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OEM shocks and struts are gone at 70,000 miles, maybe sooner. Front ride height sags, but is not critical.
REAR ride height is critical. 620mm for standard and 610mm for Aero. Get the ride height right before you align. Springs sag. New springs sag too. Spacers are the best and most cost effective cure.
And after major suspesion work have a 4 wheel alignment done. Otherwise your might just wreck a new set of tires with cupping or other uneven wear.
Been there, done that!!
2000 95 Imola Red Aero 5 door stick - my ride
2003 95 Black Aero 4 door auto Mary Ann's car
2004 95 Black Aero 5 door wagon
2001 95 Silver Aero 4 door stick
2001 95 Silver Aero 5 door wagon automatic
1999 95 Combi stick
1997 9000 Aero stick red
1988 900 SPG black
1988 900 Convertible black
1985 900 3 door turbo spg kit silver
1979 900 3 door turbo early 900 production
1966 96 2 stroke red
1960 95 wagon red
1959 93b light yellow
Posts in this Thread:
- 2004 Wagon rides like a Buick, Mike Johnson, Sun, 29 Mar 2020 12:10:39
- Thanks for the advice everyone! (NM), Mike Johnson, Fri, 3 Apr 2020 08:36:14
- Re: 2004 Wagon rides like a Buick, Boris Bubbanov, Wed, 1 Apr 2020 15:51:51
- Re: 2004 Wagon rides like a Buick, saabniner , Tue, 31 Mar 2020 07:45:53
- Re: 2004 Wagon rides like a Buick, mlc , Mon, 30 Mar 2020 06:49:561
- Re: 2004 Wagon rides like a Buick, bobc , Sun, 29 Mar 2020 15:17:331
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