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Re: Exhaust hitting

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Subject: Re: Exhaust hitting
From: Max Heim <>
Date: Thu, 17 Aug 2006 10:54:49 -0700
You are right. I was assuming they would not knowingly be selling springs
with the wrong spring rate, but I suppose that is just as likely as
knowingly selling springs with the wrong arch.


Max Heim
'66 MGB GHN3L76149
If you're near Mountain View, CA,
it's the primer red one with chrome wires

on 8/17/06 9:38 AM, Paul Hunt at wrote:

> It all depends on whether the extra height is due to over arching or too
> high a rate.  In the former case removing a leaf would soften the rate as
> well as reducing the height, in the latter case perhaps *restoring* the rate
> as well as reducing height.  Or perhaps something in between.  I've also
> heard of *reversing* a leaf.  With any of them the effects would depend on
> how the springs varied from the original spec.
> PaulH.

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