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Author Topic:   New Leaf Springs from HyperCoil
posted December 02, 2001 04:02 PM
Has anyone heard about them? I did hear that they are very resistant to arch loss and might be something for futher leaf guys to look at. I heard they were a different composition or something.


posted December 02, 2001 09:01 PM
i'd hope they are better then their coils, bought some brand new springs and had them dyno'd and they was way off. traded them for used afco's

posted December 03, 2001 01:15 AM
I haven't heard of them but I will definetly look into it. That surprises me 2nd most of the Stars guys swear by the hypercoils.

posted December 03, 2001 06:57 AM
Do they have a web site??
And what are we looking at as far as cost??

posted December 09, 2001 06:24 AM
We just got back from trade show/auction in DeMoines Iowa, Hypercoils had a booth there, got a good look at the new leaf springs. The Multi rated spring only weights 9lbs and the mono spring weights 6lbs. They had a set there that was ran 40 nights, and still had same arch as new set there. You could stand on springs and could not tell the difference in the used set and new set. "I WAS IMPRESSED" especially since my FR-1 chassis is a Leaf Spring type chassis. The cost ranges from $225.00 to $270.00 EACH depending on spring rate, and thats RACER Price, was told could be bought a little cheaper. I heard today that Bloomquest was going to try a set. THEY ARE LEGAL EXCEPT FOR IMCA AS FAR AS I WAS TOLD, (But i dont see anything in imca rules under suspension that says they are illegal. Will have to check into it. For the cost of buying springs during the season, they seem to be worth the money. I will wait for more test results, but thinking about a pair for my mod.

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posted December 10, 2001 03:38 PM
here is a more direct address