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Old 15-12-2016, 03:31 PM
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Does anyone have any recommendations for suspension upgrades? I would like to remove a lot of the body roll I have. I originally wanted to keep the car stock looking and as original as possible but do feel it has too much suspension travel. Is it just a matter of getting springs and shocks from a sport, or is there a better option?
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Old 15-12-2016, 04:17 PM
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Does anyone have any recommendations for suspension upgrades? I would like to remove a lot of the body roll I have. I originally wanted to keep the car stock looking and as original as possible but do feel it has too much suspension travel. Is it just a matter of getting springs and shocks from a sport, or is there a better option?
Whats the Budget?... Best bang for buck imo are probably BC coilovers or similar. But if you want them, get your order in by tomorrow because BC are raising the price of all their coilovers by approx 105 quid on monday due to the shitty exchange rate these days


If you wanna go for standard sport suspension... I'd reccomend a set of Bilstein b8 shocks and and standard sport springs... or a decent lowering spring if you wanna drop it slightly
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Old 16-12-2016, 01:09 PM
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Cheers Conor,

I think coil overs might be over kill and too expensive for a daily. Just want to tighten things up a bit as the car has a lot of dive and softness at the minute.
I can get sports springs and shocks for e150 so might go that route from an E30 sport that us being broken.
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Still haven't done anything with the suspension but have sorted out the electrical issue I had that was causing the car to cut out when ever it felt the need to. It was a pain as it was intermittent and only when it finally became a full time problem could I trouble shoot it. Turned out the kill switch had been wired into the green wire that powers the ignition coil. There were three or four crimped connections along the way and one of them was dodgy. All sorted now thankfully, car got new oil and valve adjustment 2 weeks ago and is running perfect since.

Also got four newly refurbed wheels and tyres, 4 wheel alignment completed so the car is very smooth and comfortable as there had been a slight shake above 70 in the steering wheel before, not there now.

As she sits now:


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