Originally posted by ralliartlanevov
i was wondering if anyone can explain how u tell the difference btw spring rate. for example front springs (2.5x1.7 or 3.5x1.7). i dont really get the concept of this. i dont kno wat the number are for.
It works like this:
The 2.5 is the number of (full) coils in the spring.
The 1.7 is the diameter of the wire used to make the spring.
Given that more coils equals a softer spring (all other things being equal), the 2.5x1.7 spring will be harder than the 3.5x1.7 one.