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FE2 Vs Super lows Vs Ultra lows, height differences???

heloanand

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I checked the whole forum and I cant find any specific information on this,
Can anybody confirm the height differences between the standard, FE2, Super low and Ultra low springs, I have a set of new FE2 springs off from an SV6, and looking lowering my VE omega with 18" wheels, and I really want to know is it worth to put the FE2 or I should go for a super or ultra low.
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How low do you want to go?

If you look at an SV6 and think it's a good height then use the FE2.
 

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Throw them on and have a look, should only take about 30 mins or less per side if you know what you are doing.
 

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FE2 about 1cm from stock.
Lows 2-3cm from stock. (about an inch)
Superlows 4-5cm from stock. (about an inch and half)
Ultralows 6-7cm from stock. (about 2 inches)

Have a look at the "Show Off Your Ride" section.... plenty of pics there showing VE's at different heights.

If you have a wagon, drop the rear a little more than the front to balance it up and make it look even and get rid of some rake in the suspension setup. I went low at the front, and superlow at the rear... see pics on link below. Since those pics were taken, the suspension settled just a little bit more and in my opinion sits perfect. Nice even guard clearance with wheel edge (wheel doesnt tuck up into guard at top).
 

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You just need some spring compressors, I bought some a few months ago for about $25 a pair. Hardest part was getting the top center nut off the strut but I found out later its easy a clamp and a rag.
 

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will go to a suspension center, dont wanna play with it.. just need to decide which on I go for, still thinking, as I got a set of FE2 springs with me already, almost new
 

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just go ultras straight up. dont mess around trying different heights. i did that myself and regret spending all the money... if money permits, coilovers
 

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I was thinking the same, called up some shops, lowest quoted is $400 with new king springs superlows, they also said if I supply the springs they can do it for $185, and If i dont need a new spring then they can compress the existing onces for $250, pedders quoted $720, tyre factory quoted $600 with new pedders springs.

Now I need to decide king springs or Pedders? which is better to go considering the cost aswell, or compressing my FE2's or stock? also what is coilovers???
Any advices..thanks
 
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