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King springs for the ve's

Discussion in 'VE Holden Commodore (2006 - 2013)' started by Gorrell72, Nov 4, 2010.

  1. Tommo_27

    Tommo_27 Donating Member

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    Model: SV6

    Springs: King SSL's Front & Rear

    Shocks: Boge

    Ride height after: 30mm lower front 50mm lower rear from FE2

    Ride quality: Good. Bit bumpy at some points.

    Were from: Parts from GSL Rallysport and fitted by Pedders.

    How much: A bit under $1000 including wheel alignment



    Have many people fitted shortened bump stops? I think i may need to.
     

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    I got mine done by the dealer who used Walkinshaw. The reason I did this was because I wanted the cost incorporated into my car finance loan. They used King springs too. The ride is great. I asked about replacing the shocks but they said I didn't need to right at this time!

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    Got my SS dropped today, was supposed to be SL (superlows) alround, but they did SL front and
    Ultra low rear, the car look's lower in the rear but is levelled. Will get some pics soon.
     
  4. Damo83

    Damo83 VE MY09 SV6

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    Gday Guys

    I have a Mod VE MY09 Omega , If i get SL king springs front, and the SSL King springs Rear , are u guys 100 % sure it will level the car? Cos if i get all SL king springs, it wont make the VE Leveled?

    Thanks
     
  5. Happydaze

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    the guys that did mine rate the springs(kings) as: Low , Superlow and Ultra. Takes out the s, ss,sss bullshit i guess
     
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    Thats right SL is low SSL is superlow and SSSL is ultralow
     
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    Nice ride bakes are those 20's or 22's ?
     
  8. Damo83

    Damo83 VE MY09 SV6

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    So whats the best option for my VE to leveled when lowered?
     
  9. Damo83

    Damo83 VE MY09 SV6

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    What u mean Happydaze? I just need to know if the SL front and the SSL rear will make my VE Leveled?
     
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    Just thought id show mine off

    What springs: King Springs Ultra Lows on rear and Super lows on front.

    What shocks: Monroe GT short shocks/bump stops

    Ride height after: Not sure but it is level.

    Ride quality: After Having the Shocks replaced with the Monroes after the stock ride feels nice and tight
    Where from: Bought it Lowered but Protek Tyres did the Shocks, great job too..

    How much: $650 incl wheel alignment

    And model: Omega sedan

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  11. Damo83

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    Great Pic Buddy, when u have those springs installed, does it need adjust at the rear wheels to make them straight. Cos last time I fitted SSL my old VL calais Turbo, the rear wheel is so look bent. Hence making the tyre wear very fast.

    Wont it make any difference by putting King springs in stock suspension?
     
  12. TinSnips

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    I've been trying to figure out what you mean by 'bent' wheels - what you're defining is called Camber. When you lower a car, it throws the camber out, or in other words tips the top edge of the wheel in, so you need a wheel alignment to correct it.
     
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    do camber kits do much on the VE i know some camber kits do little certain cars...... is it a worth investment? and how much?
     
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    TinSnips Polish all the things...

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    Depends how much camber you need - from memory the VEs can do upto 1.5 deg of neg camber without a kit.
     
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    well it would be with ultra lows on stock wheels.......... i think it would need it.....
     
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    Thanks mate. They are 20s. I used to have 22s but hated the scrubbing and performance. The 20s drive a million times better, I can hammer the car without scrubbing, etc.
     
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    super low king springs

    just put superlow king springs in on friday .still got standard shocks and sits just above the tyres back and front,didnt want to go to low but looks and drives great,very happy. $625 with front and rear alignment.ttf.
     
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    hey has anyone got ultralow's on the front and back of a ute ?
     
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    Gday mate, Yeh that what I meant camber. I was trying to remember the damn word lol, Im just wondering if i put SL front , SSL rear. will it need the camber kit fitted?? or only just get wheel alignment to correct it? Thanks buddy
     
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    hey guys

    iv got my VE omega, and thinking about lowering it when i get my rims fitted. iv got my eye on the pontiac gxp 19inch
    whats a good lowering height, SL on the front and SSL on the rear? i want to make it nice and levelled and not to make it looked dumped on its ass.
    cheers
     

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