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    Coupe lowering springs?

    if a mate of mine got a set of coupe 30mm lowering springs would they fit on a MK4 Hatch DTI and would they realy lower the car 30mm?

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    Hmmm depends on what engine he/she had and what engine you have?
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    Hi.. GUNIT was asking for me.. mine is the 1.7DTi and i believe the coupe is a 2.0...

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    its all about the weight of the engine, a diesel spring is usually heavier duty than a car i believe, correct me if im wrong, it may lower the car 25mm it may be 35-30? who knows how it will settle, but if you were asking do they physically fit then the answer will be yes
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    Greenmini is the man...

    You should be ok. Derv engines are heavier than petrol but the 2L turbo is a heavy engine. Although be aware that it may or may not give you a drop. You'd have to cross reference kerb weights and use your nogging to decide whether it will drop the car at all (IE turbo heavier) or whether the DTI will squash them too much (IE DTI WAY heavier) or whether it should drop as it states it should by the kerb weights being similiar or roughly similar.

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    I've just looked on the towmatch system i've got here at work (helps working in a caravan dealers! ).. got the kerb weights.. mine (1.7DTi) is showing at 1225 and the 2.0 Coupe at 1260.. any ideas how much this would lower it??

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    Nope trial and error but your not too far out on the weights so I'd expect it to be about 5-10mm out so 20-25mm lowering.

    Which caravan dealership do you work for?
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    Quote Originally Posted by jam
    Nope trial and error but your not too far out on the weights so I'd expect it to be about 5-10mm out.

    Which caravan dealership do you work for?
    So the coupe springs would usually lower by 30mm?? So it would lower mine to about 20-25mm?? I work at Davan Caravans, in Weston-super-Mare... sit around a lot this year so plenty of time to play about

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    bang on....
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    Sorry to be a pain!! Would SRI ones be the same as the coupe??

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