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      06-04-2013, 02:21 AM   #67
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Oh so 8" front and rear ended up being ok?
It required 5mm spacers on the front.
If I got 1" shorter springs it would probably move the spring perch out of the way of the tyres and I could get rid of the spacers.
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It required 5mm spacers on the front.
If I got 1" shorter springs it would probably move the spring perch out of the way of the tyres and I could get rid of the spacers.
7" spring would move the perches further up, but depends on wheel and tire combo, you may still need a 3mm or thicker spacers.
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7" spring would move the perches further up, but depends on wheel and tire combo, you may still need a 3mm or thicker spacers.
You might be correct, this is what it looks like with 225/40 tyres on 18x8 et45 wheels and a 5 mm spacer. The part that was rubbing was the top of the two spring collars. If it was one inch higher it would be above the widest part of the tyres but don't think I'll be able to fit wider tyres like I was hoping.

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You might be correct, this is what it looks like with 225/40 tyres on 18x8 et45 wheels and a 5 mm spacer. The part that was rubbing was the top of the two spring collars. If it was one inch higher it would be above the widest part of the tyres but don't think I'll be able to fit wider tyres like I was hoping.

The other alternative would be to use a 6" spring, but would need to be of a much higher rate to prevent spring bind.
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The other alternative would be to use a 6" spring, but would need to be of a much higher rate to prevent spring bind.
As you know, going to give the 7" spring a try. If it doesn't work I'll just be where I am now.
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The other alternative would be to use a 6" spring, but would need to be of a much higher rate to prevent spring bind.
What minimum spring rate do you recommend to run a 6" w/o binding?
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What minimum spring rate do you recommend to run a 6" w/o binding?
I apologize for the super late reply...please PM, email or call me next time as I sometimes don't see these replies.

At 6", you will need at least 450 lb/in or so to keep it from bind. 400 lb/in is too close to call and I know 336 lb/in Swift will bind.
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