Lift due to HD vs Normal 110 springs
My 110 is a three door FFR and it's always had a bit of noise on mild deceleration (e.g. when I slightly lift the pedal down hill) due to what I'm guessing is the pinion angle, currently at 7.5 degrees. It doesn't take much to stop the noise- usually rear passengers or some other weight right in the back brings the pinion angle down enough.
There's no suspension lift, but when I bought new springs I kept the spring configuration the way I bought it - normal duty springs in the front and heavy duty springs in the rear. Now I'm wondering if putting heavy duty springs in the front would bring the pinion angle down to under 7 degrees (the number I've been told to shoot for).
For a 110, the circumference of a circle centered on the rear axles and measured at the front axles would be:
2 x (pi) x 110 = 691 inches
691 is nearly double 360, so an inch change at the front should amount to about half a degree change.
Does anyone know how much (if any) lift heavy duty springs would give me in the front over normal duty springs?
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