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Old 09-03-2003, 23:20   #1 (permalink)
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Springs/Shocks to lower AU

Just wondering what spring and shock combinations people are using. I want to lower my AU, but want it sitting so the wheels basically just meet the guards. Virtually no gap between wheel and guard. what springs and shocks would i need for this?

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ive just had king spring superlows and koni 82 series shocks put on all round and i definately recommend them, they will give you what your looking for (just check with insurance, some dont accept superlows apparently)
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thats the height/look im after how much did the springs and shocks cost?
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ok more specific $1300 fitted
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Re: Springs/Shocks to lower AU

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ok more specific $1300 fitted
wonder why the au springs are so much more expensive then the xf ones
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Re: Re: Springs/Shocks to lower AU

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wonder why the au springs are so much more expensive then the xf ones
funny little thing called demand...

(the xf ones have probably sagged enough by now anyway)
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Re: Springs/Shocks to lower AU

Springs are only around $119 per pair for both AU and XFs. The difference in price is the konis. They are around $250 to $300 odd per strut for the front, and about the same for a rear pair, plus a couple hundred in labour. $1300 fitted is actually a very good price.
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did you use or need a camber kit as well?
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usually recommended especially when going lower than just lows
but my suspension guy said it varies with every car (as in some cars will have used more of its adjustment already just with the standard setup than others)
he got mine JUST right without the camber kit, but hes gonna check it again soon and may need to throw it in just to be on the safe side
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