Date: 7 Apr 2002 19:11:33 -0700
From: wfc_001nopsamail.com (w)
Subject: Re: SHOCKS


hmmmnopsam.com (David) wrote in message news:<3ca51bb1.15122154nopsam.bigpond.com>... > I am now utterly convinced that my shocks are going (67K KM on odo) > because my Talladega now: > > i. Has oddly floaty steering... even after checking tyre pressues > ii. Dips nose when braking hard > iii. Dips outside front corner when turning at more than 30 km/h > iv. Makes that awful scissor/spring noise when going over speed bumps > v. Feels like an old Ford instead of a sure footed cruiser > vi. Understeers alot more than it used to > vii. Sometimes feels like it's wheels are wobbling all over the place > - especially before its warmed up > > Someone recommended adjustable Koni's before... > > Any good news stories after getting shocks replaced? > > Car: 1997 Saab 900S Talladega 2.3 litre Coupe (unfortunately NOT > turbo) Yes I had that noise too when the car is cold. I have new Bilsteins on my 96 900se (67k miles). They're gas adjustable and I like them sprung stiff. And I like mild understeer so it's been a pleasure to drive. What is a Talladega?

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