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    The front spring has snapped on my 3.0 cdti sri vectra (53 plate) cant get one from a factors and dealer only sell in pairs at a stupid £200
    was thinking about a lowering kit but having trouble finding one and also will the lowering kit be as low as the original sri spec?...to make matters worse i have to drive to edinburgh airport on wednesday !!!!

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    lmf do i kit i believe. Its the same problem i had a xmas and i ended up using vx springs at 300 quid fitted
    Now I need a turbo to keep up!

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    They only sell in pairs as that's how you should change them mate, it's a safety thing...

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    My front springs snapped and it was cheaper for me to buy the eibach kit from lmf and get them fitted.

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    Nah, springs can be changed independantly.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ste View Post
    Nah, springs can be changed independantly.
    Now I need a turbo to keep up!

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    Im with you sig, its not good practise but if your strapped for cash. Just get it lowered

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    I'm ordering these today, very similar price that Vaux quoted me for two springs
    http://www.lmfvauxhall.co.uk/store/p...at=2286&page=1

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    good find there mate

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    Quote Originally Posted by 3.0cdti-taxi View Post
    The front spring has snapped on my 3.0 cdti sri vectra (53 plate) cant get one from a factors and dealer only sell in pairs at a stupid £200
    was thinking about a lowering kit but having trouble finding one and also will the lowering kit be as low as the original sri spec?...to make matters worse i have to drive to edinburgh airport on wednesday !!!!
    my local garage charged £171.64 for both front springs fitted on my 3.2 auto elite so aftermarket ones must be available. i am sure he said the springs were £42 each plus labour.

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