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Posted: Fri Sep 15, 2006 11:12 am 
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I looked into these springs yesterday, and will be fitting a set of Lows on the weekend to my EL Monty Ghia. They are a comfort spring so not as hard or harsh as King springs. They are Australian made infact around the corner from King Springs in Queensland. I will keep you guys posted on the looks and how they feel. The set of 4 cost $230 which IMO pretty reasonable.

I purchased the springs from Online Performance Autos. They have an outlet at: 10/ 35-41 Westpool Drive Hallam VIC 3803
Phone: 0397031652
Web: http://www.onautos.com.au/

For more company info and products on Dobinson springs click below.

http://www.dobinsonsprings.com/site/
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Posted: Fri Sep 15, 2006 11:29 am 
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hey ive got dobinson springs in my el ghia as well! had them for about a year now! ive got 18's on mine and they sit on the rim not the tyre! so they go pretty low!
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Posted: Fri Sep 15, 2006 11:34 am 
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I only got the Lows so should be a fraction lower than the stock XR height. Will post some picks just after instalation and say 2 weeks later after they have settled.
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Posted: Fri Sep 15, 2006 12:23 pm 
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the design of those mofos look so different to the norm....i guess u guys can let us all know how they ride and feel. keep us posted with pics.. :)

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Posted: Fri Sep 15, 2006 12:34 pm 
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now why didn't i think of doing that?

i congatulate you on having the balls to be the first gunipig

 

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Posted: Fri Sep 15, 2006 12:53 pm 
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As i said i went to a stockist yesterday. The guy working there used to work at the same company im currently at, so i guess it was a good start. The owner knew his stuff too. There just happened to be a mate of his there with an EF falcon with the same springs that i purchased. I must admit it sat well but mine is the Ghia so a little heavier. Will keep you guys posted but one good thing they are all Aussie made and have been around since the 50's.
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Posted: Fri Sep 15, 2006 1:16 pm 
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What did he think of them?

 

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Posted: Fri Sep 15, 2006 1:27 pm 
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When he first had them in he thought they were too high but didnt realise that they have to settle over a couple of weeks. He liked the ride as in not too hard like other springs. He claimed that the smoothness was like stock but being lowered it handled better on turns. I will find out soon compared to king springs.
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Posted: Fri Sep 15, 2006 1:38 pm 
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In my opinion there as good as KINGs....

 

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Posted: Fri Sep 15, 2006 2:01 pm 
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Whiteline also stock them but at a higher price.
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Posted: Fri Sep 15, 2006 3:19 pm 
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slycruza wrote:
hey ive got dobinson springs in my el ghia as well! had them for about a year now! ive got 18's on mine and they sit on the rim not the tyre! so they go pretty low!


That's damn low. Pics?
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Posted: Fri Sep 15, 2006 3:53 pm 
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i want a more comfortable ride as the kings are just too bumpy so yeah eager to see how they go
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Posted: Fri Sep 15, 2006 6:02 pm 
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well mate....keep us posted with the details how low it went how well it rides =D im looking for some springs but not sure what to get =(

 

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Posted: Fri Sep 15, 2006 6:07 pm 
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Got in touch with online performance,
i can get;
dobinson's low
dobinson's comfort low
King springs low

all for the same price. i like the sound of the comfort springs. im going to put in my order for the springs monday or tuesday.

what do you guys think?

 

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Posted: Fri Sep 15, 2006 7:35 pm 
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fiftyone wrote:
Got in touch with online performance,
i can get;
dobinson's low
dobinson's comfort low
King springs low

all for the same price. i like the sound of the comfort springs. im going to put in my order for the springs monday or tuesday.

what do you guys think?
go for it, havent heard a bad word about dobinsons springs

 

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