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Posted: Tue May 31, 2005 5:18 pm 
Parts Gopher
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hey guys i'm looking at lowering my ba wagon but i have two large problems.
1) my insurance won't let me so i can't dump it too far
2) i dont have very much cash to spend on doing so.
So my thoughts were to get the suspension from an xr6 ute so i can swap and if an accident did happen i could either swap or hope that they don't recognise, as i had my ef written off and it was lowered a fair bit and they didn't notice :D, any cheap options/idea's would be appreciated
Posted: Wed Jun 01, 2005 4:22 pm 
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cant see why they wont let you drop it to XR6 height...

and u cant use the rear leafs off a xr6 ute as the wago will be heavier and hence be lower..

best off gettign the rear leaves reset and a extra leaf put in ( allows for more weight and better handling ) and the Xr6 suspension on the front




Posted: Wed Jun 01, 2005 4:52 pm 
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I think you could use springs off the ute, but they might be heavier not softer! XR6 utes can carry an extra 600Kg in the tray or so.



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Posted: Wed Jun 01, 2005 5:40 pm 
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In the AU there was a tickford suspesion kit option for the wagon. I have a mate with one factory fitted. It was about $680 from ford dealers.

It is nice and low not stupidly low though.

AU and BA wagon very similar suspension may fit well.
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