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    1.6 sxi and coupe turbo owners

    when u have a spare second i need a little favour please.
    im after 2 measurements

    The 1st on a 1.6 sxi (standard alloys and suspension)
    from the ground to the highest point of the arc on the wheel arch.

    The 2nd on a coupe Turbo (standard alloys and suspension)
    from the ground to the highest point of the arc on the wheel arch.

    many thanks peeps

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    well - I haven't done the measurements but you may face one little issue - the coupe turbo front springs may be different to what you need because the front of a turbo(z20let) astra is heavier than n/a car - so of you fit the standard turbo front suspension to your car - it'll ride hight at the front.

    In terms of clearance from the ground should be approx -20mm on the rest of the range
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    thats wot i was worrying about, someone is offering me coupe turbo shocks and springs (only done 100miles) for £50.
    wasnt sure if it was compatable with my 1.6 sxi so phoned pvd and bloke said it would be straight swap and would be fine :?
    not too sure still

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    you could use the dampers - just change the springs! that might work - its the springs that cause the issue
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    just ordered the coup turbo suspension from pvd, cost £50 + delivery.
    he said the weight of the engine wouldnt make a great deal of difference (talking 10mm or less)

    at a later date il get some 40mm springs just to finish the drop

    cheers for ur help mate

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    you think it will make a big difference? post some pics wen its sorted!

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    should make a little difference to begin with, as they are uprated shocks and coupe turbos ride a bit lower.

    im riding a bit higher than usual cos iv got 17's fitted, then like i said after a bit il just wack on sum new springs to finish off the drop

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