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ST165 Springs

Postby JohnNK » Tue Apr 08, 2014 9:24 pm

I am looking to replace the tired springs on my 1988 ST165. What are my options. Thanks.
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Re: ST165 Springs

Postby jsd » Tue Apr 08, 2014 9:49 pm

I replaced mine with the ground control set
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Re: ST165 Springs

Postby JohnNK » Wed Apr 09, 2014 3:30 pm

Thanks for the information. What brand and where can they be purchased?
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Re: ST165 Springs

Postby Xander_42 » Wed Apr 09, 2014 3:38 pm

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Re: ST165 Springs

Postby JohnNK » Wed Apr 09, 2014 7:29 pm

Thanks!
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Re: ST165 Springs

Postby 97JZA80 » Thu Apr 10, 2014 11:02 am

Used to be intrax, eibach and B&G.

The eibach were for a 162 but fit, it was low, the intrax are low as well. The b&g is a nice drop, still leaves a gap, but for me was a good option. I was tired of scraping and rubbing.
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Re: ST165 Springs

Postby UtahSleeper » Thu Apr 10, 2014 2:26 pm

Ground control is a good choice. Get the non welding kit if you don't plan on going low.
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Re: ST165 Springs

Postby Xander_42 » Fri Apr 11, 2014 7:36 pm

The B&G appears to be a good option as well, less expensive than the Ground Controls, but not adjustable.

I don't appear to be able to link directly to it, but you can go here and find it in the application guide, price is $299:
http://b-gsuspension.com/springs.php

I don't know what else is still available.
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Re: ST165 Springs

Postby JohnNK » Fri Apr 11, 2014 10:10 pm

I am looking to raise the height above stock. I need the clearance for snow and dirt roads.
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