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Old 25-07-2009   #16
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now I been told that Fiat X1/9 and Lancia A112 got the same springs as my car.. maybe..
Anoyone who can confirm this?
Would make my job alittle easyer, since there are 0 lowering springs in stock for a 130 TC..
no way will they have the same springs. The abarth will be weighted quite differently to these smaller cars. Having lowered two 130tcs i would get the original springs retempted or new set made up.

Measure static height of spring when on car and then take to spring makers and tell them how much lower you want it. They can measure your current springs and spring rates. They can then make some to suit that can have same or up rated spring rate but at a lower ride height.

Hope that makes sense
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Old 28-07-2009   #17
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Re: lowering a Ritmo

Get them made up at a local engineering place or spring manufacturer - wont cost much - more you order cheaper it is so maybe find other owners who want their 130 lowered


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Re: lowering a Ritmo

Hello,

I have just lowered my Ritmo 1,5L with the original Uno 1.3 70 mk1 springs (1983-1985) They have the same measurements, only the are shorter.
Lower diameter 143,3mm
thikness 12,1mm
Lengt 328mm
The ritmo is standing nice and straight now, gifs a lowering about 50mm.
Maybe the springs will fit a 130TC Abarth, but of that i'm not sure.
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Re: lowering a Ritmo

Very nice strada you have there.I have one of those grills aswell for my strada There's a 130TC in London with those wheels & he can't lover his front for fear of rubbing on the arches
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Re: lowering a Ritmo

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Hi guys..

I want to lower my Fiat Ritmo Abarth alittle in the front, but cant find lowering springs anywhere..

Anyone know where I can find it?
Is there any other Fiat that uses the "same" springs as my abarth?

I have same problem i would like to lower mine too.konis used to make adjustable coil overs for abarth 130 tc,but not anymore!!
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find springs from seat ibiza mk1 sxi or 1.7d
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