How to Make a Top Mount for a Coil Spring?

Answer There are lots of auto suspension designs and many of them use coilover shocks -- a damper or shock absorber encased inside the coil spring. These shocks are particularly common in auto racing appl... Read More »

Top Q&A For: How to Make a Top Mount for a Coil Spring

How to Use a Coil Spring Compressor?

Over time, coil springs loose their structural integrity. This loss can result in a drop in the height of the vehicle, reduced maneuverability and an increased wear of important structural suspensi... Read More »

How to Replace a Coil Spring in a Saturn Ion?

As with many small vehicles, the Saturn Ion has MacPherson strut (coil spring and shock absorber) assemblies in its front and rear suspensions. These steps will show you how to disassemble the stru... Read More »

Coil Spring Booster Installation?

Coil spring boosters are generally used to compensate for weak or collapsed springs. There are several types on the market. One style is a screw in. This is a large twisted piece of metal that has ... Read More »

How to Check a Coil Spring Rate?

Spring rate refers to the amount of pressure necessary to compress a spring one inch. Three characteristics directly affect spring rate: wire diameter, the mean of the spring's diameter and the amo... Read More »