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Okay, sorry guys next question (STUPID question):

I bought the springs used (very low miles, no worries) and have no idea which are the fronts and which are the rears. How do I tell them apart?

Help me!

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Stine- its a good thing you are a few steps ahead of me
i just got my springs today too. lo and behold, who knows what one is which!

keep asking questions, so i don't have to!


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<font face="Verdana, Arial" size="2">Originally posted by Stine:
Okay, sorry guys next question (STUPID question):

I bought the springs used (very low miles, no worries) and have no idea which are the fronts and which are the rears. How do I tell them apart?

Help me!

Thanks

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I can look at mine tonight if you still need the answer by then.
Dan
 

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<font face="Verdana, Arial" size="2">Stine asked:
How do I tell them apart?
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The progressive springs (the coils are closer together at one end) are the fronts. The springs where all the coils are equally spaced are the rears.


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grailer: you have it the other way around, the ones that are equally spaced, are the fronts, and the ones with the coils bunched up are the rears.

Front


Rear

The pics ar right on Rick Zotz's page.
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[This message has been edited by Fast91SER (edited 10-11-2001).]
 

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<font face="Verdana, Arial" size="2">Fast91SER noted:you have it the other way around...</font>
Gotcha - thanks for the correction. I recall making the mistake when I first put them on many years ago, but guess I remembered my mistake incorrectly! <g>



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<font face="Verdana, Arial" size="2">Black93 noted:
nice pics of a nice car
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Thanks - not bad for a 198k one-owner. The pic was from almost two weeks ago at Watkins Glen.


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<font face="Verdana, Arial" size="2">Originally posted by Stine:
Okay, sorry guys next question (STUPID question):

How do I tell them apart?

Help me!

Thanks

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I found the old link where I had the same question - and the ansewr is here to confirm whats above.
http://www.sr20deforum.com/NonCGI/Forum1/HTML/001166.html
Eibach tech assistance answered the question and you are correct on tighter wound in rear.

The easy answer is the spring ending with a 1 in the part no (printed on the spring) is front, part no ending in 2 is rear on all Eibach springs. (install letters/numbers upright)

Dan
 
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