94 F150 Regular Cab (Straight 6) 2WD 8 Foot Bed Question - F150online Forums

Go Back  F150online Forums > F-Series Trucks > Pre-1997 Models
94 F150 Regular Cab (Straight 6) 2WD 8 Foot Bed Question > 94 F150 Regular Cab (Straight 6) 2WD 8 Foot Bed Question
Pre-1997 Models

94 F150 Regular Cab (Straight 6) 2WD 8 Foot Bed Question

Reply

 
 
  #1  
Old 11-03-2010, 01:20 PM
Junior Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Nov 2010
Posts: 1
94 F150 Regular Cab (Straight 6) 2WD 8 Foot Bed Question

I have a 94 F150 Regular Cab (Straight 6) 2WD 8 Foot Bed. I need coil springs and checked mine for comparison to the FCS822V Duralast Coil Springs (purchased) and there are two coil lengths more than the old ones on the truck, does that matter?

Also, I need shocks for the front end, and the G63414 list on web sites as 4WD, are they for 2WD also, they are (Gabriel Ultra) shock. Are they proper for my vehicle?

Thank you
 
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 11-03-2010, 02:29 PM
Steve83's Avatar
Senior Member
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Memphis, TN 38135, USA, Earth
Posts: 5,492
Why do you need coils? If mine broke in front of the zone, I'd push the truck across town to another parts store. But you can probably get better springs for less from JBG, LMC Truck, RockAuto, TeamFordParts... Same for shocks.
 
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 11-03-2010, 03:00 PM
Member
Join Date: Mar 2010
Posts: 32
Hi Splashy, well coil springs are different in two major was, three if you include progressive springs. The overall length should be the same as your old ones at least, so your ride hight stays relatively the same. Softer springs can be achieved in two ways,. The first way is to decrease the springs material thickness (thinner spring wire) The second was is to decrease the angle from level, less angle more give. The opposite is true for stiffer springs. These are called standard springs where the windings are equal from top to bottom ( same distance between each row of windings) The progressively would springs have the windings getting tighter (closer) at one end thus giving you progressively increasing resistance as the springs are compressed. Good luck hope this helps.

Mugsy
 
Reply With Quote
 
 
 

Related Topics
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
carid
Site Vendor Specials & Classifieds
10
09-28-2017 02:28 PM
tsteve25
1997 - 2003 F-150
9
12-07-2015 09:20 AM
Merlin
Harley-Davidson
1
07-14-2015 12:09 PM

Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Sponsors

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:08 AM.


We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.
 
  • Ask a Question
    Get answers from community experts
Question Title:
Description:
Your question will be posted in: