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Date: Sat, 22 Mar 2003 23:06:08 +0000
From: Johannes H Andersen <>
Subject: Re: Changing suspension on new 2003 9-3?

Mark Gerritsma wrote: > > Roger Fortier <> wrote: > > > I just bought a new 2003 9-3 and it came with the "sports" > suspension > > which I find too stiff. Just wondering if it's possible to do > > anything to soften it up. The roads where I live are poor so the > ride > > is very rocky. On flat surface its a joy to drive. I am not a car > > expert. Any advice appreciated. > > Just wondering, but why exactly did you buy the car with sports > suspension knowing the roads are so poor? Why didn't you notice during > the test drive? Quite, and I've heard that the car is already quite hard with standard suspension, so he must have had a reason for choosing the sports option. Some cars are hard to the extreme e.g. Subaru WRX, but it does give improved control. Perhaps he can get used to it. Fiddling tyre pressures is not really an option.

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