[Biturbos4] Quick question about springs and shocks
northrup at crazybug.com
Sat May 27 11:08:56 EDT 2006
OK so everyone please disreguard this post. it is plain wrong. cutting the
spring to a lesser number of coils makes it stiffer, but it is not a good
thing to do.
> cutting a spring of rate X does not suddenly make that spring
> stiffer. I did not mean to imply this either :)
> Thanks for the clarification.
> '00 S4 BiTurbo
> '94 RX7 TwinTurbo
> On Sat, 27 May 2006, j.koenig wrote:
>> Lowering springs will probably have increased spring rates over stock, but
>> that's not because they're shorter. It's because the wire size, material
>> properties, number of coils, etc., have been designed that way.
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Wilson Northrup" <northrup at crazybug.com>
>> Lowered springs for the S4 will have increased rates over the stock S4
>> springs as there is less travel. This is common for any car.
>> The only exception that I could think of for this is if someone cut the
>> stock spring. DO NOT CUT YOUR SPRINGS.
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