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Old 03-10-2003, 10:57 PM
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I put on some of those coil spring adjusters on my rear coils, they are the kits you can get from O'Reilys and Autozone, ETC. They are 4 bolts, 8 nuts and 4 of those little piece of bent metle that go on the spring. I raised my rearend about 3/4 of an inch and the back is so stiff now I can sit on the trunk lid and it doesn't even rop and inch (I weigh 220 pounds). Also I had my air shocks aired up all the way. I tried lowering my front but it won't fit between the springs. Just a insight if anyone wants stiffer springs for cheap. And the kit can also compress the coil to make the car lower if the metal pieces are fliped.Will these screw up suspention? The pacage said it won't. Steve

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As long as the rear trim level is not over factory assembly, you should be OK. When you start changing trim heights, you change suspension/steering geometry. What I don't like about the way you went about it is the spacers used will give the coils hard spots that will lessen their flexibility.

MOOG makes replacement coil springs for your application that is ratio variable, i.e. they raise the rear end to factory specs but won't allow the car to squat when you load it down with luggage say and it will retain the factory ride.
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