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Old 07-12-2016, 06:13 PM   #21
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Originally Posted by drizzay222 View Post
How heavy is your car? I've had good experience with 800/500 and 225 Rival S on MSM with full Interior. I called 949 before I ordered and after describing my car and intention to have a decent autocross/street-able car was recommend that spring rate. I thought that might be too much when I ordered but was surprised how well they ride. Overall stiffer, harder, and more communicative on street (isn't that why we get them) but actually takes potholes better in the sense that the car feels less fragile and unsettled than the original bilsteins. Setting dampers at 6 or 8 on street can handle some rough roads and that's with a pretty low 4.25 pinch weld height. You might want to contact 949 and describe your vehicle and intentions and see what they recommend.
I'm definitely not stripped down, but I've done a 1.6 dash swap, so dropped quite a bit of weight there, removed the soft top. However, I added door bars, butterfly brace, Blackbird GT3, etc. I'd say I'm close to the stock 1994 weight, if just over.
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Old 07-12-2016, 07:29 PM   #22
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The reason many of us recommend higher spring rates, is because we are very travel limited.
By choosing a higher spring rate, which I'm glad you did, you keep off of the bump stops, and let the shocks do their job.
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