measureing spring install height - Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board -- Hot Rod Forum

Register FAQ Search Today's Posts Unanswered Posts Auto Escrow Insurance Auto Loans
Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board > Tech Help> Engine
User Name
lost password?   |   register now

LinkBack Thread Tools
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 10-26-2004, 10:56 PM
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Lincolnton,NC
Posts: 35
Wiki Edits: 0

Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Thumbs up measureing spring install height

ok what can i use to measure the spring install height?and can i use my stock springs to break in the cam and then install new ones?i think i found the perfect spring heres these specs


max lift .550

seat pressure 110/1.800

open pressure/300/1.200

coil bind/1.175

what do ya think


Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
  #2 (permalink)  
Old 10-27-2004, 08:08 AM
King of my Man-cave.
Last photo:
Join Date: Nov 2003
Location: Michigan
Age: 56
Posts: 2,907
Wiki Edits: 0

Thanks: 5
Thanked 17 Times in 14 Posts
Max usable lift for those springs is around .515-.520 lift. You can cut a piece of rod or dowel about 1/8" thick to the length of your installed height (approx 1.720", check the specs).

Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

Recent Engine posts with photos
Gear in this thread - Powered by O'Reilly Auto Parts

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name (usually not your first and last name), your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:
Please select your insurance company (Optional)


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 08:20 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0 PL2
Copyright 1999 - 2012. All Rights Reserved.