Date: Sat, 11 Dec 1999 21:53:32 GMT
From: djtcznopsamanet.com (Dan Timberlake)
Subject: Re: Which way up for the springs?


On Sat, 11 Dec 1999 12:06:01 +0000, johnnopsamAMgriffinphoto.u-net.com (John) wrote: >I have just purchased some rear 'heavy duty' springs for my 85 900 T16 - >they have the coils closer at one end than the other - does it matter which >way round they go on. > >John If the ends are symmetrical in every other way, putting the tightly wound coils (which progressively bottom, providing a fariable rate efffect) toward the body of the car would reduce unsprung weight slightly, compared to the other way around.

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