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    Raceland Coilovers, Oh dear.

    Well I ordered these a bit ago as the car just had springs on. I bought the racelands as they were adjustable and wanted to pop the back up a notch as it was rubbing far too much.

    Fitted them yesterday and now the back is if anything lower despite the springs being on the 'highest' setting (they wont go any more). The front is 20mm lower than it started!! And again the coilovers are on the maximum height. Surely this isn't right. It's completely f***ed me up now as it's barely driveable the front is that low. Can just get my little finger under the arch.

    Erm.. help?

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    Wat size wheels and tyres you got?
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    Turn the adjusters all the the way....the other way
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    use the old springs with the raceland spring adjusters to get the rear right.
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    Well let me no if u get rid and go back to standard!..

    The joys of midifying mate sometimes it goes wrong lol

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    SriTaff, cheers for that bud I'll give it a go. I've got 17's for record and really can't remember the tyre size off hand. Extremely low profile I know that much.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 5W4NN7 View Post
    Well let me no if u get rid and go back to standard!..

    The joys of midifying mate sometimes it goes wrong lol
    Haha will do mate. Tell me about it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chris_08 View Post
    SriTaff, cheers for that bud I'll give it a go. I've got 17's for record and really can't remember the tyre size off hand. Extremely low profile I know that much.
    When i fitted them (fronts),i wanted them the lowest they'd go so adjusted them all the the to what i thought was the lowest........My Astra looked like a Zafira . U may have made the opposit mistake to me .

    As for the back...iv got 17's & havent even got the adjusters in,iv had myself & 4 grown men in the car with me & dont get any rubbing from the rear ATALL .
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    likewise, my rear has been set up 2 full turns from the lowest point (the alloy adjuster)
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    It worked. Haha cheers guys. Seems like an optical illusion when you look at the spring. It was having the opposite effect to what I thought. Might have been handy if I'd had instructions to work out how the hell the adjusters work.

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