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    yaar i have the same issue vitz is very low n hitting breakers need to uplift it ... what should i do some says you need to weld rods with the springs .... and some says use spacers,,,, vitz owners kindly advise and guide me abt reliable workshops in karachi who have done this successfully in vitz

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    if you will lift up ..you'll really mess your drive..drive with the car's height its now ..
    n forever shall the wolf in me desire the sheep in you!

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    You should get your shocks checked before you opt for spacers. even my car used to hit but once i replaced the shocks (all of them) it's a solid drive and the car never bottoms out any longer.

    However if you have fit CNG to your car it would mean that your springs have been loaded and they are compressed, best thing would be to get the same springs with a higher rating but that is not an option in PK so alternatively you can either replace the spring with a kabli spring or add spacers to the top of your suspension. Both options will mess up the balance of the car but at least with the spacers you will still be using the OEM parts so my vote goes to spacers (but after you get he shocks checked).
    1. A car is only worth what someone is willing to pay for it, 2. Resale wont save your life in an accident, 3. Genius has limits, stupidity has none, 4. Never argue with an idiot, they will bring you down to their level & beat you with experience, 5. Growing old beats the alternative -- dying young! 6. انّا للہ و انّا الیہ راجعون

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    No CNG installed, although my car passes any breaker in dead slow space but hits when i am in speed, roads in karachi are very poor

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    Storm bhai ..
    I have tried both on my car , cng springs and spacers with the oEm springs ..but both have messed up the drive .. it became soo rough and bumpy ..isn't there any other solution to it ?
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    one of my friend has welded some rods which and they are elastic as well dunno but his car is running fine since 8 months talk to him i can give u his cell no.. bit expesive solution but reliable.

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    the whole point of getting spacers is that the springs and the shocks remain untouched. in other words comfort remains the same. Spacer is a better option.
    Life is short and very unpredictable just like a Quarter mile .....

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    brother since you have tried all the options and they seem no to work try the aluminum packings that comes with the spring and i hope it wud work for you

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    The best and most reliable way to overcome height issue in any car is to take your car to the mechanic and ask him to open the shockers and get the COIL SPRINGS out of the shockers, just visit your nearest old spare parts place and find coil springs which are bit longer than the ones allready on the car, no balancing issues no problems, else easier solution which i have done in my car is to put 14" rims in your vitz. Fixes the problem as long as the no of people does'nt exceed 3 else again the speed breakers do the job.

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    @trojan
    sadly that's about it

    @neat_autos
    I honestly don't think you bother to read peoples replys otherwise you'd have realised that both me and hash4u have already offerded the smae solution as you.

    @rafiqueo
    good idea but it's more important to get the spring load rating correct rather than the length. As for the rim size, that's not right unless you fit larger diameter tyres, which would in turn throw your speedometer off. so 14's are not a solution unless you wish to create more problems.
    1. A car is only worth what someone is willing to pay for it, 2. Resale wont save your life in an accident, 3. Genius has limits, stupidity has none, 4. Never argue with an idiot, they will bring you down to their level & beat you with experience, 5. Growing old beats the alternative -- dying young! 6. انّا للہ و انّا الیہ راجعون

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    Storm bhai and others..
    i asked at "gola wala" suspension works .. and they said packings/gatris are not successfull in coure .. Currently I m using Rubber packing in my coure ..the height is okay from both side ( front and rear) but couldn't find the drive smooth ..all it has become bumpy and rough ..
    Now What Should I go for ?
    Aluminium packings?
    keep the current packings..
    or switch to cng springs ?
    n forever shall the wolf in me desire the sheep in you!

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    in your case i'd suggest you lower your tyre pressure a little and you'll see a big diference.
    1. A car is only worth what someone is willing to pay for it, 2. Resale wont save your life in an accident, 3. Genius has limits, stupidity has none, 4. Never argue with an idiot, they will bring you down to their level & beat you with experience, 5. Growing old beats the alternative -- dying young! 6. انّا للہ و انّا الیہ راجعون

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    @Storm
    I did it already but need to know k What should I use?
    Cng springs
    or OEM springs with packings (Rubber ones) (not recomended by the suspension ppl as not successful in coure)

    And one more thing .. the difference between tyre and the body is 4.5 fingers gap horizontally on both rear and front.
    Is it okay or I need to lower my drive?
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    My car is fine when my car is slow even i tested it with 3 pplz and 2 kids sitting on back seats and my car crossed all breakers with no problems at all.. but due to the poor roads here in Karachi obviously i cant take risks need to uplift it. if you are in ISL no need to uplift at all... vitz owners kindly share your experiences

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    sounds a little high to me, are you sure you have the right springs in there? if you need a softer ride i'd suggest getting thinner/softer springs not larger/thicker CNg springs or any sort of packing.
    1. A car is only worth what someone is willing to pay for it, 2. Resale wont save your life in an accident, 3. Genius has limits, stupidity has none, 4. Never argue with an idiot, they will bring you down to their level & beat you with experience, 5. Growing old beats the alternative -- dying young! 6. انّا للہ و انّا الیہ راجعون

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    Spacers work better than any other available solutions...Using them for the last 3 years and working perfect! I will recommend spacers....(y)
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    @STorm
    these r the OEM springs ..but if I remove packing ..won't it lower coz of cng cylinder?
    n forever shall the wolf in me desire the sheep in you!

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    @storm

    what do your recomm in my case should i drive with care and dont mess up with my original height ? or go for the rims

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    i hav also inserted some spacers know its a1 but it doest brake well i dont know y it doent jam its tires it makes gr gr gr sound instead of jamming tire some say tat it always happen in abs wat u say waiting 4 ur reply
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    @storm
    we still waiting for your reply sir.
    n forever shall the wolf in me desire the sheep in you!

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