Difference between front springs HC

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Difference between front springs HC

Postby daveyc123 » Tue Apr 23, 2019 5:06 pm

Hi guys, just wondering if anybody knows the difference between front springs. I have 1800 springs fitted to my 1256 and it sits stupidly high. Does anybody know how much higher these sit from standard?
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Re: Difference between front springs HC

Postby 1972nail » Tue Apr 23, 2019 6:56 pm

A lot!! The 1800 engine is very much heavier than the 1256 and the spring length and rate reflect that. As a guide the Firenza HPF (aka Droop Snoot) used 1256 heavy duty export rate front springs as standard and it sat 1 inch lower than the standard OHC Firenza / Magnum models.
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Re: Difference between front springs HC

Postby daveyc123 » Tue Apr 23, 2019 8:53 pm

Thanks for your reply! Time to find some 1256 springs then! Thank you!
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