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  1. Setting up coilovers on my 1997 saloon 
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    Hi guys well i got my coilovers today i brought a 2nd hand pair of jamex.What i wanna know is how do i set it up at the front as in the ride hide as iv never fitted coilovers before.Any help would be great


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    With the spring wound down near to the bottom of the unit will be low, with it wound up squashing the spring towards the top will be riding high.
     
     

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    Got to be low then or what's the point ha ha ha
     
     

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    Thanks Disco Stu. do you know if they will be ok to fit using my standard 15`s alloys as i using them as winter wheels


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    Quote Originally Posted by Devonlad2010 View Post
    Thanks Disco Stu. do you know if they will be ok to fit using my standard 15`s alloys as i using them as winter wheels
    Don't know tbh. You'll have to suck it and see!
     
     

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    Ask ferret as he ran really low on 15 s
     
     

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    lol fair enough what about when i put my bbs splits bk on.There the rc041


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    You will probably need spacers 3-5mm I would of thought ;-)


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    Quote Originally Posted by Devonlad2010 View Post
    lol fair enough what about when i put my bbs splits bk on.There the rc041
    You may need a 3-5mm spacer to stop the tyre fouling the springs, ebay for under a tenner a pair so it's not the end of the world.
     
     

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    someone else iv been talking to said i need to use hubcentric spacers as the other spacers the wheel bolts come loose.Is this true???


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