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would my car pass its mot if i was to cut the springs as a temporary thing until i can afford to but proper lowering springs?
 

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NO, they will fail as its unsafe
 

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as above dangerous and makes the car bounce like its on pneumatics!!
 

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high 5 DH, besides you will never cut both exactly the same so you will have a jelly ride
 

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Cutting springs is a mugs way to lower a car
 

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don,t cut you spring you mad , dont be a chancey:lol:
if you can,t afford lowing spring , just put a load of heavy crap in the boot , :lol:
 
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lol i havent done it i was just wondering what the law was. i will wait til i cn afford it
 
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Yeah honestly mate id wait. keep an eye out on here and ebay, i picked up my jamex springs brand new for 30quid.
 
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don,t cut you spring you mad , dont be a chancey:lol:
if you can,t afford lowing spring , just put a load of heavy crap in the boot , :lol:

yeah and if they break dont cable tie them back together either unlike chancey :lol: but seriously just buy springs they cheap enuf
 
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jeez guys'
give the guy a break,
simple question, dont need to rip him a new anal passage.
 
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jeez guys'
give the guy a break,
simple question, dont need to rip him a new anal passage.

thats nothing m8 , you should have seen the spring chop thread on migweb , there was some very heated opinions :heh:

as someone who once chopped springs id recommend against it everytime and depending on how old your car is look into shocks too , at first i moaned about £100 for kyb shocks , i wasnt moaning when my nova cornered on rails

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It's not advisable, but won't make the car a complete disaster, so long as you don't cut half the spring away!!
Seen it loads of times, nowhere near as good as correct progressively wound(lowered) springs but can be done.
Not sure on the mot thing, but not convinced it is a mot fail.
tabetha
 

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It's not advisable, but won't make the car a complete disaster, so long as you don't cut half the spring away!!
Seen it loads of times, nowhere near as good as correct progressively wound(lowered) springs but can be done.
Not sure on the mot thing, but not convinced it is a mot fail.
tabetha

if the mot guy sees it been cut he will fail it,
 

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