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Old 10-27-11, 10:40PM   #1
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Default Cutting springs?

My 1 yr old front springs settled on my Gp and now my right front sits 1" higher than the left. I already removed it to see if anything was funny and re-installed it with no change. So to level it, I want to cut the spring down. Any experience out there on how much to cut for how much of a change you get? They are the heavy duty moogs..
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Old 10-31-11, 05:50PM   #2
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I would try a spacer under the rear left instead...

When you cut coils you change the whole dynamic of the spring.. They should be cut in pairs....
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Old 11-12-11, 01:16AM   #3
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Cutting coils is a big no no. shim it if you have to or get a new set.
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Old 11-15-11, 09:38PM   #4
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what happens if you switch sides with them???
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Old 08-04-12, 10:18AM   #5
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Are you sure that it is not your rear suspension causing the front to be uneven? When I have the preload cranked up on my right rear spring, the left front sits lower.
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Old 08-04-12, 01:01PM   #6
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Check the rear
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