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    Astra G GSI fast road suspension setup

    Can anyone recommend me a good fast road suspension setup for a Astra G?

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    Bilstien dampers and Eibach -50/30 kit is a hard setup to beat imo. fitted it to the 3 GSi's Ive had.

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    How was the ride Dave?

    Also is a Whiteline ARB setup worth buying? I can only seem to find a rear one listed?

    Finally do you run Bilstien B6 or B8 dampers with those springs?

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    Daves beat me too it, thats exactly what i'd reccommend. It gives you a good smooth ride without compromising handling, also gives a good ride height.

    The dampers depends how stiff you want the ride to be i think.

    A rear ARB is all needed as your car already has a front one lol. and a deffinat reccommendations, transforms the car i have been told.

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    Rear ARB yes, front no.

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    Agree with Dempsey again...

    Poly bushing the front arms makes a huge difference and don't cut corners either, replace the balljoints, track rod ends and arms and the strut top bearings whilst you're at it. No point having £600 worth of Carlos Fandango suspension bolted to half worn/knackered steering components.

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    I ran the B8's on mine, front anti-roll bar I wouldn say is worth the effort, I only opted to fit one as the engine was coming out anyway and thought I might as well when its in bits. The rides a lot stiffer but its not teeth rattling so, for the majority of roads its at an acceptable level at minimum.

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