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Why Different Length Springs At The Front?

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#1 aircobra


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Posted 19 December 2015 - 06:51 AM

i'm just putting the suspension together and a couple of items are not clear

in the manual, (FA3), Book 1 , it states there's 13 mm difference b.ween left and right hand coils, with RH being longer.

does anyone know if that's for the engine being at a slant and thus a marginal weight difference - it leans to the right or is it to compensate for the driver's weight

in which case, i'd have to swap sides?


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Posted 19 December 2015 - 09:32 AM

Longer on RH due to car having one person on board for more time!

It would not be due to road profile/shape here in Australia, as they did not bother with this for passenger cars.
Japanese trucks many had to get the front axle cambered/bent in order to steer better on our crowned shaped roads.

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