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Moving rear springs to the front, anyone done it???


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Well, I thought of doing this also. You would have to cut the front springs greatly becuse they would compress less with wight on them. Also what would you do for rear springs. I have a set of whit rears I was going to cut down and fit up front and take a set of 66 mustang front springs and cut em and put um on the back. They are about twice the Coil thickness of a stock 2002 rear spring. Its just an idea I have. If anyone has a set of rear springs off of a parts car I will try this.

Austin

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Looking at the spring table in the FAQ got me thinking (a dangerous proposition I try to avoid), but stock red springs (rears) are even stiffer than stock green front springs, and the length is almost identical.

I have stock blue springs, would doing this tend to loosen the tail too much (also have LSD). (rear reds in fronts, blue's in rear, HD's, 22/19 bars)

Thoughts??

Cheers!

John N.

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If you put on springs that are twice as thick as original it's about same as if you put there solid steel bars instead of springs! So I'd say you can forget that idea. I've used Ford Taunus fronts which are something like 1 mm thicker.

Tommy

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