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1993-2002 F-Body Suspension Tech Sheets



Everyone wants to make their car handle better... 


Fbody Spring Rate Database
(Progressive springs are listed with initial and final spring rate)

Manufacturer Model Front (lbs/in) Rear (lbs/in) Ride Height Drop (in.)
OEM GM V6 93-97 223 95.4 0.00"
OEM GM V8 93-97 310 110 0.00"
OEM GM V6 98-02 257 114 0.00"
OEM GM V8 98-02 292 114 0.00"
1LE GM 1LE 360 130-180 0.00"
Eibach V6 Prokit 93-97 337 75-135 1.00"
Eibach V8 Prokit 93-97 377-600 94-160 1.30"
Eibach V6 Prokit 98-02 351 80-137 1.40"
Eibach V8 Prokit 98-02 400 80-137 1.25"
Eibach Sportline 360 80-137 1.6" / 1.4"
Hotchkis Fbody Springs 285-525 100-140 1.00"
G2 Super Springs 548 180-230 1.50"
Hyperco Hypercoils Fbody Springs 360-580 168-216 1.25"
MAC Fbody Springs 450-515 215-245 1.50"
SLP Level 1 Progressive 223-448 97-136 0.75"
SLP Level 2 Progressive 300-450 115-185 0.50"
BMR Fbody Springs 310-550 145-170 1.00"
Suspension Techniques Fbody Springs 428 161 1.30" / 1.70"
Edelbrock Fbody Springs 585 120-150 1.25"
DMS Springs LS1 98-02 325-630 95-160 1.30"

(Know the specs to another spring not listed? Email me!)

 

Shock Rate Database

Manufacturer Model/Location Bump Rebound
Bilstein HD Front 159 279
Bilstein HD Rear 86 174
SLP/Bilstein Front 130 397

 

LS1.com Recommended Alignment Settings

Camber () Caster () Toe ()
factory +1( 0.5) +3( 0 .5) 0.15( 0.5)
autox/street -0.5 to -1.0 +4.0 to +5.0 0.0
autox* -1.5 +4.0 to +5.0 1/16 inch toe out

 

Fbody Wheel Weights

Wheel Weight (lbs.)
WS6/ZR1 (chrome) 20.5
10 Spoke SS (painted) 22.0
10 Spoke SS (chrome) 23.0
Firehawk (painted)  22.0
Firehawk (chrome) 23.0
2000+ Z28/Camaro 16" (painted) 17.0
1998 Z28/Camaro 16" (chrome) 21.5
5 Spoke Firebird/Z28 16" (painted) 19.5
1997 to 1999 C5 Front 20.5
1997 to 1999 C5 Rear 23.0
Centerline Rebel 17x8 (Orbital 2000 Series) 26.0
Centerline Telstar 15x4 12.0
Mille Miglia 17x9 25.5
AFS ZR1 17x11 replica (painted) 24.0
Fikse FM5 17x9.5 Wheel 18.0
2000+ Corvette Front  18.1
2000+ Corvette Rear 20.1
Weld Prostar 15x8 13.0
Weld Prostar 15x3.5 10.0
Bogart Dragstar 15x10 10.0
Bogart Fluted Star 15x3.5 8.5
American Eagle 077 16x8 (all finishes) 26.0
American Eagle 077 17x8 (all finishes) 28.0
American Eagle 077 18x8 (all finishes) 30.0
American Eagle 185 17x8 (all finishes) 22.0
ROH Snyper 17x9 26.0
American Racing Torq Thrust II 17x9.5 24.0
American Racing Torq Thrust II 17x11 27.0
Konig Monsoon 17x9.5 21.0

(Know the another Fbody wheel weight thats not listed? Email me!)


Weight List

Interior stuff:

Jack: 10
Spare tire: 28
Front seats: 47 each
Driver and front passenger seatbelt assemblies: 4 each
Rear seats (bottom pads): 5 each
Rear seatback and seatbelts: 30
Stereo receiver: 5
Rear panels w/ speakers: 4 each
Steering wheel (w/ air bag): 10
Passenger air bag: 19
Stock shifter assembly: 5

Chassis & Suspension:

Front bumper support: 23
Rear bumper support: 21
Torque arm: 11
LCAs: 5 each
Panhard rod: 5
Front swaybar w/ endlinks: 13
Rear swaybar w/ endlinks: 8
Power steering rack: 18