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    How low should I go?

    Interested in peoples opinions here, everyone seems to go at different levels I was thinking 30mm all round what do you guys think or suggest?


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    you should go -13mm




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    haha you car looks mint mate!!! Mega decked!!!
    Personally id go about 50mm to get the lowered look mate
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    You should go down about 40mm, sits a nice height.

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    as low as you can practically go id say!

    just remember its british roads you driving on

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    Quote Originally Posted by celticrsmith View Post
    as low as you can practically go id say!

    just remember its british roads you driving on
    Belgian roads ain't that good at all

    the guys who come to VAG-Opel-day this Sunday, will see it

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    30/30 will stop you having to buy stupidly expensive shortend shocks and makes the car look well balanced IMO.

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    What else do you need to lower the car (if anything) other than the lowering springs?

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    Nothing just springs. But this adds more stress to the dampers (shocks) so people usually upgrade them to a shorter damper or one built to take a drop. However on 30mm springs the original shocks will just be able to cope with it but obviously they will wear out sooner than if on standards.

    Saying that I'm on a 50/30 drop with standard shocks and although I know it requires some shorter ones the ride isn't too bad and has passed 2 MOT's since so I'm just saving up for some of those stupidly expensive shortend shocks now!

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    Dampers and springs is the way forward, the springs will give you the look, but the dampers will give you better suspension performance.
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