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Old 04-25-2013, 07:27 AM
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Originally Posted by GT Motoring II View Post
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very interesting....
Same setup //steve\\ is running
Great minds think alike lol. I have my springs now. Hopefully the rest come in soon. Thx to Steve and Austin for the advice.
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Old 04-28-2013, 02:28 PM
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I forgot to mention that I got these from URGE. Quick shipping, good after sale support when I had one stupid question as I installed them ... he called me back at 9PM his time to address my issue. Gotta like that!

I think these spring rates are *perfect* for a street driven, rarely tracked car if you've got the money. With the rates as they are out of the box (10/8 f/r), and my stock '04 sway bars, they make the car about 10% stiffer overall than a CR. The roll stiffness is *just* slightly more forward biased than a CR. Since more of the overall roll stiffness comes from the springs rather than the bars, there is less pitch motion ... markedly reduced dive on braking, for example. These springs are "plenty stiff enough" for a car intended to be daily driven on real roads and also tracked.

The shocks do an excellent job of damping. I continue to seek out roads with bumpy corners in them that I recall from a few weeks ago, but evidently they've all been repaved. I can't find the bumps.
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That fact they can't do the higher rates is my only complaint about the DFV. Would love to be able to run something around 750ish up front and 650ish in the rear but I think it's just too much of a jump on the factory valving.

The AST out of the box is probably able to take a little more spring without a revalve.
By looking at that dyno for the AST's they'd need spring rate since there's so little compression damping.

PSI revalves the DFV's if you're not happy with the factory valving for free, you can probably just call them up and order them with water ever springs you want and they'll valve them accordingly.

Springs are nice but compression is way better
Good to know that PSI would do custom spring rates on the DFV. Depending on how the Evasive Spec SRCs workout for my uses I may end up moving to the DFV at some point down the line if the SRCs are just too stiff for me.
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what the standard spring rates of the DVFs?
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$100 upgrade to go 571 lb all around
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Originally Posted by RedCelica View Post
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$100 upgrade to go 571 lb all around
Actually the hundred will get you 700lb front springs and 571 rear.
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But I want square
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Originally Posted by RedCelica View Post
But I want square
You have Options..
We can do all 4 Springs and go Square with 550, 600, 650...
Or If you want to Save and Buy just 2 Springs, 600/571 or 571/550

But again, try em before you upgrade Springs. We have sold 11 sets in 12 months and only 1 upgraded Front to Rear and purchase new Fronts..

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But I want square
You have Options..
We can do all 4 Springs and go Square with 550, 600, 650...
Or If you want to Save and Buy just 2 Springs, 600/571 or 571/550

But again, try em before you upgrade Springs. We have sold 11 sets in 12 months and only 1 upgraded Front to Rear and purchase new Fronts..

URGE
makes sense
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