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    Default Front coil spring advise

    My OSF spring is broken but still driveable. 2.2dti sri. I have trawled through the forum and need a question answering.

    I dont want to lower my cars suspension, but the general assumption is people are staying away from vx springs for obvious reasons. Members on here are saying Eibach springs is the way forward.

    The question is, do Eibach do springs that DOSN`T lower the ride height and do they do them for 2.2dti SRI models.

    Also has any other members on here with a 2.2dti SRI model changed theres and if so what make.

    Thanks.

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    the eibach springs only very slightly lower the car bud plus they are the best springs around
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    If i put eibach springs on the front and they slighly lower it, do you need to change the rears aswell?

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    i would change all the springs bud plus the rears are easy to change
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    Thanks for advise but i will be getting a garage to change them. So trying to keep the cost down. Would the car look odd if only the fronts were changed.

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    i think the it would sit nose down arse up
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    Thanks. Think i need to rethink then. As said i dont want to lower the car anyway, what other makes of springs would you recommend apart from vx.

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    only the eibachs all the other makes of springs lower the car drastically where the eibachs dont
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    oh, i wasnt aware off that. I need to do some price searching then. Thanks for your help, much appreciated.

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    no worries bud
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