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Best source for 2.25 rear springs in USA

PostPost by: Tahoe » Fri Oct 23, 2015 7:00 pm

This is really a 2 part question. First who do you think is the best source for these springs, and second, what is the best free length to get for the best adjustability? I already have everything else in place except the correct springs.
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PostPost by: StressCraxx » Fri Oct 23, 2015 8:55 pm

My brother was a champ car engineer, he used hyperco because they held their spring rate and free length best.
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PostPost by: Tahoe » Fri Oct 23, 2015 10:48 pm

Thanks for the source. I just noticed RD has 12 inch springs in 90, 100, and 110. So, has anyone here used those springs and was the ride height acceptable with plenty of adjustability? I have 2 sets of Koni fronts and need to determine those rates and come up with a rate for the rear. I'm hoping for a good road set up, nothing too stiff.
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PostPost by: john1180 » Fri Oct 23, 2015 11:47 pm

I'm very interested in this information too. Also any US sources for the weld on threaded sleeves and perches for the rear struts? John
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PostPost by: mbell » Sat Oct 24, 2015 1:22 am

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PostPost by: prezoom » Sat Oct 24, 2015 3:29 pm

As with the above. Hyperco are the only springs to consider.
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PostPost by: Tahoe » Sun Oct 25, 2015 12:37 am

Hyperco does look good. I guess my only real question is the free length. Spring rate is on me, but I don't want to screw up the length. I assume that the 12 inches RDentry supplies must be a good length, as
I've heard nothing negative to date.
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