[V8Vairs] RE: Front V8 Springs?
Geoffrey A Johnson
geoffj at unm.edu
Wed Aug 16 14:23:17 EDT 2006
The V8 Springs are a lot stronger, much higher rate, to deal with
the extra wieght from the
V8. This is for say a true mid mount or front engine. My Toro V8 has
them added by the previous owner, and the ride is super harsh, as it does
not have the extra weight on the front, since the engine sits so far back.
I was just noticing this at lunch driving aroung, teeth jarring. Sometime
I will swap them out.
On Wed, 16 Aug 2006, Brown, Douglas T CIV NAVAIR DEPT wrote:
> I haven't had time to research it yet, but what is the difference
> V8 springs, stock heavy duty springs, and standard Corsa springs?
> I have different springs in my two V8's and my Corsa.
> Don't bother giving me spring rates, as I have no way to measure.
> I can, however, measure wire diameter with a caliper and count coils.
> Toby Brown
> San Diego
> Original Message
> Date: Tue, 15 Aug 2006 22:27:40 EDT
> From: GnKHOFFMAN at aol.com
> Subject: [V8Vairs] Any spare Front V8 Springs?
> Does anyone have a set of front V8 Springs they are willing to sell?
> Gary Hoffman
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