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    Put the eibach lowering springs on my vec C yesterday. When we took the old springs off we found 2 snapped springs. Now we have put the new ones on the rear sits nicely but the front seems a lot higher. How long do they take to settle?

    I also got advised to buy the 1060kg+ front springs as my front axle weight is 1080kg. starting to wish i ignored him and bought the softer ones?

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    Quote Originally Posted by tom_p_2000 View Post
    I also got advised to buy the 1060kg+ front springs as my front axle weight is 1080kg. starting to wish i ignored him and bought the softer ones?
    What did you buy for the front mate? I got the 1060kg for the front and it lowered it really nicely.

    However, if you had snapped springs on the front then it would have been lower than the eibachs but won't handle so well

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    i bought the eibach kit from lmf mate

    they originally gave me the 'up to 1060' kit but then said i wouldnt have a warranty as the front end on mine is 1080kg so bought the '1060+ kit'

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    but yours sits really nicely. mine sits at least 2 inches above the front wheel still

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    parsco have you got any side on pics so i can compare?

    thanks

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    hi all i got the same ones from lmf as told the same about the 1080kg front ,mine sits lower but the front still a little high but the car handles much better.

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    I got the upto 1060 kit for mine... Sits perfect. Handles tight, no wallow or anything... Infact it drives like a standard car, perfect!

    At the end of the day, I factored that 20kilos isn't much to warrant the higher rate springs... Put it this way its 20 bags of sugar on passenger seat!

    LMF and others tried to get me to have the higher rate kit... Not worth it mate!

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    Quote Originally Posted by tom_p_2000 View Post
    parsco have you got any side on pics so i can compare?
    Check his garage mate, he has a before & after shot from the side.

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    thanks MCD just wat i wanted to hear

    gunna ring LMF on monday and tell them im not happy. want to swap for the 'upto 1060' springs

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    I've got the same "upto" kit on mine, again, sit's perfect at the front (rear still seems a little high though)

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