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TECHNICAL ISSUES => Renault 5 GT Turbo => Topic started by: sparkysparks on 21:08, Mon 01 April 2013

Title: Lowering springs?
Post by: sparkysparks on 21:08, Mon 01 April 2013
Hi guys, ive got a campus that i wanna drop as low as i can really.
First question is, are the 1.7, 1.4 and 1.1 springs all the same or are they stiffer, stronger the bigger and heavier the engine?

With that in mind, could i get 1.1 springs and fit them expecting a lower drop as there is more weight on them?

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/RENAULT-5-Mk2 ... 35b48428b7 (http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/RENAULT-5-Mk2-84-95-1-1-40mm-PI-LOWERING-SPRINGS-/230661826743?pt=UK_CarsParts_Vehicles_CarParts_SM&hash=item35b48428b7)
1.1 springs 40mm drop

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/RENAULT-5-Mk2 ... 4cf97742f5 (http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/RENAULT-5-Mk2-84-95-1-4-40mm-PI-LOWERING-SPRINGS-/330602857205?pt=UK_CarsParts_Vehicles_CarParts_SM&hash=item4cf97742f5)
1.4 springs 40mm drop

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Renault-5-1-7 ... 53ed1f6f72 (http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Renault-5-1-7-85-90-50mm-Gmax-Lowering-Spring-Kit-30RE03L-/360460545906?pt=UK_CarsParts_Vehicles_CarParts_SM&hash=item53ed1f6f72)
1.7 springs 50mm drop.

I was considering cutting the springs, but at this price ill do it properly.
Title: Re: Lowering springs?
Post by: sparkysparks on 19:11, Thu 04 April 2013
Are the gt turbo springs the same as the campus? cus theres some 60mm drop springs available
Title: Re: Lowering springs?
Post by: Ash-Lee on 21:10, Thu 04 April 2013
Quote from: "sparkysparks"
Are the gt turbo springs the same as the campus? cus theres some 60mm drop springs available

They might not be.

The Phase 2 spring are shorter because of the camber adjusting plate at the top of the strut, Phase 1 springs might be the same size?

I can't think were you would get the measurements from.
Title: Re: Lowering springs?
Post by: sparkysparks on 22:59, Thu 04 April 2013
Its hard to see and test without buying them all and finding out.
I think if they fit the same way as the campus springs as in the bottom coil is tapered off then ill be ok with gt turbo springs, and they should be stiffer