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Discussion in 'VE - WM' started by Tommo_27, May 7, 2016.

  1. Tommo_27

    Tommo_27 Donating Member

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    Before the coilovers I had Bilstein B8 shocks with H&R springs rear and King sp4 (ssssl) up front. For whatever reason the drivers side front of car was 10mm lower than the passenger side (this really annoyed me and I had tried 3 different sets of springs) and by the time I sat in the car it was that little bit lower again. Any time I turned left at anything over 30 - 35 km/h it would scrub. Every now and then while driving straight, on big bumps or dips it would scrub also, but only driver side front. Passenger front was fine even with someone in passenger seat.
    The rear scrubbed on big dips and if I had 2 or 3 people in the back, it was painful. Lol

    If you look at my very first post you can see a couple of pics of how it sat before the coilovers.

    I got my wheels from The Wheel Deal and once I had decided on what I wanted I went in and said these are the wheels I want, can you get them in an offset to clear HSV or Brembo brakes? At the time I still had standard ss brakes and knew I was upgrading them later on. They said yes and so I ordered them. They sorted the offset side of things out.

    That one scrub I had was drivers front and it was on a fairly sharp turn heading downhill with a big dip in the road. Only just scrubbed and haven't had any more since.
    Camber adjustments I can't help you with. No clue haha

    All good, cheers.

    Thanks mate

    Tow bar was on the car when I purchased it, it didn't come with the tounge (thought about getting one but no need) and have never used it but it has saved me twice so it'll stay.

    Yeah the balck and white plates look good, blends in well.
     
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    Thanks for your help mate. I've just realised that it is more than likely because you have a series 1. I am told that the Series II VE front guards are rolled.

    Had me puzzled for a bit because people are running 8.5 20-35+ offsets without any front guard mods.
     
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    Pulled the HID's out and put some LED globes. Much nicer light and better output.

    Also did my stereo as I was sick of the rubbish standard system.
    It consists of
    Morel Virtus 602 splits
    Alpine Type R Coaxial
    12' Alpine Type R sub in custom box
    Alpine PDX-V9 5 channel amp
    Sound deadening on doors, boot lid, and rear seat area

    Sounds great and am very happy with it.
     
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    Not much has changed since last post. Battery died so replaced that.

    Had new cats fitted as my old ones had seen better days.

    Just fitted some DBA T3 rotors to all 4 corners.
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    Just a couple of photos I took.
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    Who doesn't love a fat booty?
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