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Cecil Stainback 10-10-2003 09:50 AM

4.3 V6 Coil Spring Rate
Looking for advice on the coil spring rates for a 4.3 V6 set-up. Where could I find this info.

V8 S-10 10-11-2003 12:05 PM

You can try asking in the suspention forum on

I don't think anybody has ever asked that question before. 10-22-2003 03:55 PM

What kind of car?

Cecil Stainback 10-30-2003 04:16 PM

Front Coil Springs
Installing a 305 into a 1988 GMC S-15 truck short bed. Started out as a 2.5 with auto trans. Plan to keep it as an automatic but switch shifter to floor. I figure the 4 cylinder springs would be to weak. So, what about it, 4.3 liter V-6 springs that is.
Thanks for any advice given. :confused:

TooMany2count 10-30-2003 05:38 PM

I have read posts on other forums stating that some guys are putting 502's in S-10 trucks & are using the stock springs. Cant tell you what forums but it you do a search on the web I'm sure you'll find some of the posts.........joe

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