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Springs & Things

I forgot what I previously asked and I trashed my previous message to which
I recieved no replys but I'd like to repeat it ....or what I can remember
of it.

1)  If your Quattro is properly aligned, can you freely change between 14
inch and 15 inch wheels (all four) without a 4 wheel re-alignment? Say,
with winter 15 inch and summer 14 inch.

2)  How can you tell when your coil springs are done? I have had many
4-wheel alignments after renewing the suspension and only when the
alignment was set way off-spec did the unnatural tire wear disappear. Since
I've changed all the usual things (shocks, bushings, wheel bearings, strut
bearings, tie rod ends, ball joints, etc.) does this indicate a coil spring
problem? There doesn't seem to be anything left but coils.

3) If it is the time to buy new coils, any suggestions as to a makerfor
coil springs that are close to stock for 1988 Q90 and a supplier of same?

John Holt
1988 90Q

"The Major difference between a thing that might go wrong and a thing that
can not possibly go wrong is that when a thing that can not possibly go
wrong goes wrong it turns out to be impossible to get at or repair.

>From the book "Mostly Harmless" by Douglas Adams