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Thanks for the input LVR, do the springs fit the existing air ride shocks in the front?
Existing air shocks? no they are Bilsteins... it's quite a simple install if you have a spring compressor...

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Many auto parts stores have spring compressors that will suffice. You pay a fee which is returned to you when you return the spring compressor.
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Existing air shocks? no they are Bilsteins... it's quite a simple install if you have a spring compressor...

Nice photo! I was actually asking if you or someone on here would happen to know if coil springs would fit the existing air shock. Was hoping the front air springs are designed to sit on regular shocks. Reason being when I got my car, the previous owner had just replaced the fronts with new arnott complete units.

My air ride issues right now are with the rears, I was thinking if I could get by with just replacing the front and rear air springs with coils and keep the front shocks that would save cost and waste of good parts.
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...My air ride issues right now are with the rears, I was thinking if I could get by with just replacing the front and rear air springs with coils and keep the front shocks that would save cost and waste of good parts.
Pretty sure the front air spring and shock are a complete unit. If you want to remove the air spring then you'll need a new shock too as the standard steel spring cannot be mounted on the air spring shock unit...
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Pretty sure the front air spring and shock are a complete unit. If you want to remove the air spring then you'll need a new shock too as the standard steel spring cannot be mounted on the air spring shock unit...
Arnott actually sells just the air spring portion, but looking from the bottom it doesn't look like it'll mount the same way as a coil spring on the shock unit.

https://www.arnottindustries.com/a-2...orner-leveling
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Arnott actually sells just the air spring portion, but looking from the bottom it doesn't look like it'll mount the same way as a coil spring on the shock unit.

https://www.arnottindustries.com/a-2...orner-leveling
It doesn't - the air spring shock has a different spring cup or receiver from the steel coil spring shock.

Air spring shock...



Steel coil spring shock...
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