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    17's and lowering

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    On previous cars when i have bought alloys the car has looked stupidly high and i have required new lower springs

    astra the same? or does a set of 17's look ok arch to tyre distance wise?

    If i do need springs in that case whereand what do people recomend

    cheers in advance

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    Get it lowered! Stay away from Pi's though, I'm fairly sure mine are sagging and causing excessive tyre wear and they weren't brilliant to start with.
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    ok

    so im definitly going to need them with a set of 17's?

    lmf i have read on here, presume theyre a decent enough type to go for

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    LMF is Leicestershire Motor Factors, but they do sell springs as far as I know. Get in touch with them and they will advise you plus their customer service is excellent.

    http://www.lmfvauxhall.com
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    yeah the astra looks pretty silly without lowering on 17s

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    Talking

    mine looked like a jeep with 17s and no lowering springs, so i ordered the eibach sportline springs which is 45-50mm front and 40mm rear looks well no scrubbage either

    lmf are awesome for fast delivery and service

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    Quote Originally Posted by johnny
    yeah the astra looks pretty silly without lowering on 17s
    so every astra turbo looks stupid? they all gave 17's as standard?
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    Mine dont, have 17's as standard
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    im struggling to understand why the car would look higher if the overall circumferance is the same???????
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    i just order a set of 18s would that bee the same?
    astra coupe now sold and driving fiesta ST now sold and awaiting mk3 astra to arrive

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