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Old 14-04-14, 18:53
Mickandsej Mickandsej is offline
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T4 Post Icon Urgent, please help, ride height standard t4

Hi and I really could use a swift reply to this!
I have been sitting on a set if Eibachs ready to fit, then I decided to sell. However after looking at my van all day (whilst cleaning and polishing) and I reckon my van might even be over standard ride height at the moment.
Is anyone able to give me a measurement from hub to arch, on their standard height van?
Every time I drove round the corner and see my van I have always thought it's abnormally high up, the horn is completely exposed, I can see an awful lot of the underside. It's always had a fair bit of body roll, which I assumed was because of the heavy Holdsworth pop top, but thinking back to my Autohomes T25 that never rolled as much, that is until I rebuilt the roof with an internal 10'x5' chunk of marine 5-ply!
Just wanted to check and see if I have some sort of heavy duty rear end set up, it does have rubber pads under the rear springs, and there is a good 40-50mm of thread left on the front adjusters.

Help would be greatly appreciated and could decide whether or not I sell the Eibachs or if standard springs would help.
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Old 14-04-14, 19:27
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Default Re: Urgent, please help, ride height standard t4

Lowering it wont affect how much of the underside you can see, you have early bumpers which arent as deep which is why the horns are visible. If anything it looks lower than mine on standard suspension, the top of my tyres are level with the tops of the bumpers.
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Old 14-04-14, 19:41
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Default Re: Urgent, please help, ride height standard t4

There are there different standard ride heights. It depends on which version yours is based on.

Also the converters may have changed the springs anyway.

Get under the van and have a look at the springs. OE ones have a single colour mark on them.
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Old 14-04-14, 20:12
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Default Re: Urgent, please help, ride height standard t4

get the eibachs on man..

will handle,look and feel 100 times better..

if you aint spanner happy would travel and fit the springs for you and adjust front for 80 quid all in.....

got to take a trip to reading anyway...

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Hi Si
That's a very generous and tempting offer, I will get back to you ASAP. When are you up this way?
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Old 14-04-14, 20:16
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Hi Si
That's a very generous and tempting offer, I will get back to you ASAP. When are you up this way?
wed or sat am...

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Old 14-04-14, 22:12
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Default Re: Urgent, please help, ride height standard t4 **solved thank you**

Solution found, many thanks for your replies gents
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Solution found, many thanks for your replies gents
You can't leave it at that.


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