Heavy Springs And Lift Upgrade

Discussion in 'Gen 2 Prius Accessories & Modifications' started by strawbrad, Nov 24, 2019.

  1. black_jmyntrn

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    Yes once the final details are ironed out.
     
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    Any updates?

    Wondering if there are any observed and ideally tested front suspension mods also like the Matrix springs and perch for the Gen 2 front Strut Assembly for the Gen 3. Any ideas or references?
     
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    Strawbrad, you mentioned that the front struts were slightly different than those on the Prius. What about them is different/non-compatible?
     
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    Okay, one more time. I put the heavy Matrix springs on standard Prius struts both front and rear.

    The Matrix, Vibe, and even Corolla struts are similar in appearance to the Prius struts. However, all the critical dimensions are different. The Matrix, Vibe, and Corolla struts will not bolt on to a Prius.
     
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    Yeah I understand what you did with the springs. That does answer my question about the strut differences. Thank you.
     
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    I'm planning to do this not just wondering did you put the AWD springs on both the front and back or did you put the 2WD springs in the front and AWD in the back? I have a 2004 Matrix XR here at the local yard but it's 2wd. Gonna check in the Vibe they have is AWD before going to the other yards where they pull it out for you.
     
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