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    hey guys i was wondering if you are supposed to run the standard rubber spring caps with stiffened and lowered rear springs.

    All I know is that it makes allot of noise with out them.
    But will it effect the rear spring rate if I put them on. Or is the cushioning effect of the rubber allowed for?

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    pretty much just stops diff noise transfeering to the body via the steel on steel spring to body contact.

    definately noisier without them.

    mine have always been pretty rooted (split or torn apart) so i never bothered running them

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    yer but are they going to effect spring rates much?

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    It is a dampener, It will make your car lower if you take them out but id rather run them.

    Are these the 1/2 - 3/4" block or the really small rubber cap thats about 3mm thick?
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    u wont even notice the spring rate change if there even is any

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    I run them. But being ~25 years old they are somewhat shagged.
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    They serve a purpose and are meant to be there. Thats good enough for me.

    Nothing wrong with a little spring to diff traction.

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    i run one. never had the second but for some reason i always put this one back in
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    I took them out when I put new springs in the other week.. was way too noisy so next time I had it up on stands put the thicker one back on.

    It made it sit higher which is gay, but Im glad I put them back in as I could hear the springs moving around before.

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    If toyota put them there i say leave them there

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