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Old 08-01-2001, 01:57   #1 (permalink)
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lowering springs?

what lowering springs will fit on my car?

will VL or VB holden lowering springs fit my XA ford fairmont?
im looking for a nice lowering


same as that guy with the XF hotrod? how far is that lowerd?
and how low is legal in melbourne?
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I'm not too sure about springs for holden goin on a ford, why do you want to know if holden springs fit on your XA????
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I believe that the XA will have leaf springs, just like my baby so for the back you need lowering blocks and you can go up to 2 inch's with lowering block kits available, i'm sure you can go lower if you get a custom block.

As for the front it'd be either Lovell or Kings. Don't ever ever ever cut the springs thats a no no.
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Re: lowering springs?

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what lowering springs will fit on my car?


and how low is legal in melbourne?
100mm ground clearance one metre fore and aft of any axle and mid-point between two consecutive axles the height in mm by multiplying the distance between the axles by 33.33.

Lower or raise if bump stop is not altered by more than 1/3 of manufacturer's specs for that car and normal relationship between front and rear must not be unduly altered.

Lowering blocks must be steel or aluminium or equivalent hardness metal.

Coils not to be cut.

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http://www.vicroads.vic.gov.au
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I heard about some guy using wood for lowering blocks on a old Holden.

I suppose you come to expect this from a Holden driver.:D
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