Some things drive you mental. Lowering my car last year did me in. Spent a fortune. Had to put original springs back on. Sometime later, someone said I should have had different size/adjustable drop links fitted as well, when lowering. I've tucked the thought away, as quite a few mechanics said...
You may well have identified the issue then, the steering box. I had a look at previous posts, one was similar, and a replacement steering box sorted it. Would be good if you got one from a low mileage one?
I replaced mine last year. There was a c+c just around corner from me. Exact same spec wheels as mine. I didn't like ride, so changed. Asked the owner what ride was like, she said very comfortable. I put it down to the c+c being heavier.
Pretty sure yours should have the 185/50/16, as well as mine. I replaced mine with 185/60/14. Sold my originals, they were immaculate, to a C+C owner, as direct replacements for his scruffy ones.
Something is wrong with your set up, to have fractured the springs. They rarely brake.
Hello, I don't think you have the correct wheels. I think they should be 185/55/16, same as the 160sr.. The circumference of yours would be similar, but not sure about the offset, if they are not standard, which might give you issues.
You may already be aware. Had a sports exhaust fitted, and a kandn filter fitted. Took off air intake scoop, and the first half of long intake arm. Left with air box, and half wide duct ending halfway in engine bay never got around to fitting a Megan scoop and new ducting. Makes a big...