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    Anyone know if FK silverline coilovers are any good? Wanting to lower my SRi

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    I have had my SRi lowered with VXR Eibach springs. HUGE difference.

    Very pleased. Will be going back for more soon but this is excellent.

    Personally I would give Dave Pearce a call at Triple Eight (0870 242 4334) and discuss spring options before going the full hog.

    Coilovers tend to be very hard.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CDTi
    I have had my SRi lowered with VXR Eibach springs. HUGE difference.

    Very pleased. Will be going back for more soon but this is excellent.

    Personally I would give Dave Pearce a call at Triple Eight (0870 242 4334) and discuss spring options before going the full hog.

    Coilovers tend to be very hard.
    Do you have any pictures of you car so I can see how much lower it is sitting?

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    Will get some but car is dirty at the moment.

    Lowered about 20mm. I have an estate and need a bit of give still

    Saloon spec is different again.

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    ive got KW coilovers on mine and its a very very hard ride.
    i used FK coilovers on my corsa and loved them, again very hard ride.

    i wanted FK coils on my vectra but at the time they hadnt been made.

    if u want a comfy ride i would stay away from coilovers.

    hope this helps
    carl

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    Quote Originally Posted by carl bear
    ive got KW coilovers on mine and its a very very hard ride.
    i used FK coilovers on my corsa and loved them, again very hard ride.

    i wanted FK coils on my vectra but at the time they hadnt been made.

    if u want a comfy ride i would stay away from coilovers.

    hope this helps
    carl
    Thanks for that carl, to be honest im happy with the ride of the SRi setup. Just wnt the car to sit lower, for example the arch just above the tyre

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    Valeter is here, so pics later this afternoon mate

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    Quote Originally Posted by CDTi
    Valeter is here, so pics later this afternoon mate
    Nice one mate

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    Gonna be 2 days mate, sorry. I took the Astra home tonight as Vec is due in the bodyshop again for more tarty bits. Was in a rush to leave work.

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    Matt, havin mine lowered on thursday with Eibach Full Pro suspension kit, (30mm) but adjustable.
    Will post pics and pm u once done ...

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