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Author Topic: Anybody know/measured REAR spring rate?  (Read 171 times)

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Offline VIKEN

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Anybody know/measured REAR spring rate?
« on: March 17, 2021, 03:41:50 am »
Looking to maybe swap with an Indian Scout rear shocks and they're labeled 42N/mm. Also, not sure about eye-to-eye length yet but looks to be in the 11 inch range, about an inch longer than stock Bolt's.

Anyways, anybody know/measured the Bolt's REAR spring rate? Cheers



Offline Sdaniels

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Re: Anybody know/measured REAR spring rate?
« Reply #1 on: April 01, 2021, 04:34:56 pm »
K1 Spring rate 37.30 N/mm (3.80 kgf/mm, 212.98 lbf/in)
K2 Spring rate 52.00 N/mm (5.30 kgf/mm, 296.92 lbf/in)

So stock springs are dual rate, or progressive.  Averaging the two rates gives about 45N/mm...sounds like you'd get a softer ride with the Indian shocks.
« Last Edit: April 01, 2021, 04:43:48 pm by Sdaniels »
2015 C-spec