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Eibach lowering

Just traded my 156 1.8TS for a 2002 GTV 2.0TS. Big improvement in
drivers fun.. Not so much in luggage space! Whatever!

The suspension is pretty stiff. I cannot move the car at all when
pushing the car to check stiffnes with my hands. It's pretty much like my Eibach Pro-Kit on the 156. Thing is that the height of the car doesn't look like it has sports suspension at all. Very high! Does this seem normal? Are they really that stiff as standard?

The handling is great and the suspension works very well. BUT I need to do something with the height. The idea was to fit Eibach springs and Bilstein dampers. BUT the Eibach springs only lowers 20mm. Is that enough? Does anyone here have that Eibach 20mm springs and a picture of their GTV. Would like to see how it looks before I decide. I was very happy with the Eibach pro-kit on the 156 and I'd like progressive springs.

So.. Anyone have a picture of a 20mm Eibach lowered GTV? Thanks!

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They seem pretty hard as standard, I read that lowering a GTV/Spider isn't a good idea as you'll upset the trick rear wheel steer suspension settings.

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Ride height looks correct/normal. I would agree that the suspension is pretty firm so it is probably just normal.

Nice looking car by the way, I like the interior too.
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Andy, that is one very lovely car you have there .

Does that mean you are going to have to change your alias now?

btw, what is going to happen to Alfa156.net now that you no longer have a 156?
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Thanks, guys!

Maybe I'll try to fit the Eibach springs only first as the dampers might be hard enough for the Eibachs. Not sure yet. I'd like to have a closer look with the wheels off first.

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