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Old 29th March 2007
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Looking at the pictures of your ride, Id say it looks lower or equally low as my car.. great looking car by the way
Cheers for the compliment on my 9-5! I spend more time and money on it than I probably should but it brings me joy. Comparing the ride height, yours if definitely a bit lower in the front. It's hard to see in my pics b/c the car is black, but trust me yours is slightly lower in the front, and this is the look I want. Mine may be ever so slightly lower in the rear, but I installed the springs on the shock perch so that it would sit that way.

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With the H&R kit on my car the height in front was unchanged compared to my stock aero setup.
Agreed. This was my complaint with the H&R kit. Almost indistinguishable height difference from stock Aero to H&R in the front.

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The current G&M 40/40 setup is lower (very little) than the G&M 45/35 kit .. the latter was also the kit wich caused my rear to drop way too low.. this "problem" should not occur on a sedan. Then again I do not know if the same 40/40 kit I am using exist for the sedan?
The guy at G&M actually said that they have had some problems with the 45/35 kit and that he would feel more comfortable recommending the 40/40 kit that you have, so I am leaning that way; oh and it is indeed available for the sedan. I have to apologize for sortof hijacking your thread; a thousand thanks however since I would not have even known about this company had you not posted about your brake upgrade! Cheers.
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93t, your combi's ride height is perfect, thats exactly the stance I want to get in my car.

Ok this whole big brake kit plus suspension tangent has got me wanting to do more. j006 can you keep me in the loop about the prices?

At the moment I plan on slapping the rear springs on the higher of the two koni settings to see what kind of angle that gives, and how much more lift. As long as I can attain that slightly nose down angle I'll be happy.
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j006, no problem, I am happy to help others with this "problem", I was my self equally frustrated when I was about to lower my wagon.
As known I tried three different kits before I was happy.

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Jssaab & Johnnydel:

PM'd you guys about the springs!
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