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Old 07-23-2019, 11:51 AM
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Got some mugen springs here but the stickers are long gone. My question is when you check the spring by the "turn" count, where exactly does the start of the "turn" begin?

So for example at the very beginning of the spring, using a clock as an example I see it at 12 position. Then going down to the very end of the spring, its at say 3 position. There were 10 loops in the middle. So would this then be 10.25T as far as measurement goes?

sorry I know this sounds dumb Just figure cheaper to ask than buy springs and find out I already have the same sizes here.
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You got it.
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Old 07-23-2019, 04:08 PM
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Worst system ever, it would be so much faster if they were color coded. I know they have more springs sizes then colors but they could figure it out. Anything is better then counting coils and fractions of coils .25/.50/.75
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sworkz just released a exact mugen copy with what looks like laser marks to tell hardness/softness, i can see mugen guys using them as no tags to lose.
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Worst system ever, it would be so much faster if they were color coded. I know they have more springs sizes then colors but they could figure it out. Anything is better then counting coils and fractions of coils .25/.50/.75
It's not a big issue imo. It's very easy to count the coils. And I just put some stickers in my box where I keep my spring, so I can easily identify them without having count at a race. And a 9.25/9.0 front and 10.75/10.5 rear are really the only springs that are used on the mbx8, so it's not like you have to worry about 10 different spring pairs.
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Could always get different color heat shrink and do it the AE way
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If your SO has a tote full of nail polish use that to color the springs and have a chart printed out with a key
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thanks for the info. Will get down to counting now lol and the shrink tubing idea I like.
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Yea shrink tubing with a chart sounds good.
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