i had suze working for me for about 2 years
we do alot of prep work for wofs and certs which suze has spent most of her time getting them thru certs and guess what... all her dodgy work has passed certification so it cant be that bad
>From: "Doig, Richard" <Richard.Doig@airnz.co.nz>
>Reply-To: "Supra Club of NZ Mailing List" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>To: "Supra Club of NZ Mailing List" <email@example.com>
>Subject: RE: [sconz] re:WOF
>Date: Tue, 1 Mar 2005 12:08:19 +1300
> > > And suze, there have probably been a few deaths caused by cars that have
> > been "lowered" chopped springs are not very safe at all.
> > >
> > > even springs that havent been chopped that arent captive, still the same
> > problem.
> > FFS are you now saying that we chop our springs!!!!
>Huh? Is a reading comprehension lesson required?
> > and also explain to me how non captive ones in the mk3 supra is dangerous?
>Please tell me you are joking?
>A non-captive spring is like a non-captive tiger, you don't know where
>either is going and what damage it is going to do...
>If you got the wheels of your supra off the ground and the spring moved, say
>it tilted and contacted the shaft of the shock, once the load is reapplied
>it could snap that shock shaft (which is designed for axial load only) like
>a twig. That is why non-captive springs are a really really dumb idea.
>Given that you indicate that you are in the automotive trade and therefore
>considered an expert you have a very limited understanding of some basics of
>The safety regulations (automotive and aircraft) are generally the direct
>result of dead bodies. Non-captive springs are not allowed as people are
>dead as a result of them. Your ignorance shows a lack of wisdom and
>understanding sadly lacking in the automotive industry in NZ.
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