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    Eibach Pro Springs 10-15mm

    Is it worth getting these for my Astra G Gsi? I want it to look lower but hear that going any lower on standard shocks f**** them.

    Surely a 15mm drop wont look any differnet??? Anyone got any pics or shed some light?

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    remember its not just the look you're improving on....its the tired old springs replaced with fresh ones

    as for going lower on standard shocks - maybe if were talkin about -80mm springs but if ur only on about 30mm then erm nope!

    even massively short springs dont "f**k" the shockers per-se they just tend to bottom out quite frequently....not ideal

    Anyway, cut a long story short - yes they will look a lot different, yes they will handle a lot different, and yes u should get them

    Personally though Id be looking at the 50/30 kit - 30/30 is not low enough at the front in my opinion........ in all honesty i prefer a good 50-60mm all round but for most ppl the 50/30 kit ticks all boxes

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    Cheers GeordieBandit. I think i'll go 30/30. The Gsi is 25mm lower than other Astras (i believe) so that would take it 55mm lower.

    Would 'bottoming out the shocks' not wreck them mate?

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    ur GSi will be currently sitting a max of 15-20mm lower than "base spec'd models)

    a 30/30 kit will drop your car an additional 15mm or so from where it currently sits

    a 50/30 kit will drop the back the same, but the front an additional 30mm or so from its current position.

    As for bottoming out - thats only relevant if were talking about 80mm shocks or sumthing daft like that - 50/30 is perfectly fine

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    Yep - the drop given is for a standard Astra - going for the 30mm drop will only drop yours by a further 10mm or so...

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    Here's a pic of mine using the eibach 30/30 kit mate to give you an idea how it would look
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    Quote Originally Posted by nry View Post
    Yep - the drop given is for a standard Astra - going for the 30mm drop will only drop yours by a further 10mm or so...
    Ok, gotcha!

    53gsi: looks good mate. I think i want it a little lower though.

    Thanks for the help people

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    A question without making a new thread.. I've got Koni springs 35/35 and standard dampers. Will my car go any lower if i buy Koni Sport dampers?
    FAMILY SHED: VAUXHALL ASTRA 2.2 SRI
    ROAD MISSLE: HONDA CBR1000RR FIREBLADE
    TRACK MISSLE: none

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mordoklej View Post
    A question without making a new thread.. I've got Koni springs 35/35 and standard dampers. Will my car go any lower if i buy Koni Sport dampers?
    NO

    You could fit dampers from any model - original or aftermarket and the ride height will be the same

    Springs = ride height
    Dampers = Damping/Shock absorbing (as the name suggests)


    As for the original poster....then 50/30 really are the only way to go my friend.
    Coilovers if you have a spare £500-2000

    Im ditching my old setup for some 50/30 Eibachs which will then be replaced with some Coilovers in a few months

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    Thanks for the answer..
    FAMILY SHED: VAUXHALL ASTRA 2.2 SRI
    ROAD MISSLE: HONDA CBR1000RR FIREBLADE
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