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Old 25th February 2020, 18:11
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Originally Posted by Mister Towed View Post
Ditto the above. I started with Vitesse 230lb front springs (car weighed 680kg with straight six up front) and couldn't go above 50mph without the front wheels bouncing off the road surface. A switch to Spitfire 180lb springs on Gaz ride/height adjustable shocks set to the second softest 'click' resulted in the front wheels staying in contact with the road and made for a much faster car in the real world.

330lb springs might give you an edge on the race track, but they might just leave you in a hedge on the road...
Thanks for chipping in Mr.T, much appreciated. I hope Tim won't mind if I use his thread to ask you where did you buy 180lb Triumph springs please? I've had a look on Rimmers page, but their Spitfire uprated springs were rated at 200lb? Would it be a big difference between 180lb and 200lb (I have posted this previously, but just as a reminder, I am not using original bulkhead and my engine is 4 pot, Spitfire 1500, so my car will be possibly a bit lighter than yours)?

Thank you.
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