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Old 06-21-2004, 06:03   #1 (permalink)
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Lowering an EB

Okay, i have done a search and cant find much, so what i want to know is;

1. Is it really worth goin superlows over lows
2. How much is it to purchase the King springs
3. do i need cmaber kits and shocks aswell
4. how hard/easy is it to install

cheers guys, its a series 1 EB Fairmont with an I6.
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Old 06-21-2004, 07:24   #2 (permalink)
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i put superlows in my EF i think its better then lows, make sure u change shocks too, i found shocks just screwed themselfs after the superlows.

my springs cost me 230$ for 4.

was the first time me installin springs took like 30min each backside. then like 2 hours each frontside
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superlows are heaps better, trust me.

if you find your car is too low you will be able to buy lows and sell your superlows at a good price, but if you try to sell lows to get superlows you will have to sell at a big loss.

superlows make the car sit as it should from the factory!

and decent shocks make the car ride and handle about 234508754 BILLION times better than stock as well.

camber kit is a good idea to save on tyre wear.
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If you dont drive on dirt, and dont mind replacing the shocks aswell, go Superlows.
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Quick q about lows, do they scrub the inside of the front wheels compared to standard ride height, or is the change in chamber negligable?
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Okay, i have done a search and cant find much, so what i want to know is;

1. Is it really worth goin superlows over lows
2. How much is it to purchase the King springs
3. do i need cmaber kits and shocks aswell
4. how hard/easy is it to install

cheers guys, its a series 1 EB Fairmont with an I6.
1. IMO, go as low as you can go.

2. Try to find second hand ones from a wreckers or else where, you'll save some $$$ to buy tools to do it yourself.

3. no you dont "need" them, just like you dont "need" sunscrean in the sun (you'll eventually get burned, lol).

4. Its not difficult if you've got the right tools (i.e. the right sized spanners and sockets, unlike what i did), as you are just jacking up the car, undoing a few bolts etc. If you've got a gregories manual, just follow that step by step, but once your actually doing it you'll find that the process is fairly easy and repeditive (i.e. one side of the car is the same as the other).

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I'd go superlows, i put XR springs in my car just to please the insurance company, as soon as i changed the car went lower coz i was nowhere near happy with the height, still need to change the rear springs.
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yeah you do need a camber kit if you go superlow otherwise your tyres will are several times faster than normal. they are around $120 fitted but will save you $$$$ and the car handles better.
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put in koni adj with the kings, they handle great and if the car is to low for you, you ca raise a circlip on the koni's to give you more ride height. i have mine on the lowest setting and the car handles great and looks awsome
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Go for the superlows. If you put lows in it will sit at the same height as an XR.
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