Date: Sat, 03 Apr 2004 07:00:55 GMT
From: Bob <uctraingNOSPAMnospamanet.com>
Subject: Re: 9-5 springs


On Thu, 1 Apr 2004 05:15:01 -0500, "BL" <brianlevernospamatico.ca> wrote: >The springs >that I have been considering lower the car only 30mm ( app. 1 3/16"), and >with the increased spring rate, I expect that bottoming out will not be an >issue....( famous last words?). > >Thanks for taking the time to respond to my questions. > >BL Last I checked on Eibach, they dropped less than that - only 3/4" off stock. Different car though. The Eibach is a progressive spring. That means that it compresses like a stock spring at first, then gets stiffer as it is asked to compress more. That might mean that you get a bigger clearance problem than you might be anticipating. I think they'd still be my choice though for your app.

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