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Old 10-25-2007, 07:26 AM   #21
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not that spring equation, the one that predicts the spring constant from the material the spring is made from and how it's wound.



http://www.efunda.com/designstandard...signer_eqn.cfm
i like y8s more, no related rates
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Old 10-25-2007, 11:12 AM   #22
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F1 teams cut springs to get the car lower, and remove the bumpstops. That way, when you block the spring or hit frame its like running a really big sway bar.
Somehow, given an F1 teams pretty much infinite budget, I don't think they do this.
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Old 10-25-2007, 11:22 AM   #23
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yeah, I cut the springs on the jeep because the center collar had rusted to the bolt and I couldn't get them off.
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Old 10-25-2007, 11:41 AM   #24
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I can't decide if I want to cut my springs first or get an emblem that expresses the diameter of my rimz.
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Old 10-25-2007, 12:10 PM   #25
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I am now dumber after reading this thread ... If you want cheap and lower, at least get something like the ebay coilovers that have higher springrates (who knows what they actually are).

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/90-98...spagenameZWDVW
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Old 10-25-2007, 12:17 PM   #26
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I am now dumber after reading this thread ...

whatever, I posted engineering!
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