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Cavalier Suspension

chev_4_life chev_4_life
New User | Posts: 3 | Joined: 03/09
Posted: 03/11/09
05:20 PM

if i chop the stock springs to lower my cavalier will i get a bounce like lowered rice rockets and if i take the chopped piece of spring and set it inside the spring and weld the spirls together can i stiffen the ride??? wanna know if anyones tried that yet i dont wall wreak my oil pan or tear my exhaust off.  

chevman24 chevman24
Enthusiast | Posts: 430 | Joined: 08/08
Posted: 03/12/09
03:08 PM

If you cut your spings you will ruin them and probobly have the Ricer bounce. Especially if you cut them with a torch, you will change the spring rate.
Dont be cheap, buy a set of aftermarket springs that are designed for your intended use. Hotchkis is what i prefer since they are designed based on performance and handling. Eibach springs are designed based on show cars, not ride quality, which explains the price difference.