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post #1 of 7 Old November 1st, 2008, 06:33 PM Thread Starter
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Question about stock springs.

Has anyone chopped their stock springs to make their car lowered?

*NOTE* i plan on NOT doing this im just asking if anyone has done this.





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post #2 of 7 Old November 2nd, 2008, 01:01 AM
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yes i lowered my front about 1.5inches. i thought maybe it would ride bad but it still rides fine. i haven't had any problems so far


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cutting springs kills the spring rate and almost doubles their spring constant making them a lot more unstable


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post #4 of 7 Old November 2nd, 2008, 01:07 AM
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yea, if you cut one spring 1/8 in more than the other, it will be apparent.

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I am currently taking a pro dump as we speak. It also feels like about 3" diameter.
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yes we were very carfull when we cut them and made sure we got them exactly the same


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josh, how much did you cut off of your springs?





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I considered it...I have a set of springs in my garage

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