Hmmmmm typing with one hand while flexing the trusty old diamond encrusted riding crop in the other................. The Gen 3 top arm will not bolt onto a Gen 2 the mounts are completely different. The easiest approach is to see how much room there is under the guard. The Gen 2 shock runs through the top arm and mounts on the bottom arm (eye mount). The Gen 3 is the same except you have a coil above the top arm supported by a collar on the shocker at the bottom and a welded in perch at the top. You can still do the same with the Gen 3 coilover but is there enough room to weld in the top perch for the coil ? That is the question. The guard may just need some panel beating to fit that top perch in to weld to get the angle/position right. Maybe it's as simple as that ? I only looked at this because a mate gave me his old Gen 3 coilovers (after doing a lift) and I compared these to my Gen 2 set up with the wheels off. I remember thinking that it could be done reasonably easy without changing anything but the issue is the top coil perch. The Gen 3 guard is very squared off at the top to make room for the coil perch the Gen 2 is more rounded. That's as far as I went - didn't measure anything or unbolt parts because not long after I did the SAS. There maybe other coilovers such as Toyota that may be more suitable for this as they might be shorter or have a different top mounting set up that's easier to install etc. I only suggested this because I think it would be easier/cheaper to do than buying an expensive kit. I don't have anymore data than what I've typed here so it's up to someone else to do the legwork/measuring etc. Also another thing I discovered is that the Gen 3 rear brake calipers bolt onto a Gen 2 (45mm piston vs 43mm) the only mod required is that the vented Gen 3 rotor needs the handbrake drum machined out a few mm to fit over the Gen 2 assembly and it's all a bolt on fit. So you gain vented rear 300mm rotors vs 315mm solid plus the larger calipers.
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