[V8Vairs] RE: Front V8 Springs?

GnKHOFFMAN at aol.com GnKHOFFMAN at aol.com
Wed Aug 16 23:39:21 EDT 2006

The 2nd Crown car (I just bought 4 mos ago) has stock springs on in, and it  
bottoms out on the slightest dip/bump.  Clarks has a couple versions of V8  
springs, one for big block, one for small block, and may also have one for front 
 engine cars.  I don't know the coil size/# of coil differences.
I did buy a set of the mid engine small block front coils for my 1st Crown  
car (but I don't have them in yet).  I did test both a factory HD set and  the 
V8 springs to get the #s to compress one inch, but I can't put my hands on  
the results right now.  A friend put a set in his Crown car, and ended up  
cutting one coil to get the front end lower.  I was hoping that others  might have 
some experience with different version of V8 springs.  I know  Bob Coffin 
sells some too, but I don't know if/how his differ from Clarks.   I was hoping to 
find someone who has progressive coils.
Gary Hoffman
In a message dated 8/16/2006 9:07:53 AM Pacific Standard Time,  
douglas.t.brown at navy.mil writes:

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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