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 Post subject: Struts, I need some advice
Posted: Tue May 31, 2011 12:37 am 
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Hey Everyone I own a EB SII and I want to lower it. At the moment I have some lowered springs and struts. I think they are (king spring lows) But not exactly sure.

My problem is the struts that I got with the King Springs off my EL have deffinetly seen better days, i.e I can compress them myself. My car at the moment has some towing duty suspension, So the ride hight on the back is slightly higher than standard.

I was wondering if i could keep the struts in it now and put the (low springs) around em...
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 Post subject: Re: Struts, I need some advice
Posted: Tue May 31, 2011 12:44 am 
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you might get away with it - if it were super/ultra lows you wouldn't bother

 

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 Post subject: Re: Struts, I need some advice
Posted: Tue May 31, 2011 8:31 am 
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It would be like putting a clutch plate in and not checking the pressure plate or bearing. The cost of NEW front struts isn't so dear, look at EBay they are on there pretty cheap.
Better to have the new struts now than replacing them a few months down the road.
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