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Old 10-05-2009, 10:30 PM   #116 (permalink)
bennelson
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If you put all the batts in the trunk, you will NEED to boost the rear suspension.

I was pretty happy with chopping down some Ford Ranger front coil springs to fit in the back of the Metro.

It's cheap and works fine. The only down-side is that it's not really adjustable for if you want to play around with changing the number of batteries you have in the back.
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