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Offline gnonyx

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Coil spring replacement
« on: June 21 2020, 08:18:18 PM »
Hi all,
Is it wise to replace the suspension coil springs being the age of our TR?

It's to my understanding the front are Constant Rate Spring

The rear are Variable Rate Springs
« Last Edit: June 21 2020, 09:36:40 PM by gnonyx »
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Re: Coil spring replacement
« Reply #1 on: June 21 2020, 09:57:14 PM »
IF the car is sitting properly and not sagging in one or more of the corners, I see no reason to change them unless you want to lower the car like with Eibach springs, or such
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Re: Coil spring replacement
« Reply #2 on: June 23 2020, 05:01:37 PM »
I have no choice but to replace mine. It's sitting super low due to the age of the springs.