coilover question

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  1. Splat_man

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    hey guys,
    just got a question that i was kind of curious

    with cars that the rear suspension setup has the damper and spring seperate, how do you go about installing coilovers in them?

    does the frame need to be modified?

    just curious :)
     
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    Nope. Usually you're looking at a seperate shock assembly (like OEM) but the spring is going to have a cup with a threaded adjustment ring to set the ride height. It's sweet. . . one of the easiest suspension swaps to do. :)
     
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    the issue that i mean is that the car in question that i was looking at, there wasnt enough clearance between the damper and the frame to have a spring on there aswell

    :)

    i hope you understand what i mean
     
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    Yes, I do. In those cases, however, you're usually looking at a coilover kit that preserves the rear cup configuration. You still get the benefits of true coilovers, but you don't have to change the way you install them in the rear.
     

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