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    What springs are used to lower and stiffen the ride? For boxes we have the sticky that points to Speedway Tru-Coil springs. For aeros and whales, I wouldn't know where to look. Are the springs in my '05 MGM the same as those used in the '98 - '02 CV/MGM?

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    Rear springs are generally the same, however the fronts on ‘03+ cars are struts, so that’s where the major difference will be as far as finding a different spring to install on the strut.

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    Check out Eaton springs. They make them for the 03+ cars. Also ADTR.net
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    I don’t know about stiffen, but I do have a set of rear coils from a 2010 MGM that rode low on my car and were factory
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    Okay; that's good to hear that the rear springs are the same. I'm not sure what rate the stock rear springs are, I just know that mine squats when I load the trunk down with groceries.

    As for the front; I can see if I can find an '03-'11 at the junkyard and grab a spring or 2 for reference. Then order accordingly. That will be far into the future after I upgrade the brakes.

    Thanks for all of the answers

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