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Coilovers for V12s????? Other lowering Options?

Hello - I just purchased a 2015 Vantage V12s and wanted to put a set of coilovers on it to get it lower to the ground and put a set of HREs or ADV1s to compliment the stance.

From the small amount of digging I have done it appears that most of the suspension upgrades are only listed as compatible with the V8 Vantages. Does anyone know what kit will work on the V12s? I'm looking for and OEM style that will allow me to use the factory adjusting button for sport/track mode. Is there an option to just change the spring height on the factory setup if an aftermarket coilover isn't available?
 
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Just my 2 cents. The V12 vantage is already very low to the ground (3") and it would be pretty scary to be any lower.

I know if I run into an unexpected speed bump I usually turn around if I can as I did scrape the bottom once on a very low grade curb. I was probably going 3 mph or less and hit it at the best angle I could. If it was any lower I would paranoid all the time.

Just my opinion. I have 2011 V12 Vantage so maybe the 2015 has a height adjustment or something to help that I am unaware of. I would just put a few miles on it and see what kind of bumps and inclines you encounter and make sure you don't have any issues and go from there.
 

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Hello - I just purchased a 2015 Vantage V12s and wanted to put a set of coilovers on it to get it lower to the ground and put a set of HREs or ADV1s to compliment the stance.

From the small amount of digging I have done it appears that most of the suspension upgrades are only listed as compatible with the V8 Vantages. Does anyone know what kit will work on the V12s? I'm looking for and OEM style that will allow me to use the factory adjusting button for sport/track mode. Is there an option to just change the spring height on the factory setup if an aftermarket coilover isn't available?
I have been looking for someone to work with on this for a while. Having nailed the Vanquish, the V12V is the only one left we haven't got covered.

I'm pretty sure it will take the same front spring as DBS/Vanquish, and V8 Sportpack rear but we just need to test it.
 
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Bumping an old thread.

Anyone else installed coil overs on a V12S?
 
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Originally Posted by V12Vin View Post
Bumping an old thread.

Anyone else installed coil overs on a V12S?

Iím waiting for RedPants to release his coilover setup for my 2012 V12V; looks to be a great setup at very reasonable price.
 
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Thanks.

I am under the impression that the coilovers for 11/12 V12Vantage is not compatible with the 15/16/17. Otherwise, I would have gone with KWV3.
 
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I would trust Stuart as well with this project - He has springs and a Nitron Coilover Option - I went with the Coilovers on my V8VS and Stuart was a great help with the process
 
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I also bought the Nitron coilovers from Stuart and am very pleased!
 
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I have been looking for someone to work with on this for a while. Having nailed the Vanquish, the V12V is the only one left we haven't got covered.

I'm pretty sure it will take the same front spring as DBS/Vanquish, and V8 Sportpack rear but we just need to test it.
Springs or coilovers? I've had a few people ask about a V12V setup.

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I’m waiting for RedPants to release his coilover setup for my 2012 V12V; looks to be a great setup at very reasonable price.

It's probably going to be a while, honestly. We're testing out the second version prototypes for the V8V setup, then doing the DB9. V12V would be after that.
 
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I'm ready for the v8 set up. Both rear shocks are leaking on my car. Hopefully I can hold out long enough for the Redpants coilovers to make production.
 
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