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Colin Edwards

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Re: 159 TI too low
« Reply #30 on: August 02, 2019, 12:51:23 PM »
Fair chance corrosion is the culprit.  And fair chance pommie salt accelerates the corrosion.
Likely failure location would be the transition point between bearing coil to first active coil.  That wedge shaped environment would probably concentrate moisture on and about where the paint is eroded from the bearing coil seating surface. 

Do Ti springs feature less metal / lower active coil count than a "standard" spring or is a Ti spring a "standard" spring set shorter?

Colin
Present
2018 Abarth 124 Spider
2015 Giulietta QV
1987 75 3.0

Past
2009 159 3.2 Ti Q4
2012 Giulietta TCT Veloce
2006 147 Ti 2 door Selespeed
1979 Alfasud Ti 1.5