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    Suspension recomendation

    After relacing some worn compoments on my suspension it became clear one front coilover has had it to the point the cars now going to be used even less . I've not been happy with the harshness of the suspension anyway for a while now

    My thinking is that i'm going to go back to my old shocks and just go for some lowering springs but my worry is that say I get a set of eibach 30mm springs are hardly going to lower my car at all because the turbo's are lower from the factory anyway? Now i'm not expecting it to be as low as it is now and i'm sure i'll be happy with it 20mm higher say but I want to stay away from the comedy height it was when I got it

    Here's a idea of what it was like when I got it and what it's like now

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    I just found these in the classifieds section.....

    http://www.astraownersclub.com/vb/sh...d.php?t=281516

    60/40 drop as discussed

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    Now if I could confirm they fit a coupe......... Looking deeper at the pi site I doubt they do though as they list seperate springs in other ranges

    I had looked at the apex springs LMF do http://www.lmfvauxhall.co.uk/Apex-sp...upe-98-04.html
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    TBH if you went for springs i would put other than standard shocks on as well as iv just fitted a set of 50/30 springs and i am suprised how harsh they are!

    You could keep your coilovers on the rear as that will sort your comedy high out and just put some 40 or 50mm springs on the front

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    Thought you had some overly posh coilovers Kev?

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    springs were put on the H derv fella

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    I'd be surprised if the suspension would be as harsh as it is now, think I could run with no springs at all and it would feel better
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    I'd recommend Koni FSD's with Eibach springs. Only downside is the price!!

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    Weitec progressive springs. Nice and smooth when driven normal and stiffen up nicely when driven hard.

    I've got them on mine 30mm drop.
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    maybe not as harsh as the coilovers but still harsh for just springs in my opinion

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