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PostPosted: Thu Oct 20, 2011 7:33 pm 
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I'm going to put B&G springs with Koni insert in my 90 turbo sprint front strut, problem is the B&G springs size are different than stock; they are too "narrow" to sit on the cup
the B&G springs are for Suzuki Swift Hatchback 1989-1994 (part# 88.1.006)

question is : are swift front strut different than sprint / firefly / metro?

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PostPosted: Thu Oct 20, 2011 7:49 pm 
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Same from 89-01. Only difference being the place where the brake line bracket is located on the strut.

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PostPosted: Thu Oct 20, 2011 7:59 pm 
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that's what I thought, but the B&G springs just too narrow to sit flush on the cup..... it's hard to describe

here's a pic of the B&G springs I found on eBay, they are same as mine.

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it's like front and rear both have same "width" compare to this

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PostPosted: Thu Oct 20, 2011 8:17 pm 
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also strut & springs from hatch should be same as convertible right?

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PostPosted: Thu Oct 20, 2011 10:41 pm 
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Yes.

Looks like Mk1 stuff.
Take some measurements and post them up.

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PostPosted: Fri Oct 21, 2011 10:41 pm 
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they do look like mk1 spring, i have b&g's and thought one was weak but turned out to be a bent lower control arm. go to this link http://www.lmperformance.com/contactus/ leave your phone number and stick by the phone. i got a call from them the next morning. did you buy them from Lmperformaqce or another online seller?

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PostPosted: Sat Oct 22, 2011 10:50 am 
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I bought them from Import Replacement Parts http://www.importrp.com

label on box do list correct part number

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 24, 2011 2:28 pm 
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does the part numbers on the box match the number on the springs?

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PostPosted: Thu Oct 27, 2011 9:31 am 
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Don't know if this helps but here are my B&G 40mm springs for the swift

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Anyone happens to know the spring rate of the B&G springs?
I emailed them direct about a month ago with no reply

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PostPosted: Thu Oct 27, 2011 10:41 am 
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How much did they cost?
I have a mk1 gti and i need some stiff springs.

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PostPosted: Thu Nov 03, 2011 5:30 am 
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ROV wrote:
How much did they cost?
I have a mk1 gti and i need some stiff springs.


I bought them off of a local not brand new but according to their website it says $299 new

http://www.shopatron.com/products/categ ... 9207.0.0.0

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