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Old 12-11-2012, 10:18 AM   #239
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Sweeeet babboo.... I'm going to do that also one day
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Old 12-11-2012, 10:20 AM   #240
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Here are my front coils as of Friday. I won't say whose springs they are but it looks like I'm Pfaucked lol
It appears the coil has collapsed. All the coils in the picture are dead, touching each other. Can you get a few more pics so I can see if ALL the coils are touching?
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Old 12-11-2012, 10:21 AM   #241
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It appears the coil has collapsed. All the coils in the picture are dead, touching each other. Can you get a few more pics so I can see if ALL the coils are touching?
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Old 12-11-2012, 10:21 AM   #242
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It appears the coil has collapsed. All the coils in the picture are dead, touching each other. Can you get a few more pics so I can see if ALL the coils are touching?
Yes sir. One minute
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That pic was the passenger. These are the rear and driver side. Seems the passenger is the worst and the rear look ok
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Old 12-11-2012, 10:40 AM   #244
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Rears look good. Fronts are close to or are coil bound. Can you go out to your car and see how many front coils have enough space between then to get your finger tip in?
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Old 12-11-2012, 10:54 AM   #245
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Rears look good. Fronts are close to or are coil bound. Can you go out to your car and see how many front coils have enough space between then to get your finger tip in?
Haha that won't happen. Maybe a piece of paper but not a finger. They all sit on each other except that bottom coil on th drivers side which is still a very seal gap
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Old 12-11-2012, 10:59 AM   #246
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Haha that won't happen. Maybe a piece of paper but not a finger. They all sit on each other except that bottom coil on th drivers side which is still a very seal gap
Then the pictures are a good representation. Do you have ride height measurements from the date they were installed and how it suys today?
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Old 12-11-2012, 11:04 AM   #247
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I don't, I could measure now but don't know what good it would do because I have nothing to compare too
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Good god Steve, those coils have to be under warranty. You should get your money back at least. The front springs looked to have failed completely. Mine are from the same company, and I love them, BUT they better not do that one day. If they do, I'm not going to be a happy camper, I'll tell you that.
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Old 12-11-2012, 11:34 AM   #249
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Good god Steve, those coils have to be under warranty. You should get your money back at least. The front springs looked to have failed completely. Mine are from the same company, and I love them, BUT they better not do that one day. If they do, I'm not going to be a happy camper, I'll tell you that.
Who's knows Tommy, I have almost 30,000 miles and 5-6 auto cross events on them. I don't won't to deal with Pfadt about it and wail toss them in the trash when they come off. Couldn't sell them to anybody else lol.
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Old 12-11-2012, 11:43 AM   #250
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We see quite a few collapsed cold wound coils on the GTO. It is our opinion that the large looping winds found on large cars like the GTO are not a good match to a cold wound coil. Pedders Camaro Lowering coils are hot wound for durability. Our challenge is that hot winding cost almost twice as much as cold winding.

Our motorsport / coil over coils are cold wound. The coil winds are tighter and the steel a special blend they do not fatigue like a cold wound lowering coil.
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Well hopefully soon yours will be in place of these. Can't stand it
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Old 12-11-2012, 12:09 PM   #252
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Well hopefully soon yours will be in place of these. Can't stand it
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Old 12-11-2012, 02:11 PM   #253
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Done. Thanks Rob and Pete :beer:
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Thanks to Pete at Peddees and Rob at Wretched Motorsports for the new springs. Getting them installed this week, will feel nice to get the Pflat springs out.
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Old 12-29-2012, 02:34 PM   #255
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