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For me personally it's sitting a bit too high, and as I'm yet to have any work done on mine I was wondering if anyone has any advice. I don't want to go down the route of spending a small fortune as there's other things that need done, but surely there's an acceptable cost effective way of doing this? I'm guessing just replacing the coilovers?

Anyone that's been down this road and has any tips/photos/prices would be much appreciated!

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I broke a shock absorber in Winter and decided to replace them with Koni Sports Addjustable shocks. Whilst they were at it, they put some Eibach springs on which has lowered it about 25mm. I did it more for the handling than looks. It wasn't cheap though, I think it was close to a grand for a local indie to fit it. They recommended the parts as well.

There are a few pics of it on the forum and the best one is probably on page 3 of this thread. It is the metallic grey (Touring grey) one with 19" TI wheels.

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If your shock absorbers are ok, just change the springs to Eibach Pro Kit, springs are about 130 and fitting around 250 - 300
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Although its not specifically the Brera, the information is good in this thread where different options were debated. I also did some comparison measurements and pictures etc which may help.

Springs create the drop not shocks though, so if you just want it lowered, springs are all you need, but if you are on stock lusso (equivalent) spec shocks they are quite soft so the ride in general would benefit from improved shocks such as Koni/Bilstein/Eibach.
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As Phil said all you need to do is change the springs to Eibachs on the 2.4 Brera as makes a huge difference in both look and handling (both improved). No need to spend money on the shocks.

I don't have any pictures to hand, but maybe you can tell form this picture in my gallery?

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Go for ti spec components as these are factory homologated and will have propper wheel alignment specs.
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