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Old 06-17-2019, 06:22 PM
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As you may have read in the weekend thread, I had a ball-joint come apart on my '56. I have decided to go through the entire front suspension with a very critical eye to see if anything else looks amiss. I think, while I have everything apart, I'll replace the coil springs and stock shocks with coilovers. I hate to spend $600-800+ for them, but that's the going rate for two double adjustable shocks with Torrington bearings and a spanner wrench, as far as I can tell. Is double adjustability something I need for spirited street driving? I understand the concept, just have no experience with coilovers at all.
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Old 06-18-2019, 09:13 AM
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If you were going to do road or course racing then I'd recommend double but, if you're street driving through mountain curves then single adjustable are plenty good.
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Old 06-18-2019, 09:27 AM
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If you were going to do road or course racing then I'd recommend double but, if you're street driving through mountain curves then single adjustable are plenty good.
Thanks! I appreciate the input.I've never messed with coilovers, and am flying blind, relying on what I read.
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