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Today is "S" day

Hi guys
Today is the day I change the springs on my 147 to the Eibach progressives.
I am up early, the sun is shining and everything is ready to proceed.Wish me luck and a smooth transition onto the lower springs.
If this job follows the usual pattern I will be cursing Alfa before dinner time as unforseen problems raise their ugly heads, and then celebrating them once the job is done and my bella is 30mm closer to the road.
I'll post an update later - if I survive the day!!
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It took me 6 hours including 1 hour of cursing Alfas suspension design which is great for driving but terrible for access and stripping down.
Was it worth it,a definite YES but not for the faint hearted.
1st impressions of the Eibach springs are very good. With the 17" Supersports which are quite heavy it gives me a smoother more controlled ride over the normal bumps and potholes in the road, better than the originals and a real plus point for them.
Cornering is smooth with less roll but I have not had time to push the car yet, but I will, all in the name of science of course.
I spent 6 hours doing the job but it saved me over 250 in installation charges, so I am happy and the sun is still shining. All I need to do now is to win the lottery tonight and it will have been a perfect day.
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Congrats KGB....

I'll have to update the pic of your car on my website now.
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Any chance of some before and after pics?
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I have the pics ready but somebody will have to guide me through the process of posting pics on this forum as I have no idea and no domain name!!
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send me them at and i'll post them!!
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Hi guys n gals
Here are a couple of hastily compiled before and after pics showing normal v Eibach suspension on my 147.
Thanks must go to Selespeed for letting me store the images at his domain.
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Anytime, KGB147, anytime.

BTW I placed three pics on my site as well.

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