Coilover suspension views

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Hello everyone, this is my first post here just want you advice,

I have been reading on this forum that the front suspension is not the most reliable, I have checked the wife's car and it does have the uprated suspension cups to stop the spring puncturing the tyre,I have been looking at a few options, has anyone on here converted to standard height coilovers?

I want piece of mind espeically when the kids are in with her

What are your views?

Thanks for your time

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Hi pyper28.

I would just renew the front springs without any modification. The springs get old and corrode slightly causing them to fail, new springs won't be corroded and you should be fine.

My broken spring caught in the cup.
Citroen C3 broken front spring
Citroen C3 broken front spring
https://citroenc3owners.com/citroen-c3-q ... -t907.html

Euro Car Parts have the correct front springs for the Citroen C3 and will deliver them for free.
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