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 »

Top Q&A For: Understanding Racing Coil Springs

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 to Compress Coil Springs?

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 »

Coil Vs. Leaf Springs?

As most trucks and many older cars come with leaf spring suspensions from the factory, the debate over which is best has a complicated history. Though coil springs have been around for nearly a hu... Read More »