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 Post subject: King Springs install
PostPosted: Wed May 17, 2017 3:49 am 
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Halfway done in replacing springs on all 4 corners. Took a couple hours to replace rear coils today. The rear dropped about an inch from stock after a quick drive. KHFL-150 front and KHRL-152 rear.

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 Post subject: Re: King Springs install
PostPosted: Thu May 18, 2017 7:03 pm 
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Finished up yesterday. Install was pretty easy. Car drives less harsh but still pretty firm. Front has dropped .5 inch in front and 1 inch in the rear with limited driving. It drives pretty straight but I'll give it another day or so to see what if it settles then get an alignment.

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 Post subject: Re: King Springs install
PostPosted: Sat May 20, 2017 3:35 pm 
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Glad I decided to get the alignment. It was way out after the install. Car seemed to drive fine- go figure.


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 Post subject: Re: King Springs install
PostPosted: Thu Jun 08, 2017 10:21 pm 
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After settling a bit the fronts dropped another .5 inch for a total 1 inch drop and another .25 inch in the rears.


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 Post subject: Re: King Springs install
PostPosted: Sat Jun 24, 2017 8:12 pm 
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What was the part number for the springs front and rear? I can figure out where to find them from that I'm sure. Just researching options.

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Jim

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 Post subject: Re: King Springs install
PostPosted: Sun Jun 25, 2017 5:40 am 
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The part numbers are in the first post.


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 Post subject: Re: King Springs install
PostPosted: Sun Jun 25, 2017 3:47 pm 
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The height looks excellent and almost the perfect stance as it should come form the factory. While the Eibachs and the H&R (on my car) look lowered, this looks OEM.

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 Post subject: Re: King Springs install
PostPosted: Sun Jun 25, 2017 6:45 pm 
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Sorry, I missed that. Thanks!
Jim

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1995 Purple Pearl L99 Caprice
2012 Alto Gray Metallic 9C1 Caprice--The HoDag-Solo axle back exhaust, improved racing OTR CAI intake.


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