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Old 11th February 2008, 13:19   #1
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I use my M800 extensively for highway travel. I am looking at strenthing the suspension and also increase the ground clearance. Can anyone let me know where I can get it done in Bangalore and how much will it cost me.
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Old 11th February 2008, 14:50   #2
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I don't think there is such a thing called "strenthing" the suspension but you can definitely stiffen it.Stiffining the suspension will decrease your ride quality.
The safest way to increase the ground clearance is to upsize you wheels & tyres but this will have a minor increase.
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I dont know about the suspension part but 145/80/R12 will increase the ground clearance and give a softer ride than the standard 145/70/R12
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Hi,
Doesnt the makers of Automech exhaust also make suspension struts.May be u could talk to them
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get the spacers installed . but raising cars height will affect your ride quality and handling over corners
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if you use it extensively on highways i suggest upsizing the tire. This way you ride will improve, but you high speed handling will not be compromised with suspensions.
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anjan you havent mentioned the model year of your car
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anjan you havent mentioned the model year of your car

Its is a October 2003 model.
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@ Anjan - Upsize your tyres. That is the safest bet. IMHO, don't look at spacers and such.
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I agree, do not mess up the suspension with spacers, just go in for bigger tyres, 145/80R12 is the best bet. I have these tyres in my M800 and have no issues
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If tyre size is increase will it not effect millage of the M800Ac ?
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