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Old 08-02-2003   #1
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Wow! That's one hell of a difference!

Ok got me car back from the garage today with the new Apex Sports Suspension Kit fitted.... all i can say

WOW! :D

I can't believe how much of a difference it makes to drive, i am in love with the car again! Although its now well bumpy, you feel completely in control and swerves no longer feel like you are gonna roll over!

As for roundabouts.... :D:D:D

Anyway, so yeah, I recommend to anyone with a bravo to get the Apex kit (full kit, shocks and springs, not just the springs) as you will LOVE IT!!

Can't wait for me exhaust to arrive now, this car's gonna be monsta and should all be done in time for the meet! [8D]


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What was the damage??

Lookin at getting some springs, a spring damper combo would be far better though. Hmmmm.



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250 for the kit, 120 to fit. you can take speed bumps really fast now :) i'll take some photos soon to show the lowering difference, but they said give it a week or two as they take that long to bed in.


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I'd give it longer than that, my HGT took about 3 months to drop to it's current lowered height:D

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ah rite, cool, cause it dont look much lower at the moment! still handles so cool tho!


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Ok here's two weeks worth of lowering:


( BEFORE / AFTER )


( BEFORE / AFTER )

A little bit, i think the front has seen a lot more than the back.

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It's getting there.

Their 40mm springs right?
Then they'll go much lower yet!!

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yeah and if you keep the dirt building up on the car like that it will get heavier and thus sit lower again [:P]

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That does look pretty good. You'll have to put up more pictures in a few months time :D

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Hehe.. I'm getting it washed tomorrow :) Hasn't been cleaned since, ummm, September :D:D:D

Lower?!? Mad, i hope not too much as I have about a 1cm gap on the left front wheel between the arch and tire! I have a nasty feeling there's some chassis twist or summit... but garage said it;s ok.... hurrah! (i think!)

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What do you mean "I'm getting it washed tomorrow" ??!!??
Surely you should be doing it yourself :)

If it's got a 40mm drop then the wheels should drop nicely into the arches, leaving no gap at all.
Have a look at Ribzz's Bravo on saturday, he's got a 40mm drop and theres no space between the arch and the tyre on his.

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Have you seen how much effort you need to put in for that :D no thanks! :p

Nope, 8 for a full wash, and interior and all that jazz please!

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Inspired by your pictures, I asked my friends to climb into my car. I think seven climbed inside in total. My car was low, it looked good. I need a suspension kit! :D

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