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      12-08-2011, 02:50 PM   #1
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KW V1's with the different springs?

Hello! I've been using kw variant 1 suspension and front springs are a bit soft for my preference so I'm wondering is anybody swapped the front springs with something like h&r race or similiar, are they (v1) same diameter, length etc as stock springs?
Will very appreciate any input on this..
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      12-08-2011, 03:22 PM   #2
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I noticed that HP Autowerks sells a KW conversion kit from progressive springs to Swift linear springs:

http://www.hpashop.com/KW-Swift-Spri...conversion.htm

You can also buy front-only or rear-only conversion kit.

You can send a PM to HP Autowerks to ask if this applies to KW V1 too (I don't see why not).

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      12-08-2011, 03:48 PM   #3
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I think the diameters are different on the KW spring perch. You can make them fit by machining them down 1mm in diameter to accommodate other aftermarket springs.
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I find my KW Series 1's are very firm in front. I am dropped all the way though.
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