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Old 05-29-2013, 11:01 PM   #1
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Thinking about cutting my front springs, exactly how to I do this? Also I have eibach sportlines
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Thinking about cutting my front springs, exactly how to I do this? Also I have eibach sportlines
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Old 05-29-2013, 11:40 PM   #3
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Do not cut your sport lines..they are progressive springs...if you have some stocker sitting around cut them since they are linear.
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I was just going to say make sure they aren't progressive rate before you cut... I guess the sportlines are haha. IIRC if they have a "dead" coil you can cut that off but I would not mess with it. You can get some more drop in the front if you do a Steeda X2 balljoint for example, then no cutting anything.
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Do not cut your sport lines..they are progressive springs...if you have some stocker sitting around cut them since they are linear.
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Actually I don't think Gt springs are linear , I thought only mach 1s were linear ?
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Actually I don't think Gt springs are linear , I thought only mach 1s were linear ?
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Honestly I'm not sure why anyone is talking about cutting aftermarket springs, just get the right spring size and sell the ones you have if you need to go lower. Or, as I said, get set of X2 balljoints and don't use the metal spacers and you'll drop a good half inch. There is also such a thing as being too low especially on a street car.
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After reading all this ima just leaveit as it is ,although I do have the stock springs Laying in my shop, wish I knew about the balljoints though, I just replaced them
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I just talked to a man who cut his sportlines, and he hasn't had any problems,should I do it?
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I just talked to a man who cut his sportlines, and he hasn't had any problems,should I do it?
Don't do it
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I just talked to a man who cut his sportlines, and he hasn't had any problems,should I do it?
I've been through 2 sets of cut springs you'll be fine just cut a 1/4 coil at a time until you happy but drive it a couple of miles between coils
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Lol the pressure
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What's the worst the can happen if you cut them?
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You over cut them and have to buy springs
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You over cut them and have to buy springs
Ah ok.. Is there any chance for them to break? Or over cutting them is the only thing to watch for
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Just over cutting ^
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What about stock springs on an 03 gt? I heard their not good to cut
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No cut springs! Get retainers, lower your stock springs without having to spend lots of money! And you can return to stock height.

Spock out fools.

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What about stock springs on an 03 gt? I heard their not good to cut
Nope their fine just have to now what your doing
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Old 06-24-2013, 03:20 AM   #21
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How about a buy those sportlines from you can trade you for a prokit you can cut
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