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IIRC the 25 suspension was based around the vi's.

I'd consider a 160 setup if the ride isnt too harsh for you.
 

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empsburna said:
IIRC the 25 suspension was based around the vi's.

I'd consider a 160 setup if the ride isnt too harsh for you.
I doubt it, the arch gap on a 25 is hoooge, just as bad as a 200.

Waste of time fitting the VI springs. There's isn't much improvement with them, still loads of body roll and not that much of a drop.

ZR springs and dampers are way better.
 

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not entirely sure what the ridehight is on the 25's but i know the vi's sat 20mm lower than the std 200's

i think i may still have my vi springs in me garage.........
 

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ashy said:
I doubt it, the arch gap on a 25 is hoooge, just as bad as a 200.

Waste of time fitting the VI springs. There's isn't much improvement with them, still loads of body roll and not that much of a drop.

ZR springs and dampers are way better.
The 25 suspension was actually based around the Vi suspension.
 

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cjmillsnun said:
The 25 suspension was actually based around the Vi suspension.
There is no way that the springs on a 25 are 20mm lower than a 200. We have plenty of 200's ZR's and 25's where I work and I've done the comparison myself.
Before my car was dropped I parked it next to a guy at work who had a Gold 25. The roof height was EXACTLY the same height and the arch gaps were absolutely massive.
A girl at work has a ZR and she has parked next to this guy too and you can visibly see the roof height is not the same.

So what they have BASED it on I don't know, but it it's must be very lightly based on a VI's suspension if it is. Possibly just stiffer springs.

Does anyone have the Rave manual for a 25 that can confirm the ride height?
 

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mark cleland said:
nope theres a 10mm difference on the vi against others in the range not 20mm

go for zr 160 which lowers again
No, I'm pretty sure the VI is 20mm lower than a standard 200. I'm not too sure, but I also believe that the ZR is 25mm lower than a 200.

However even though the 25 suspension is based around a VI it is not visibly 20mm lower in ride height compared to a 200.

In any case it's a lower drop that 'From Up North' wants not a slightly stiffer ride.

The VI suspension does not compare to a ZR's suspension as far as handling goes.
 

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Mickey said:
VI, 10mm lower than a standard 200, and ZR 10mm lower again.
Quoted from Rave:

From wheel arch to hub center.
All models except 1.8 K series and 1.8 VVC - 386mm +/- 10mm
1.8 K series and 1.8 VVC - 366mm +/- 10mm

Which on my calculator makes the difference 20mm not 10mm.;)
 

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I don't know then mate.

I am sure someone said in a thread of mine that the ZR is 10mm lower than a VI. I am willing to go on what anyone says. Handling on a VI is pants though, i can tell you that :)
 
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