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OK... I'm not seeing sport springs for convertibles; why?

I'm very knowledgable on the T5 98 cars, what are the pros / cons of the 99+ cars, in respect to engine management (eg: VVT, ME7, etc)
 

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Most sites haven't tested them on the convertibles, and due to the weight difference some do not list it.

Also, try different years. Some sites have springs listed for the later convertibles but not the earlier ones. Everything I've read and researched shows that they're all the same.

I got mine from Tire Rack in the Koni kit, this one right here:

http://www.tirerack.com/suspen...ode=P
 

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huh...every one of them says "not for convertibles"
The reason I'm questioning this, is I have a BNIB set of IPD springs for an S70/850
 

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I strongly believe that they're fine. I have the Eibach pro-kit springs in my vert and they rock. IPD's site says those aren't for convertible also.

Maybe that's worth a question to IPD about, but again, I would be extremely surprised if there was any issue with them.

I think the fronts are all the same, and if there's a difference it'll be on the rears.

I did all 4 springs and shocks on my C70 in less than 4 hours. The rear springs are a super easy job, so if you do it and find that something is seriously wrong, you can undo it pretty quick.
 

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yeah, I'm waiting for a call back from IPD.
I've got a set of IPD Sport Springs for my 850R.
I want to put them on a c70 conv, soon I hope.
 

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Re: (mune237)

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yeah, I'm waiting for a call back from IPD.
I've got a set of IPD Sport Springs for my 850R.
I want to put them on a c70 conv, soon I hope.

Regardless what they say they will go in and install and work perfect.

now I would put new Konis in the rear and try to stiffen them up as much as possilbe or use Bilstein HD and use the TC in the front to level off the car.
 

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You're responding to a 9 month old post, I doubt he's gonna read it.

Any springs made for a FWD wagon from '98-'00 will work. Probably older than that too, but I don't want to post and be wrong. Sedan springs will work too, they'll just be softer.
 

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93-00 all the same springs

but get wagon springs ...
 
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