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Old 02-22-2007, 01:56 AM
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i am going to get my gt lowered, and was wondering if i could just get springs and not get shocks and struts???
the car has 80,000 mileson it and i am only planning to drop 1" - 1.25".
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Old 02-22-2007, 01:59 AM
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i did it and it rides fine, handles better all that happy horse****, go for it
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Old 02-22-2007, 02:00 AM
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you can do fine without them if your on a budget though if your that far apart and you have 300 extra bucks just throw some adj on it will only improve your ride..just my .02
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Old 02-22-2007, 02:03 AM
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Do it right, do shocks/struts also. Then again, for an inch you may not need them. For an inch, why bother?
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what do yall think about these???
are they progressive,
does your car bottom out or do something weird if you don't get progressive springs???
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Old 02-22-2007, 02:21 AM
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Old 02-22-2007, 02:24 AM
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what do we think about which ones?
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Old 02-22-2007, 02:27 AM
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sorry i forgot to post the site on the first one
http://www.americanmuscle.com/stspspagtand.html
what do yall think about these???
are they progressive,
does your car bottom out or do something weird if you don't get progressive springs???
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Old 02-22-2007, 02:30 AM
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those are good springs...do you know diff between specific and progressive? if not.....Progressive rate springs have a variable spring rate. What this means is that the spring gets firmer as it gets compressed. The harder you push into a corner the stiffer the spring becomes. A specific rate springs features the same rate all the time, it does not matter what pressure is applied on the springs. Progressive rate springs tend to have better characteristics on the street where as a specific rate spring shines on the track......its all in what you want out of the spring/car
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Old 02-22-2007, 02:33 AM
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so these are good for a daily, right???
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