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Posted: Fri Nov 25, 2005 6:21 pm 
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Got my new springs, shocks and camber kit fitted up today, very happy with the outcome! still has to go back for a wheel alignment after everything settles, got one done today but got told to come back so they can double check everything.

$970 fitted inc king super lows, kyb h/d shocks, camber/castor kit

 

 

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Posted: Fri Nov 25, 2005 6:32 pm 
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I like it. Looks good mate. :)

 

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Posted: Fri Nov 25, 2005 8:25 pm 
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Looks great alot better then stock hey! handling will improve aswell!

 

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Posted: Fri Nov 25, 2005 8:44 pm 
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Looks damn fine mate, well worth the investment
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Posted: Fri Nov 25, 2005 10:45 pm 
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just filled it up and the back sagged nicely over the rear wheel.. gotta love the sag..

one thing ive noticed though is bumps are a hell of alot louder and harder.. probably due to the 17s and the lowness, im guessing the shocks will have to wear in too though right?
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Posted: Fri Nov 25, 2005 11:03 pm 
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Shocks will wear in. 17s have better handling then 15s so you got minor improvement there.

But car looks good dude, very impressive!
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Posted: Fri Nov 25, 2005 11:17 pm 
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xch45r same here with the bumps, on a recent trip to wagga i thouht i f!@ked one of the wheels going over a bump luckly no damage but yeah you do feel alot more!!

 

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Posted: Fri Nov 25, 2005 11:32 pm 
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i think its got something to do with the larger wheel and being lower..

today on the way home i thought id go through the bends to see how it handled, it was great untill i realised a hwy patrol car up my a**.. lol woopsy!
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Posted: Fri Nov 25, 2005 11:58 pm 
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i think its got something to do with the larger wheel and being lower..

today on the way home i thought id go through the bends to see how it handled, it was great untill i realised a hwy patrol car up my a**.. lol woopsy!
same here after i got mine done i thrashed my ride through every sharp bend i could find in penrith, but their must have been some sort of blitz coz their was pigs everywhere, they always got to spoil your fun dont they?

 

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Posted: Sat Nov 26, 2005 5:19 pm 
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yeah.. pack of bastards.. somethings just not right about mine though.. feels like the drivers side shock is bottoming out or something when i hit a hard bump because it hurts lol
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Posted: Sun Nov 27, 2005 10:34 pm 
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I get the same BANG too with lows.
I put it down to the swaybar, cause I did the links up a bit too tight.
It's definately not the car bottoming out.
Have a look under and see if the rubbers on the swaybar link are deformed.

 

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Posted: Tue Nov 29, 2005 8:16 pm 
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just noticed today, the left hand rear sits about an inch higher than the right hand rear.. could this be that the spring has popped outta place? being as i have a steep driveway?? or could it mean one of the rubbers are f**k where the spring sits?
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Posted: Tue Nov 29, 2005 8:25 pm 
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possible spring popped out , are the shocks standard length or short as this will not allow the springs to pop out. as for feeling like the shocks bottoming out it is possible if they are standard length but also having a 45 series tyre on a 17 inch rim will also give a very hard ride as the lower profile doesn't act like a cousion like a 65 series tyre on a 15 inch rim will.
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Posted: Tue Nov 29, 2005 9:11 pm 
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fill it up with fuel mate

 

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Posted: Tue Nov 29, 2005 9:17 pm 
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how much fuel do you have...cause the fuel tank is on the left side of the car

 

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