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1998–2000 Ford Contour and Mercury Mystique Front Coil Springs Breaking

August 4th, 2010 · No Comments

PROBLEM: Front Coil Springs Breaking • Front coil springs for the Ford Contour and the Mercury Mystique from 1998 to 2000 could potentially fracture due to corrosion and fatigue. Tires can be punctured by coming in contact with a broken spring.
SOLUTION: MOOG® Coil Springs 80160 and 80162 • MOOG offers a replacement, constant rate coil spring that is designed to provide more (more…)

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Acura B18 Valve Spring Set Instructions

December 16th, 2009 · No Comments

The COMP Cams® Acura/Honda B-Series VTEC valve spring set (Fig. A) utilizes dual springs on the intake side and a single spring on the exhaust side. Below are the information and diagrams to ensure correct installation.
Installation Instructions:

Dual Intake Spring
Installed Height: 60lbs at 1.375
Open Height: 220 lbs at .875
Coil Bind Height: .815
Spring Rate: 300 lbs per inch

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