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This is for all you guys who love to drop their rides, fit coilovers, maybe bilstein shocks, roll bars and the like.
Maybe you've lowered your ride and would like to post up some pics to show it off and discuss? This is a more specific section for that purpose.
 
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BUMP>>>>>

I'll keep checking this section regularly...If there is no interest and therefore not workable I'll remove it.
 
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BUMP>>>>>

I'll keep checking this section regularly...If there is no interest and therefore not workable I'll remove it.
Don't!!!! We need this! Well, at least I need this....
 
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Alright guys this is my X Type with H&R sport springs.

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JaggyX, that looks good with the painted wheels! I like it! What was the drop on the H&R's? Are they a progressive rate spring? How long have you had them on there? Do your stock struts oscillate from the uprated spring rates?
 
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thanks! the drop on the H&R's were about 1.4 inches and no the spring rate is not progressive to the best of my knowledge. I have had them on there for about 2 months now and i must say the handling has stiffened up a bit. But im still looking for more ways to stiffen the car up.
 
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Did you have to change out the shocks with that drop as well? I'm looking for something for my "X" as well. I'd prefer progressive springs, though. I love the rims in your sig and the drop looks perfect!
 
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nope, stock shocks. and thanks
 
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thanks! the drop on the H&R's were about 1.4 inches and no the spring rate is not progressive to the best of my knowledge. I have had them on there for about 2 months now and i must say the handling has stiffened up a bit. But im still looking for more ways to stiffen the car up.
Interested in aftermarket sway bars?
 
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wow, really? where can I get some of those?!
 
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wow, really? where can I get some of those?!
I'm working on some options now. I'll get you an update when I know more.
 
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Hi all;

I've got a 2003 X-Type. Still rides good, had the front lower control arms replaced a while back. However I do notice that over bumps/dips there is a "thunk" and squeak. Could this be the struts and/or shocks that need replacing?

Thanks in advance, Steve
 
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hey was wondering if anybody has fitted xjr bilstein shocks and h & r sport lowering springs to their xj6 and had good results
 
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I have a 1998 Vanden Plas. At extremely low speeds I hear a squeak on the left front. Happens occasional and is a very faint squeak. Some times sounds like a horn miles away? You would have to be listing to it to hear it
 
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replaced stock shocks with kyb's on my 1995 x300
amazing how badly damaged were the foam bushings of the original shocks.
kyb's come with polyurethane bushings. ride is firmer ..definitely

right now i have 225/60-16 goodyear eagle gt but i am planning to install 255/50-16 goodrich in the back. as the other day i lost the rear end on a spirited curve.
will let you know how the 255's fare
 
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So no posts since 2012. I just bought a 2016 F Type R. I wouldn't mind lowering it a bit but don't want to lose the functionality of the Dynamic mode. What springs would be compatible with this? Thank you.
 
 
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