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Post by mark.evs Fri 28 May 2010, 00:34

I have a set of BRAND NEW front lowering springs for a 306 1.4/1.6, they should fit a 1.8 and 1.9d too but it doesnt say on the box. I got them from GSF, They have GSF on the box but not sure who actually makes them.

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I bought them for my Dturbo but decided aganst using them as they're thinner than the standard ones so i got proper Dturbo ones instead.
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Post by jeebz Tue 01 Jun 2010, 11:02

im interested, but ive got to wait until i get some spacers so i can fit my wheels on to see if they will fit

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Post by mark.evs Tue 01 Jun 2010, 20:32

loads of spacers on e-bay, simon has a pack of 4 10mm spacers too.
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Post by Simon Wed 02 Jun 2010, 04:01

think on last clear out i found 3 sets of 4 10mm spacers Smile

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Post by MickeyVTS Wed 02 Jun 2010, 04:58

Have you still got the long bolts Si? thinking I might get the 17s on for FCS.

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Post by jeebz Wed 02 Jun 2010, 05:17

Will 10 mil give me the clearance for 17s? my boss is close with west wales rally spares so he is talking to them for me, but if anybody has them going im interested.

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Post by MickeyVTS Wed 02 Jun 2010, 05:25

Do you know the offset of your wheels jeebz, mine are et25 and rub slightly on the inside.

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Post by Simon Wed 02 Jun 2010, 05:32

MickeyVTS wrote:Have you still got the long bolts Si? thinking I might get the 17s on for FCS.

yeah still got a set (maybe 3 Laughing )

jeebz wrote:Will 10 mil give me the clearance for 17s? my boss is close with west wales rally spares so he is talking to them for me, but if anybody has them going im interested.

As mickey says need to know the wheels offset to give the correct advise mate
ideal offset for 306 is ET15-18 but on mine i have had to run ET12 as im running 8" width 18s

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Post by jeebz Wed 02 Jun 2010, 06:15

hmm ok, ill have a look in the morning. The ET should jusat be stamped on them to make it easy for me right?

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Post by MickeyVTS Wed 02 Jun 2010, 06:24

Usually yes.

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Post by Simon Wed 02 Jun 2010, 06:26

Yeah it will either be stamped ET ?? or just a 2 digit number in a circle

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Post by mark.evs Wed 02 Jun 2010, 19:17

My 17s are et25, fit fine on the front and i had to use 7mm spacers on the rear. All fits nice. 10mm spacers will clear the inner plastic arch cover, i had to take my covers off. Will be modifying them and putting them back on tho.
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