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    After managing to get a day off work and my mates garage back in action ,(was ram raided , roller door knackered etc) there going on tomorrow got a couple of questions to iron out reading adjustment .

    1. If I was to fit rears without the adjuster would this be sat at its lowest ?
    2. To lower fronts am I wanting more or less thread left at the bottom end of the strut under the adjuster rings.

    I could probably suss this out while doing it but I want to get as close to my final lowness as possibly before there on the car .
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    1. Yes - Will be very low!

    2. less thread at the bottom so wind the cups down the strut
     
     

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    There on now , sacked off the rear adjusters as once lowered it was higher than the lowering springs I had on so wasn't happy , just hope it settles now a tad more . Pics to follow
     
     

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    Not Sure I'm happy about the back end was expecting it to go lower but will ave to do for now , do think some 10mm spacers are needed on the back though .



     
     

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    think they will settle at least 10mm more yet over the next couple of weeks imo.what profile tyre are you running?
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by Spirit View Post
    think they will settle at least 10mm more yet over the next couple of weeks imo.what profile tyre are you running?
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    hi what coilover kit have you fitted did you need to fit shorter drop links and how much camber have you got front and rear

    thanks mike
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by supasmarty View Post
    hi what coilover kit have you fitted did you need to fit shorter drop links and how much camber have you got front and rear

    thanks mike

    Hi mate . Fk ak streets they came with shorter drop links . Think the seller on eBay was called static drop from Ireland but the coils came straight from Germany. Not sure on camber as iv not got any adjustables on there but there is a slight lean so id guess at least a degree Of camber up front. it's only down about 70-80 mm at front can go to 120. Theres no camber at the back as they haven't gone low enough to offset anything really. Iv taken out the rear adjusters and may lose the bottom rubbers also as it's not low enough not sure if cutting the bump stops in half on the rear will do anything or not
     
     

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    Correct me if I'm wrong but if you try to go too low on the back wont you have to get shorter rear shocks? Otherwise it will duck them up?
    Loud pipes.. Save lives..

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    Obviously anti late but I already have shorter rear shocks
     
     

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