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MY10 VE Sportwagon "Eleanor"

Discussion in 'VE - WM' started by UFO, Dec 12, 2009.

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    Good to see Holden still can't match the metalic colours on the plastic bumbers wiht the rest of the car. Also, tell whoever took the pics they're way too over-exposed.
     
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    UFO just a question or two on those springs.....are they a harder ride than the stock ones? Do you find that your gonna take out the front spoiler on gutters when ya park it? Do they bottom out? Approx cost all round? Would it make it even lower if wheels were stock 18s?

    Cheers
     
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    Another comment on Eleanor, the original was actually a 1973 Mach 1 Mustang. The 2000 remake used a 1967 Shelby Mustang GT500.
     
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    I'm sorry someone has beat you too it, saw it about 3 weeks ago in Cranbourne.
     
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    Sorry my photo's dont meet your standards. I'll take some more when you take your head out of your.... oh nevermind ;).

    Answered in order: Not really mate, they are a firmer spring than standard obviously... but ride quality is fine, even on 20's. Mind you I didnt drop it too much as you can see. The lower you go the harsher things get because the springs rates have to harder to support the car properly. As with any lowered car, you need to be careful with gutters when parking, but just stay away from them! No need to go all the way in to the tyre! Plenty of space to back off. But no, I've never had issues with clipping the front spolier- just be careful. No, I've never bottomed out. You'd have to launch the car off a pretty steep drop to bottom out on normal roads. $600 installed with wheel alignment (pedders sportsryders). That's what it costs here in Canberra, maybe cheaper in bigger cities... but great product. No.... stock 18's and lower profile 20's are pretty much the same rolling diameter (external circumference) and need to be legally (otherwise speedo will be out), hence no difference in ride height.
     
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    Pedders Sportsryders with standard shocks. "Lows" only. Ultra lows and Super lows are too low for me, and then shocks would have needed doing too.
    Just nice and tidy, with tyre edge lining up with guards all the way around.

    These are old pics, springs have settled in a little more and look perfect now. New pics comng soon.
     
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    Looks awesome, how much you spend for the body kit? is it an after market, where did you buy it?
     
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    Pretty sure thats how the international wagon comes
     
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    not even close :).
     
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    Thought i would have a look at your car after all the advice you have given me regarding the suspension for my wagon.

    It looks great man!! Really like the colour...definitely not one you see around much, which makes it even better!! Did you get a cream leather interior or the grey/black leather??
     
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    looks really good mate. love to see some more pics...esp to see if the springs have settled abit more.
     
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