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Suspension question

TI0350

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I have a stock VS Exec, can I put FE2 springs on the front and back with my current shocks without any probs or do I have to get FE2 shocks and struts as well.. Will it make much of a difference just putting in the springs or should I do both at the same time (although cant really afford to do both spring and shocks right now).. My idea was do springs now then in a month or two do the shocks a mate will put them on for me so I dont need to worry about getting them fitted..

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Wayne
 

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I think with the fe2 suspension you can use standard front travel shocks but different shorter travel rear shocks.The fe2 front springs are a bit heavier and obviously have less height than standard.The rears are actually softer than standard and again have less height.The fe2 rears in my car bottom occasionally with people in the back and there is always a mark on the diff tube where it has been riding.
I think it went with the thinking that understeer was desireable to oversteer as a softer rear will promote understeer.
 

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so is a full FE2 set up really any good
 

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i have a s pac which had fe2 in it,it sat too high,put in some superlows now it sits nice and also legal.fe2 waste of time if your going go to the trouble of lowering your car
 

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Depends on what you want. I took out superlows and put in FE2 because I was sick of getting hung up on steep driveways etc. if I wasn't careful. Although the superlows handled great at speed on highways/freeways.
 

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I dont do a lot of h'wy driving and dont want supalows as they a ill practical for me, the car is the family car and gets driven everyday..
I'm not building a race car just want the family hauler to handle a bit better..
 

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FE2 is the way then :) Or grab a whiteline package, but only in lows (same height as FE2).
 
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