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    Question where to get higher SPRINGS for PRIUS

    I have a prius with very soft rear springs. it hits speed breakers if there are some passengers in the rear seats. I want to change rear springs. can somebody suggest me where to go? i want to know some reliable good guy on montgomery road who can solve my problem wihtout packing or spacers. My prius already has good 16" wheels and tires so i don't want to change those.

    in Lahore.

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    the suspension geometry will go to hell if you raise it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Xulfiqar View Post
    the suspension geometry will go to hell if you raise it.
    My question was about replacing soft springs with a little bit harder springs so that when people get on rear seats, springs do not get fully depressed. It may not raise the car. Whats your opinion about this?

    I would like to know more about suspension geometry going to hell, how is that going to happen. Please explain. What if we change all 4 springs to maintain the geometry?

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    the wheel movement by the arms/links relative to the car is always in an arch, raising it can cause camber problems as well as tracking problems sometimes as some cars even have them moving inwards, manufacturers spend quite some money designing the entire thing and then give you a product. Slapping parts on it without thinking makes matters terribly worse.

    If you raise or lower a car - you then should know what alignment specs should work as the factory ones are no longer applicable. In your case you can try to find stiffer springs but you would also need heavy duty shock absorbers too to work with those springs.

    btw worn out rear shocks can cause the car to be very soft. remove and check their working.
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    your car will not look good if raised,instead cross speed breakers in horizontal pattern
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