Whats Shocks/Struts Do I Need For My Springs/Coilovers? LOOK HERE!

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    sleepn_sn95 Well-Known Member

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    Hopefully this can get stickied and help some people out.

    Not every combination and brand is on here but it will give you an idea on what would be a good combination for shocks/struts with springs and also coilover spring rates. This is pulled from MM's site and is what they recommend

    [TABLE="width: 417"]
    [TR]
    [TD="bgcolor: #c0c0c0, colspan: 2"]MM Sport Series Spring Recommendations[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TD]Stock Location Springs[/TD]
    [TD]H&R Race
    H&R Super Race[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TD="bgcolor: #c0c0c0, colspan: 2"]Coil-Over Spring Rates[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TD]Front Springs[/TD]
    [TD]350 - 400 lb/in[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TD]Solid Axle Rear Springs[/TD]
    [TD]225 - 300 lb/in[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TD]IRS Rear Springs[/TD]
    [TD]500 - 600 lb/in[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [/TABLE]




    [TABLE="width: 417"]
    [TR]
    [TD="bgcolor: #c0c0c0, colspan: 2"]MM2 Race Series Spring Recommendations[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TD]Stock Location Springs[/TD]
    [TD]H&R Super Race[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TD="bgcolor: #c0c0c0, colspan: 2"]Coil-Over Spring Rates[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TD]Front Springs[/TD]
    [TD]400 - 425 lb/in[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TD]Solid Axle Rear Springs[/TD]
    [TD]275 - 325 lb/in[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TD]IRS Rear Springs[/TD]
    [TD]600 - 650 lb/in[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [/TABLE]




    [TABLE="width: 417"]
    [TR]
    [TD="bgcolor: #c0c0c0, colspan: 2"]MM3 Race Series Spring Recommendations[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TD]Stock Location Springs[/TD]
    [TD]Not recommended[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TD="bgcolor: #c0c0c0, colspan: 2"]Coil-Over Spring Rates[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TD]Front Springs[/TD]
    [TD]450 - 500 lb/in[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TD]Solid Axle Rear Springs[/TD]
    [TD]325 - 375 lb/in[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TD]IRS Rear Springs[/TD]
    [TD]650 - 700 lb/in[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [/TABLE]




    [TABLE="width: 417"]
    [TR]
    [TD="bgcolor: #c0c0c0, colspan: 2"]Bilstein Heavy Duty (HD) Series Spring Recommendations[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TD]Stock Location Springs[/TD]
    [TD]MM Road & Track
    H&R Race
    H&R Super Sport
    H&R Sport
    Eibach Pro-Kit
    Stock Springs[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TD="bgcolor: #c0c0c0, colspan: 2"]Coil-Over Spring Rates[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TD]Front Springs[/TD]
    [TD]250 - 325 lb/in[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TD]Solid Axle Rear Springs[/TD]
    [TD]175 - 250 lb/in[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TD]IRS Rear Springs[/TD]
    [TD]475 - 525 lb/in[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [/TABLE]




    [TABLE="width: 417"]
    [TR]
    [TD="bgcolor: #c0c0c0, colspan: 2"]Bilstein OEM 2000 Cobra R Spring Recommendations[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TD]Stock Location Springs[/TD]
    [TD]Ford 2000 Cobra R[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TD="bgcolor: #c0c0c0, colspan: 2"]Coil-Over Spring Rates[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TD]Front Springs[/TD]
    [TD]Not recommended[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TD]Solid Axle Rear Springs[/TD]
    [TD]Not available[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TD]IRS Rear Springs[/TD]
    [TD]575 - 650 lb/in[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [/TABLE]




    [TABLE="width: 417"]
    [TR]
    [TD="bgcolor: #c0c0c0, colspan: 2"]Tokico Premium Performance Spring Recommendations[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TD]Stock Location Springs[/TD]
    [TD]Stock Springs
    Eibach Pro-Kit
    H&R Sport[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TD="bgcolor: #c0c0c0, colspan: 2"]Coil-Over Spring Rates[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TD]Front Springs[/TD]
    [TD]Not recommended[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TD]Solid Axle Rear Springs[/TD]
    [TD]Not available[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TD]IRS Rear Springs[/TD]
    [TD]Not available[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [/TABLE]




    [TABLE="width: 417"]
    [TR]
    [TD="bgcolor: #c0c0c0, colspan: 2"]Tokico Illumina Spring Recommendations[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TD]Stock Location Springs[/TD]
    [TD]Stock Springs
    Eibach Pro-Kit
    H&R Sport
    H&R Super Sport
    H&R Race[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TD="bgcolor: #c0c0c0, colspan: 2"]Coil-Over Spring Rates[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TD]Front Springs[/TD]
    [TD]250-325 lb/in[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TD]Solid Axle Rear Springs[/TD]
    [TD]Not available[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TD]IRS Rear Springs[/TD]
    [TD]Not available[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [/TABLE]




    [TABLE="width: 417"]
    [TR]
    [TD="bgcolor: #c0c0c0, colspan: 2"]Tokico D-Spec Spring Recommendations[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TD]Stock Location Springs[/TD]
    [TD]Stock Springs
    Eibach Pro-Kit
    H&R Sport
    H&R Super Sport
    H&R Race
    H&R Super Race[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TD="bgcolor: #c0c0c0, colspan: 2"]Coil-Over Spring Rates[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TD]Front Springs[/TD]
    [TD]150-375 lb/in[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TD]Solid Axle Rear Springs[/TD]
    [TD]Not available[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TD]IRS Rear Springs[/TD]
    [TD]Not available[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [/TABLE]




    [TABLE="width: 417"]
    [TR]
    [TD="bgcolor: #c0c0c0, colspan: 2"]Koni Single Adjustable Sport Spring Recommendations[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TD]Stock Location Springs[/TD]
    [TD]Stock Springs
    MM Road & Track
    Eibach Pro-Kit
    H&R Sport
    H&R Super Sport
    H&R Race[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TD="bgcolor: #c0c0c0, colspan: 2"]Coil-Over Spring Rates[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TD]Front Springs[/TD]
    [TD]275-375 lb/in[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TD]Solid Axle Rear Springs[/TD]
    [TD]Not available[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TD]IRS Rear Springs[/TD]
    [TD]475-525 lb/in[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [/TABLE]




    [TABLE="width: 417"]
    [TR]
    [TD="bgcolor: #c0c0c0, colspan: 2"]Koni Double Adjustable Sport Spring Recommendations[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TD]Stock Location Springs[/TD]
    [TD]MM Road & Track
    H&R Race
    H&R Super Race[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TD="bgcolor: #c0c0c0, colspan: 2"]Coil-Over Spring Rates[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TD]Front Springs[/TD]
    [TD]325-525 lb/in[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TD]Solid Axle Rear Springs[/TD]
    [TD]200-375 lb/in[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TD]IRS Rear Springs[/TD]
    [TD]Not available[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [/TABLE]


    http://www.maximummotorsports.com/tech_struts_shocks_matching_spring_rates.aspx