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    What Springs?

    looking at lowering my mk4 astra sri 190 turbo and was wondering what springs people think would be best to use

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    if ur goin for springs only then Eibach's seem to be the springs of choice on here. If ur after a full setup then Bilsteins matched with the Eibach springs are again the setup of choice.

    All comes down to how much ur budget is and what ur after:

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    Looks & Handling

    There is also the option of Coilovers but personally Id just recommend some Eibach springs for now...and if u want to go that next stage at a later date - u could get some Bilstein dampers and retro fit them using the same Eibach springs.

    Do a search for "Eibach" or check out www.lmfvauxhall.com for prices. Im sure they'll be able to help - mention AS for a little sly discount too!

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    i got a friend who own r-tec in st albans he recons he can get me the Eibach springs fit them with re-alignment for £190 does that seem a good price?

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    well LMF charge 115 notes for the springs - they do a 30/30 kit & a 50/30 kit - probs best off with the 50/30. Labour would usually set ya back about 40notes an hour - looking at approx 2hrs max to fit (retail that is) - if u could get them to sort out the tracking and camber etc etc etc for 190 I'd say its a very good deal!

    flutter those eyelashes and maybe get some more discount!

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    yeh i always manage to sweet talk them well looks like thats what i will be doing then altough i will have to go for the 30/30 as my drive i ****ing steep n if its to low i wont be able to get up or down. f**k**g drive

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    i have the 50/30 drop on mine ( eibach ) i know a few people have been dissappointed with the 30/30 drop as the front still quite high but if it means you getting onto the drive it has to be the 30/30's. heres mine with 50/30
    previous car - SRI Turbo
    new car - Focus RS

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    yeh it looks good 50/30 what size are your wheels? do you have any problems with rubing?
    does anyone know some one with 30/30? so i can see what it looks like

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    Quote Originally Posted by penny_sriT
    yeh it looks good 50/30 what size are your wheels? do you have any problems with rubing?
    does anyone know some one with 30/30? so i can see what it looks like
    they will be the standard 17" SRi-T rims so therefore the same as ur running - providing u aint changed.

    Youd probably be best doing a search using the word "eibach" (menu 3rd along from right if u havent seen it before) and see what comes up - failing that u could browse the wheel gallery and see if anyone has a similar setup.

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    got 18"s on now with 215/35/18 tyres. i will have a search n see what i can find. thakns.

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