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Posted: Thu Jul 05, 2012 6:06 am
Post subject: GMC Savana coil springs
I install new tire on my GMC Savana, i installed BF Goodrich all terrain. I'm not satisfied by the driving. I want to replace coil spring for more stiffer. Do you have suggestion for me ? Mu truck is a GMC Savana with camper conversion.
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Posted: Thu Jul 05, 2012 10:02 am
Post subject: Re: GMC Savana coil springs
Get a MOOG Catalog and look up the stock replacement coils for your vehicle - you can get all the specs on that spring from the catalog and then look for springs with the differences you are looking for. You say you want "stiffer" but what does that really mean to you? Are you looking for more load capacity ("stiffer") or more ride height, or combination of both? Proper spring selection, while simple, is very misunderstood.
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