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Suspension options

gooner88 Oct 19, 2018

  1. gooner88

    gooner88 New Member

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    I've a 2003 Avant 1.9tdi sport with lowered sports suspension. I'm thinking of changing to a higher softer ride...is this an option?

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  3. Gazwould

    Gazwould Well-Known Member

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    Your dampers are probably shot .
     
  4. gooner88

    gooner88 New Member

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    Nothing wrong with the suspension as is, just want to upgrade it
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  5. Gazwould

    Gazwould Well-Known Member

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    Are they the original dampers ?
     
  6. gooner88

    gooner88 New Member

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    Hi Gaz, i think they may well be. Looking back through paperwork i dont see any shock replacements, its at 127,000. Think changing them would make some difference?
     
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    Gazwould Well-Known Member

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    Definately , they start going soft after 60K , giving a worse ride quality .

    Some incorrectly think they need replacing only when weaping .

    Bilstein B4 is my OE recommendation .
     
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    gooner88 New Member

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    Cheers for the info, have had a search for suitable B4s but struggling to find a suitable set for a 1.9tdi 130 sport.Any pointers?

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  9. Gazwould

    Gazwould Well-Known Member

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    Avant or saloon ?
     
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    Avant[​IMG]

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  11. Gazwould

    Gazwould Well-Known Member

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    Front 19-119939

    Rear 19-140049

    New top mounts recommend .
     
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    gooner88 New Member

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    Fantastic, thank you. Wish all forum groups where as friendly and informative. Top Man
     
  14. Samuel c5 Q

    Samuel c5 Q Active Member Silver Supporter VCDS Map User

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    Hi Gazwould,where did you get the part numbers? I'd like to look up the part numbers for my Quattro. She has a snapped coil and will need a new set for mot. Sorry to thread pinch. Thanks.
     

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