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Old 11-03-2016, 11:52 AM
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R3 stock spring rates?

Anyone know what the stock spring rates are for the R3? I'd have thought someone would have measured and posted them by now, but I haven't found anything -- just other people asking.
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Old 11-03-2016, 12:10 PM
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there was an older member who was the go to guy about springs he hasnt posted in a long time. his screen name was monchie lol
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Just going by what I know of other Mazda "sport" suspensions, I would not expect R3 springs to be more than 7% stiffer than the "normal" suspension. They may also change the bias slightly to allow a tiny bit more rear slip angle. Or, more likely, they will change the bias a little to allow for a slightly bigger sway bar setup to arrive at the same balance for a superficially "sporty" feel and for marketing purposes.

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So, no numbers, eh?

Gotta imagine someone has done the measurements! Where are they??
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