Fork and Shock Spring Identification


2 replies to this topic
  • Nitrox

Posted December 24, 2011 - 02:24 PM

#1

Is there a way to tell the manufacture of springs, ie race tech, eibach, oem?
And is there a way to tell what the spring rate is?

I've got a chance to pick up a set of stiffer springs for my 07 450 and would like to know what I'm getting.

Thanks for any help, And Merry Christmas!

cb

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  • 2grimjim

Posted December 24, 2011 - 02:59 PM

#2

Every aftermarket manufacturer of shock spring (at that I've seen) marks the part number and sometimes the rate on the spring. Fork springs are a little tougher. Race Tech does have an ink marking with part number on their springs and so do a few others. OEM fork and shock springs are usually ID'd with paint codes or hash-marks ground into the end of the spring, but nothing else.

  • Nitrox

Posted December 27, 2011 - 04:38 PM

#3

I Got lucky on the springs I picked up, Eibach puts the partnumber and rate right on the springs, fork and shock.

CB





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