Aldan American: Using a Coilover Spring Retainer

Coiled and Ready to Strike

In this episode, Garrett at Aldan American goes over the Aldan American one piece spring retainer. This one piece spring retainer uses a set screw and a pinch clamp style design. This style retainer works as both a spring retainer and lock nut to secure the retainer on the shock body.

Once your spring retainer is installed, your preload is adjusted on your coilover shock; tightening the set screw is the final step in securing your spring retainer on the coilover.

This one piece spring retainer is used to hold the coil-spring on the coilover shock. The spring retainer is also used to adjust spring preload that will also raise or lower your ride height on your coilover shock.


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Established in 1981, Aldan American is the professional’s choice for high-quality performance shock absorbers, coilovers, and suspension products designed for racing, street-performance, and vehicle-specific applications. Aldan products are designed, tested, and made in the U.S.A. Aldan American is a team of automotive enthusiasts who specialize in suspension performance. From the first-time builder to the professional racer, Aldan American is ready to help you achieve your suspension goals.