[V8Vairs] Front Springs

Bryan Blackwell bryan at skiblack.com
Sun Feb 21 18:38:01 EST 2010

I have a set of front springs brand new from Coffin that are too tall for my autocross car - the car is all the way against the droop stops, but that might work well for you.  I can measure and send photos if you want more info.


On Feb 21, 2010, at 2:50 PM, Jim Acker wrote:

> I've redone my front suspension with all tubular control arms, etc. and find
> I need a taller set of springs.  I am running stock late model Corvair
> convertible springs and would like to add at least two inches to the ride
> height.  I've heard that Bob Coffin and others recommend Pinto springs and
> that these are made with heavier guage wire.  A slightly stiffer spring than
> stock convertible, that is taller and can be cut to length wouldbe ideal.
> Can anyone recommend a good spring, including make/model/year of the donor?
> Thanks.
> Jim Acker

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