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Posted: Fri Dec 23, 2005 11:37 am 
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Ride: Falcon

Power: 237 rwkw

Location: Melbourne
VIC, Australia

Rolling the inner, and sometimes outer, edge of the guards out to get more wheel clearance.



ED XR8 Sprint - S-Trim, V500, 249rwkw
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Posted: Sun Dec 25, 2005 5:31 am 
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Ride: XR6

Location: Canberra
ACT, Australia

Hey guys can you guys tell me how bigger job is fitting springs and shocks into a EFXR6...?? I have only owned fast fours and done all the work my self and was wondering before I started to tamper with my baby that I know all the right moves to get her nice and low... ( Special tools and basic adive.) 8-)
Posted: Sun Dec 25, 2005 11:01 am 
Getting Side Ways
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Location: Berri
SA, Australia

Slightly OT, but I have 17x8's and super lows in my car and never had a tyre touch the guard. I've been on some seriously bumpy roads and had my trailer light socket torn off from touching the ground a high speeds, but never any guard clearance issues.



5 Speed EL Futura
Stock as a rock*
A1 Oils - Synthetic lubricants:
* A rock that has been Alted

Posted: Sun Dec 25, 2005 5:43 pm 
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Ride: 98 AU1 Tickford XR6 VCT - galaxy

Location: Virginia
SA, Australia

For adelaideans I highly recommend Aurora springs aka Industrial Springs on Port Road
According to a friend of mine who knows them well, they make springs for pedders and can either reset your current springs or supply new ones to your specification at far lower pricing than going to a suspension retail outlet

It's all about matching the dampers with the springs (rates)
Polyurethane/Nolethane bushes are harsher than heavy duty rubber but make for a sharper ride

Shop around, go to the state distributor of the dampers/springs you want as you will most likely pay wholesale pricing



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Sept 5 - ressurecting the AU XR Falcon and back in the car scene

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