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myastina98 05-01-2010 05:07 PM

melting springs
 
hi all
is it good to melt your springs just to lowered an inch
tanx

70NYD 05-01-2010 05:09 PM

its ilegal
and no its not good as the rate will be the same and the spring will be lower, u will tend to bottom out easier
if u do have a oxy torch laying around, and u can do it ur self for free then yea try it out but did i mention its ilegal?
also it wont be easy to lower it by jsut the inch by heating + compression
did i mention its ilegal??
oh there is a company that will RESET your springs, by heating, coiling and compressing to proper specs, but its a little pricey. (but its legal lol)

myastina98 05-01-2010 09:03 PM

tanx 7ONYD, but i forgot to mention that the car already lowered on king springs so is it good,and i knw its ilegal lol

myastina98 05-01-2010 10:21 PM

is it gana effect the handling of the car
tanx

Evilist 05-01-2010 10:37 PM

compressing springs do effect ur handling and compressing the kings more will cause the coils to be closer together. If its done properly its legal i don't know about it in aus tho

myastina98 05-01-2010 11:00 PM

what i mean is the car is alredy lowered 2 inch and lowerin it one more inch by melting the springs thats 3inches is the car gana drive like sh**T or is it ganna be ok
tanx for every one help

marcs_sp20 06-01-2010 12:14 AM

Yes it will handle like crap as you are mucking around with the spring rates... Better off getting some Super Lows for it rather then re-heating the springs...


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