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      05-17-2013, 08:47 AM   #1
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Springs on front

I'm thinking about buying some springs. But only my front needs lowering because my rear is perfect. Would I be able to just run springs on front and leave rear stock?
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just get SP lowering perches instead then.

most aftermarket springs have a lot higher spring rates than stock springs, so just putting those on the front will make the suspension all wonky. dont be ghetto and do half-ass mods.
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just get SP lowering perches instead then.

most aftermarket springs have a lot higher spring rates than stock springs, so just putting those on the front will make the suspension all wonky. dont be ghetto and do half-ass mods.
I need more then .5 in the front.
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aftermarket springs have a lot higher spring rates than stock springs, so just putting those on the front will make the suspension all wonky.
Agreed. Springs are designed to work at as set.
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I would also not suggest mixing different springs front to rear. Suspension companies engineer their spring sets to work best together as a complete set.


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