive got a vectra c 2.2dti which has been lowered 50mm front and back by changing the springs. now my wife has come home telling me she hates it and is always hitting the underneath off of speedbumps and kerbs. its also causing damage and the car handles like crap now its been lowered. i dnt want to go back to the standard hight and cant aford to buy a new set of lowering spring that doesnt drop it as much. could i use mabey standard sri spring, would it be lower than the standard ride hight of the ls model which mines is.

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    many thanks darryl

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    and yes sri springs are lowest of all the springs and maybe worth a look for at the right price

    have a look here

    http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/KONI-SUSPENSIO...d=p3286.c0.m14

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    must admit thats a good price. cheers for that. im asuming the sri springs would handle the weight of the engine.

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    You would need to check the weights of the springs, but they did do a sri 2.2dti
    Now I need a turbo to keep up!

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    Quote Originally Posted by LOCKSTOCK View Post
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    How low can you go!

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    Sorry not very helpfull i know, but had to be done.

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    to be honest the thought had crossed my mind. im must have a high tolerance for these things. u should see the state of the alloys on it.

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    i think its an excuse for bigger wheels tell her it'll raise it off the road a bitmore

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    its already on 18s. any bigger and the wheels will explode when she hits every speedbump in the world

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