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Suspension Help!

A friends 147 JTD Mjet Lusso, failed mot amongst other things on a broken rear suspension spring. The 147 has lowered springs all round, don't know the make or size, but it is low!
The mot centre was going to fit standard height springs to both side at rear. I said not to do it but now I can't find any matching lowered rear springs to replace with.
Any suggestions as what to do, mate has no money otherwise I'd suggest getting all the springs, front and rear replaced, either lowered again or standard height?
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What colour are the springs? May help.
Some manufacturers have decals on their springs as well. So may be able to see when jacked up.
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Cheers, I'm going to have a look at it for him tonight, along with changing a rear caliper and set of pads. So I will check out the springs.
His 147 is a Q2 and with the lowered suspension handles very well, but the ride is appalling. I much prefer my 147 with standard set up but bigger wheels, though I wouldn't mind the Quaife differential!
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