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jimshar
Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 67
posted February 10, 2005 04:45 PM  
can someone explain how they work.Do they also work in place of a spacer?Where they are placed? Im guessing the bottom side of the spring.I may put in a shorter spring since i can't find the right length and will need to make up about 4 inches. I have a 81 mustang and may put these on the front.(new to this so bear with me)

racer30
Dirt Roller

Total posts: 20
posted February 10, 2005 07:38 PM  
no sweat, get your spings. what ever you are gonna run. i run a 700 and a 800 on a 4/10 mile track. put the adjustible spacer on the right front then you can adjust as needed. on the mustang you may need to cut the spacers because they make the nose sit up to high . but you can turn the spacer to ad pressure or weight as needed to the right front its like using a spring rubber.

hope this helps , someone else can prolly tell ya more than i can

jimshar
Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 67
posted February 10, 2005 07:48 PM  
What im not sure about is the stock front springs are 15" long and the longest replacements i can find are 9 1/2". will the adjustable spacer make up the diference or should i lower the front end? or dont i need the same length spring? i was planning on a 1000lb rf and 700lb lf. the guy who built my roll cage has the same car and wins alot with this spring set up for the front.
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Originally posted by racer30:
no sweat, get your spings. what ever you are gonna run. i run a 700 and a 800 on a 4/10 mile track. put the adjustible spacer on the right front then you can adjust as needed. on the mustang you may need to cut the spacers because they make the nose sit up to high . but you can turn the spacer to ad pressure or weight as needed to the right front its like using a spring rubber.

hope this helps , someone else can prolly tell ya more than i can



racer30
Dirt Roller

Total posts: 20
posted February 11, 2005 05:50 AM  
yes sir the spacer will make up the difference it goes on top of your spring. you may have to cut the spacer because it makes the front end higher i cut 2in off of mine hope this helps

[This message has been edited by racer30 (edited February 11, 2005).]

racerman707
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 374
posted February 11, 2005 01:41 PM  
If youi're not allowed adjustables, I used a stock crank pulley( the one that fits serpentine belts)on top of the spring and worked perfect with a 9 1/2 spring.

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