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think my ride height is to high. got a 1990 se and had it parked next to a s4 tonight and it looks far to high compared to the s4. has the s4 got different springs? dose anyone know the mesurement from the floor to the bottom of the wheel arch? thanks Rob

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The ride heights have been well doccumented on here. Can't remember off the top of my head but do a search and you should find it.

The measurement is from the chassis to the road.

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As Simon says (isn't that a game ?) it's off the chassis - hard to describe where, at least on the front.

Basically at the back where the chassis HOOPS under the gearbox and the front where the lower wishbone meets the chassis - these points to a perfectly flat goundplane are to be measured with 2x average weight passengers inside (approx 75kg) and 1/2 a tank of fuel.

A lot of Esprits are riding low, dangerously low according to the factory. Again as Simon says (definatly a game) try a search on ride heights, the body can not necessarily be an indication of height, it's also a little known fact that Esprit's ride higher than people think.

This is a correctly laden GT3 riding 3mm high all around :

Fully laden ride height

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The SE should sit about 10mm lower than the GT3 so 170mm all around

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