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Old 01-30-2011, 08:29 AM   #1
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Default Should I level front with with coil spring spacers or strut spacers?

What's the difference (if any) between coil spring spacers & strut spacers?

(This is for 2" front leveling).
Why choose one over the other?
Pic attached of the 2 types, not sure if I'm using the right terms.

I believe coil spring spacer is the plain aluminum discs, the strut spacer is the black one with bolt holes.

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The coil spring spacer will be inserted into your coils to or on top of your coils ...which IMO does nothing but mess up your ride quality, the strut spacers are bolted on top of your strut and will keep your ride quality. coil spacers are used by NASCAR routinely to loosen up or stiffen up suspension.
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What's the difference (if any) between coil spring spacers & strut spacers?

(This is for 2" front leveling).
Why choose one over the other?
Pic attached of the 2 types, not sure if I'm using the right terms.

I believe coil spring spacer is the plain aluminum discs, the strut spacer is the black one with bolt holes.

Thanks!

Get the strut spacer, NOT the spring insert.
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i think you should know that if you plan to do this yourself the coil spacer will require you to rent a tool and compress the coil during installation. the strut spacer will not and be an easier install.
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