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    Sorry Kevin, I should have explained better what a CEL was

    Nice sounding R31 and great pics of the new toy

    Dan




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    Reynella Mazda thats awesome! I Live just around the corner from there ( My cousin Haley works/ed there, she just had a baby so she wouldn't be there at the moment )

    Kevin do you see many MPS's through the service centre?

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    yeah a fair few, not heaps obviously but we've also got the best mazda tech in australia so its a safe place for any mazda to go Hayley left a few months ago now, still drops in every now and then.


    got my mirror tint done, looks great on the silver car

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    Very nice mate

    Now..... Neeeeeeeds moar lowwwww!




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    thats what everyone keeps telling me but it drives too nice to change anything.

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    It will drive much nicer with MOAR LOW, trust me, flat corners are just a hop, skip and a jump away!

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    Yep, do it right and it'll make a good thing even better


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    The MPS is a good car stock but has potential to be a great car with some well placed coin.

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    I can get a set of super low king springs for it but I'm not sure I want to lower it still

    Have had it about 2 months now and just hit 6400km's. Already done a trip to Melbourne and Whyalla in it, aswell as driving to work and back every day... Think I need to drive a bit less.. Average k's per week is 640 at the moment.
    Average fuel consumption is at 8.1 so I'm pretty stoked with that. I made it from Adelaide to Melbourne's outskirts on 1 tank of juice.

    Took some pics with a mates gen1.






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    Kevin
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    How low will the Super Low King springs drop it?

    I have H&R which are just over a 30mm drop. Lower than that and you start to have practicality issues (angling over speed bumps, issues with steep driveways etc)

    They do look great sitting a little lower though

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    my mate got super low kings or they might be even ss low's,looks awesome drives great! these pics are with 19's
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    Welcome to the forums!

    The dealership workshop looks the goods

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    Hi Kevin are you coming on the next cruise in March?
    Invite your 1st gen MPS3 mate too

    http://www.ozmpsclub.com/forum/club-...ch-2011-a.html

    It will be a great day!!!

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    cheers

    yeah the king springs dump it fairly low. can get them from a friend who lowered theirs and are a bit over it, dodging bumps and whatnot.

    will try and make the cruise, see how i go, got the PM's, thanks for the invite

    and yeah our whole building here is pretty flash, only 2 years old

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    King super lows (KMFL-42SL and KFRL-74SL) will lower it to approximately 340mm centre of rim to guard lip (I had those springs in my old SP23).
    I had eibach prokit springs in my MPS3 which lowered it to 350mm allround, it looked good, handled better and rode just as well as it did when stock

    I nearly bought my new SP25 sedan from reynella mazda late last year.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mpssylo View Post
    my mate got super low kings or they might be even ss low's,looks awesome drives great! these pics are with 19's
    That's a sexy car!!!

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