Cons of a 2.0 Coilover?

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Are there any disadvantages of using a 2.0" coil carrier rather than using a 2.5"? Easier to fit, cheaper and springs are also cheaper, so are there any disadvantages? This would be going on a mini truck along with a 2.5 or 3.0 bypass per corner.
 

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ive seen plenty of mini trucks that run a 2.0 as a coil carrier. the bypass shock would do all the dampening. i dont know of any dissadvantages off hand for a 2.0 coil over. it would be easier to fit in a tight spot and your right, i think there is a bigger selection of different spring rates and lengths for a 2.0 and i think they are cheaper than 2.5 coils.
 

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In reality how much are you really gonna save running a coil carrier verses a regular 2.0 shock. I really dont think youll save enough to warrent going with a dummy shock. 2.0 shocks arent very expensive.
 

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I am probably going to run some light valving in the coilover/coil carrier, but was just wondering any disadvantage with running a 2.0 vs a 2.5, not the savings in cost between a normal shock and a dummy shock.

Thanks for the input so far
 

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Same with Fox, both the 2.0 and 2.5 coilovers use 7/8" (0.875) shafts...so basically there are no disadantages if you're gonna be running another big shock anyways.
 

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There should be no problem at all in running a 2.0 coil over/ carrier. Nissan Motorsport here in South Africa and also in Europe run the same set-up with no problems. They have been doing this for sometime now.

Glenn
 

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22mm diameter. By the way...come get em or I am going to sell them to the next flatbiller that walks in here lol!
 

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Fish was close, the correct answer is most CORR trucks use this setup. while most CORR guys don't run any valving in the 2.0; Fox set my current truck up with dampning in the 2.0 coilover for some low speed control then we handle the big stuff with the 3.0 bypass. this is a great setup, it works excellent and is very easy to try different spring rates when they're only around 35-40 bucks a coil.
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