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Help 156 DIY Lowered

Can anyone tell me how difficult the job is to lower my 156, I would like to change springs only.
Benn told that the is quiet difficult and will take a full day to do all 4 corners.


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Re: 156 DIY Lowered

You should really change the shocks as well to match as the standard ones will be under pressure from the lower springs.

I haven't done this but I can imagin one big problem will be getting the top mounts off the struts to remove/replace the springs.
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I can't comment on whether doing it on an Alfa is any different from other cars, but i changed springs etc on my last 4 cars and it was a piece of cake - as long as you have compressor springs.
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a full day getting it slammed sounds like time well spent to me mate
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Re: 156 DIY Lowered

I`ve got a write-up somewhere about changing the rears, I think Gazza does one for the fronts.

It can be done in a day but that is if all the bolts come undone. You know what cras are like, it only takes one stuck bolt and you can add hours to a job.

Put it this way, don`t plan any big trips for the following day just in case. And don`t forget to have a full geometry check when finished.
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