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cabby shocks and springs

Postby 961tat » Mon Jan 09, 2017 11:47 pm

Hi folks

as anyone used f/k shocks as below from discount MG rover spares on offer at the moment , thinking of replacing all mind with new springs on 1994 214 cabby and they dont lower the car like a boy racer . :clapping

Rover 200 / 400 (R8) 89-97 inc Coupe Sports Suspension Dampers / Shock Absorbers - Full Set
Brand new set of Sports Shock Absorbers / Dampers for Rover 200 (89-95) / 400 (89-95) / Rover Coupe (91-98) models.
These are quality FK Germany items, priced to clear
This includes:
1x LH Front Shock Absorber
1x RH Front Shock Absorber
2x Rear Shock Absorbers

These items will firm up your suspension, and provide a subtle 15-20mm drop.

We recommend fitting these with lowering springs.

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Re: cabby shocks and springs

Postby 1234dist » Tue Jan 10, 2017 9:21 am

Charlzy and rick friends of mine have both got a set waiting to be fitted (bloomin rain)
Will be able to let you know shortly.

For anyone else who doesn't know about them £70 while stocks last:
https://www.dmgrs.co.uk/collections/bar ... s-full-set

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Re: cabby shocks and springs

Postby 1234dist » Tue Jan 10, 2017 9:22 am

:glare side note, struts don't provide drop, it's the springs you use
Coupe Project K785OAT (wiring issues :glare )
Rover Sport 220GTI m-series K56AEP
218 VVC Cabriolet R170FEU
220 GTI M-series J777RAL
75 2.0 CDT P80CJM
620 SLI P267LOM HONDA
420 GSI Turbo L191CVP
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Re: cabby shocks and springs

Postby 961tat » Tue Jan 10, 2017 7:14 pm

point taken , they should up date there imformation . :D
wha are you using on you cabby if you dont mind me asking ?

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Re: cabby shocks and springs

Postby 1234dist » Tue Jan 10, 2017 8:12 pm

I'm on stock McPhersons. :cool
Coupe Project K785OAT (wiring issues :glare )
Rover Sport 220GTI m-series K56AEP
218 VVC Cabriolet R170FEU
220 GTI M-series J777RAL
75 2.0 CDT P80CJM
620 SLI P267LOM HONDA
420 GSI Turbo L191CVP
tatti :rip

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Re: cabby shocks and springs

Postby marcusdawg » Mon Apr 10, 2017 8:48 pm

Hi guys, recently purchased a 1992 216 Honda cabby.... I wanted to drop her bit. Not to much, just enough to not look like it's on stilts!!! Any kits worth recommendations?

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Re: cabby shocks and springs

Postby ROVER-25X » Fri Apr 14, 2017 11:55 am

I got these for my Cabby, great quality. ;)


LINK: http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/ROVER-200-COU ... CHGNVoxb9A
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ROVER Cabriolet (1997 1.6 K-Series)
ROVER 25XD (2004 2.0TD ROVER 25)
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