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Posted: Wed Dec 14, 2005 1:14 am 
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I have purchased superlow king springs for my EF Falcon GLi, i am getting them installed professionally but i have queries about weather i need to get new shocks incase the stock ones bottom out to easily, and if so, is it really that important or will i be sacrificing more than just a rougher ride. The other thing im not sure about is the neccesity of a camber kit...
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Posted: Wed Dec 14, 2005 1:18 am 
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im running super lows with standard shock and no camber kit, when i got it installed i queried that also and they said mine is fine.. had roughtly 1* neg camber on fronts and he said the shocks were fine, it handles better than stock ;)

 

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Posted: Wed Dec 14, 2005 1:31 am 
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i'd get some shocks, KYB heavy duty will do the trick and if you have the right connections you'll get em fairly cheap!
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Posted: Wed Dec 14, 2005 12:37 pm 
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personally, id get shocks. what are you chasing? handling? or looks?

If you only care about looks, then you may as well only get the springs...
If you want it to handle well, then get good matching shocks.

Maybe we should write up a thing on the pro cons of new shocks when lowering and make it a sticky. this questions comes up once a week!!

 

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Posted: Wed Dec 14, 2005 1:07 pm 
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Problem is there are no Cons nicco! :D

 

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Posted: Wed Dec 14, 2005 1:15 pm 
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Ha ha ha... i was thinking that as i wrote it!! :P

 

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Posted: Sat Dec 31, 2005 2:30 am 
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i've got king super lows in mine but the rear shocks have blown out... rough as guts but looks s**t hot with a car load of people
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Posted: Sat Dec 31, 2005 2:32 am 
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I got superlows on stock suspension, handles pretty good.
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Posted: Sun Jan 01, 2006 6:36 pm 
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lows in front (temporarily) super lows in rear... all kings.... stock shock but rear blown out haha

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Posted: Sun Jan 01, 2006 6:44 pm 
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how much is it costing you to get the springs put on

 

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Posted: Sun Jan 01, 2006 6:47 pm 
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yeah i was gonna ask too coz i really cant be bothered changin my front ones... the rears not too bad its just the fronts
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Posted: Sun Jan 01, 2006 6:54 pm 
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also what are lower super lows or ultra low

 

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Posted: Sun Jan 01, 2006 6:59 pm 
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standard
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super lows
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Posted: Sun Jan 01, 2006 7:03 pm 
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and how much did use pay for your spring cheapest i have seen for the 4 springs is $220 any one got em cheap

 

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Posted: Sun Jan 01, 2006 7:06 pm 
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to buy them new round here is $150 a pair but i got mine from the local wreckers for 60 bucks a pair
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