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Old January 14th, 2010, 08:11 AM   #1
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Default Coil over springs

I didn't see a suspension forum under 4x4 talk, so I guess this is a general question. Who has the best deals on coil over springs? I am looking for two 16" long 2.5" I.D. 300# springs and two 12" 2.5" I.D. 200# springs. Not a ton of money but I want to get my project going and the springs I have now set my ride height in front way to high because of the stiffness and not having hardly any droop.
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Old January 14th, 2010, 08:33 AM   #2
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The buggy place in Perry has the prices I've found and have most of them in stock. If you search eshocks.com they own that and have two locations, Perry and Detroit. They can also ship. They only deal in Bilstien coilovers though but have a couple spring vendors. Other than that your looking at Polyperformance or Blue torch fab.
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Old January 14th, 2010, 09:03 AM   #3
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Thanks for the info.
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Old January 14th, 2010, 09:16 AM   #4
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I believe summit racing sells QA1 springs. I ran some of those when I had coilovers. They were cheaper than Eibachs and got the job done.
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Old January 14th, 2010, 10:17 AM   #5
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Q1A's i can get cheap but they don't make anything longer than 14". I was on F-O-A's web site and they recommended the main being 2" longer than the travel and the tender be 2" shorter. Is there a problem with going with two equal lengths springs with each being the same length as the travel of the shock?
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Old January 14th, 2010, 12:51 PM   #6
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http://www.pirate4x4.com/forum/showthread.php?t=482239

Browse thru that thread too-- getting a set of springs for 50 bucks beats 80 each plus shipping. Plus, you can fit 2 coils or more in a flat rate box depending on the length.
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Old January 14th, 2010, 02:14 PM   #7
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I was looking all over for that thread. I seen it a few months ago but couldn't remember where I seen it. Thanks Dune Jump. You rock!
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no prob, I keep the link handy
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Old January 14th, 2010, 02:18 PM   #9
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Old January 14th, 2010, 05:01 PM   #10
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The buggy place in perry is the way to go, i got hypercoil springs for $55 each. They are a real nice bunch of people in there too.
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Ebay, I just spent $100 for all 4 springs for my 12" Fox coilovers. 2 springs were Afco and the other set were Black Magic's. Ill be installing them this weekend and seeing how they work out.

Ballistic Fabs ebay page is selling new springs from $50-60
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dons sport buggy in perry or detroit. keep the money in michigan
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dons sport buggy in perry or detroit. keep the money in michigan

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Old January 15th, 2010, 07:17 AM   #14
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I bought my 12" ones at the local part store for 45 a piece the 16" ones I will see what Don's Sport Buggy has. I will do a search and see if I can get their number.
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