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Old 12-10-2006, 03:35 PM   #1
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What free length are the normal QA1 springs with the f body kit? and what free length are the springs guys with the 2.5" springs running in the front?
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The 2.5" springs are 14".
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Thats what I thought. do you know what length the regular springs form the front fbody kit are? QA1 sux at answering questions.
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I just measured a set. They are 13 5/8 long
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How well would some 400lb springs work for my car? (FRONT)
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Way too much spring.
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Thats what i was thinking
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Thanks Brian, just wanted to confirm some math I did in my head
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I would think on a car doing wheel stands a lighter spring would make the car have to lift more weight and reduce the spring assist. problem you have atv is theres very little adjustment left on the shock.
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