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GC spring rate suggestions

Discussion in 'Wheels / Suspension / Tires / Brakes' started by ericL, Aug 1, 2004.

  1. ericL

    ericL Senior Member

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    What F/R spring rates for ground controls should I look at for an EJ that will be used for street and some autocross (Harsh ride on the street is fine so long as it is not damaging). I have illuminas but will be getting koni's shortly. Thanks!
     
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    pissedoffsol RETIRED

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    800/600 is a good combo.
     
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    ericL Senior Member

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    Cool, thanks..
     
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    800/600 wtf? Well, letting us know the application is a good start, but 800/600 is WAY to high for Illuminas, even for off the shelf Konis that is way too much spring rate, and the car will still be understeer biased B)
     
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    pissedoffsol RETIRED

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    :shrug: if you think so...
    i tink it will amtch koni's well.
     
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    handlebarsfsr Senior Member

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    if you want the car to rotate on the auto x, try something like a 450/500. get a big front anti roll bar to tame that on the street, then unbolt it for the autox.
     
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    ericL Senior Member

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    what are the rates on the stock ground controls just outta curiosity...
     
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    don't know.


    But I have 450/350 and they are a bit soft. I only have tokico blues though, so any more and I'm sure they would all be blown by now.
     
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    ericL Senior Member

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    What would be the upper limit for spring rates for the tokicos as well as koni yellows so that they don't blow?
     
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    asmallsol Super Moderator

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    off the shel koni's yellows max out at around 500-550. B, those spring rates are crazy agressive.
     
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    I KNOW so, Tokicos max spring rate is 500 and it handles that rate liek shit, Konis will hanle 550s just fine off the shelf.
     
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