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Posted: Mon Oct 16, 2006 9:02 pm 
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work mate has an xr8. he has managed to get his hands on some bf gtp springs for nothing. do the gt's have a lower ride height than the xr8. i think they do but not sure. does anyone know the specs of each ride.

 

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Posted: Mon Oct 16, 2006 9:06 pm 
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GT's and GTP's have tighter front springs for better body control when cornering. Helps eliminate the "nose heavy" handling of the XR8.
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Posted: Mon Oct 16, 2006 9:09 pm 
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Maybe sits lower because of the extra weight in features etc.?

 

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Posted: Mon Oct 16, 2006 9:25 pm 
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gt/gtp is a whole 40kg heavier than xr8 so not going to have any effect on ride height. if there is any difference in ride height it will be because of the spring not the weight of the car.

 

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Posted: Mon Oct 16, 2006 11:51 pm 
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im pretty sure that they have the same ride height but the gt kit is 10mm lower so it looks a lil lower

 

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Posted: Tue Oct 17, 2006 10:35 am 
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easiest thing to do is call ford and get the part no of teh ba xr8 spring and the bf gt spring

If they are the same part no then tehre is no diff

 

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Posted: Tue Oct 17, 2006 4:16 pm 
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ford confirmed the shock is heaps better. getting back to me on springs. springs were free so doesn't really matter. if they're lower, bonus. if not nothing lost.

 

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