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Old 05-30-2012, 07:50 AM
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Originally Posted by swompz
Ok, so am I right in assuming you can safely fit.springs with an od. Smaller than the spring pocket?
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In my head the springs need to have something to centralize them.??
I would, as long as the installed height can be maintained (you don't want to use up too much of the available installed height using a stock length valve and a spring cup or locator). But like I said, there are guys who successfully run the springs on just a hardened shim so the spring doesn't eat into the head.

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