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 Post subject: lowest legal springs in BA XR6?
Posted: Fri Aug 27, 2010 7:12 pm 
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what are the lowest springs i can put on my BA XR6 while staying legal?

i realise i will most likely need to get the guards rolled as i have 20's.

I was thinking ultras in the back and supers in the front (Kings Springs)

 

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Posted: Sun Aug 29, 2010 7:34 pm 
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another p plater with another xr6 dropped on 20s how origanal lol..

just put superlows all rounds the ride will be bad enough with superlows

 

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Posted: Wed Sep 01, 2010 1:05 am 
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SSL in the back and SL in the front, so it will nearly sit even..

BA's dont suffer from a crappy ride when dumped.. alot better than eseries etc.

 

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Posted: Wed Sep 01, 2010 8:46 pm 
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im getting 18s for it i hate 20s
and thanks for the decent reply xhxrsix

 

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 Post subject: Re: lowest legal springs in BA XR6?
Posted: Wed Sep 01, 2010 11:49 pm 
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xhxrsix wrote:
SSL in the back and SL in the front, so it will nearly sit even..

BA's dont suffer from a crappy ride when dumped.. alot better than eseries etc.



Lol yer they just chew out every IRS bush as fast as you can change them

 

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 Post subject: Re: lowest legal springs in BA XR6?
Posted: Fri Sep 03, 2010 9:59 pm 
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lol id love to see any other falcon/crummydoor rear end after 70,000km 240rwkw, plus another 35,000km @ 325rwkw...

 

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Posted: Mon Sep 13, 2010 9:25 pm 
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just wonder the actual question was neva answered, what are the lowest spring that can be put in but stayin legal and as close as to the legal limit as possible?

a mate of mine use to have his ba on 19's and dropped on its a** literally on its asssssssssss he didnt have dat many problems with the IRS and bushes, but he did have hassles with the cops lol
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Posted: Mon Sep 13, 2010 9:34 pm 
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king spring lows are the lowest legal springs from king springs..

here is something that king springs have stated in there cataloge.

NOTE:Kings Super Low & Ultra Low Sports Replacement Coil Spring Range is designed primarily for cosmetic enhancement(show cars etc). These parts therefore render your vehicle illegal for use on public roads.

Super Low springs lower vehicle approximately 10-20mm lower than normal Low Ultra Low a further 10-20mm again.
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Posted: Mon Sep 13, 2010 9:40 pm 
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thanks troyman :)

 

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Posted: Mon Sep 13, 2010 9:41 pm 
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thanks troyman, i currently go pedders sl at the front and ssl in the rear on 20's still aint to happy with the ride hight wont it lower

just found a photo of my mate old ba xr6
looks mint but to much head aches with cops

sorry new to da forum, having touble unloadin photos any help us out on how to upload file from comp?
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Posted: Mon Sep 13, 2010 10:04 pm 
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Lows are standard XR6 hight, so if you put they in it won't make it any lower!
SL are good in the front (not too low) but will make the rear too high.

My car with SL/SSL would only just be under the limit, but doesn't look slammed enough to attract to much attention.

 

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Posted: Mon Sep 13, 2010 10:53 pm 
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if you go with pedders there springs are lower than king spring lows but not illegaly low like the king spring super lows..
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Posted: Mon Sep 13, 2010 10:56 pm 
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ok
so if i go to pedders to buy some, what springs would i ask for?
ive only ever used kings lol

 

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 Post subject: Re: lowest legal springs in BA XR6?
Posted: Mon Sep 13, 2010 11:03 pm 
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the thing i like about pedders they dont have lows, superlows ect..
they give you a measurement from the bottom of your rim to the guard lip, so you can get an idea of where the guard is going to sit in regards to the tyre..

in my ed i use to run king springs but found them to be quite harsh on the ride and found the springs had sagged a fair bit over a 3 year period, i found the car was too low when it went for engineering so i ended up with pedders and its still lower then xr springs and was still within the legal requirement for engineeering... so im happy
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 Post subject: Re: lowest legal springs in BA XR6?
Posted: Mon Sep 13, 2010 11:07 pm 
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oh ok thankyou
so ill go measure my current height at the lip and figure out how much lower i want it then go ask them what they can do for me?

 

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