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Rear springs up front

Discussion in 'Wheels / Suspension / Tires / Brakes' started by BlackFrog, Mar 11, 2004.

  1. BlackFrog

    BlackFrog Neighborhood Lush

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    Tanabe Sustec Pro SS II coilovers.

    Thats what ive got. the rear spring are only slightly taller the fronts. But the spring rates are obviously higher in the front. I want the higher rate in the rear. The difference is not even half an inch, the diameter of the springs is the same.

    Im thinking i should be able to compensate for the extra height with just the collar, just set it a little lower. am i right in assuming all this? This shouldnt have any affect on the struts (i.e. blowing them out premautrely) or anything else.

    I basically am pretty sure that it will work, im just looking for nice reassurance. unless im completely wrong, them i need a good :kick:

    thanks guys

    -Chris
     
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    vtecsir1 Senior Member

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    why are you doing this
     
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    for drag setup i assume... my friend did this with his skunk2s and now his 300 pound springs that were made for the back sag.
     
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    actually its for auto x. stiffer springs in the rear, along with a large anti roll bar makes the car handle more neutral, if not more towards oversteer. its how you make a front wheel drive car less prone to push in corners.
     
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    E_SolSi Member of the 20 nut club Moderator VIP

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    dont do that
    those coilovers are set up FOR road coursing already
    swapping the stiffer springs to the rear will not help your handling at all
    if anything it will fuck it up (rear will be too tight front will be sloppy as fuck)
    about the only thing i can see comming from that will be assloads of very ugly spin outs
     
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    pissedoffsol RETIRED

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    or, pretty spinouts if you fuck up enough lol

    leave 'em y0
     
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    aight then. :slaps hand away from springs: i'll leave em alone. Now if i only had the car to put them on ;)
     
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