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#1 davelh

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Posted 29 December 2022 - 05:36 PM

Hi All,

 

I currently have King Spring KHRL-12 in the back of my LH. They are a bit soft for my liking and would like to get something stiffer.

Is there anything available off the shelf?

 

Cheers

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Posted 29 December 2022 - 08:53 PM

KHRS-17 are listed for +50-100kg with drop tank



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Posted 01 January 2023 - 09:08 AM

KHRS-17 are listed for +50-100kg with drop tank

Cheers datto, but I think they sit a fair bit higher.

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Posted 01 January 2023 - 11:31 PM

Cheers datto, but I think they sit a fair bit higher.

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KHRS would be standard height.
 



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Posted 02 January 2023 - 01:29 AM

Standard height on a Rocky

 

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Posted 02 January 2023 - 07:17 PM

KHRS would be standard height.

Yes, meaning it woukd be higher than my low springs.

I suppose what I am after is are there any other brands that are stuffer than the kings?

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Posted 02 January 2023 - 09:40 PM

So you want the same ride height but a stiffer coil?



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Posted 06 January 2023 - 05:31 PM

Correct

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Posted 06 January 2023 - 10:26 PM

Probably a special spring then made from slightly thicker wire.



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Posted 07 January 2023 - 08:50 AM

Previously, you could give this sort of request to Kings and they'd do a custom spring for you.

I understand this service is no longer offered.

I think Greg Nolan at Suspension Concepts in North Wyong NSW was trying to source an alternative, once Kings stopped doing it.

Maybe give him a yell.

They ship stuff anywhere.



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Posted 07 January 2023 - 11:06 AM

Yes, meaning it woukd be higher than my low springs.

I suppose what I am after is are there any other brands that are stuffer than the kings?

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The RS17 is lowered... and slightly heavier... based on a 50-100kg fuel load

 

You can still call Kings with your required info and they should be able to advise a spring

Usually they require rear weight and distance from centre of axle to bottom lip of guard



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Posted 07 January 2023 - 12:25 PM

Thanks guys



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Posted 07 January 2023 - 01:41 PM

I had a few custom spring sets made by Brown Springworks in Thomastown. N.E. suburb of Melbourne.






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