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Old 10-24-2005, 12:07 AM   #1
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i was wondering if the comp cam 918 springs are to much??? a freind of mine has them and i can get a realy nice deal on them.

and from what i have read you can use LS6 spring for the L67 correct???
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What are the # on those springs and what application are they for.
LS6 springs will work but you need a LS6 or comp cams retainer. The stock retainers are not large enough. And stay away from comp keepers till they straighten out their angle issue.
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26918 comp cams springs
installed: 130 lbs @ 1.8"
open: 318lbs @ 1.2"
spring rate: 313 lbs/in
coil bind: 1.085

i would be using them in my gtp after i replace the rockers to 1.9s
eather this winter or early spring

a freind bought them for his LS6 and said he needs stonger ones?? what ever he ment by that, but still new in box. thanks

yea / nah
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I know I've read somewhere that on the series 2, if you go past 105# springs, you need a single rollermaster timing chain. Otherwise the stock chain will chew up the stock damper in no time. But besides that 130# springs are way overkill for 1.9'*. Your friend wouldn't happen to have his stock springs would he? Those would work good.
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well he prob does, that would be what he is using in his car now. but myself i dont like the idea of used spring with um 70 - 80 thou on them.
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Be careful with that much spring pressure. If the installed height is 1.7" instead of 1.8" as the spring was designed for, you will have a lot more spring pressure; at least at the installed height; probably around 135-142 lbs. I would suggest, for safety reasons, to stay between 95-110 lbs.
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