Understanding Racing Coil Springs?

Answer There's a lot more to coil springs than meets the eye. A lot of engineering goes into selecting a spring with just the right diameter, coil count, wire diameter and progressiveness, and all of thos... Read More »

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Problems With Racing Sports Car Coil Over Suspension Design?

Typical suspensions have a shock absorber to take the brunt of bumps and a spring to return the wheel to its normal position. A coil over shock puts the two components together. Coil over shocks ar... 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 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 »

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 »