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    if i was you mate and only using 6 laps round the handling circute then cut them..... make sure they are secure tho! nothing should go wrong a lad i know cut them on his vectra the day after its mot and hes had them on for 10 months or so now and never had a problem and he rags it around like i dnt know what...(typical boy racer he is) but it seems to have worked! (ifit fails and you die i take no responsibility) :P
     
     

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    hey matey not sure if you know or not but as the rear springs are pig tailed therefore cutting them would not let the spring sit still while cornering heavy and they may fall out clamping them as u say may be your best bet as you cant get lowering springs atleast that way it will be lower and the rear spring will sit in its right place the fronts on the other hand my friend cut his last week on his e36 325 coupe and they are spot on he cut one coil off the bottom on each spring and it sits about 25mm/30mm lower hope this helps you at all
     
     

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    Thanks for that, looks like i'm cutting 2 coils off my front springs then...
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