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 Post subject: E Series Suspension Interchangability
Posted: Mon May 23, 2011 3:23 pm 
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I am pretty confident that all springs interchange between models.

Hoping someone can confirm if the shocks also interchange? I want to change my old EB back to standard height and want to know if I can search for EF-L parts too?

 

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 Post subject: Re: E Series Suspension Interchangability
Posted: Mon May 23, 2011 3:25 pm 
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ALL E series sedan suspension including Fairlanes is interchangable, even XE and XF sedan rear stuff is the same. Not sure about AU but I think it's the same if it's got a live axle rear too.

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Posted: Mon May 23, 2011 4:08 pm 
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Aparently the au ba front struts also fit, but if you swap the standard e series with au ba or bf front gear from a standard model the e series will sit higher, this information came from another post on this website

 

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 Post subject: Re: E Series Suspension Interchangability
Posted: Mon May 23, 2011 5:57 pm 
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All the struts fit from EA-BA, just AU-BA struts require AU-BA springs.
The height is the same, I had AU shocks and springs in the front of my car and they were fine.

I think you can even use FG springs/shocks, but they use a different spring again.

 

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Posted: Mon May 23, 2011 8:21 pm 
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Stock AU Struts & Springs will sit higher in an E series. Have seen this for myself.
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 Post subject: Re: E Series Suspension Interchangability
Posted: Mon May 23, 2011 8:44 pm 
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That's weird, I had Eibach springs on AU shocks and the hub to guard measurement was exactly as they should have been.
Maybe the std ride height of an AU was higher than an EA-L.

 

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Posted: Mon May 23, 2011 9:04 pm 
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Can only go on what I have seen with my own eyes.
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 Post subject: Re: E Series Suspension Interchangability
Posted: Mon May 23, 2011 9:06 pm 
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I have seen the same car SWC is talking about and the front raised quite considerably.

 

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Posted: Mon May 23, 2011 9:08 pm 
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Posted: Mon May 23, 2011 9:56 pm 
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I'm only going off what I have seen with my own eyes and fitted with my own hands.

 

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Posted: Mon May 23, 2011 11:20 pm 
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EVL098 wrote:
I have seen the same car SWC is talking about and the front raised quite considerably.

Spring seat location is approx 1" higher on the strut for AU struts. Hence same length spring will make the car sit approx 1" higher.

 

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 Post subject: Re: E Series Suspension Interchangability
Posted: Tue May 24, 2011 1:11 am 
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I borrowed a set from a friend while I had extra circlip grooves machined in my E-series Koni shocks so I could use the AU spring seat in order to use AU springs. I measured his to find out where I needed to machine the new criclip grooves on the shock body and they were about an inch lower.

 

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Posted: Mon Sep 12, 2011 8:02 pm 
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i have a series II nc with koni adjustables and ssl kings front rear from series I au sr all fit perfect except clips for front abs sensor were different and in wrong place zip ties rectified the problem
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 Post subject: Re: E Series Suspension Interchangability
Posted: Sat Sep 17, 2011 7:58 am 
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Gab1 wrote:
ALL E series sedan suspension including Fairlanes is interchangable, even XE and XF sedan rear stuff is the same. Not sure about AU but I think it's the same if it's got a live axle rear too.

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I've read somewhere that XE/F rear springs ride slightly higher than the E-Series ones and end up between the E-series height options - ie. XE/F "Low" rides between E-Series "Low" and E-Series "Std"?

If that's true it could be very handy for tweaking front/rear levels.

 

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 Post subject: Re: E Series Suspension Interchangability
Posted: Sat Sep 17, 2011 12:03 pm 
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XE and XF springs end up one size higher. low = std, superlow = low
Just check out the King Springs catalogue and you can see which part numbers are shared.

 

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