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      07-22-2015, 10:23 AM   #89
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My problem is I want the car to sit lower. Collar is above tire. I have a 8 inch swift spring now. Not sure if I should get a 7 or 6 inch spring on my kW coilovers.
I'm fairly certain I'm running 7" springs up front. I'm not running stiff enough rates to go with a shorter spring.
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What spring rate? Have you noticed any sign of coil bind?
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What spring rate? Have you noticed any sign of coil bind?
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I have thrust sheets. Never had a bind issue
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      07-22-2015, 11:27 PM   #93
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I have thrust sheets. Never had a bind issue
I called swift today and got a 7 inch spring on the way. I hope it lowers my car... Where did you get a 6.5 inch spring????! I wish i had that option when ordering. Ugh
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      07-27-2015, 04:28 AM   #94
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I called swift today and got a 7 inch spring on the way. I hope it lowers my car... Where did you get a 6.5 inch spring????! I wish i had that option when ordering. Ugh
I went from 8" to 7" in a #400. Probably about the right length, I hit the guards on brutal roads with a 225/40/18 AD08R with plenty of - camber
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I called swift today and got a 7 inch spring on the way. I hope it lowers my car... Where did you get a 6.5 inch spring????! I wish i had that option when ordering. Ugh
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My problem is I want the car to sit lower. Collar is above tire. I have a 8 inch swift spring now. Not sure if I should get a 7 or 6 inch spring on my kW coilovers.
Do you have pics of the 8in swifts springs? How much did it lower it, if any?
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