How to Compress Coil Springs?

Answer The coil springs in a vehicle's suspension are often under great tension. Before you can safely install or remove them, the springs must be compressed in such a way that they will not suddenly unco... Read More »

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How to Cut Coil Springs?

Lots of people want to make their cars sit lower, but not everyone has the extra cash floating around to purchase a new set of springs. One other option is cutting your coils, which has a few benef... Read More »

Do coil springs go bad?

Yes, a coil spring can go bad. There is no standard life expectancy, and they don't experience a lot of wear. However, they are essentially bent metal supporting the weight of your automobile. I... Read More »

How can i tell if i need new coil springs?

A vehicle's coil springs are part of the suspension system that supports the weight of the car while absorbing bumps along the road. They'll typically last 80,000 to 100,000 miles or more, which me... Read More »

How to Paint Coil Springs?

Because of their vulnerable place in the suspension, springs are exposed to a lot of dirt, moisture and mud over the course of a vehicle's life. Over time, springs become scratched, faded and can r... Read More »