Does gemini springs fit piazza???

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Does gemini springs fit piazza???

Post by Piazzish » Thu Aug 06, 2009 5:13 am

I want to get my piazza a little more down to the ground, but its kinda hard to find lower springs for it... But I have found some Gemini lower-springs. DOES GEMINI SPRINGS FIT THE PIAZZA???Thanks
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Post by Chris » Mon Aug 10, 2009 9:26 pm

i am not 100% but I am pretty sure they do.. That probably doesnt help.
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Post by CUL8R » Mon Aug 24, 2009 7:39 pm

^ I've done it the other way around, and yes they certainly do, I found the piazza springs a little softer than gemini ones, although a tad lower, the springs I had were from a g200z auto piazza..

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Post by Piazzish » Tue Aug 25, 2009 5:42 am

Thanks!!! But I got another question. Does the complete coil from gemini fit piazza???????? I'm thinking about the RWD geminis(years 75-85?)

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Post by CUL8R » Tue Aug 25, 2009 6:11 pm

Should do, as thats what I put the piazza springs into, TF Gemini wagon... Same dimensions in piazza springs & gemini's - piazza's were a little softer in the particular one I had

Also you're talking about lowering it, I chopped 2 coils from the front springs - still fully captive, lowered it so enough so the tire is still below the top of the guard (not tucked up underneath it) , soft enough to not have a terrible ride, and hard enough to get a positive handling change..

I ended up putting piazza front shocks into the rear (2" shorter - so less droop) and fiat 131 front shocks in the front (2" shorter again) To start with I was using cut piazza rear springs in the rear but it wasnt quite right, ended up using king spring superlows..

You're from norway, so I suspect ebay will be the best option, Vauxhall chevettes also share the same floorpan etc, and these parts are interchangable, Opel Kadett in germany, Chevy Chevette in the America's..

To note, all shocks Ive had for Piazza, Chevette and Gemini have all been the same on each axle, ie fronts from chevette are the same as fronts from a piazza & gemini

Spring rate seem to vary dependant on maker..
Oil leak? What oil leak? That puddle under the car is just sweat from all that horsepower....

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Post by Piazzish » Thu Aug 27, 2009 10:17 pm

Ok, Mabye I can find some for manta, ascona or kadett then. Thanks!!!
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Post by CUL8R » Mon Aug 31, 2009 6:48 pm

Kadett C is what you're after, I've just bought some for my chevette!
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Post by Piazzish » Fri Jan 29, 2010 2:07 am

Just to make shure I buy the right stuff; Kadett C springs will fit piazza? I have found Cobra 40/40 for the kad C...
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Post by CUL8R » Sat Jan 30, 2010 5:08 pm

Yes, I've fitted Kadett C springs along with koni shocks into my chevette. (which as mentioned is the same)
Oil leak? What oil leak? That puddle under the car is just sweat from all that horsepower....

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Post by eyecon » Wed Dec 15, 2010 9:58 pm

I had shortened EA Falcon springs put in mine. Easy fit. The hardest thing about this was removing the standard springs because they are so damn long.

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