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    Suspension

    I have an astra design 1.8 5 dr on a 57 plate and am thinking of getting it lowered,Is it a case of a straight swap from the original springs or do i need to change anything else on the car such as the shockers??? can any one recommend any springs??

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    Welcome to the club mate.....where you from and get some pics up...

    As for the springs yes you can just swap the springs for a 30 to 50ish drop but some people say if you get to the 50 area you original shocks might start to suffer....eibach, g-maxx, jamex all decent makes, some people will like some more that others

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    You don't 'need' to change the shocks, but it really will improve things beyond just doing the springs. Used Jamex springs myself and will be putting Jamex shocks on soon too, wish I did the shocks at the same time the springs went on now.

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    Cheers mate that helps a lot, also does anyone know where i can pick up a full xp kit for my 57 plate astra design 5 door?

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