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V8 corvair front coil springs
Posted by: Ken MacDonald ()
Date: June 14, 2010 09:15PM

I am building a front engine 1965 corvair with stock front suspenion. Does anyone know of any replacement front coils that will fit.

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Re: V8 corvair front coil springs
Posted by: MattNall ()
Date: June 14, 2010 09:18PM

Get "Coil Spring Specialties" to make some.... same cost as any new spring..

Our front Coils are very small diameter..





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Re: V8 corvair front coil springs
Posted by: Ken MacDonald ()
Date: June 14, 2010 09:32PM

i was thinking of v8 monza coils just not sure if it has been done before

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Re: V8 corvair front coil springs
Posted by: MattNall ()
Date: June 14, 2010 09:40PM

You'll have to measure diameter..





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Re: V8 corvair front coil springs
Posted by: Phil Dally ()
Date: June 14, 2010 09:45PM

70's Monza same as Vega Y/N??

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Re: V8 corvair front coil springs
Posted by: Jim ()
Date: June 14, 2010 10:25PM

Hi, I have Crown springs & FAT sway bar's, Konis on my 65 works good.

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Re: V8 corvair front coil springs
Posted by: Ed Dowds ()
Date: June 15, 2010 02:40AM

The '71-'74 Vega front springs are shorter than the '75 & up Vega & Monza springs due to a redesign of the lower A frame in '75 & up.
I believe the early springs are a good choice.
A second choice would be Chevette springs but I believe they have to be cut shorter to get the car at the correct height.

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