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Discussion in 'VT - VX Holden Commodore (1997 - 2002)' started by Whitevtberlina, Jan 10, 2006.

  1. im looking at purchasin king springs low or either superlows, i know that lows will lower my car 30mm and superlows will lower it 60 mm taking it down to just legal height of 130mm if my car is to be lowered with superlows will new shocks have to be put in so my car does not bottom out........
     
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    How many kms has your car done? My mechanic suggested that I get different shocks mainly because I had high kms. If you're gonna get superlows I reckon get the shocks done as well. You'll feel the difference in your cornering and everything else. Get superlows though, lows just aren't enough!
     
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    Best way to show you..

    Stock Springs & Suspension

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    With SuperLow Springs & Stock Suspension

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    Overall with SuperLows All round & Stock Suspension

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    Also invest $4XX is a camber kit... will save you alot in the long run ;)
     
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    I think he gipped you! :p doesnt look like you had shit all done :|
     
  6. sandor

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    vy sammy, just a question how much of the ground is your car with the kit on? im contemplating very hard on wether to go just normal lows or superlows with my vy kit on. nice ride btw....
     
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    Spyper, give us the part numbers on the springs.
    il look them up at work and let you know what they are..
    my cars on lows all round and looks like yours (minus the mags).
    thing is lows and super lows cost the same. when i lowered mine i putnew front bearing plates and bearings in.
    also put a fkn rear camber kit in too. no one wants to spend money on them but everyone who doesnt complains about there tyres..
     
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    it looks higher than the factory FE2 springs I had.. I would definitly look into the part numbers as Matrix has suggested.. It just looks too high for even lows..
     
  9. Thanks for the help guys, yeh a camber kit is already lined up for when i get the springs put in also a front end alignment, i think superlows is the go as was said in another reply lows and superlows are the same price so might aswell just go superlows. thanks again
     
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    About About 3inchs all around... i think.. ill double check for you later... :yeah:
     
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    yea i've got super lows under my ride it has made a good amount of diff, i hav recently jus brought the camber kit for the rear aswell i got it for $200 brand new from bursons wholesale price though, i will fit it myself but if i was to get some1 else to do it i would be lookin at i reckon around 3hrs of labor, so it wwould make it a damn sight more expensive... but i got a hoist so it won't be to bad of thing to do, still alot of work though..
     
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    how many ks is too many ks to leave in factory shocks?
     
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    got it sittin pretty low there vy sammy........mines about the same but i got 17s on.... if i chuck some 19s on is it gonna make it rise up a bit?
     
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    Hey ciaravt,

    I went to a shock place yesturday asking the same thing.
    He said they usually get tired round the 100k mark, which cinfirmed wot I thought.

    Good excuse to go lower now!!!!
     
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    Geez those superlows are too low for me. I am happy with my FE2 suspension. It looks good, but the problem is my back mudflaps scrape over speed bumps and coming out of driveways now.
     
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    can u all tell me what do you think of the 98 vt executive for a second car. 190 000kms for $8000 with all new suspension and new power stering box! NEVER THRASHED OLD PEOPLE
     
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    And Roadworthy 6months Redg...
     
  18. lepps34

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    hey guys, my vt s2 has done 97 thou km's. im about to lower it, im using these spring parts.

    Front - KHFL-47SL - (king spring superlows)
    Rear - KHRL-46SLHD - (king spring heavy duty superlows)

    have already decided that ill get a 4pt camber kit, and also new shocks (if anyone can help me and tell me wat type i will need for these springs, that would be good), but am not sure if i will need new struts, could someone plz let me know, and if i do, wat type will satisfy, those springs.

    thankyou
     
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    just got mine back from the shop.

    2.5 inches all round looks the goods! just needs the rear guards rolled REAL REAL bad.

    the rear shocks are getting tired but will survive maybe a couple of months. so i fig ill get all 4 done.

    anyone got any suggestions for the best shocks to use?
     
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    after you lower it and put the camber kit on, you will need both a front and a rear wheel alignment
     

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