Suspension Options

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FAQ

Yes, it is legal to modify your car’s suspension in the UK. However, you must ensure that the modifications comply with the regulations set forth by the Road Vehicles Regulations 1986 and the Road Traffic Act 1988. Failure to comply with these regulations can result in penalties and potential legal issues.

Some legal suspension modifications in the UK include changing springs, shock absorbers, and anti-roll bars, as long as they do not alter the vehicle’s height excessively or negatively impact its handling and stability. It’s essential to check the specific guidelines and requirements based on your vehicle’s make and model.

Yes, you can lower your car’s suspension for improved aesthetics and handling performance. However, it’s crucial to ensure that the lowered height remains within legal limits and doesn’t compromise the vehicle’s safety or cause clearance issues with speed bumps, road irregularities, or other obstacles.

Coilover kits can be legal in the UK, but their legality depends on the specific kit and its compliance with the regulations. Some coilover kits offer adjustable ride height, which can be advantageous for enthusiasts, but it’s crucial to use them responsibly and within the prescribed legal limits.

Yes, you must inform your car insurance company about any suspension modifications made to your vehicle. Failure to disclose such modifications can result in the denial of claims or the invalidation of your insurance policy, even for unrelated issues.

Yes, you can install air suspension on your car in the UK. However, it must meet the requirements set by the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA). Additionally, you should ensure that the air suspension system is safe and doesn’t adversely affect the vehicle’s handling or braking capabilities.

It’s possible that modifying your car’s suspension can void the manufacturer’s warranty, depending on the specific modifications and the policies of the vehicle manufacturer. If you plan to modify your suspension while your car is still under warranty, it’s advisable to check with the manufacturer or authorised dealer to understand the potential impacts on your warranty coverage.

Yes, you can revert to the original suspension setup after making modifications. If you decide to remove the modifications for any reason, it’s essential to store the original components safely and ensure they are reinstalled correctly. Reverting to the original setup may be necessary to comply with warranty requirements, pass the MOT test, or address clearance issues that arise from the modifications.