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Posted: Thu Dec 01, 2005 11:39 pm 
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Hey next wednesday i am getting my car lowered. I am only getting springs put in. I own a Au3 falcon 2002 model. It is costing me $600 for
K Max custom made springs and front gaurds rolled, Thats also fitted is this a good price. I heard that k max weren't bad springs. But is there anychance that my shockies will bottom out if i hit a hard bump cause i don't want that to happen. Please help me if possible cause i will ask them to put shockies in 2 if i have to. And if so what brand shockies.

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Posted: Thu Dec 01, 2005 11:43 pm 
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Hey next wednesday i am getting my car lowered. I am only getting springs put in. I own a Au3 falcon 2002 model. It is costing me $600 for
K Max custom made springs and front gaurds rolled, Thats also fitted is this a good price. I heard that k max weren't bad springs. But is there anychance that my shockies will bottom out if i hit a hard bump cause i don't want that to happen. Please help me if possible cause i will ask them to put shockies in 2 if i have to. And if so what brand shockies.

Thanks in advance


how low are you gona go??? if u only go 1'' - 1.5 '' it will be fine

 

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Posted: Thu Dec 01, 2005 11:44 pm 
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how much lower are you going? seems like a fairly decent price to me considering there supplying and fitting and rolling the gaurds (is rolling the gaurds necessary at the height your dropping ti to)?
prolly worth doing the shcokies though - you'd save on labour since they'd already be there to do the springs.

 

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Posted: Thu Dec 01, 2005 11:44 pm 
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dude good price

but the shocks have to come out anyways

so u might as well do them

will be benificial

 

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Posted: Thu Dec 01, 2005 11:48 pm 
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I'm assuming that the custom height is looooow, in which case like all the other guys have said, may as well do the shocks while they are out.
KYB are a good brand at a good price, and now that I know my fronts are BOGE, so are BOGE :D

 

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Posted: Thu Dec 01, 2005 11:49 pm 
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oh, also how many kms has it done, if its 50,oooks+ you may as well change the shocks while yr at it

 

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Posted: Thu Dec 01, 2005 11:56 pm 
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when i got mine done, we talked about the height.. i asked about shocks he assured me they would be fine.. got the car back and riding on superlows.. 38mm out of front 45mm out of the back..

the ride doesnt seem to bad.. havnt seemed to bottom the shocks out yet either

 

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Posted: Thu Dec 01, 2005 11:57 pm 
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Um lowering the front 1 inch and 2inches at the back. want it low at the back. Car has done 80000kms.
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Posted: Fri Dec 02, 2005 12:16 am 
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Steady ED wrote:
and now that I know my fronts are BOGE, so are BOGE :D


Ha ha, nicely done :lol:

 

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Posted: Fri Dec 02, 2005 12:29 am 
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nicco wrote:
Steady ED wrote:
and now that I know my fronts are BOGE, so are BOGE :D


Ha ha, nicely done :lol:


whats that spose to mean
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Posted: Fri Dec 02, 2005 12:31 am 
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Personal joke :P
Along the lines of, I never checked the brand of shocks I stuffed into my car :lol:

 

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Posted: Fri Dec 02, 2005 12:37 am 
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and what brand are they
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Posted: Fri Dec 02, 2005 12:44 am 
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BOGE shocks, revalved by Whiteline on the front.
Whiteline revalved KYB's on the rear.

 

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Posted: Fri Dec 02, 2005 9:21 am 
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Posted: Fri Dec 02, 2005 10:23 am 
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i just paid cam (hightek) for my combo, superlow front, low rear (got gas), and a set of matched shocks. $495 at my door.

i had to get new shocks i bent a front strut. ouch.

from what ive been told, when you change the spoings, you have to get shocks that match, otherwise your car will get a wierd rocking effect over bumps.

basicly the lesson is suspension is what keeps you on the ground, dont go slack on sh*t that could save your life.

EDIT- just looked in your gallery, isnt your car already lowered.

good luck should look good.

 

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