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Old 09-18-2012, 03:41 PM   #16711
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You should never cuts coils off springs! It changes the spring rate.
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Old 09-18-2012, 03:42 PM   #16712
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I know there us a diff between dead and active coils.
Just don't know a lot about cutting them. I'm tempted because I want just a lil more low in the rear. You would think my stereo would level me out
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Old 09-18-2012, 03:44 PM   #16713
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Lol, I know donald, but there are ways to do it properly, esp when cutting a fraction of the spring. A third or half coil shouldn't affect the rates that much.
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Old 09-18-2012, 04:05 PM   #16714
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Old 09-18-2012, 07:12 PM   #16715
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Lol, I know donald, but there are ways to do it properly, esp when cutting a fraction of the spring. A third or half coil shouldn't affect the rates that much.
You have to use a grinder obviously. Remember the dead coil is level and is a seating surface for most springs so they rest in the correct position. When you cut off the dead coil you usually are not left with a level spring seat. That end will always then have force applied at a little bit of an anlge.

Would have definitely thought you system would make it sit level lol.
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Old 09-18-2012, 07:55 PM   #16716
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put a few bags of concrete back there Daniel LOL that'll level it out haha make your gas mileage suck too haha. :P
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Old 09-18-2012, 08:52 PM   #16717
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Haha. Yeah, I am afraid to see how high the rear would be without it.
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Old 09-18-2012, 09:13 PM   #16718
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oh come on lol you know you wanna lol :P
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