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post #1 of 9 Old 09-22-2009, 09:40 AM Thread Starter
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Coil Spacer question?

Can anyone tell me how these work, I have been told that they wind into the coils some how but am not sure.



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post #2 of 9 Old 09-22-2009, 09:43 AM
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No, they just sit inbetween the coil and the coil bucket. Same result as putting in a 2" taller spring.

Look online for a picture of one. Looks like a giant hockey puck with a hole in the middle.




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post #3 of 9 Old 09-22-2009, 09:45 AM Thread Starter
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yeh that is how the normal ones go in but these look different with the split in the side and bigger hole in the center?

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Winding into the coils sounds like it wouldn't do anything but limit suspension travel. It sure doesn't sound like it would give you any lift that way. The way my spacers worked was they sat on top or under the spring and they didn't have any 'cuts' through them...they were solid all the way around. I'm not sure why yours are split like that??
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is the under side cupped or flat?

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If they do actually wind into the coil, they're not really a spacer, just something to combat sag. With that split in them, I would not attempt to run them as a spacer, I would source a spacer specifically meant for the job.

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If they do actually wind into the coil, they're not really a spacer, just something to combat sag. With that split in them, I would not attempt to run them as a spacer, I would source a spacer specifically meant for the job.
Thats exactly what they are for. They wind in the spring. I have those and 2 1/2 in spacers on my jeep. Felt like they stiffened up the ride just a little also.
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x2 ^^ Those are meant to reduce sage but also will stiffen up the ride as it prevents the spring from compressing.

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post #9 of 9 Old 09-22-2009, 01:56 PM Thread Starter
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I agree that it combats sag now that I play it in my head i dont plan on putting them in i didn't pay anything foro them so it dosn't matter.
and yes it is cupped on the other side as well.
stupid useless piece of rubber.
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