Does My Ride Height Look High In This?

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Does My Ride Height Look High In This?

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I can't help thinking the front does...

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Thoughts?

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it looks fine to me hun,
i usually judge it by the line of the sill to the ground, spoz that dosent work if the hole car is to high/low

i think it may be the XM's body lines causing and optical illusion :bouncy: :eye: :spineyes: :wink:

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I see what you mean. Silly question (but sometimes a silly question nails down the problem), but are the tyres the right size for the XM?

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As far as I know they are James.. 295/60 R15. Same as a Xantia V6 on alloys...

The view from Club-XM is that she's riding just a tad high at the front. I'm told the chrome trim should be level with the top of the wheel...

I need a ramp now to adjust it...

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295?:)

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robin92 wrote:295?:)
Sorry. Fat Finger Syndrome... 205/60 R 15 it should be...

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Have ramps will travel for tea.

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Northern_Mike wrote:Have ramps will travel for tea.
Sounds like a deal to me :wink:

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Its perhaps look a little on the high side, in that picture anyway but by a fraction of an inch if so. I'd also same the rear is high by the same amount?

Im surprised the V6 doesn't use 205.65.15 tyres, I think the 2.5TDs do.

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Citroenmad wrote: Im surprised the V6 doesn't use 205.65.15 tyres, I think the 2.5TDs do.
Chris, that's a very good point :!: I've always had a feeling they look too small....

I will check!

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The 605 used 205/65/15 as well - with a fairly stout load/speed rating (that makes them hard to find here, as most tyres of that size are not correctly rated).

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Chris :) It does have the wrong size tyres. 205/60 rather than 205/65 :evil: :evil: :x

I'm going to swap them for the right ones but keep the wrong ones as they are Xantia size... I'm bloody annoyed though...

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Make sure it's 94V in the replacements. I'd personally suggest Falken 912s if it's a dry weather car.

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addo wrote: a dry weather car.
No such thing in the UK Adam :roll:

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addo wrote:Make sure it's 94V in the replacements. I'd personally suggest Falken 912s if it's a dry weather car.
I have had Fallen 912s on my Xantia, and they were OK. I also have them (205x65/15) on my e type, as there is not much choice in that size v-rated. last year I needed 1 replacement after a puncture, and the 65s were out of stock in the UK, with no date for new stock.