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      03-26-2013, 06:45 PM   #1
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She Is Low finally...

thought id start a thread just for this cause not many people wana scroll though the whole build thread to see whats been done or updated so here is the latest

cheeky update:

let my car settle for few days and on friday in the cold went out n lowered my car. got her sitting ok still few adjustments needed, the front down more maybe and the rear up a little cause its rather close i cant fit my fingers between the arch and tyre.

heres a few pics of before and after



the Rear

the front


Its working again


needs more poke for sure, new tyres and spacers needed


Now to see the bitch lowww
heres the first attempt werent sitting perfect alround so need adjustment after.



after the adjustment she was sitting perfect for now. until i add spacers i will need to raise her up a little and the front down a touch maybe.

at the moment you get get your finger between the rear arch and tyre....but no rubbing


sorry about the dirt





Close :P
love these pics




im very happy with it for now just needs more poke and then shes there
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      03-26-2013, 07:01 PM   #2
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That is one sweet looking car buddy well done I love how low it sits but I couldn't get away with that where I live for stupid bloody speed bumps
Need to check your build thread to see what mods you've done

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      03-26-2013, 07:02 PM   #3
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Think you completely nailed the ride height there at the end.
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      03-26-2013, 09:24 PM   #4
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Nice...but you're front bumper wouldn't last more than five minutes on the roads where I live!
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      03-27-2013, 01:43 AM   #5
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Loooooks sooo nice buddy well done!! You've nailed the ride height spot on!!!
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      03-27-2013, 01:53 AM   #6
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That looks awesome mate, perfect ride height and wheels are great
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      03-27-2013, 02:10 AM   #7
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Very nice look buddy. Threads like this make me think about spending even more money on my car!
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      03-27-2013, 02:11 AM   #8
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      03-27-2013, 02:30 AM   #9
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Nice job

Too low for me, but I know I'm in a very small minority who prefer to see the tyre under the wheel arch
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      03-27-2013, 03:11 AM   #10
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Nice...but you're front bumper wouldn't last more than five minutes on the roads where I live!
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Looks great, but as the others have said. There are potholes that would rip your front bumper off around here!
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V nice OP.

I found when I uprated the suspenion and lowered the car, that the bumper hit the deck LESS often than standard over speed bumps and potholes

The stiffer damping and springs control the momentum of the car much better and means the front shocks extend up and down a lot less when you go up or down a speed bump, so you should end up with less scrapes not more, especially dropping off the back of speed bumps where the standard car would always scrape, the modded car never does.

Strange but true...

It's always those rubber 'flaps' under the nose that catch first, sounds grim but doesn't do any harm..
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      03-27-2013, 03:25 AM   #12
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      03-27-2013, 04:05 AM   #13
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Superb drop, I wish I could get away with that ride height, wouldn't even be able to get out my drive.

Agreed doughboy, for some reason the updated springs reduce the amount of under floor scrapes.
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      03-27-2013, 04:26 AM   #14
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Nice drop, wheels look great.
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      03-27-2013, 04:33 AM   #15
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absolutely spot on bud! looks awesome!

how is she over the bumps etc??
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Car looks very nice, bet you're chuffed!

What's the ride/handling like?
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Looks great, standard M Sport ride height is too high in my opinion.
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      03-27-2013, 06:32 AM   #18
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That actually looks really good. Wouldn't last 5 minutes on the roads round here.
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Decked! Love it! I would love to run like that... But speed bumps in London are not forgiving! Looks awesome mate!

Where did you get your red stud covers? They look nice!
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Sweet!

Looking low! What kit did you use?
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Sits really well!

Like that alot.. I am tempted to go for the BC coilovers from SSDD.. just waiting on that payday cheque!
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That is one sweet looking car buddy well done I love how low it sits but I couldn't get away with that where I live for stupid bloody speed bumps
Need to check your build thread to see what mods you've done

Rich
cheers dude, yeh theres not to many speed bumps local to me and when i do go into town way i can go ways were there is none
yeh check my thread theres few bits on there mate thanks
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Think you completely nailed the ride height there at the end.
glad you think so bud few more adjustments then im there thanks dude
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Nice...but you're front bumper wouldn't last more than five minutes on the roads where I live!
haha its not that low really, im thinking about fromt splitter to but that mite push it to far lol
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Loooooks sooo nice buddy well done!! You've nailed the ride height spot on!!!
cheers mate im really happy, but now POKE time haha
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That looks awesome mate, perfect ride height and wheels are great
thanks man shes sitting pretty
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spend away mate you will love it. thanks
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Sweet
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Nice job

Too low for me, but I know I'm in a very small minority who prefer to see the tyre under the wheel arch
well i werent realy going for the tyre under the arch look but the rear ended up like it, when i space the wheels out i will higher the back up so it wont have that look in the end.
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Looks great, but as the others have said. There are potholes that would rip your front bumper off around here!
thanks bud but im lucky round my way its not to bad.
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V nice OP.

I found when I uprated the suspenion and lowered the car, that the bumper hit the deck LESS often than standard over speed bumps and potholes

The stiffer damping and springs control the momentum of the car much better and means the front shocks extend up and down a lot less when you go up or down a speed bump, so you should end up with less scrapes not more, especially dropping off the back of speed bumps where the standard car would always scrape, the modded car never does.

Strange but true...

It's always those rubber 'flaps' under the nose that catch first, sounds grim but doesn't do any harm..
yeh the flaps have scrapped a few times lol cheers mate, im loving how she rides now she feels sooo stable now.
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Very nice indeed. Love it.
thank bud
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Superb drop, I wish I could get away with that ride height, wouldn't even be able to get out my drive.

Agreed doughboy, for some reason the updated springs reduce the amount of under floor scrapes.
haha wel as you can see shes very close in the last 3 pics and that goin up my drive lol cheers dude
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Nice drop, wheels look great.
thanks mate
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absolutely spot on bud! looks awesome!

how is she over the bumps etc??
yeh shes fine over the bumps no probs yet thanks matey
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Car looks very nice, bet you're chuffed!

What's the ride/handling like?
she handles and rides amazing, theres so much dampening adjustment on these you can have it rock hard or softer the m sport. ive got it so it rides just a little harder the m sport and thts on 15clicks out of the 35 you get from soft to hard.
and I'm really chuffed thanks mate
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Looks great, standard M Sport ride height is too high in my opinion.
yeh the front are way to high on m sport and now i can have just what i like thanks
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That actually looks really good. Wouldn't last 5 minutes on the roads round here.
thanks dude, hopefully she lasts round here
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Decked! Love it! I would love to run like that... But speed bumps in London are not forgiving! Looks awesome mate!

Where did you get your red stud covers? They look nice!
cheers bud, yeh london isnt great for running around decked is it, my vans decked and i was workin up london once n it was scrapping everywere lol
thanks man. there not caps there actually anodised wheel bolts from ebay.
having few problems with them at mo the scratch when u take them off, so the blokes sent me a new set so going to test these and i will let you no.
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Sweet!

Looking low! What kit did you use?
thank man i used BC coilovers the BR series from P_5UML
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Sits really well!

Like that alot.. I am tempted to go for the BC coilovers from SSDD.. just waiting on that payday cheque!
yeh she sits perfect for now yeh get them you will not regret it mate, speak to P_5UML if you want them from ssdd he will sort you a good price
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