PT Cruiser Forum  
Advertisements
       

Go Back   PT Cruiser Forum > General Forums > Wheels, Tires, Suspension

PT Cruiser Forum

Advertisements
GT Spring VS Touring Stock Springs

 
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 12 Aug 2005, 06:26 pm
Fresh Cruiser
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Ruskin, Fl, USA.
Posts: 14
Default GT Spring VS Touring Stock Springs

Hi,guys I was just wondering if I put Stock GT springs on my 2005 Touring it would handle better and have a stiffer ride?
Reply With Quote
  #2 (permalink)  
Old 14 Aug 2005, 10:16 am
Cool Cruiser
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Location: bloomington, minnesota, USA.
Posts: 200
Default

In theroy the GT has a slightly better performance suspendsion than the other models. As far as how much better I am not sure. I do know some people than have installed GT springs on their base PT's & said they liked them.
__________________
04 GT 5 spd, S1, Mopar Sways, Eibach springs, Airbox mod, K&N drop-in filter, AGP & AMX hard pipes, debadged, PTeazer grill, bumperette, rollpan, Cowl Induction hood & other assorted painted parts!!!
Reply With Quote
  #3 (permalink)  
Old 07 Sep 2005, 01:30 pm
Senior Cruiser
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: Tallahassee, FL, USA.
Posts: 1,984
Default

Classic soft, Limited comfortable, Touring slightly stiff, GT stiff to most made for a sporty feel. Its really your own choice. If you were able to get a set cheap then go for it.
__________________
Kingkole02
Just Cruisin, 03 N/A auto. TE Steel Blue w/ pearl coat & chrome package. Too many extras to list, see pics
Reply With Quote
  #4 (permalink)  
Old 07 Sep 2005, 04:27 pm
quicksilverdon's Avatar
Obsessed Cruiser
 
Join Date: Nov 2003
Location: Felton, Delaware
Posts: 20,501
Default

Well, for '05 the Touring does not have the Touring Suspension !!
You can go with GT springs, or, in between, spings from the Limited Edition, which has the touring suspension, or earlier year Touring Springs. Quite sure there are only 3 springs - base, touring & GT.
The Limited Edition has the Touring springs, the Touring Edition had Toruing springs until '05.
__________________
"Anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life,
nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that 'my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge."
Isaac Asimov"

'05 Limited Turbo Lite, (Silver, of course)4-wheel ABS, Sunroof, Spoiler. Mods: E&G Classic grill, K&N FIPK, BTG duals, rear lowered 1.5", LED washer lights, $20 catch can, Aoogah horn, Weatherflectors, Sunroof Deflector, Fuzzy Dice, rear logo flames, rear pinstripe graphic, Gen3 Taillights, rear sway bar, hood struts, Strut bar.
Traded in '02 Silver Touring Edition w/87,000 miles
Reply With Quote
  #5 (permalink)  
Old 12 Sep 2005, 06:38 pm
Fresh Cruiser
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Ruskin, Fl, USA.
Posts: 14
Default

Well, On my window sticker it says it has "Touring Suspension" but I know that's a joke.The 2005 Touring is really the 2004 Classic with power mirrors.I can get a set of used GT springs for $70.00.Should I get them and give a try?
Reply With Quote
  #6 (permalink)  
Old 12 Sep 2005, 09:33 pm
Fanatic Cruiser
 
Join Date: Dec 2002
Location: Livingston, TX, USA.
Posts: 764
Default

If you can change them out yourself, it would probably we worthwhile. If you can't, the cost of labor would make it uneconomical.

You would probably get more bang for your buck from heavier sway bars (front and rear).
__________________

2003 Almond GT AutoStick, body colored rear splash guards and hood struts, chrome gear shift, AC & vent knobs, billet steering wheel spokes and pedals, AMX1397 Turbo-Intake Pipe.
Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Lowering springs installed. Espresso Wheels, Tires, Suspension 2 10 Jun 2005 11:27 am
Spring Rates eliminator Turbo Wheels/Suspension/Handling 4 29 Oct 2004 08:57 pm
Stock 04 GT vs Touring GT w/Stage 1 osuart Turbo Performance 15 24 Jun 2004 02:48 am
Spring popped out!!!!!!! turbomangt Turbo Wheels/Suspension/Handling 7 01 May 2004 06:02 pm
Modifying stock springs azheat Turbo Wheels/Suspension/Handling 10 29 Nov 2003 10:58 pm


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:01 am.




Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.2
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
LinkBacks Enabled by vBSEO 3.6.0 PL2 © 2011, Crawlability, Inc.
vB.Sponsors