Date: Tue, 14 Jun 2005 21:38:56 +0000 (UTC)
From: Craig's Saab C900 Site <c900nospam.apana.org.au>
Subject: Re: Do Strut Brands Matter?


John B <rotten_NOSPAM_nospam.org> writes: >On Tue, 14 Jun 2005 10:10:52 -0400, Valjean <jvaljeannospamamcharter.net> wrote: >> For instance, are KYB ones as good a replacement on the front as they are >> when it comes to rear shock absorbers? Second, Monroe has a strut for $60... >> Opinions, anyone??? >I just put a pair of Koni "special" (red) shocks on the rear of a c900, and >plan to do the front soon. I chose Koni because I've heard many good comments >about them in this group. I replaced the rear springs simultaneously, so it's >hard to say exactly what changes in the ride are due to the shocks vs the >springs. The Koni shocks are relatively expensive however. I'm looking at going with a set of Bilstein's. They're also fairly expensive but have an excellent reputation. Replacing springs at the same time is a good idea. I wonder why it seems to be the rear springs that tend to fail first? Regards, Craig. -- Craig's Saab C900 Page --> http://nospam/~c900 Sydney, NSW Australia Craig's Saab C900 Workshop -- For all Saab C900 Enthusiasts world-wide! http://www.nospam.net http://www.nospam c900nospam.apana.org.au Come and explore our site, and check out our web-forums, mailing list, etc.

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