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Old 10-08-2012, 03:16 PM   #1
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Join Date: Jun 2007
Chapter/Region: NESIC
Location: Stoughton, MA
Default Any local performance shops that can help me ID the rate of these coil springs?

Currently have a set of "mystery" STI pink springs in my possession, and I'd love to positively ID them before I put them up for sale (I'm looking for USDM STI takeoffs to match my GR-2 struts).

I have a thread going which seems to indicate that they may be "Tarmac" springs: http://www.clubwrx.net/forums/suspen...k-springs.html

That said, I have no way of knowing the actual spring rates other than the "Some guy on a forum told me..." line.

Anyone know of a local (MA/NH/RI) performance shop that could help me identify the rates for these springs?
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Old 10-08-2012, 03:42 PM   #2
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Chapter/Region: NESIC
Location: Hopkinton, MA

Find a performance shop near you that has a spring rate test gauge. It's nothing more than a big handle and a scale. I know Forte's definately had one when they were in Burlington. They are in Framingham now (near the old registry). You could call and ask.
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Old 10-08-2012, 09:33 PM   #3
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Why not put some weight on them and measure deflection?
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