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Old 03-06-2014, 08:49 AM   #1
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Pedders lowering spring rates found!

As Pedders USA is gone, I went to a UK Pedders site and found their springs 220032 & 220035 listed. Requested spring rates from them via e-mail.(see attached). Rates are 130# front and 433# rear. Sorry about the quality of the attachment.
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Old 03-06-2014, 09:00 AM   #2
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As Pedders USA is gone, I went to a UK Pedders site and found their springs 220032 & 220035 listed. Requested spring rates from them via e-mail.(see attached). Rates are 130# front and 433# rear. Sorry about the quality of the attachment.
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Old 03-06-2014, 02:34 PM   #3
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130 seems really low for the front. Never ridden on them but it just seems low compared to other manufacturers...
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Old 03-06-2014, 03:46 PM   #4
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I remember they were stiffer then that, around 220+ for the fronts
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Old 03-06-2014, 07:20 PM   #5
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130kg maybe. this is english pedders.
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130kg maybe. this is english pedders.
7kg is 450 lb springs fyi
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Old 03-06-2014, 08:59 PM   #7
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To the OP can you please ask for clarification on the rates. 130 in/lb seems too low, 130 nm and or Kg is way too high.

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Old 03-07-2014, 04:39 AM   #8
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130# isn't that low... mine are less then that. They aren't road performance springs though.
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Old 03-07-2014, 05:38 AM   #9
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130# isn't that low... mine are less then that. They aren't road performance springs though.
I assume you have a car setup for drag racing?
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yep. its pretty light too. id expect a stiff road spring to be 200-250#
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BMR lists their 1" lowering springs at 220 lbs front and 460 lbs rear. Maybe it's supposed to be 230, not 130 lbs. Could just be a typo.
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BMR lists their 1" lowering springs at 220 lbs front and 460 lbs rear. Maybe it's supposed to be 230, not 130 lbs. Could just be a typo.
Is what it is! lighter spring in front(but probably taller than other drop springs unloaded) and stiffer spring in the rear, equals much less understeer in a stock SS.
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Is what it is! lighter spring in front(but probably taller than other drop springs unloaded) and stiffer spring in the rear, equals much less understeer in a stock SS.
Doubt its right. Member near me had them after getting rid of the Pfadt springs. Said they were quite a bit more stiff
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The springs are progressive, you can't really rate a progressive spring like that.
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