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#1 nickrossi91

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Posted 27 January 2010 - 10:36 AM

My xd sits as high as hell, i think its the stock factory height from the factory, but it drive like a tank and i want to lower it, can anyone help me with a rough price on how much lowering springs would cost for an xd??

#2 JordanXE

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Posted 27 January 2010 - 10:41 AM

Xd's have leaf springs in the back so you will need to get them reset or get lowering blocks witch dont cost much.

Front lowered springs new are on average about 150. can get second hand ones pretty cheap.
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Posted 27 January 2010 - 10:48 AM

oh really?? yeah thats pretty cheap. i found some on ebay which are advertised as "new" for $615. would you say thats over-priced?

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Posted 27 January 2010 - 10:54 AM

You can get king springs on ebay for about $135 for the front pair.And like stated above lowering blocks will do for the rear,there pretty cheap.
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Posted 27 January 2010 - 11:11 AM

615? Thats the highest price for springs ive ever heard of haha.

I got mine second hand for $50
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Posted 27 January 2010 - 11:47 AM

I got lowered kings springs, can't remember the price, but I got some mates rates anyway.
Wasn't too expensive though.
You can use blocks or get them reset.
I'll see if I can find a price for the new lower leafs, check ya local parts supplier too.

#7 nickrossi91

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Posted 27 January 2010 - 12:01 PM

alright yeah sweet cheers aye, ill go check ultratune or somethin. does it cost more the lower it goes?

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Posted 27 January 2010 - 12:24 PM

Nah, They got those stupid names like super low and ultra low. Which give you a definitive description of the ridehieght you'll have when done.....NOT.
But price was same either way

Just got the lowest ones you can, I think you'll still find they're not quite low enough.
I got the lowest and am using 2" blocks ASWELL, and this is what it looks like now.
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I wan't it an inch higher, so I might mill one of my sets of blocks down and she'll be sweet.
But yeah, that's with two inch blocks so it's not that low with just the new springs, but will still be way better than before.

Edited by ILIED, 27 January 2010 - 12:25 PM.
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#9 jeffb5.8

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Posted 27 January 2010 - 12:30 PM

I got mine done at Lovells springs when they were at Homebush.

Rear Leaf springs reset 2.5inches lower and new bushed fitted $320, That was a while ago now and they have moved from Homebush but they still do them.

Front springs were $155 from Pedders 2" lowered

See a suspension place like Pedders, Old man Emu or Lovells.

Ultra tune will just buy it from them and add 10% on top of the price.

Also if you lower it change your shocks as they are probably factory items and it will handle like crap if they are old and worn, especially when you lower it. Plus the fitment of new shocks is easy and you have to remove them to get the springs done.
Budget about $240 - $260 or so for a set of frt and rear gas shocks.

There is a EBay guy at Beralla which i have dealt with and his prices and good and his parts are good quality as well. Suzisports i think is his seller name.

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Posted 12 August 2015 - 01:17 AM

im looking at getting my rear of my xd seden lowered, what would yous reccomend? reset the leafs i got or get a new set? i seen kings "superlows"  online that i have my eye on.

 

 

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#11 Chilly38

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Posted 12 October 2015 - 06:25 PM

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#12 GhoulCreeps

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Posted 15 April 2019 - 06:58 PM

I got mine done at Lovells springs when they were at Homebush.

Rear Leaf springs reset 2.5inches lower and new bushed fitted $320, That was a while ago now and they have moved from Homebush but they still do them.

Front springs were $155 from Pedders 2" lowered

See a suspension place like Pedders, Old man Emu or Lovells.

Ultra tune will just buy it from them and add 10% on top of the price.

Also if you lower it change your shocks as they are probably factory items and it will handle like crap if they are old and worn, especially when you lower it. Plus the fitment of new shocks is easy and you have to remove them to get the springs done.
Budget about $240 - $260 or so for a set of frt and rear gas shocks.

There is a EBay guy at Beralla which i have dealt with and his prices and good and his parts are good quality as well. Suzisports i think is his seller name.

Hey, wondering if you remember which pedders springs you used i.e. model number etc.  2'' drop sounds good to me. any help appreciated. Thanks






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