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Hi Guys,
What are the actual spring rating numbers for:
1) Our Stock Springs Front
2) Rear

3)Hotchkis Front
4)Rear

I am assuming they come in pounds/inch?

I have a 95 SS.

Thanks Stretch
 
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Spring Rates

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  • Stock SS Springs
    Front: 444 lb/in
    Rear: 154 lb/in</font>
  • Hotchkis
    Front: 500 lb/in initial, 630 lb/in final
    Rear: 180 lb/in initial, 240 lb/in final</font>
  • Eibach
    Front: 588 lb/in (linear)
    Rear: 143 lb/in initial, 228 lb/in final</font>
  • Global West
    Front: 750 lb/in</font>
  • Hypercoils
    Front: 350 lb/in – 629lb/in working range 500 lb/in – 629 lb/in
    Rear: 120 lb/in – 224 lb/in working range 180 lb/in – 224 lb/in</font>
  • Sprint Springs
    Front: 485 lb/in
    Rear: 285 lb/in</font>
  • ST
    Front: 533lb/in.
    Rear: 272lb/in.</font>
 
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What about Intrax? The softer the spring rate the softer the ride right?
 
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Hey Bad Rod, any idea where the 9C1 springs fit in there?
 
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kevan, I am not sure about 9C1 springs. I would like to know myself!
 
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Thought I would bring this back up to see if anyone else needs to know any info or would post any more ratings

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From somewhere deep in the annals of the forum...

9c1 Springs
Front:
Uncircumsized = 440 lb/in
After Briss to SS Height (3/4 coil) about 500-525 lb/in

Rear:
New = 160 lb/in
Old calculated at 184 lb/in
 
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