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Which brand springs to use to have same height of ELXR6
Factory standard ELXR6 19%  19%  [ 5 ]
Pedders 15%  15%  [ 4 ]
King springs 56%  56%  [ 15 ]
lovells 11%  11%  [ 3 ]
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 Post subject: what brand springs to use in EL falcon to suit ELXR6 height
Posted: Thu Mar 27, 2008 5:09 pm 
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Hi All,

Just a quick question, what is people oppinions of what springs to use to achieve same height as ELXR6.

I will have a poll with brand names of what springs to use.

I am going to use Boge shocks as well.

 

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Posted: Fri Mar 28, 2008 1:24 am 
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well obviously if you want xr height the standard xr springs will be the ones to go with.

but if you mean aftermarket stuff, generally king spring lows are around the xr height from what i have seen over the years.

i have whitelines, (see user gallery) proly too low for what you want

 

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Posted: Fri Mar 28, 2008 6:22 pm 
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I got Dobinson lows.
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Posted: Sat Mar 29, 2008 12:00 am 
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nicco

You car seems to be a tad higher at the rea compared to the front???

I just want to lower it just under 1inch as i just want it to look abit better and less body roll and all.

I was thinking of the factory xr spring but was thinking for the same money would it be better for aftermarket springs in regards to handling, firmness.

 

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Posted: Sat Mar 29, 2008 12:39 am 
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nicco

what ghost town were you in when you took those pics!
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Posted: Sat Mar 29, 2008 1:45 am 
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MICKYYYY wrote:
nicco

You car seems to be a tad higher at the rea compared to the front???

I just want to lower it just under 1inch as i just want it to look abit better and less body roll and all.

I was thinking of the factory xr spring but was thinking for the same money would it be better for aftermarket springs in regards to handling, firmness.


yeah its a tad higher (10mm or so, looks a bit worse in the pics) in the back, but its about the same difference that it had when it was stock. Its good though, can load up the back seat and boot and it still isnt too low to get over bumps and stuff.

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what ghost town were you in when you took those pics!
Ha ha ha. Went down to the industrial areas in Cairns at about 4.30 on a sunday arvo.

 

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Posted: Sat Mar 29, 2008 1:16 pm 
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Yeh thats how my car sits too, but i think mine is more than 10mm and when i lower it i want it is sit all the same.

Do after market springs like king spring make the car sit the same all round?

 

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Posted: Sun Mar 30, 2008 6:12 pm 
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Any feedback????

 

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Posted: Sun Mar 30, 2008 8:30 pm 
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If you're looking for a level height when not loaded, most people go for a staggered spring set, such as lows front, super lows rear, or super low front, ultra low rear.

I had the super/ultra combo and it sat very level and looked good.

I've since changed to Whiteline lows, and find them to be a fair degree firmer than the Kings I had previously. Personally, it handles much better than before. The ride is also alot more pleasant.
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Posted: Mon Mar 31, 2008 3:25 pm 
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Ill vouch for whitline too, ive just got the controls (lows) which are supposed to be a 3cm drop, and the ride is fantastic and the front bumper clears *most* gutters too lol :lol:

 

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Posted: Mon Mar 31, 2008 3:42 pm 
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with the whitelines you can clear just about anything as long as you are careful about it.

there has been many times i have cleared stuff in my lowered car when a mate of mine in a stock ef cant

 

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Posted: Wed Apr 09, 2008 11:38 am 
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Can any of the spring companies make a custom height set???

 

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Posted: Wed Apr 09, 2008 12:04 pm 
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KMAC can custom make springs to suit your requirements.
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Posted: Wed Apr 09, 2008 5:15 pm 
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cool, will give them a call

 

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Posted: Fri Apr 18, 2008 5:37 pm 
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How do you guys rate K mac springs???

 

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